Abdullahi Yare, one of the seven leaders named by the US on its most-wanted list in 2012, was believed to be next in line to take over the leadership from ailing Al Shabaab chief Ahmed Diriye.
Convoy carrying supplies to local residents escorted by a military unit "was the target of a terrorist attack" near Gaskinde in the Sahel region, an army statement said.
US government’s preconditions are, at best, attempts by the President to delay returning the money the Taliban government desperately needs to rebuild Afghanistan after years of death and destruction.
Phyllis Rodriguez, who lost her 31-year-old son in the twin tower attack, leads a group of US citizens to protest the US government’s ‘unjust’ targeting of Afghan civilians.
US President Joe Biden marks the 21st anniversary of the attacks, taking part in a wreath-laying ceremony at the Pentagon and paying tributes to “extraordinary Americans” who lost their lives.
In ways both subtle and plain, the aftermath of 9/11 ripples through American politics and public life to this day.
Somali National Army conducted an operation in the town of Mubarak, located 95 kilometres southwest of Mogadishu.
Attack on government-aligned Security Belt Forces in southern Abyan province leaves 21 soldiers dead and seven wounded, says Interior Ministry.
In a video message, Akam Sofyol Anam, believed to be from Bangladesh, urges the global community "to please come forward...and meet the demands of my captors", without outlining the demands.
The alleged massacre took place on market day in Hombori municipality, in the central region of Douentza, after a Mali military convoy hit an improvised explosive device.
Afghanistan's defence minister demands Pakistan not allow its airspace to be used by the US military, while Islamabad denies the accusation and cites a lack of evidence.
President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud promises to eliminate "ruthless" Al Shabab terror group, in his first address to the East African country since the deadly hotel siege left 21 people dead and more than 100 wounded.
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