Former al Shabaab senior commander surrenders to Somali police
Former al Shabaab senior commander has surrendered to the Somali Police force, Amisom has said.Via twitter on Tuesday night, Amisom said Ahmed Mohamud Afrah in Galcad surrendered to the police."Amisom congratulates Ahmed upon his act of courage and encourages other militants to abandon acts of terrorism and embrace peace," Amisom said.
U.S. airstrikes hit Al-Shabaab camp
The U.S. government has conducted two "self-defense" airstrikes in southern Somalia because of an "imminent threat" against American troops in the East African country, Pentagon spokesman Capt. Jeff Davis told reporters Tuesday.
US warns of links between Islamic State, Boko Haram
At "Ground Zero" in Africa's counterterrorism fight, senior U.S. officials warned of deepening links between the Islamic State and Boko Haram and prodded Chad's ruling strongman to introduce reforms for the sake of long-term stability.
Nigeria: Boko Haram - Soldiers Rescue 180 Hostages, Kill 5 Terrorists
The Nigerian Army said yesterday that its soldiers prosecuting the war on terror on Wednesday night rescued 180 hostages mostly women and children who had been in Boko Haram captivity for months.
Somali pirates on trial in France for fatal hijacking
Seven suspected Somali pirates are due in court in Paris on Tuesday over the hijacking of a French yacht that left the owner dead and his wife facing a hellish kidnapping ordeal. Christian and Evelyne Colombo had sold everything to make their dream voyage around the world.
At least 25 Al-Shabaab militants killed in central Somalia - Horseed Media • Somali News
At least 25 Al-Shabaab militants were killed in heavy fighting between the Islamist group and Somalia National Army (SNA) backed by Africa Union