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Somalia's President Vows Revenge on Al Shabaab After Deadly Attack -- "We must show no mercy."


JUNE 9, 2017, 2:03 A.M. E.D.T.

MOGADISHU — Somalia’s president said late Thursday night the country’s army was in “hot pursuit” of Islamist group al Shabaab fighters after the insurgents’ assault on a military base in the Puntland region that left at least 38 people dead. 675 more words

TCG Giresun Escorts Turkish Aid Ship To Somalia

On 4. June 2017, bulk carrier M/V Sebat, left Turkey with 13 thousand tons of food and aid on board. The ship’s destination is Mogadishu, Somalia. 130 more words

Turkish Navy

The Somalia Oil Patch

(Excerpted from Chapter 13: USS Persian Gulf: Big Oil & Their Bankers…)

One African country which hadn’t gone along with Operation Desert Storm was Somalia.  1,983 more words

Dean Henderson

The Return Of The Pirates

The surge in pirate activity in Somalia’s waters has been perplexing, not least since it contradicts popular expert opinion, which posits that sea-piracy is in a state of terminal decline in the Gulf of Aden. 44 more words




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Depth: 10 km

Distances: 814 km E of Sanaa, Yemen / pop: 1,938,000 / local time: 12:08:46.2 2017-05-19
277 km E of Al Mukallā, Yemen / pop: 259,000 / local time: 12:08:46.2 2017-05-19… 20 more words

Earthquake Alert

Berbera Port To Serve Trade Needs Of Landlocked Ethiopia

The government of landlocked Ethiopia has secured rights to access and use Somaliland’s Red Sea port of Berbera, 530 more words

About Somaliland

Somali pirate gets life in prison for attack on US Navy ship

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — A Somali pirate has been sentenced to life in prison for his role in attacking a U.S. Navy ship.

Federal prosecutors said Wednesday that 31-year-old Mohamed Farah was among seven pirates who tried to commandeer the USS Ashland in 2010. 108 more words