A boy passes a mural in Yemen: Fulfilling a commitment made by President Barack Obama in 2013, the US government plans to release details of the number of militant suspects and civilians killed in drone strikes since 2009. Photograph: Mohammed Huwais/AFP/Getty

The US government plans to release details of the number of militant suspects and civilians killed in drone strikes since 2009 in an effort to increa(...)

The US military said it mounted an air strike using manned and drone aircraft (above) targeting a training camp run by Somali Islamist group al Shabaab, about 120 miles north of the Somali capital, Mogadishu. File photograph: Getty Images

More than 150 people were killed in a US air strike on a Somali jihadist camp at the weekend, the Pentagon said on Monday. The US military mounted t(...)

The scene of an attack by Islamist militants on the  ministry for higher education offices in Somalia’s capital Mogadishu. Photograph: Ismail Taxta/Reuters

Ten people have been killed in an assault on a government office complex in the Somali capital Mogadishu. Seven of the attackers were also killed, acc(...)

Somali government forces march during a parade to celebrate the 53rd anniversary of the national army, in the capital Mogadishu on Friday. Photograph: Ismail Taxta/Reuters.

At least 16 people were killed as two car bombs exploded outside the law courts in Somalia's capital Mogadishu and gunmen stormed the building (...)