In this Thursday, Nov. 28 , 2013 image taken from AP Television, a worker carries a bag of charcoal, believed to be from Somalia, to deliver it to a
In this Thursday, Nov. 28 , 2013 image taken from AP Television, a worker carries a bag of charcoal, believed to be from Somalia, to deliver it to a customer at a charcoal trading facility in Sharjah, United Arab Emirates. Charcoal from Somalia is prized in Gulf nations: Made from acacia trees, it s slow burning and gives a sweet aroma to the region s beloved grilled meats and waterpipes. It is also banned by the United Nations, because its shipments rake in millions of dollars a year for al-Qaida-linked militants. ((AP Photo/Dalton Benett, AP Video))