{FD} Somalia intelligence officials report suspected US airstrike

A senior Somali intelligence official says a suspected U.S. airstrike has largely destroyed a minibus travelling near a rebel-held village in southern Somalia.

{FD} Car bomb kills journalist in Somalia capital, says witness

A Somali journalist has been killed by a car bomb in the capital late Monday, says a fellow journalist.

{FD} Final death toll in Somalia’s worst attack is 512 people

The final death toll in October’s massive truck bombing in Somalia’s capital is 512 people, according to the committee tasked with looking into the country’s worst-ever attack.

{FD} US carries out 3 drone strikes against extremists in Somalia

The U.S. military command in Africa says it carried out three drone strikes against Islamic extremists in Somalia within 24 hours, stepping up their campaign against al-Shabab and the Islamic State group.

{FD} US says drone strike in Somalia kills ‘several militants’

A U.S. drone strike killed “several militants” with al-Shabab in Somalia, the military said, as the Trump administration increasingly targets what has become the deadliest Islamic extremist group in Africa.

{FD} US says new airstrike in Somalia kills ‘several militants’

The U.S. military says “several militants” have been killed in an airstrike against the al-Shabab extremist group in Somalia.

{FD} Suspected US strike targets ISIS-linked fighters in Somalia

A Somali security official says a suspected U.S. airstrike has targeted a base run by Islamic State group-affiliated fighters in Somalia’s northern state of Puntland.

{FD} Somalia’s death toll now at 358 as ‘state of war’ planned

The death toll in Somalia’s deadliest attack has risen to 358 while dozens remain missing.

{FD} Somalia’s defense minister, army chief resign: Official

Somali officials say the country’s defense minister and army chief have resigned as the al-Qaida-linked al-Shabab group steps up attacks on army bases across south and central Somalia.

{FD} 4 Somali soldiers killed in attack by Islamic extremists

Islamic extremist fighters killed four Somali government soldiers and briefly took a town near the border with Kenya Monday, a military official said.

{FD} US says drone strike kills 3 al-Shabab extremists in Somalia

The U.S. military says it has killed three members of the al-Shabab extremist group with a “precision airstrike” in Somalia.

{FD} US military says Somalia airstrike kills al-Shabab fighter

The U.S. military says it has conducted an airstrike in Somalia that killed an al-Shabab extremist and wounded another.

{FD} Renegade al-Shabab leader defects to government

A renegade leader of Somalia’s Islamic extremist insurgents, al-Shabab, has surrendered to the government.

{FD} At least 2 killed in car bomb blast in Somalia’s capital

At least two people were killed in an apparent car bomb blast on a major street in Somalia’s capital Friday evening, police said, just hours after the U.S. military confirmed that a recent airstrike had killed a high-level al-Shabab extremist commander blamed for deadly attacks in Mogadishu.

{FD} US confirms airstrike killed al-Shabab commander in Somalia

The U.S. military is confirming it killed a high-level commander of the al-Shabab extremist group with an airstrike in Somalia over the weekend.

{FD} 3 dead in suicide blast at police station in Somalia capital

A Somali police officer says a suicide car bomber has detonated near the gate of a police station in the capital, Mogadishu.

{FD} Car bomb in Somalia capital kills at least 15, police say

A police officer says a suicide car bomber has detonated at a district headquarters in Somalia’s capital, killing at least seven people.

{FD} Somali soldiers end bloody restaurant siege by extremists

Fighting continued through the night as Somalia’s al-Shabab Islamic extremists fought off heavily armed soldiers in a bloody siege at a popular Mogadishu restaurant.

{FD} Suicide car bomber detonates outside Somalia restaurant

A suicide bomber detonated an explosives-laden vehicle at the gate of a popular restaurant in Somalia’s capital, and gunmen were fighting their way inside, police said Wednesday night.

{FD} 14 killed as soldiers clash over drought food aid in Somalia

At least 14 people, mostly civilians, were killed Friday as soldiers clashed over food aid in drought-ravaged Somalia’s southwestern city of Baidoa.