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US conducts series of strikes in Somalia

US forces have conducted a series of air strikes in Somalia in recent days, including one announced Wednesday that officials said killed six militants. The...

Trump boosts US military authority for Somalia fighting

President Donald Trump has boosted the US military's authority to step up air strikes in the fight against Islamist insurgents in Somalia, the Defense...

Somali force duped US into bombing rival: official

A regional administration in Somalia said rival forces deliberately misled the US into launching an air strike that killed 13 of its troops and...

US strike kills at least 150 Shebab fighters in Somalia

An American air strike on a Shebab training camp in Somalia killed more than 150 fighters planning an imminent attack on forces from the...

Pentagon: Drone Targets Senior Shebab Militant In Somalia

US drone aircraft targeted a senior figure in Somalia's Shebab militia, the Pentagon said Tuesday, in the latest bid to take out leaders of...

US relocates drones airfield after Djibouti crashes

The Pentagon is shifting its drone operations from a US base in Djibouti to a more remote airfield after local officials voiced concern...

Russian Warship Escorts Second Convoy Off Somali Coast

A Russian Udaloy class destroyer is escorting a second convoy of commercial ships since its arrival on an anti-piracy mission in the Gulf of...

Somali forces capture rebel stronghold

Somali government forces supported by African Union peacekeepers and tanks on Tuesday took control of a key Islamist rebel base just to the north...

Somali pirates weakened but not defeated: EU commander

The number of successful Somali pirate attacks has fallen but international navies must not drop their guard and keep up the pressure, the commander...

Russia to Send New Anti-Piracy Force to Gulf of Aden

A task force from Russia’s Northern Fleet, led by the Udaloy class destroyer Vice Admiral Kulakov, will soon depart on an new anti-piracy mission...