The ‘War on Terror’ Still Grows in Somalia “Drone strikes may have a purpose, but they are no substitute for

MOGADISHU—On August 29, U.S. forces carried out their 21st confirmed air strike in Somalia this year. The short U.S. Africa Command (Africom) press release announcing the strike on al-Shabaab,

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Police arrest 4 al-Shabab militants in Mogadishu

Somali security forces have arrested a senior al-Shabab commander and three other militants during operations conducted in Heliwa and Yakhshid districts of Benadir region in

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US military airstrike in Somalia against al-Shabaab kills 2
- Aug 22, 2018
The US military says it has carried out an airstrike in Somalia against al-Shabaab extremists, killing two fighters. The US Africa Command statement says the strike was carried out on Tuesday ...
Democrats are embracing diversity ahead of crucial mid-terms
- Aug 18, 2018
America’s first transgender governor, a huge influx of female representatives and the first Somali-American woman in Congress all came a step closer during this week’s primary elections. The results illustrate how ...
Journalist captured in Somalia weighed up desperate last act
- Aug 18, 2018
It would have been a suicidal act.” Michael Scott Moore was long into his 977 days held captive by Somalia pirates when a guard's carelessly laid gun offered him a way ...
Soldiers killed in al-Shabab military base attack near Mogadishu
- Aug 5, 2018
At least three soldiers have been killed near Somalia's capital, Mogadishu, in a suicide car bomb attack at a military base claimed by the al-Shabab armed group. Sunday's explosion took place ...
The Cafe Talkers of Somalia
- Aug 2, 2018
language is the essence of Somali society: the spoken word is directly linked to power and influence, and oral poetry is synonymous with Somali culture itself. Somalis simply talk. They ...
St. Cloud police: No truth to Facebook post about Somali man trying to abduct woman in St. Cloud
- Aug 2, 2018
This Facebook posting made up a story about an attempted abduction of a woman by a Somali man in a St. Cloud Walgreens. A false Facebook posting about a Somali-American man ...
The Glam Hijabi: The incredible beauty tricks I learnt from my Somali mother
- Aug 2, 2018
Hani Sidow is GLAMOUR HQ's 21-year-old beauty blogger. London-based Hani, who hails from Somalia, is breaking taboos about being a beauty-loving Hijab wearer, helping inspire other women on Muslim beauty, fashion and ...
Djibouti Slams Call for End to Eritrea Sanctions
- Aug 2, 2018
Djibouti, an increasingly strategic nation in the Horn of Africa, has condemned last week’s call by Somali President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed for the lifting of U.N. sanctions against Eritrea. During his ...

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