US kills 26 people including 9 civilians in Somalia

On Friday, three high-ranking members and 14 fighters of the al-Shabab militant group were killed when the US military used remote-controlled unmanned aerial vehicles in an attack on Dhoobley town. On Thursday, nine civilians were killed and 30 others wounded in US airstrikes on the outskirts of Kismayo.

A Secret License to Kill

By David Cole

Imagine that Russia started killing individuals living in the United States with remote-controlled drone missiles, and argued that it was justified in doing so because it had determined, in secret, that they posed a threat to Russia s security.

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Dubbed 'offshore balancing,' the strategy has been used for years in Somalia in the wake of the US withdrawal from the African country after the 1993 Battle of Mogadishu when 19 US and UN troops died during a disastrous humanitarian mission.

US kills dozens in Somalia

United States drones have reportedly struck three districts in southern Somalia, killing dozens of civilians and wounding scores of others.

US attacks kill several people in Somalia

Somali officials have confirmed U.S. aerial attacks on Thursday morning in an area between Kismayu and Dhoobley cities, according to Press TV.

US kills six people in Somalia

The US drone attack left six civilians dead and many more injured in the Dhoobley town located near Kismayo, the capital of the lower Juba region and a port city located some 500 kilometers (310 miles) south of the Somali capital of Mogadishu on Wednesday.

US kills 16 people in Somalia

The drone attack took place near the city of Afmadow, located in the middle of Somalia s Juba region.

US Kills 78 People in Somalia

By Press TV

In a different incident on Friday, another US drone attack killed 11 civilians and wounded 34 more in Hoosingow district in the south of the country.

US kills 15 Somali civilians

A US drone strike has killed at least 15 civilians and injured dozens of others in the southern region of war-torn Somalia,. This recent strike follows a similar strike in the same region on Friday, which killed at least 70 people.

US Kills 27 People in Somalia

Dozens of civilians were also injured after an American strike on the port town of Kismayo, about 500 kilometers south of the Somali capital Mogadishu on Monday, witnesses told Press TV.

US drone crashes in Somalia, kills five

A US unmanned aerial vehicle has crashed near a military facility in southern Somalia, killing at least five government soldiers, Press TV reports.

US kills 18 civilians in Somalia

The US drone attack struck Musa Haji district in Lower Juba region on Wednesday morning, and left 18 civilians dead and 37 more injured, a Press TV correspondent reported.

US kills 9 people in Somalia

The US drone carried out attacks Sunday morning near the Bilis Qooqani districts in southern Somalia, leaving nine people dead and 14 others wounded.

US kills 29 people in Somalia

The Tuesday attack took place on Afmadow town in southern Somalia, a Press TV correspondent reported. Somalia is the sixth country where the US military has conducted such drone strikes.

US kills 20 people in Somalia

A US drone attack has killed 20 civilians and injured 60 others in southern Somalia, Press TV reports.

US Kills Dozens Of People In Somalia

The first strike happened in the southern town of Badheere on Saturday, killing nearly 45 people, witnesses said.

US kill 38 more people in Somalia

The US remote-controlled drones launched aerial attacks on Tabataa town, which is located in the southern Lower Juba region of Somalia. At least 38 people were killed and over 66 others were wounded in the terror strikes.

US kills 17 people in Somalia

The attack occurred in a civilian region near the town of Dhobley in southern Somalia on Tuesday.

US kills 7 people in Somalia

The US drone carried out the assassination attacks Wednesday morning in Hiiraan region near Kalaberka of central Somalia.

From Information Clearing House


Peace Prize-winner Obama savages Somalia

Future of Freedom Foundation
by Sheldon Richman


A human catastrophe is taking place in Somalia, the result of drought, famine - and the savage war conducted by the Obama administration, complete with a CIA training facility and prison. According to the Guardian, 150,000 desperate Somalis, mostly women and children, have walked more than 60 miles to a crowded refugee camp in Kenya in the past three months...

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