Articles Tagged 'Somalia'
Single U.S. airstrike wipes out 100 terrorists in Somalia
A single American military airstrike killed at least 100 fighters allied with the Somali-based terror group al-Shabab, the Pentagon revealed Tuesday, adding to an escalating… READ MORE
Trump announces new travel restrictions on 8 countries
President Trump is replacing his controversial travel ban with a targeted list of restrictions that will enhance vetting for nationals from eight countries, senior administration… READ MORE
Why Are Liberals Crying Over the “Muslim Ban”? It Was an OBAMA Policy
As liberals whine about the so called “Trump Muslim ban,” they overlook the fact that the policy had its origins in the Obama administration. Since… READ MORE
Donald Trump Defends His Executive Order: ‘This Is Not A Muslim Ban’
President Trump defended his executive order that bars the citizens of Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen from entering the United States.
As… READ MORE
Islamists raid Somali police station, at least 28 dead: witnesses
MOGADISHU — Islamist militants rammed a car bomb into a police compound north of Somalia’s capital on Tuesday and opened fire on officers, leaving at least 28 people dead, officials and witnesses said.
Al Shabaab – the al Qaeda-linked group that claimed responsibility for a deadly raid on a shopping mall in neighboring Kenya in September – said it carried… READ MORE
US military forces conduct 2 major terror raids, seize Al Qaeda leader behind 1998 embassy bombings
Secretary of State John Kerry said Sunday that a pair of raids conducted in Africa by U.S. special forces signaled the ongoing determination of the United States to bring terrorists to justice and sent the message that “members of Al Qaeda and other terrorist organizations literally can run but they can’t hide.”
The Pentagon confirmed Saturday night that U.S. special… READ MORE
Aid ban still in place in Somalia, Islamist militants say(CNN)
— Islamist militants in Somalia have reversed a pledge to allow foreign aid agencies to operate in famine-struck regions in the nation.
”The lift of ban on aid agencies doesn’t include the agencies that we banned earlier in areas we control because those agencies don’t do relief work, they are spies and work on political agendas’,” Al-Shabaab spokesman Ali… READ MORE
Somali Pirates Keep Indian Hostages Despite Being Paid Ransom
NEW DELHI — The owners of a hijacked ship said Saturday that they were perplexed by the continuing detention of some of their crew members by Somali pirates despite their paying a multimillion-dollar ransom.
Pirates released the ship and some of the crew on Friday. But a Somali pirate told The Associated Press afterward that the Indian crew… READ MORE
Somali pirates kill four Americans
Ewen MacAskill, The Guardian
Four Americans taken from their yacht in the Indian Ocean by Somali pirates have been shot dead, theÂ US military has said.
US naval forces on the way to try to rescue the Americans heard gunshots and on arrival found the four hostages had been killed.
Two pirates were killed and 15 detained during the incident,… READ MORE
Militants Storm Hotel in Somali Capital, Kill 31
MOGADISHU, Somalia — A homicide bomber and gunmen stormed a hotel in Somalia’s capital on Tuesday, killing at least 31 people including members of parliament in an attack that set off an hour-long gun battle, a military spokesman and a witness said.
A parliamentarian who was at the Muna hotel said there were “dead bodies all over” and… READ MORE