Somalia vows to defeat Qaeda after killing Mohammed MOGADISHU (Reuters) – Somalia’s president said his security forces will defeat al Qaeda and its affiliate militants in the war-ravaged country after they killed Fazul Abdullah Mohammed, Africa’s most wanted al Qaeda operative, this week.
VIDEO: Senior al-Qaeda militant shot dead The man believed to be the leader of al-Qaeda in East Africa, Fazul Abdullah Mohammed, has been shot dead in Somalia.
Deadly Waters: Inside the Hidden World of Somalia’s Pirates by Jay Bahadur – review A young journalist’s voyage into the world of Somali piracy reveals plenty of courage but few surprises If there were a global competition to find the platonic ideal of a failed state, then bookmakers would probably stop taking bets on Somalia. The east African nation has no … Read More
Top al Qaeda operative killed in Somalia, officials say A top al Qaeda operative in East Africa, Fazul Abdullah Mohammed, was killed at a Somali checkpoint in Mogadishu, Kenyan and U.S. officials told CNN Saturday.
Suspect in Embassy Bombings Is Killed The al Qaeda operative behind the 1998 U.S. Embassy bombings in Kenya and Tanzania was killed in a shootout in Somalia. Fazul Abdullah Mohammed was on the FBI’s most-wanted terrorist list.
Experience: I was kidnapped by Somali pirates ‘They kept us in a state of terror. Even when I could not see the torturing, I could hear the screams’ In April last year, I was training to become a naval officer on a chemical carrier owned by a company based in Mumbai. There were 22 of us aboard the boat – … Read More