- Somalia: Man executed for journalists' killings Updated: Apr-11-16 10:12 am
MOGADISHU, Somalia - A former journalist who joined the Islamic extremist group al-Shabab was executed Monday by firing squad in Somalia's capital for the killings of five Somali journalists.
- Somalia: Car bomb kills 2 at restaurant in the capital Updated: Apr-09-16 11:57 am
MOGADISHU, Somalia - A car bomb killed at least two people at a restaurant in the Somali capital Saturday, a police official said.
- Officials: al-Shabab leader killed in Somalia drone strike Updated: Apr-02-16 12:33 am
WASHINGTON - A U.S. drone strike in Somalia has targeted a key leader of the al-Shabab militant group who was involved in two attacks in Mogadishu more than a year ago that killed more than 30 people, at least three Americans among them, the Pentagon said Friday. Several U.S. officials said he and two others were killed.