Somalia Photos on Townhall

  •  - Troops display Somali flag after capture by AMISOM at Kismayu airport

    Troops display Somali flag after capture by AMISOM at Kismayu airport

    Posted: 10/2/2012 4:28:42 PM EST
    Members of the Somali National Army (SNA) and government-allied Ras Kimboni militia display the Somali national flag from the former control tower of Kismayu Airport, after it was captured by Kenyan African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) troops, October 2, 2012. Kenyan troops fighting under the African Union flag entered al Shabaab's former stronghold of Kismayu for the first time on Tuesday after launching an offensive against the port on Friday, forcing the rebels to flee. REUTERS/African Union-United Nations Information Support Team/Stuart Price/Handout
  •  - Somali youths pull donkey-drawn water carts past Kenyan Contingent convoy serving with AMISOM in Kismayu

    Somali youths pull donkey-drawn water carts past Kenyan Contingent convoy serving with AMISOM in Kismayu

    Posted: 10/2/2012 4:28:42 PM EST
    Somali youths pull donkey-drawn water carts past sacks of charcoal as a Kenyan Contingent convoy serving with the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) makes its way through the city of Kismayu in this October 2, 2012 handout photograph released by the African Union-United Nations Information Support Team. According to the UN, Shabaab had for years used southern Somalia's charcoal industry to generate funds. Kenyan troops fighting under the African Union flag entered al Shabaab's former stronghold of Kismayu for the first time on Tuesday after launching an offensive against the port on Friday, forcing the rebels to flee. REUTERS/African Union-United Nations Information Support Team/Stuart Price/Handout
  •  - Residents watch as Kenyan Contingent convoy serving with AMISOM makes its way through the Somali port city of Kismayu

    Residents watch as Kenyan Contingent convoy serving with AMISOM makes its way through the Somali port city of Kismayu

    Posted: 10/2/2012 4:28:42 PM EST
    Residents watch as a Kenyan Contingent convoy serving with the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) makes its way through the Somali port city of Kismayu in this October 2, 2012 handout photograph released by the African Union-United Nations Information Support Team. According to the UN, Shabaab had for years used southern Somalia's charcoal industry to generate funds. Kenyan troops fighting under the African Union flag entered al Shabaab's former stronghold of Kismayu for the first time on Tuesday after launching an offensive against the port on Friday, forcing the rebels to flee. REUTERS/African Union-United Nations Information Support Team/Stuart Price/Handout
  •  - Troops display Somali flag after capture by AMISOM at Kismayu airport

    Troops display Somali flag after capture by AMISOM at Kismayu airport

    Posted: 10/2/2012 4:28:42 PM EST
    Members of the Somali National Army (SNA) and government-allied Ras Kimboni militia display the Somali national flag from the former control tower of Kismayu Airport, after it was captured by Kenyan African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) troops, October 2, 2012. Kenyan troops fighting under the African Union flag entered al Shabaab's former stronghold of Kismayu for the first time on Tuesday after launching an offensive against the port on Friday, forcing the rebels to flee. REUTERS/African Union-United Nations Information Support Team/Stuart Price/Handout
  •  - Soldiers of the Kenyan Contingent serving the AMISOM sit in a truck as their convoy makes its way between the port of Kismayu and the city's airport

    Soldiers of the Kenyan Contingent serving the AMISOM sit in a truck as their convoy makes its way between the port of Kismayu and the city's airport

    Posted: 10/2/2012 4:18:30 PM EST
    Soldiers of the Kenyan Contingent serving the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) sit in a truck as their convoy makes its way between the port of Kismayu and the city's airport, October 2, 2012. Kenyan troops fighting under the African Union flag entered al Shabaab's former stronghold of Kismayu for the first time on Tuesday after launching an offensive against the port on Friday, forcing the rebels to flee. REUTERS/African Union-United Nations Information Support Team/Stuart Price/Handout
  •  - Residents watch as Kenyan Contingent convoy serving with AMISOM makes its way through the Somali port city of Kismayu

