Five killed in al-Shabab attack on Mogadishu checkpoint

World Jul 9, 2019

Five killed in al-Shabab attack on Mogadishu checkpoint

Five people, including three civilians, were killed in a gun battle in Somalia on Monday after al-Shabab militants opened fire on a checkpoint in the capital Mogadishu, officials said. Al-Qaida-linked Shabab fighters have been fighting for more than a decade to topple the government. They ...

World Jun 26, 2019

Saudi coalition says Yemen's Islamic State chief has been captured

Saudi Arabia's special forces captured the leader of the Islamic State's branch in Yemen during a raid on a house that was under surveillance, a Saudi military statement said Tuesday, dealing a blow to the extremist group, which has taken advantage of the country's ...