Car Bombings in Somalia Leave at Least 100 Dead
Somalia’s president says at least 100 people were killed in Saturday’s two car bombings at a busy junction in the capital and the toll could rise.
UN Says Part of Somalia Will Reach Famine Later This Year
The United Nations says “famine is at the door” in Somalia with “concrete indications” famine will occur later this year in the southern Bay region. This falls just short of a formal famine declaration as thousands are dying in a historic drought made worse by the effects of the war in Ukraine.
Biden Set to Redeploy U.S. Troops to Somalia, Reversing Trump Withdrawal
The move comes on the heels of evolving intelligence that suggests the extremist group al-Shabab could soon pose a larger threat to the region.