Somalis In World War 1: An Exhibition That’s Headed To Hargeisa Highlights An Overlooked Experience Of The Conflict

Somali sailors fought alongside Lord Nelson at the Battle of Trafalgar; and could have been present on the ship that carried the body of explorer David Livingstone home from Zanzibar in 1874.

Islamic State Makes Another Bold Move In Africa, Seizes Town In Somalia’s Puntland State. What Next?

IS’s expansion to Qandala wins symbolic and propaganda value for the small group, but also logistical advantages of an outlet to the sea, new financial sources and better connections to southern Yemen