Somalia

US airstrike kills 'several' al-Shabab militants in Somalia

The U.S. military said it killed "several militants" while conducting an airstrike in Somalia on Thursday against al-Qaeda-affiliated terrorist group al Shabab . The strike targeting al-Shabab occurred at approximately 3 p.m. local time in the Bay Region, about 100 miles west of Somalia's capital, Read more

US conducts 1st airstrikes against ISIS in Somalia

The United States military has conducted its first airstrikes against ISIS in Somalia , where the U.S. typically strikes against the al Qaeda-affiliated al Shabaab, according to a U.S. official. "In coordination with the Federal Government of Somalia, U.S. forces conducted two separate airstrikes Read more

Death toll in 'barbaric' bombing in Somalia rises to 300

Two powerful truck bombs in the heart of Somalia ’s capital Mogadishu on Saturday killed at least 300 people and injured about 300 more, in what authorities call the deadliest attack in the country’s history. Funerals have begun for the killed who have been found. But the death toll from the Read more