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Kenyan forces advance on strategic Somali rebel bases

Kenyan troops advanced towards a strategic rebel-held Somali town on Tuesday as heavy air strikes battered Shebab militant positions,army officials said. “Our forces will be concentrating on operations in Afmadow region today, they started moving there late on Monday,” said army spokesman Major Emmannuel Chirchir. Kenyan troops have pushed at least…

Sudan army attacks rebels’ on Darfur-Libya border

The Sudanese army have attacked a heavily armed convoy of Darfur rebels near the war-torn region’s border with Libya, killing one and seizing a truck load of weapons, the army spokesman said on Tuesday. “Yesterday (Monday), when the Sudanese armed forces tried to close the border, where Sudan, Libya and…

BBC reporter among 19 killed in Afghan suicide strikes

Triple suicide blasts and shootings killed 19 people including a local BBC reporter in an ongoing attack on Uruzgan province Thursday that was the deadliest to hit Afghanistan in more than a month. The Taliban claimed responsibility for the coordinated assault that began with suicide bombings on official buildings in…

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