The U.S. military said Monday it carried out a drone strike in Somalia that killed a member of the al-Shabab extremist group, while a Somali intelligence official said an al-Shabab leader was targeted but it was not clear whether he had been killed.
At least 18 African Union troops were killed in a deadly ambush in the Lower Shabelle region by al-Shabab militants, officials and security sources told VOA Somali.
Two terror suspects arrested in Eastleigh in September 2012 are guilty of being in possession of explosive chemicals, hand grenades, four riffles and several rounds of ammunition hence did not mean good for the country.
By LABAN WANAMBISI, NAIROBI– The United States has voiced concern about possible chaos in next month’s Kenya General Election and is now urging key players to take steps to forestall a re-occurrence of post-election violence witnessed due to the disputed 2007 presidential results tally.
UN investigators are reported to have accused a Saudi Arabia-led military coalition of carrying out a deadly March attack on a Somali refugee boat off Yemen, saying the alliance had become a cover for some states to avoid individual blame.