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Newly released documents from the Bill Clinton library provide a fascinating look at how the administration dealt with Somalia before, during and after the disastrous battle of Mogadishu, also known as Black Hawk Down, which resulted in the deaths of 18 U.S. troops and outraged the nation.
MOGADISHU, Somalia-Mustaf Hussein Abukar wanted a better life for his younger brother, in Europe.
According to news reports from Bal'ad, a town in the Middle Shabelle region, a fierce confrontation erupted today between government troops including the military soldiers and police officers.
British-based Barclays Bank has reached an agreement with Somali money-transfer company Dahabshil, allowing the company to remain open while it finds another bank, the UK's Financial Times reported.
Addis Ababa, 17 April 2014 - UK Minister for African Mark Simmons paid an undisclosed and urgent visit to Somalia's capital city of Mogadishu on Tuesday for boosting security, stabilization and democratization process of Somali government.
The Friends Committee on National Legislation urges Congress, the Obama administration and policymakers throughout the European Union to adopt policies toward the Ukraine crisis that deescalate the conflict while providing a constructive path forward.
A new force constituted by Uganda to protect UN personnel and installations in Somalia will start arriving in Mogadishu on Thursday.
Ugandan officials say about 400 troops will be deployed in Somalia on Thursday under a new United Nations guard unit charged with protecting U.N. staff and installations in the violence-prone Somali capital.
A Somali man counts his money at a Dahabshiil money transfer office in southern Mogadishu, Somalia May 8, 2013.
When Islamist militants blasted their way to within 50 metres of the Somali president's residence, they forced a sharp rethink of security in the capital Mogadishu.
A U.S. Army Ranger who was among those whose story was told in the book and movie Black Hawk Down will be the keynote speaker at the Tri-Citian of the Year banquet Saturday.
The Minister of Information for the Somali Federal Cabinet Mustafa Sheikh Ali Dhuhulow, participated in a special ceremony in London hosted by the Somali community residing in England.
Ankara Governments in Ankara and Nairobi have clinched on a security cooperation pact providing that Turkey government to partner with Kenyan government by supplying support programs including upgrading to its police in order to partake collectively the stabilization of Somalia and likewise give hand to the reconstruction efforts of Somali ... (more)
Nearly 100 picketers joined the Friday demonstration in St. Paul, condemning actions by Kenyan government and demanding the release of those detained.