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A bullet hole in the window of a hotel in Mogadishu: the worst is not over. (Photo/Stuart Price/UN).

US Kills 60 Al-Shabaab In Deadliest Attacks On The Somali Militants, But The Cycle Of Violence Continues

Al-Shabaab has lost large swathes of territory to the Somali army this year, bolstered by US and African Union peacekeeping troops, AMISOM.


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A US MQ-9 Reaper drone. (Photo/J.M Eddins Jr/US Air Force/Flickr).

In 2017 US President Trump Doubled Drone Strikes In Somalia. What Does 2018 Hold?

Ironically, the latest strike came as the Somali government officially took back control of its own airspace from the International Civil Aviation Organisation, 27 years after the fall of the central government in 1991.