Details on the al Shabab attack that killed a US special ops soldier: US/Somalia/Kenya forces were setting up an outpost in an open area due to flooding - possible alShabab had clear view before firing mortars from across the river, Somali unit cmdr tells

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20 July 2018
Iran FM @JZarif, leading a political-economic delegation, will depart for South Africa on Tuesday early morning
1 month ago
U.S. embassy warns citizens to consider leaving district in north Mozambique
"They fired about four mortars rounds from the other side of the [Jubba] river, and one of them hit the US soldier," the commander said of the attack that killed US Staff Sgt Alexander Conrad on Friday
Details on the al Shabab attack that killed a US special ops soldier: US/Somalia/Kenya forces were setting up an outpost in an open area due to flooding - possible alShabab had clear view before firing mortars from across the river, Somali unit cmdr tells
Spain will take in migrant boat Aquarius - Spanish prime minister's office
Egypt prosecutor accuses 28 of forming group to topple government
1 month ago
Italy, Malta must allow 'immediate disembarkation' of stranded migrants: UN
First Lady Margaret Kenyatta is set to deliver a key note address at Harvard University in Massachusetts, USA, outlining the successes of Beyond Zero campaign.
PM says Ethiopia dam will not cut Egypt's share of Nile waters
1 month ago
Italy's new interior minister Matteo Salvini threatens to block migrant ships in row with Malta
1 month ago
Italy shuts ports to migrant boat, asks Malta to open its doors
Honoring Army Staff Sgt. Alexander W. Conrad, 26, of Chandler, Ariz., killed in Somalia Friday by enemy indirect fire. Member of 1st Battalion, 3rd Special Forces Group, Fort Bragg, North Carolina
1 month ago
Earthquake of magnitude 4.9 - 46km ESE of Pamandzi, Mayotte
Wreckage of the VBIED which exploded outside the Somali, US, Kenyan military base near Sanguni, a Somali soldier was slightly wounded.1 month ago
Wreckage of the VBIED which exploded outside the Somali, US, Kenyan military base near Sanguni, a Somali soldier was slightly wounded.
1 month ago
Reports from Sanguni say troops 'foiled' a suicide car bomb. A soldier suspected the VBIED and opened fire forcing it to detonate outside the base, two militants were killed, one soldier wounded, per source. A US soldier was killed 4 wounded in the area on Friday.
US warns of 'imminent attacks' in northern Mozambique
[email protected] update on yesterday's attack in Somalia: "the wounded Americans have been treated and discharged and are currently under the care of the US Embassy Medical Team in Kenya"
1 month ago
United Arab Emirates NGO offering assistance to daoussahak communities targeted in recent attacks in the Menaka region Mali
1 month ago
One U.S. special operations soldier was killed and four U.S. service members wounded in an "enemy attack" on Friday in Somalia
U.S. Statement on Situation in Somalia
Joint US-African force attacked by alShabab north of Kismayo Somalia, confirms US military official. Possible casualties.
DR Congo's former vice president, Jean-Pierre Bemba, is acquitted on appeal by Hague court - had been sentenced to 18 years for war crimes.
International Criminal Court acquits DR Congo's former vice president Bemba on appeal
1 month ago
WHO chief Tedros says DRC's Ebola outbreak is 'stabilizing', says 'we are cautiously optimistic'
The Chinese contingent of MINUSMA has just been attacked in the city of Gao by armed individuals wanting to seized the vehicle. A Chinese soldier is dead.
1 month ago
Earthquake of magnitude 4.9 - 29km ESE of Pamandzi, Mayotte
The corruption case against South Africa's former President Jacob Zuma was suspended until July 27
1 month ago
Greek police say smuggling vehicle carrying 16 migrants crashes on northern highway; 6 dead.
U.N. imposes sanctions on six men who are described as 'millionaire migrant traffikers'. They include 4 Libyans and 2 Eritreans who are accused of leading criminal networks that traffic vast numbers of vulnerable migrants through Libya to Europe.
1 month ago
Earthquake of magnitude 4.8 - 40km SE of Pamandzi, Mayotte
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