Tag: Galkayo

  • 977 days held hostage by Somali pirates

    Former hostage Michael Scott Moore’s story. My 977 days held hostage by Somali pirates Michael Scott Moore was kidnapped by Somali pirates in 2012. For the first time, he tells […]

  • Somali pirates release hostages

    Ransom of $150,000 allegedly paid. Somali pirates release Thai hostages held for 4 years NAIROBI: Four Thai fishermen held hostage by Somali pirates for nearly four years have been released, […]

  • One killed as Pirates clash

    Gunfight between pirates and militia in Galkayo. Somalia: One killed as Pirates clash in Central town At least one person has been killed and several others injured as some of […]

  • Pirates kill each other in gunfight

    Argument over ransom money leads to shoot out. Somalia: Five Dead in Somali Pirates fight Over Ransom A group of Somali pirates exchanged heavy gunfire on Thursday over a ransom […]

  • Somali pirates release American hostage

    American journalist finally freed by pirate captors.  Michael Scott Moore: Journalist freed in Somalia Journalist Michael Scott Moore, who has dual US and German citizenship, has been released after nearly […]