NAIROBI, Kenya — Somali commandos backed by U.S. forces raided two al-Shabab checkpoints at which the extremists extort money from commercial vehicles, killing several fighters, Somali intelligence officials said Wednesday.
MOGADISHU (HOL) – A prominent Somali journalist has been wounded when a bomb concealed in his car was detonated in the country’s capital city Tuesday, police say, in the latest in strings of attacks against media workers in Somalia in recent years.
GAROWE (HOL) – The semiautonomous northern Somalia state of Puntland faces a potential leadership split just a month before the region holds the much-awaited presidential election after the vice president challenged the president over the formation of a new electoral dispute resolution
COLUMBUS-- Columbus Police responded to a crash between several cars that killed three people on I-71 North near 11th Avenue. The crash happened early Sunday, just after 1:35 a.m.
ADDIS ABABA (HOL) – The leader of the Somali-ethnic Ethiopian leader has been given a rapturous welcome in Addis Ababa on Saturday upon his return from decades of life in exile since the armed rebel group he founded started fighting the Ethiopian government.