While their parents grew up in Somalia, where soccer was the sport of choice, young Somali American athletes spend their childhoods in the urban areas of North America, where basketball is king, and there's a public court in almost every neighborhood.
Al-Shabaab attacked Somali Transitional Federal Government military positions in the central Somalia city of Beledweyne on Sunday (July 8th), Somalia's Shabelle Media Network reported.
NAIROBI, July 6 (Reuters) - Somalia's government accused Kenya on Friday of awarding offshore oil and gas exploration blocks illegally to multinationals Total and Eni because the concessions lie in waters claimed by Somalia.
Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) troops fighting Al Shabaab militants in Somalia are now formally under the command of the African Union Mission in Somalia (Amisom).
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States imposed sanctions on two Eritrean government officials on Thursday, saying they had assisted Islamist militants including the al Qaeda-linked al Shabaab in the lawless neighboring state of Somalia.
Former President and African Union (AU) High Representative for Somalia Jerry John Rawlings has condemned illegal fishing and dumping of toxic waste on parts of the Somali coastline which has caused extensive damage including fish contamination and birth abnormalities to humans.