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President Trump impeachment articles delivered to Senate for trial

The articles of impeachment charging US President Donald Trump with abuse of power and obstruction of Congress were delivered to the Senate on Wednesday, setting in motion a historic trial that threatens his removal from office.

3 Americans killed in Al-Shabab attack at Kenyan military base

One U.S. service member and two American Department of Defense contractors were killed in a terror attack on a military base in Kenya that houses some U.S. military personnel. Aal-Shabab has...

U.S. Bureaucratic Blunder Could Cost Somalia Desperately Needed Debt Relief

An international push to secure sorely needed debt relief for Somalia may be derailed because of a bureaucratic blunder in Washington, undercutting long-standing efforts to stabilize one of Africa’s least developed and most conflict-plagued countries. 

Yusuf, 14, aims to be first US Muslim president

Yusuf is just like any other 14-year-old American kid, except that he also wants to run for president. And he's figured out exactly how he'll do just that.

BREAKING NEWS: ‘Shots fired’ at White House

There are reports of shots fired at the White House. On Saturday, media which were in place there tweeted that they were being told to shelter until further notice. 'We're sheltering in place at the White House briefing room. A report...

Senator Jack Reed: ” Somali government doesn’t have the confidence of its people..”

Democratic Senator Jack Reed who visited Mogadishu and met with the president of Somalia on February 20th, said that Somali government doesn't have the confidence of its people; while al-Shabab -a hardline Somali islamist militia - is operating outside of...

The American who fled ‘gay conversion’ in Africa

A midnight taxi to the US embassy; an emergency flight home; a new life in New York. An ex-Muslim tells his story. Mahad Olad was in a Nairobi hotel room, looking at his mother. She was holding two articles from...

Gustavus documentarians tell the stories of motivated young Somali-Americans

ST. PETER — A documentary about young Mankato area Somali-Americans aims to redress stereotypes. Gustavus Adolphus College professor Martin Lang and student Noah O’Ryan produced a short film about the ambitions and hurdles of nine area college students who were...

US commander orders new probe into deadly Somalia raid

The head of U.S. Africa Command has asked for an additional investigation into whether civilians were killed during a deadly August raid in Somalia involving American and Somali forces. Army Col. Mark Cheadle, a spokesman for Africa Command, said Wednesday...

US drone strike removes ‘imminent threat’ to Somali capital

A U.S. military drone strike on a vehicle carrying explosives in Somalia has removed “an imminent threat to the people of Mogadishu” by the al-Shabab extremist group, the U.S. Africa Command said Tuesday. The airstrike was carried out early Tuesday...
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President Trump impeachment articles delivered to Senate for trial

The articles of impeachment charging US President Donald Trump with abuse of power and obstruction of Congress were delivered...
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US soldier killed in Kenya is identified after Alshabab attack that left 3 Americans dead

 A U.S. Army specialist killed with two other Americans in an attack Sunday by al-Qaida-aligned militants in Kenya has been identified by...

3 Americans killed in Al-Shabab attack at Kenyan military base

One U.S. service member and two American Department of Defense contractors were killed in a terror attack on a military base in Kenya that...

Al-Shabaab jihadists attack US-Kenya military base

 Jihadists from Somalia's Al-Shabaab group on Sunday attacked a military base used by US and Kenyan forces in Kenya's coastal Lamu region,...

Somalia: Spare the civilians, Red Cross and Red Crescent tell warring parties

Mogadishu (ICRC) – The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) and the Somali Red Crescent Society (SRCS) call on all armed...