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High-seas piracy drama plays out in US courtroom




Terrorists posing as refugees in Yemen




Shabaab and the pro-government Ahlu Sunnah Wal Jama clashed in the Galgudud region; both sides claimed victory. Ethiopia released five Somali elders who were detained in Puntland several weeks ago.




British mercenaries hired to take on the Somali pirates




Guided by memories, mayor of war-torn Mogadishu sets out to rebuild the city




Ten people were killed in Mogadishu during clashes between Shabaab and Somalia and African Union forces. The president of Burundi called for African nations to contribute troops and join Burundi and Uganda troops in Mogadishu.




Three people were killed in mortar exchanges between Shabaab and African Union forces in northern Mogadishu. The president of Puntland criticized the government for supporting the Sool, Sanaag and Cayn militia, which has attacked the government of neighboring Somaliland.




Twenty people were killed during clashes in Dhusamareb between Shabaab and a pro-government Sufi militia. Hizbul Islam fighters detained 4 "criminals" during operations in and around Burhakaba.




US must sustain military might, Gates says




Seven people were killed during clashes between Shabaab and Somali and African Union forces in Mogadishu. Somalia was ranked number one in the global terrorism risk index.




Shabaab fighters in Barawe attacked pirates and seized two South African hostages. Shabaab vowed to assassinate newly appointed Somali cabinet ministers. Somaliland's intelligence chief resigned.




Hope and urgency in Somalia




Hassan Dahir Aweys, the leader of Hizbul Islam, called for increased operations against Somali and African Union forces in Mogadishu. Aweys, who is connected to al Qaeda, made the statement in public while preaching at a mosque in the Bakara market in Mogadishu.




Coup in Pakistan 'a real possibility'




Eleven people were killed during clashes between Shabaab and government and African Union forces in Mogadishu. Security forces detained more than 40 people during an operation in Mogadishu; most were later released.




Osama bin Laden appoints new commander to spearhead war on West




Somalia™s wars swell a refugee camp in Kenya




East of Aden: A president struggles to keep Yemen together




A Puntland minister said 70 soldiers from neighboring Somaliland fought with Shabaab in the Galgala region. Somaliland's information minister denied the charge and called Shabaab commander Atom a "terrorist." Two civilians were killed in a hand grenade blast in Mogadishu.




Five Somali men face first recent US piracy trial