Al-Shabaab claims a car bomb attack that killed 10 in Mogadishu
The radical Islamist group says it carried out an assault on the headquarters of Somalia's Criminal Investigation Department in Mogadishu.
Foreign Soldiers Reportedly Attacked an al-Shabaab Base in Somalia, Days After US Airstrikes
Reports of the early morning incident came from both al Shabaab and a Somali official saying foreign soldiers from an unnamed country traveled by helicopters and landed near the militant's base 30 miles outside Mogadishu.
Journalist Turned al Shabaab Commander Sentenced to Death in Somalia for Murdering Reporters
Hassan Hanafi, a 30-year-old former media officer for the militant group, was sentenced on Thursday for the murder of six journalists in the East African country.
Ethiopians Aren't Optimistic That Obama Can Help End Country's Human Rights Abuses
Ethiopia has maintained Washington funding despite reports by the US State Department that paint the country as one of the worst human rights offenders in sub-Saharan Africa.
Al Shabaab Gunmen Attack a Christmas Party at an African Union Base in Somalia
Officials say eight militants entered the Amisom compound in Mogadishu on Thursday, with troops killing at least five of the fighters from the Islamist militant group.