United States Africa Command confirms airstrike in Somalia that likely killed al-Shabaab commander “Ali Jabal” - SOFREP (press release) (subscription)

Mogadishu, Somalia — Early this morning the United States Africa Command (USAFRICOM) based in Stuttgart, Germany released a statement confirming a “kinetic strike operation” against the al-Qaeda-linked terrorist group known as Harakat al-Shabaab, ...

AMISOM confirms 12 soldiers killed in ambush in Somalia - Xinhua

MOGADISHU, July 31 (Xinhua) -- The African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) confirmed Monday that 12 troops were killed and seven others injured during an ambush on its convoy in southern Somalia on Sunday. The insurgents ambushed the AMISOM ...

Massive explosion heard in Somalia's Mogadishu - AppsforPCdaily

Al Shabaab wants to force out the peacekeepers, oust the Western-backed government and impose its strict interpretation of Islam in Somalia. A Somali military officer says fighters with the al-Shabab extremist group have killed at least eight African ...

US military kills Al-Shabaab fighter in southern Somalia - Xinhua

MOGADISHU, July 31 (Xinhua) -- The U.S. military said Monday it carried out a drone strike in southern Somalia on Saturday evening, killing Al-Shabaab fighter. The U.S. Africa Command (Africom) said the successful kinetic strike operation against the ...

UPDF confirms 12 dead in Somalia ambush - Independent

FILE PHOTO: AMISOM troops on parade in Somalia last year. An ambush Sunday left several dead. Mogadishu, Somalia | THE INDEPENDENT & AFP | Uganda has confirmed that 12 of her solidiers, part of the African Union (AU) troops in Somalia, were ...