[Former Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon died on Sunday, January 11, 2014. He was 85 years old and had been in a coma for eight years. Here, LIFE.com recalls...
Photographer Jehad Nga gets a rare glimpse of the men who plunder the shipping lanes off the east coast of Africa
This year, close to 90 ships have been seized in and around the Gulf of Aden, more than triple the number of 2007
A suicide attack, carried out by Al Qaeda-linked militants in front of the Ministry of Education in Mogadishu, rocks the Somali capital