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• U.S. Official in Somali Capital, Meets Government

MOGADISHU (Reuters) – A U.S. diplomat, on the first visit by a U.S. official to the Somali capital in seven years, told the country’s interim government on Wednesday the United States was determined t …

• Somalia Grabs U.S. Anti-Terror Focus

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Bent on keeping Osama bin Laden’s besieged guerrillas from regrouping abroad, the United States is once again focusing on Somalia, scene of a U.S. military debacle in 1993 and a …

• Is Somalia Next Target for U.S.?

BRUSSELS, Belgium (AP) – A senior German official said Wednesday that the United States had marked war-ravaged Somalia as the next target in its global fight against Osama bin Laden (news – web sites) …

• US: Somalia Could Be Targeted, Maybe Not Militarily

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The chairman of the U.S. joint chiefs of staff said on Wednesday that Somalia could be a target in the war against terrorism, but action taken would not necessarily be through mil …

• Three countries fear US wrath

The possibility of American strikes against groups suspected of links to al-Qaeda has brought different responses from Somalia, Sudan and Yemen.
With Yemen and Sudan co-operating with the United S …

• Peace Talks Set to Begin On Thursday

Dec 19, 2001 (UN Integrated Regional Information Networks/All Africa Global Media via COMTEX) — Talks aimed at bringing about reconciliation between Somalia’s Transitional National Government (TNG) a …

• New Puntland Leader Appoints Some Ministers

Dec 18, 2001 (UN Integrated Regional Information Networks/All Africa Global Media via COMTEX) — The recently-elected president of the self-declared autonomous region of Puntland in northeastern Somal …



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