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US undertakes military drills in Ghana and Ivory Coast

The United States is leading a military exercise in Ghana and Ivory Coast this month in an attempt to deal with jihadist threats. The 15-day military exercise led by U.S. Special Operations Africa Command (SOCAF) started on 1 March and would involve at least 1,300 army personnel from 30 countries. Codenamed “Flintlock 2023″, the exercise aims to strengthen the ability of… Read More
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Somalia: Amnesty accuses U.S. army of killing civilians

Amnesty International has accused the United States of killing three civilians in an air strike in Somalia. The international rights group said the U.S. failed to investigate claims that those killed were farmers with no ties to Al-Shabaab. Amnesty said on Tuesday that its investigations revealed that the farmers were killed in the March 18 strike in southern Somalia. It… Read More