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Exclusive: U.S. discloses secret Somalia military presence, up to 120 troops

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. military advisors have secretly operated in Somalia since around 2007 and Washington plans to deepen its security assistance to help the country fend off threats by Islamist militant group al Shabaab, U.S. officials said.

Women charged with helping al-Qaida-linked group

ALEXANDRIA, Va. — Five people, including two women in the U.S., were charged Wednesday with funneling money to the al-Qaida-linked extremist group al-Shabab in Somalia, prosecutors said. The two U.S. women — Muna Osman Jama, 34, of Reston, and Hinda ...

Troops Retake Stormed Somali Presidential Palace

Somalia's government said its troops have retaken the presidential palace in the capital of Mogadishu Tuesday, after Islamic militants forced their way in and exchanged heavy gunfire with troops and guards. After more than two hours of fighting, Somalia's ...

McDonald's in Crosshairs of Russia-U.S. Proxy War

Maceda also covered the civil war and the failed U.S. peacekeeping mission in Somalia. Maceda was based in Manila from 1988 to 1990 as an NBC News Asia reporter and producer. He covered a wide range of datelines, including the Cambodian War, the Burma ...

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Somalia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Updated July. 30, 2014

Somalia, officially the Federal Republic of Somalia, is a country located in the Horn of Africa. It is bordered by Ethiopia to the west, Djibouti to the northwest ...

Somalia: Maps, History, Geography, Government, Culture ...

Updated July. 30, 2014

Information on Somalia — map and flag of Somalia, geography, history, politics, government, economy, population statistics, culture, religion, languages, largest cities

Somalia News - Breaking World Somalia News - The New York ...

Updated July. 1, 2014

World news about Somalia. Breaking news and archival information about its people, politics and economy from The New York Times.

The World Factbook - Central Intelligence Agency

Updated July. 31, 2014

Despite the lack of effective national governance, Somalia maintains an informal economy largely based on livestock, remittance/money transfer companies, and ...