Mohamed Garfanje, the leader of the Hobyo-Haradhere Piracy Network, is a mastermind of kidnap and ransom.
Set to open next month in Somalia, this is the second Turkish overseas military installation, after a base in Qatar.
Eritrea’s navy also was placed under U.S. sanctions in April, after a shipment of military equipment from North Korea was found en route to the country.
Somalia is fighting factions of both Al-Qaeda and ISIS. It needs American assistance.
Al-Shabab, which has ties to Al-Qaeda, is trying to oust the Western-backed government in Somalia.
The Somali militant group has carried out multiple roadside bombings in Kenya recently, killing 20 police officers.
President Trump gave U.S. forces in Somalia more leeway to strike the Al-Qaeda affiliate earlier this year.
The militants, with ties to Al-Qaeda, overran a military base in the Puntland region on Thursday.
Somalia’s Al-Qaeda affiliate killed 4,300 people in 2016, making it Africa’s biggest militant threat.
Akinwumi Adesina tells Newsweek that the U.S. must continue its support for Africa to stop militants thriving.
The Al-Qaeda affiliate has claimed responsibility for the attack in Mogadishu.
The newly-elected Somali president has declared war on the Islamist militants while offering an amnesty to disaffected fighters.
The State Department’s acting deputy tells Newsweek that the U.S. is prepared to make sacrifices for Somalia's security.
Even as Brexit looms, May said a '"global Britain" would drive international efforts to support the African nation.
American forces have traditionally taken a background role in Somalia, but Kyle Milliken’s death may indicate greater involvement.
The death is the first U.S. military casualty in Somalia for more than 20 years.
The Al-Qaeda-affiliated militant group controls parts of Somalia and wants to impose its hardline version of Islam on the country.
Somalia’s president said that the country is in a “state of war” against the Al-Qaeda affiliate, which carried out deadly attacks on Sunday and Monday.