Somalia

Andrea Germanos, staff writer
Two weeks after President Donald Trump gave military officials wider authority for conducting airstrikes in Somalia, the United States military said that dozens of troops had arrived in the country, a sign of increased U.S. involvement there. The arrival of the roughly 40 regular troops in the capital of Mogadishu occurred on April 2, and marks,...
Lauren McCauley, staff writer
President Donald Trump relaxes rules of military engagement in Somalia at a time of extreme drought and famine in the region. Reporters warn that with more groups of people moving around in search of food and water, this could increase "the risk of mistaking civilians as Islamist fighters." (Photo: Expert Infantry/cc/flickr)
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Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
At least 31 Somali refugees are dead after the boat they were traveling in from...