    Residents watch as Kenyan Contingent convoy serving with AMISOM makes its way through the Somali port city of Kismayu

    Posted: 10/2/2012 4:18:30 PM EST
    Residents watch as a Kenyan Contingent convoy serving with the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) makes its way through the Somali port city of Kismayu in this October 2, 2012 handout photograph released by the African Union-United Nations Information Support Team. According to the UN, Shabaab had for years used southern Somalia's charcoal industry to generate funds. Kenyan troops fighting under the African Union flag entered al Shabaab's former stronghold of Kismayu for the first time on Tuesday after launching an offensive against the port on Friday, forcing the rebels to flee. REUTERS/African Union-United Nations Information Support Team/Stuart Price/Handout
  •  - A soldier of the Kenyan Contingent serving the AMISOM gestures at an al Shabaab flag painted on a wall at Kismayu airport

    A soldier of the Kenyan Contingent serving the AMISOM gestures at an al Shabaab flag painted on a wall at Kismayu airport

    Posted: 10/2/2012 4:14:25 PM EST
    A soldier of the Kenyan Contingent serving the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) gestures at an al Shabaab flag painted on a wall at Kismayu airport, October 2, 2012. Kenyan troops fighting under the African Union flag entered al Shabaab's former stronghold of Kismayu for the first time on Tuesday after launching an offensive against the port on Friday, forcing the rebels to flee. REUTERS/African Union-United Nations Information Support Team/Stuart Price/Handout
  •  - Sacks of charcoal are seen as Kenyan Contingent convoy serving with AMISOM makes its way through the city of Kismayu

    Sacks of charcoal are seen as Kenyan Contingent convoy serving with AMISOM makes its way through the city of Kismayu

    Posted: 10/2/2012 4:14:25 PM EST
    Sacks of charcoal are seen by the roadside as a Kenyan Contingent convoy serving with the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) makes its way through the city of Kismayu in this October 2, 2012 handout photograph released by the African Union-United Nations Information Support Team. According to the UN, Shabaab had for years used southern Somalia's charcoal industry to generate funds. Kenyan troops fighting under the African Union flag entered al Shabaab's former stronghold of Kismayu for the first time on Tuesday after launching an offensive against the port on Friday, forcing the rebels to flee. REUTERS/African Union-United Nations Information Support Team/Stuart Price/Handout
  •  - A soldier of the Kenyan Contingent serving the AMISOM gestures at an al Shabaab flag painted on a wall at Kismayu airport

    A soldier of the Kenyan Contingent serving the AMISOM gestures at an al Shabaab flag painted on a wall at Kismayu airport

    Posted: 10/2/2012 4:14:25 PM EST
    A soldier of the Kenyan Contingent serving the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) gestures at an al Shabaab flag painted on a wall at Kismayu airport, October 2, 2012. Kenyan troops fighting under the African Union flag entered al Shabaab's former stronghold of Kismayu for the first time on Tuesday after launching an offensive against the port on Friday, forcing the rebels to flee. REUTERS/African Union-United Nations Information Support Team/Stuart Price/Handout
  •  - Sacks of charcoal are seen as Kenyan Contingent convoy serving with AMISOM makes its way through the city of Kismayu

    Sacks of charcoal are seen as Kenyan Contingent convoy serving with AMISOM makes its way through the city of Kismayu

    Posted: 10/2/2012 4:07:44 PM EST
    Sacks of charcoal are seen by the roadside as a Kenyan Contingent convoy serving with the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) makes its way through the city of Kismayu in this October 2, 2012 handout photograph released by the African Union-United Nations Information Support Team. According to the UN, Shabaab had for years used southern Somalia's charcoal industry to generate funds. Kenyan troops fighting under the African Union flag entered al Shabaab's former stronghold of Kismayu for the first time on Tuesday after launching an offensive against the port on Friday, forcing the rebels to flee. REUTERS/African Union-United Nations Information Support Team/Stuart Price/Handout
  •  - Sacks of charcoal are seen as Kenyan Contingent convoy serving with AMISOM makes its way through the city of Kismayu

