Truck Bomb in Somalia's Capital Kills at Least 73 People
The bomb was detonated at a security checkpoint during the morning rush hour.
US Military Drone Strike Kills Senior al-Shabab Official
The U.S. military in a statement confirms the strike and says the al-Shabab member had direct ties to al-Qaida.
US Airstrike Kills Top Islamic State Group Leader in Northern Somalia
A U.S. airstrike killed a senior leader of the extremist rebels of the Islamic State in Somalia group, officials said.
US Conducts 6 Airstrikes Against Somalia Extremists, 62 Dead
The strikes were carried out in close coordination with Somalia's government and were "conducted to thwart al-Shabab.
Deputy Chief of ISIS-linked Group in Somalia Killed: Officials
Somali officials say the deputy leader of an ISIS-affiliated extremist group based in northern Somalia has been killed.
US Airstrike in Somalia Kills about 60 al-Shabab Fighters
The U.S. military announced its deadliest airstrike against the al-Shabab extremist group in Somalia in nearly a year.
US Drone Strike Removes 'Imminent Threat' to Somali Capital
It was not immediately clear how many al-Shabab fighters may have been killed.
US Says New Airstrike in Somalia Kills 'Several Militants'
he U.S. military says "several militants" have been killed in an airstrike against al-Shabab in Somalia.
US-Targeted ISIS in Somalia Could be a 'Significant Threat'
The Islamic State group's presence in Somalia could attract fighters fleeing collapsing strongholds in Syria and Iraq.
US Tells Somalia Mission Staffers to Leave Over Threat
The United States has ordered all non-essential employees of its mission to Somalia to leave the capital, Mogadishu.
Police: 10 Dead in Bomb Attack on UN Bus in Somalia
A bomb exploded Monday on a bus carrying U.N. employees in northern Somalia, killing at least 10 people and wounding many oth...
6 Militants Killed in US Somalia Strike
A U.S. airstrike in Somalia killed at least six members of the Islamic extremist group al-Shabab, possibly including its lead...
Somalia TV Sales Grow as Many Avoid Public Places
The TV business is booming in Somalia, in part because of fears of gathering in public places that are targeted for deadly at...
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