The body of Sgt. La David Johnson, one of four U.S. soldiers killed in an ambush by Islamist militants in Niger last month, was found with his arms tied and a gaping wound at the back of his head, according to two villagers, suggesting that […]
A suicide car bomb exploded outside a popular hotel in Somalia’s capital on Saturday, killing at least 13 people and wounding 16 others, while gunfire could be heard inside, police said. A second blast was heard in the area minutes later.
The U.S. military said Monday it carried out a drone strike in Somalia that killed a member of the al-Shabab extremist group, while Somalia’s government said it believes the strike killed a high-level al-Shabab commander responsible for several deadly bombings in the capital.
A prominent evangelical who serves as an informal adviser to President Trump and his administration says the president’s vow to bar transgender people from serving in the military had more to do with his discussions with military personnel than the influence of conservative evangelical leaders.
The U.S. military released images taken by a combat photographer whose final picture captured the blast that killed her. Specialist Hilda I. Clayton died in Langham province, Afghanistan on July 2, 2013 during a live-fire training exercise. She and four Afghan soldiers were killed when […]