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Trump to withdraw most troops from Somalia as part of global pullback

The mission has received little attention in the United States, but is considered a cornerstone of the Pentagon's global efforts to combat al Qaeda.

By REUTERS
05/12/2020

Death toll from attack on Mogadishu hotel rises to 16

Islamist insurgent group al Shabaab said it was behind the assault on the Elite Hotel in Lido beach, and that its gunmen battled security forces who rushed to the scene.

By REUTERS
17/08/2020

Blast rocks military base in Somali capital, at least eight dead

Somalia has been embroiled in deadly violence since 1991, when clan warlords overthrew leader Siad Barre and then turned on each other.

By REUTERS
08/08/2020

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."

By REUTERS
12/06/2020

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.

By REUTERS
08/03/2020
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