Al Shaabab

AFIRCOM
The number of U.S. military forces in Somalia has more than doubled this year to over 500 people as the Pentagon has quietly posted hundreds of...
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At least 72 people were killed in Baghdad when three bombs went off Tuesday, according to police and medical sources cited by Reuters. The blasts...
Somalia Capital
MOGADISHU, Somalia — For years they were children at war, boys given rifles and training by al-Qaeda-backed militants and sent to the front lines of...
Night Vision
MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — Hoping to capture a high-profile target, U.S. special forces hopped off helicopters a couple of miles from an al-Shabab-...
Drone Strike
A U.S. airstrike killed more than 150 people in an attack aimed at the terrorist group al-Shabab in Somalia, according to Navy Capt. Jeff Davis, a...
African Union
At least 30 people have been killed after gunmen attacked an African Union military base in southern Somalia, witnesses say. A suicide car bomber...
Kenyan Soldier
GARISSA, Kenya (AP) — Kenya's president has vowed to take harsh measures against Islamic militants after they attacked a school near the Somali...