More girls are subjected to female genital mutilation in Somalia than anywhere else in the world.

Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Qatar and Turkey once helped build up Somalia, but now their quarrels are playing out inside the fragile state.

Intelligence officials say al-Shabab tried a “knock-knock” tactic.

Post correspondents have traveled far and wide to tell the stories of those fleeing devastation in search of safety.

Only a third of the money has been raised, and there’s little reason to believe much more is coming.

With international aid agencies strapped for cash and coping with other crises, the latest drought in Ethiopia could mushroom into a humanitarian disaster.

The world is facing its “largest humanitarian crisis” since 1945, according to the United Nations.

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Naval fleets and commercial fishing companies had underestimated the pirates' resilience.

Illegal fishing may be driving some Somali men back into piracy.

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Somaliland says it isn't a failed state like its southern neighbor.

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