Defense Department Releases Identity Of U.S. Soldier Killed During Operation In Somalia

Defense Department Releases Identity Of U.S. Soldier Killed During Operation In Somalia

The Department of Defense released the identity of a U.S Army soldier killed-in-action during an operation on Friday against Islamic militant forces in Somalia, which also resulted in injuries to four other U.S. soldiers. 

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U.S. Conducts Airstrike Against Islamic State Militants In Somalia

U.S. Conducts Airstrike Against Islamic State Militants In Somalia

The U.S. military announced on Monday that it carried out an airstrike against Islamic State, or ISIS, militants in the Puntland region of Somalia, killing one of the militants.  Monday’s airstrike is the second time the U.S. has targeted ISIS in Somalia.

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U.S. Military Air Strike Kills Over 100 Islamic Militants in Somalia

U.S. Military Air Strike Kills Over 100 Islamic Militants in Somalia

The U.S. military announced on Tuesday that a U.S. air strike in Somalia killed over 100 al Shabaab militants, an extreme Islamic group that is linked to al-Qaeda and are attempting to topple the Somali government and drive out United Nations aid workers from the country.

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U.S. Military Slowly Builds Up Ground Presence In Somalia To Fight Islamic Militants In Region

U.S. Military Slowly Builds Up Ground Presence In Somalia To Fight Islamic Militants In Region

The U.S. military has been quietly increasing its ground troop presence in Somalia over the last year to assist the country in defeating Islamic militant groups who want to overthrow the government, according to a POLITICO report.

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U.S. Kills ‘Several Terrorists’ In Airstrikes Against The Islamic State In Somalia

U.S. Kills ‘Several Terrorists’ In Airstrikes Against The Islamic State In Somalia

The U.S. Pentagon’s Africa Command announced on Friday that the U.S. carried out two airstrikes for the very first time against the Islamic State in Somalia, stating that the airstrikes killed “several terrorists.”

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