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US Zimbabwe sanctions extended

US President Donald Trump extended by a year sanctions against Zimbabwe saying the new government’s policies continue to pose an “unusual and extraordinary” threat...

Somali air strike leaves 35 dead

The US military said a recent air strike in central Somalia killed 35 al Shabaab fighters. The United States carries out regular air strikes in...

US denies being part of Libya al Qaeda raid

The US military denied being part of a raid on an al Qaeda site in the Libyan city Ubari, contradicting a Libyan official. The spokesperson...

Exterior drone registration compulsory in US

The Federal Aviation Administration now requires small drones to display registration numbers on the exterior to address concerns raised by US security officials and...

Warning to US to prevent air accidents involving drones

The commercial drone industry could be torpedoed if there was a serious accident involving a drone and a commercial aircraft, the chairman of the...

Another US air strike in Somalia

The US military killed 24 militants in an air strike on Wednesday in the vicinity of Shebeeley in central Somalia. The military’s Africa Command (Africom)...

US air strike in Somalia kills six

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The US military killed six Islamist militants in an air strike in Somali in the in the Lower Shabelle region, it said. "At this...

Small US military contingent sent to Gabon

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President Donald Trump said US military personnel had deployed to Gabon in response to possible violent demonstrations in the Democratic Republic of Congo following...

US to counter China, Russia influence in Africa

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The United States plans to counter the rapidly expanding economic and political influence of China and Russia in Africa, where the nations use corrupt...

US renews “permanent diplomatic presence” in Somalia

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The United States renewed a "permanent diplomatic presence" in Somalia, the State Department said, nearly 30 years after the US embassy closed...

Lessons learnt from latest Op Copper deployment

The most recent Operation Copper deployment in the Mozambique Channel, in addition to providing valuable "on-the-job" training for both sailors and airmen,...