World Jan 15

Al-Shabab claims role in deadly attack at Nairobi hotel

The coordinated assault began with an explosion that targeted three vehicles outside a bank, and a suicide bombing in the hotel lobby that severely wounded a number of guests, said Kenya's national police chief.

World Dec 17

Baidoa, Somalia - May 01: Close-up of a former militia fighter with a gun in the rehabilitation center for former Al-Shabaab militants on May 01, 2017 in Baidoa, Somalia. Photo by Inga Kjer/Photothek via Getty Images
U.S. airstrikes in Somalia kill 62 al-Shabab fighters

The strikes were carried out in close coordination with Somalia's government and were "conducted to prevent al-Shabab from using remote areas as a safe haven to plot, direct, inspire, and recruit for future attacks," said the U.S. military statement.

World Oct 16

U.S. airstrike in Somalia kills about 60 al-Shabab extremist fighters

The U.S. military on Tuesday announced its deadliest airstrike against the al-Shabab extremist group in Somalia in nearly a year, killing about 60 fighters. The U.S. military has carried out more than two dozen airstrikes this year against the al-Qaida-linked…

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