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Tag: Somalia

US military strikes Shabaab “encampment,” killing scores of fighters

The strikes were launched to "prevent terrorists from using remote areas as a safe haven to plot, direct, inspire, and…

Islamic State claims clashes with Shabaab in Somalia

The Islamic State claims to have killed 14 members of Shabaab, al Qaeda's arm in Somalia.

AFRICOM hits Shabaab near Somali capital

The last three strikes against Shabaab have taken place in an area where foreign al Qaeda fighters have historically sheltered.…

Shabaab claims assassination of Somali generals

Shabaab killed two Somali generals who were leading a military offensive against the group in the Lower Shabelle region, south…

US strikes target al Qaeda in Libya, Somalia

The US military hit al Qaeda's branches in Somalia and Libya twice over the past several days, killing 20 fighters…

US military against targets Shabaab in central Somalia

The US military has launched six airstrikes in the central Somali province of Mudug since Nov. 19, killing at least…

AFRICOM launches 2 more strikes against Shabaab in central Somalia

The US military is clearly targeting Shabaab in Mudug province. There have been five strikes there in the past four…

US military kills dozens of Shabaab fighters in 3 strikes

The pattern of the strikes, which took place in central Somalia, indicates that al Qaeda's branch in East Africa either…