In East Africa
Feb 17th, 2013
Leaders from the al-Qaeda-affliate Al Shabaab in Somalia on Friday reported that they killed a Kenyan soldier who they captured during one of the terrorist group’s cross-border raids. The capture and execution of the Kenyan is similar to a previous execution by the radical Islamist organization...
Jan 24th, 2013
The Aviationist by: Michael Glynn US Navy via The Aviationist DJIBOUTI – The shipping lanes of the pirate-infested Somali basin have faded somewhat from the headlines in the past year as attacks and successful hijackings have dropped significantly. The decrease is due in part to the continued effort...
Jan 22nd, 2013
By Matthew Schofield McClatchy Newspapers The war rages about cities with names such as Bamako and Timbuktu, in a sparsely populated, mostly flat, dusty and landlocked country in northwest Africa. The combatants include a nomadic Berber people known as Tuareg, the French Foreign Legion and a coalitio...
Sep 1st, 2011
ipoli – Rebel forces and armed civilians are rounding up thousands of black Libyans and migrants from sub-Sahara Africa, accusing them of fighting for ousted strongman Muammar Gaddafi and holding them in makeshift jails across the capital. Virtually all of the detainees say they are innocent mi...