A Somali military official says hundreds of African Union and Somali troops have swept into a town north of Mogadishu, forcing al-Shabab militants to flee.
Mogadishu—Hundreds of the US military troops have been deployed in Somalia for secret operations in the capital Mogadishu, Press TV reports.
CAIRO (Reuters) - Islamist Mohamed Morsy of the Muslim Brotherhood was declared Egypt's first democratic president on Sunday by the state election committee, which said he had defeated former general Ahmed Shafik with 51.7 percent of last weekend's run-off vote.
They are called the ciyaal baraf, or the children of the snow. The kids of a generation who fled blood-stained Somalia two decades ago.
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) - Somalia's political leaders have approved a draft constitution the U.N. says was almost seven years in the making.