Since 2017, the US military has stepped up air raids against the group in Somalia, carrying out 47 attacks last year.
The US military said it has launched an airstrike on al-Shabaab militants in response to their attack on a Somali military base.
Nairobi —That the attack on the DusitD2 hotel and office complex in Nairobi, in which 21 people died, including five of the attackers, was carried out by Somalia-based al-Shabab will come as no surprise. Ever since Kenya sent its troops across the Somali border more than seven years ago, its towns and cities have become targets for the al-Qaeda-affiliated militants.
NAIROBI, KENYA- A magistrate's court in Kenya has ruled that three men must stand trial on charges they were involved in a deadly attack on a Nairobi shopping mall in 2013.
The African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) has honoured 159 Nigerian Police officers on foreign mission in Somalia for exemplary service.
Before Somalia’s civil war, the shorelines of the capital were renowned for their wide beaches, cool breezes and pure blue ocean waters. In fact, all of these attractions are still there today.
The United States military has killed six al-Shabab militants in Somalia, in the fourth airstrike there this week, according to the U.S. Africa Command (AFRICOM).
MOGADISHU, Somalia (RNS) — In a small single-room house in the Banaadir district of Somalia, dozens of Christians worship in secret out of fear of persecution in a country where no official churches exist.
The United States military says it has carried out two airstrikes in Somalia that killed four al-Shabaab extremists.
In a statement following on from UN Secretary-General António Guterres on Friday, deeply regretting the Government's declaration that Nicholas Haysom was persona non grata, the 15 Council members expressed their regret, and thanked the veteran South African lawyer and senior UN official "and underlined their full support" for the United Nations Assistance Mission in Somalia (UNSOM) and its mandate provided last year under Security Council Resolution 2408.