By Laura Santhanam
Now halted by a temporary court-ordered stay, President Donald Trump’s executive order banning Syrian refugees and blocking travelers from seven Muslim-majority nations created chaos at airports and left thousands of travelers in limbo. But beyond the immediate headlines, the order…
By Larisa Epatko
Secretary of State John Kerry is visiting Kenya on Monday to discuss regional security, a day after a suicide bombing at a market in Somalia killed at least 20 people.
By Daniel Moritz-Rabson
Siege ends after gunmen stormed a hotel in the Somali capital of Mogadishu. Police say at least 14 people died and nine were injured during the attack.
By Lolita C. Baldor, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — A U.S. drone strike on Friday targeted a senior military commander of al-Shabab in Somalia, the Pentagon said Wednesday, adding that they can't confirm yet if he was killed.
By PBS NewsHour
A new report reveals that the East African nation of Somalia, which has been fighting with the support of the U.S. an insurgency by the radical al-Qaeda affiliate al-Shabab, may be using children as informants. A Washington Post exclusive reports…
By Sebastian Rich
Severe droughts are stifling Somalia and forecasts of little rain this year will make things worse, particularly in northern Somalia where people are dependent on livestock for food, the United Nations recently said.
In our news wrap Wednesday, U.S. special forces captured the Islamic State group’s chemical weapons chief in a raid in northern Iraq last month, while recent follow-up airstrikes destroyed IS chemical facilities. Also, U.S. and Somali forces are reported to…
In our news wrap Tuesday, an American tourist was killed and a dozen Israelis were wounded in a wave of attacks by Palestinian militants in the cities of Jaffa and Jerusalem. Also, Iran’s Revolutionary Guard has test-fired a series of…
By Josh Lederman, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — The Obama administration will disclose how many people have been killed by U.S. drones and counterterrorism strikes since 2009, the White House said Monday, lifting one element of secrecy shrouding the controversial counterterrorism program.
WASHINGTON -- The Pentagon says a U.S. drone strike on Saturday struck a training camp for al-Shabaab fighters in Somalia who were preparing to launch a large-scale attack, likely against African or U.S. personnel.
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