    Sacks of charcoal are seen as Kenyan Contingent convoy serving with AMISOM makes its way through the city of Kismayu

    Posted: 10/2/2012 4:03:36 PM EST
    Sacks of charcoal are seen by the roadside as a Kenyan Contingent convoy serving with the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) makes its way through the city of Kismayu in this October 2, 2012 handout photograph released by the African Union-United Nations Information Support Team. According to the UN, Shabaab had for years used southern Somalia's charcoal industry to generate funds. Kenyan troops fighting under the African Union flag entered al Shabaab's former stronghold of Kismayu for the first time on Tuesday after launching an offensive against the port on Friday, forcing the rebels to flee. REUTERS/African Union-United Nations Information Support Team/Stuart Price/Handout
  •  - Soldiers of the Kenyan Contingent serving with the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) are seen in Saa'moja

    Soldiers of the Kenyan Contingent serving with the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) are seen in Saa'moja

    Posted: 10/2/2012 3:57:58 PM EST
    Soldiers of the Kenyan Contingent serving with the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) are seen in Saa'moja, approximately 7km (4.3 miles) outside the Somali port city of Kismayu in this October 1, 2012 handout photograph released by the African Union-United Nations Information Support Team. REUTERS/African Union-United Nations Information Support Team/Stuart Price/Handout
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              A Kenyan soldier provides security at the airport in Kismayo, in southern Somalia Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2012. Allied African troops have taken full control of Kismayo in Somalia, the last st

    A Kenyan soldier provides security at the airport in Kismayo, in southern Somalia Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2012. Allied African troops have taken full control of Kismayo in Somalia, the last st

    Posted: 10/2/2012 3:28:32 PM EST
    A Kenyan soldier provides security at the airport in Kismayo, in southern Somalia Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2012. Allied African troops have taken full control of Kismayo in Somalia, the last stronghold of al-Shabab Islamist rebels who have been fighting against the country's internationally backed government, a Kenyan military official said Tuesday, and Kenya Defence Forces and the Somali National Army are now patrolling the streets. (AP Photo/Josphat Kasire)
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              A Kenyan soldier provides security at the airport in Kismayo, in southern Somalia Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2012. Allied African troops have taken full control of Kismayo in Somalia, the last st

    A Kenyan soldier provides security at the airport in Kismayo, in southern Somalia Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2012. Allied African troops have taken full control of Kismayo in Somalia, the last st

    Posted: 10/2/2012 3:28:31 PM EST
    A Kenyan soldier provides security at the airport in Kismayo, in southern Somalia Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2012. Allied African troops have taken full control of Kismayo in Somalia, the last stronghold of al-Shabab Islamist rebels who have been fighting against the country's internationally backed government, a Kenyan military official said Tuesday, and Kenya Defence Forces and the Somali National Army are now patrolling the streets. (AP Photo/Josphat Kasire)
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              Kenyan soldiers pose for their colleagues to take pictures of them as they sing and celebrate outside Kismayo University in Kismayo, southern Somalia Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2012. Allied Afric

    Kenyan soldiers pose for their colleagues to take pictures of them as they sing and celebrate outside Kismayo University in Kismayo, southern Somalia Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2012. Allied Afric

    Posted: 10/2/2012 3:28:31 PM EST
    Kenyan soldiers pose for their colleagues to take pictures of them as they sing and celebrate outside Kismayo University in Kismayo, southern Somalia Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2012. Allied African troops have taken full control of Kismayo in Somalia, the last stronghold of al-Shabab Islamist rebels who have been fighting against the country's internationally backed government, a Kenyan military official said Tuesday, and Kenya Defence Forces and the Somali National Army are now patrolling the streets. (AP Photo/Josphat Kasire)
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              In this photo released by the African Union-United Nations Information Support Team, Kenyan soldiers serving with the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) sit on a flat-bed truck a

    In this photo released by the African Union-United Nations Information Support Team, Kenyan soldiers serving with the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) sit on a flat-bed truck a

