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The US recognizes the civilian death of drones in Somalia

Copyright Getty Images Caption According to official figures, 110 air strikes were carried out in the United States in the last two years in the United States The US has admitted that a woman and a child were killed in Somalia last April by an American drone attack. It is the first time that America has admitted causing civilian casualties …

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Extremists attack Somalia government office, minister among 5 dead

MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) – Gunmen set off a suicide car bombing and then stormed a government building in Somalia's capital Saturday, killing at least five people including the country's deputy labor minister, police said. It was the latest attack by Islamic extremists in the troubled Horn of Africa nation. After an hourslong gunbattle, Somalia's security forces took back the control …

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US Army says it killed 13 Al-Shabab militants in Somalia news

At least 13 al-Shabab fighters were killed in an airstrike off the Somali capital Mogadishu, the US Army said. In a statement released on Saturday, US-Africom said the attack took place in Gandarshe. 48 km south of Mogadishu on Friday. "In support of the continued efforts of the Federal Government of Somalia to reduce al-Shabab, the US Africa Command air-raided …

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US air strikes kill 52 Islamic fighters in Somalia

U .S. On Saturday, troops in Jilib, Somalia, killed an estimated 52 members of the militant Islamic terrorist group al Shabab in air strikes, the US Africa Command reported. Al Shabab, an Al Qaeda-affiliated organization, took responsibility for an attack on a hotel in Nairobi, Kenya on Wednesday, killing 14 dead and seven assailants. "The US Africa Command carried out …

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52 al-Shabab militants killed in Somalia: US military | Somalia news

The US military said an air strike in southern Somalia killed at least 52 al-Shabab fighters in response to an attack on the day that at least eight Somali soldiers died. A US-Africa-Kommando In a statement of Saturday it is said that the strike occurred near Jilib in the region Mitteljuba. Jubaland Regional Security Minister Abdirashid Hassan Abdinur told state …

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US military says airstrike kills more than 50 terrorists in Somalia

Al-Shabaab is a terrorist group affiliated with al-Qaeda. The US Africa Command, which oversees US military operations on the continent, said the airstrike was "carried out in response to an attack by a large group of Al-Shabaab" militants against the Somali armed forces "on January 19 ". The US military said, "Currently, this air strike killed fifty-two (52) militants" and …

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The Security Council regrets that Somalia has displaced the UN envoy

FILE – This Wednesday, February 18, 2015, a file photo of Nicholas Haysom, then UN envoy to Afghanistan, speaks during a press conference in Kabul. Somalia's government transferred UN envoy Nicholas Haysom to Somalia on Tuesday, January 1, 2019, questioning the arrest of former deputy chairman of al-Shabab extremist group Mukhtar Robov, who had run for a regional presidency, to …

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Somalia rejects UN envoy Nicholas Haysom

Image copyright Reuters Caption Nicholas Haysom was appointed to the post only a few months ago Somalia has expelled the highest envoy of the United Nations, Nicholas Haysom, who accused him of "shaming" the body of the world by acting like the ruler of the land. Mr. Haysom had expressed concern over the assassination of protesters allied with former militant …

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Somalia: Deadly explosions rock Mogadishu near the Presidential Palace News

Two explosions hit Somalia's capital, Mogadishu, killing at least six people, local media reported. The first car bomb exploded at a checkpoint near the National Theater, sending thick white smoke into the sky. The second explosion took place only minutes later, allegedly in the same area. The police said politicians and other officials were nearby on a business day in …

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US military strike kills 60 Shabab militants in Somalia

WASHINGTON – The Pentagon's Africa Command said he had unleashed the deadliest attack on Islamist extremist group Shabab in nearly a year, killing around 60 fighters in central Somalia The strike took place on Friday Proximity instead of Harardhere, about 300 miles northeast of Mogadishu, Somalia's capital, the military said in a statement. The commanders of the African High Command …

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