Turmoil in Somalia

Islamic insurgents guard Howlwadaag police station in Mogadishu, Somalia. (AP/Mohamed Sheikh Nor)
Islamic insurgents guard Howlwadaag police station in Mogadishu, Somalia. (AP/Mohamed Sheikh Nor)
The Obama administration moved Tuesday to heal a breach with Turkey over its response to the deadly Israeli attack on a Gaza-bound aid flotilla. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton huddled with Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu for more than two hours in Washington, and President Obama spoke to...
Ex-militants now waging an equally tough battle: Libya tries to discredit al-Qaeda with programs rooted in religion (Post, May 29, 2010; 3:08 PM)
Navy releases accused Somali pirates held on warship for six weeks (Post, May 28, 2010; 6:18 PM)
U.S. Navy skirmishes with suspected Somali pirates in Indian Ocean (Post, April 1, 2010; 7:06 PM)
U.N. officials criticize U.S. restrictions on Somalia aid (Post, February 18, 2010)
Criteria expanded for travelers to get more scrutiny: Foreigners from certain regions or groups face additional screening (Post, January 5, 2010)
In Kenya, distrust deep as the scars: Despite power sharing, ethnic divisions still a constant threat to peace (Post, December 22, 2009)
Eritrean Field Notes: A lonely nation under a glass (Post, December 13, 2009; 7:01 PM)
Ethiopia seeks aid to feed 6.2 million: Food shortage stems from drought afflicting Horn of Africa (Post, October 23, 2009)
U.S. Says Raid in Somalia Killed Terrorist With Links to Al-Qaeda (Post, September 15, 2009)
U.S. Forces Take Part in Assault in Somali Town Held by Insurgents (Post, September 15, 2009)
Curious Case of a Missing Ship: Cargo Vessel's Disappearance Confounds European Authorities, Spawns Theories (Post, August 14, 2009)
In a Changing Somalia, Islamist Forces See Support Wane: Government Makes Cultural, Military Inroads as Rebel Factions Quarrel (Post, August 7, 2009)
In Somalia, a Twist on 'Handshake Diplomacy' (Post, August 6, 2009)
2 French Advisers Kidnapped In Somalia (Post, July 15, 2009)
U.S. Sends Weapons to Help Somali Government Repel Rebels Tied to Al-Qaeda (Post, June 25, 2009)
U.S. Outreach On Rough Seas Off Western Africa: Naval Effort Seeks to Build Stability, Trust in Strategic Region (Post, May 21, 2009)
U.S. Lays Out Anti-Piracy Plan: Strategy Comes as Somali Raiders Try to Take Another American Ship (Post, April 16, 2009)
For 20 Mariners, an Extreme Test of Resolve: Sailors Describe How Crew of Cargo Ship Used Its Training to Resist Somali Pirates (Post, April 15, 2009)
Pirate's Youth May Complicate Prosecution Decision (Post, April 15, 2009)
U.S. Cargo Ship Reaches Kenya: Armored Vessels Face Down Somali Pirates as Captain Remains Held (Post, April 12, 2009)
FBI Joins U.S. Navy In Pirate Standoff: American Adrift in Lifeboat With Captors (Post, April 10, 2009)
In Somalia, an Exodus of the Educated: Violence, Instability Force Thousands of Professionals to Flee (Post, March 16, 2009)
Somali President Courts Insurgents: 'They Have No Option but to Accept Peace,' Says New Leader of War-Torn Nation (Post, March 12, 2009)
5 Pirates Drown With Share of $3 Million Ransom a Day After Freeing Saudi Tanker (Post, January 11, 2009)
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