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Children Are Among the Dead After a U.S.-Backed Raid in Somalia
Ten civilians, including three children, were killed in a raid, a deputy governor said, and the United States military confirmed that it had provided support for an operation in the area.
Fleeing Hardship, Then Pushed Into Sea, They Landed in a Country at War
Migrants from Somalia and Ethiopia, forced overboard from two boats last week, came ashore in war-torn Yemen. They were hoping to find work in the countries of the Persian Gulf.
An Ex-Shabab Leader Surrenders in Somalia, Officials Say
Abu Mansoor Mukhtar Robow surrendered to government forces on Sunday, in a surprise move that could weaken the country’s Islamist militants.
This Is What Hunger Looks Like — Again
The entwining of wars and famine has multiplied the magnitude of death and displacement in Somalia.
At Least 50 Migrants Drown as Smuggler Throws Them Into Sea
The victims had fled Ethiopia and Somalia, facing acute hunger, and were headed for Yemen, one of the world’s most dangerous war zones.
Car Bomb Kills at Least 6 and Injures 13 Others in Mogadishu
A police official said the explosion near a police station in the capital of Somalia on Sunday might have been the work of a suicide bomber.
U.N. Report Says Saudi-Led Coalition Attacked Migrant Boat Off Yemen
The attack in March killed more than 40 people when a helicopter fired on a boat of migrants fleeing the fighting in Yemen.
U.S. Carries Out Drone Strike Against Shabab Militants in Somalia
The operation against the insurgent group comes three months after President Trump relaxed rules for strikes in the region.
Stories of a Lifelong Fascination With Africa
In “Love, Africa,” Jeffrey Gettleman describes his enduring preoccupation with the continent and the career it has engendered.
Shabab Kill 31 and Take Hostages in Somalia’s Capital
Members of the extremist group bombed a hotel popular with foreigners and then began firing at a nearby restaurant in Mogadishu.
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