- Pentagon: Dozen militants killed in US airstrikes in Somalia Updated: Apr-12-16 1:41 pm
WASHINGTON - A Pentagon spokesman says the U.S. conducted airstrikes Monday and Tuesday in Somalia that killed an estimated 12 militants affiliated with the al-Shabab Islamic extremist group.
- Somalia: Man executed for journalists' killings Updated: Apr-11-16 10:12 am
MOGADISHU, Somalia - A former journalist who joined the Islamic extremist group al-Shabab was executed Monday by firing squad in Somalia's capital for the killings of five Somali journalists.
- Officials: al-Shabab leader killed in Somalia drone strike Updated: Apr-02-16 12:33 am
WASHINGTON - A U.S. drone strike in Somalia has targeted a key leader of the al-Shabab militant group who was involved in two attacks in Mogadishu more than a year ago that killed more than 30 people, at least three Americans among them, the Pentagon said Friday. Several U.S. officials said he and two others were killed.