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The coalition force was conducting a "multi-day operation" to clear al-Shabaab, an Islamist militant group, from nearby villages.
Defense Secretary Jim Mattis has had a stabilizing influence in the White House — and over Trump.
Even as ISIS' territorial control erodes in Iraq and Syria, ISIS-linked militants and fighters inspired by the group remain a threat around the world.
More than 300 people died in the worst terrorist attack ever to hit Somalia, and officials still aren’t sure who caused it
Somali officials don't know why terrorists killed more than 300 people Saturday. They say one of the attackers might have been seeking revenge against the US.
Much of the world is making great leaps in technology, security, and public health. But a handful of cities are getting left behind.
"When you’re on patrol, you can’t always be in a safe position," Mattis said.
U.S. Africa Command said the service member died while U.S. forces were advising and assisting a Somali National Army operation.
China is building a new base in Africa that creates ‘significant operational security’ issues for the US military
Beijing will soon open a "logistical support" base not far from an important US facility in Djibouti, on the East African coast.
A shipment of leaves of khat, often chewed for a stimulant effect, were busted by US authorities in Pittsburgh.