al Shabaab

Casualty reports show shifting tactics of US clandestine war in Africa

The US has long had a military role in Africa, but much of it was in the shadows.

Policemen security forces secure the scene where al-Shabaab militia stormed a government building
Somalian Islamist group al Shabaab: We set up COVID-19 treatment centre

"International health organisations said COVID-19 is terribly spreading in countries of Africa continent."

Senior commander in Somalia's al Shabaab terror group killed in airstrike

Since 2008, al Shabaab has been fighting to topple Somalia's central government and establish its own rule based on a strict interpretation of Islam's sharia law.

An image distributed by al Shabaab after the attack on a military base in Kenya shows Somalia's al S
Three Americans killed in al-Shabaab militant attack on base in Kenya

The attack presents another crisis for Washington just as the Pentagon grapples with a rapidly escalating standoff with Iran following a drone strike in Baghdad that killed top Qassem Soleimani.

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