    Posted: 10/2/2012 3:28:31 PM EST
    In this photo released by the African Union-United Nations Information Support Team, Kenyan soldiers serving with the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) sit on a flat-bed truck as a convoy makes its way between the port and the airport in Kismayo, southern Somalia, Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2012. Allied African troops have taken full control of Kismayo in Somalia, the last stronghold of al-Shabab Islamist rebels who have been fighting against the country's internationally backed government, a Kenyan military official said Tuesday, and Kenya Defence Forces and the Somali National Army are now patrolling the streets. (AP Photo/AU-UN IST, Stuart Price)
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              In this photo released by the African Union-United Nations Information Support Team, Kenyan soldiers serving with the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) stand in front of the bla

    In this photo released by the African Union-United Nations Information Support Team, Kenyan soldiers serving with the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) stand in front of the bla

    Posted: 10/2/2012 3:28:31 PM EST
    In this photo released by the African Union-United Nations Information Support Team, Kenyan soldiers serving with the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) stand in front of the black flag of al-Shabab painted on a wall at the airport in Kismayo, southern Somalia, Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2012. Allied African troops have taken full control of Kismayo in Somalia, the last stronghold of al-Shabab Islamist rebels who have been fighting against the country's internationally backed government, a Kenyan military official said Tuesday, and Kenya Defence Forces and the Somali National Army are now patrolling the streets. (AP Photo/AU-UN IST, Stuart Price)
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              In this photo released by the African Union-United Nations Information Support Team, Somali youths pull a donkey-drawn water cart, left, while a convoy of Kenyan soldiers serving with t

    In this photo released by the African Union-United Nations Information Support Team, Somali youths pull a donkey-drawn water cart, left, while a convoy of Kenyan soldiers serving with t

    Posted: 10/2/2012 3:28:31 PM EST
    In this photo released by the African Union-United Nations Information Support Team, Somali youths pull a donkey-drawn water cart, left, while a convoy of Kenyan soldiers serving with the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) passes by, right, in Kismayo, southern Somalia, Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2012. Allied African troops have taken full control of Kismayo in Somalia, the last stronghold of al-Shabab Islamist rebels who have been fighting against the country's internationally backed government, a Kenyan military official said Tuesday, and Kenya Defence Forces and the Somali National Army are now patrolling the streets. (AP Photo/AU-UN IST, Stuart Price)
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              In this photo released by the African Union-United Nations Information Support Team, a Somali youth gestures as he pulls a donkey-drawn water cart past sacks of charcoal while a convoy

    In this photo released by the African Union-United Nations Information Support Team, a Somali youth gestures as he pulls a donkey-drawn water cart past sacks of charcoal while a convoy

    Posted: 10/2/2012 3:28:31 PM EST
    In this photo released by the African Union-United Nations Information Support Team, a Somali youth gestures as he pulls a donkey-drawn water cart past sacks of charcoal while a convoy of Kenyan soldiers serving with the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) passes by, in Kismayo, southern Somalia, Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2012. Allied African troops have taken full control of Kismayo in Somalia, the last stronghold of al-Shabab Islamist rebels who have been fighting against the country's internationally backed government, a Kenyan military official said Tuesday, and Kenya Defence Forces and the Somali National Army are now patrolling the streets. (AP Photo/AU-UN IST, Stuart Price)
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              In this photo released by the African Union-United Nations Information Support Team, Kenyan soldiers serving with the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) sit on a flat-bed truck a

    In this photo released by the African Union-United Nations Information Support Team, Kenyan soldiers serving with the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) sit on a flat-bed truck a

    Posted: 10/2/2012 3:28:31 PM EST
    In this photo released by the African Union-United Nations Information Support Team, Kenyan soldiers serving with the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) sit on a flat-bed truck as a convoy makes its way between the port and the airport in Kismayo, southern Somalia, Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2012. Allied African troops have taken full control of Kismayo in Somalia, the last stronghold of al-Shabab Islamist rebels who have been fighting against the country's internationally backed government, a Kenyan military official said Tuesday, and Kenya Defence Forces and the Somali National Army are now patrolling the streets. (AP Photo/AU-UN IST, Stuart Price)