Monday, June 26, 2017
Wardheer News

US DROPS TERROR REWARD FOR SOMALI AL-SHABAB LEADER

BY MATTHEW LEE WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration has quietly rescinded a reward of up to $5 million for information about a top member of the al-Qaida-allied extremist group al-Shabab in Somalia amid reports he may be in talks … Continued

US SOON TO HAVE PERMANENT DIPLOMATIC PRESENCE IN SOMALIA

MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — The United States ambassador to Somalia says the U.S. once again will have a permanent diplomatic presence in the country after it opens offices in Mogadishu later this year. The U.S. embassy was closed in 1991 … Continued

GUNMEN KILL 3 IN SUSPECTED EXTREMIST ATTACK IN KENYA’S NORTH

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Officials say three people have been killed and three others wounded in a suspected Islamic extremist attack in Kenya’s Mandera County, which borders Somalia. Northeastern Regional Security Coordinator Mohamud Saleh said Friday that four gunmen shot … Continued