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KAMPALA, Uganda — Uganda's military has begun withdrawing dozens of its troops from a regional force in Somalia, a military official said Thursday, marking...
The Latest: Somalia calls Trump Jerusalem move ‘dangerous’

JERUSALEM — The Latest on the fallout from President Donald Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital (all times local): ...
Final death toll in Somalia’s worst attack is 512 people

MOGADISHU, Somalia — The final death toll in October's massive truck bombing in Somalia's capital is 512 people, according to the committee tasked with...
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WASHINGTON — The Pentagon has received permission from the government of Niger to begin flying armed drones from the capital, Niamey, a U.S. official...
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MOGADISHU, Somalia — A U.S. military investigation of a deadly August raid in Somalia is contradicting Somali officials' statements that several civilians, including children,...
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MOGADISHU, Somalia — The U.S. military says it has carried out an airstrike against the Islamic State group in northeastern Somalia that killed one...
UN chief warns that traffickers may be guilty of war crimes

UNITED NATIONS — Terrorist groups and criminals are capitalizing on conflict to exploit innocent civilians sexually and physically which may constitute war crimes and...
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WASHINGTON — Reflecting stepped-up targeting of extremists in Africa, the U.S. military said airstrikes killed more than 100 militants in Somalia on Tuesday and...
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MOGADISHU, Somalia — The U.S. military said Wednesday it has carried out another drone strike against al-Shabab in Somalia that killed several extremists, the...
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MOGADISHU, Somalia — The Islamic State group's growing presence in Somalia could become a "significant threat" if it attracts fighters fleeing collapsing strongholds in...

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