"We also injured four USA soldiers", Abdiasis Abu Musab, al Shabaab's military operations spokesman, told Reuters on late Friday.
"My thoughts and prayers are with the families of our serviceman who was killed and his fellow servicemen who were wounded in Somolia". "They are truly all HEROES". "The U.S. provided advice, assistance and aerial surveillance during the mission".
Friday's joint operation, part of a multi-day mission including about 800 Somali and Kenyan troops, aimed to clear al-Shabab from contested areas.
AFRICOM has conducted several airstrikes in Somalia recently, including a June 2 strike that killed 27 al-Shabaab militants southwest of Bosasso. One of the wounded US service members received sufficient medical care in the field, and the other three were medically evacuated for additional treatment.
Trump believes 'progress made' in G7 trade talks The two oversaw the signing of several agreements, including a joint $1 billion industrial investment fund. President Trump said he expects something will happen on trade, and that it will be positive.
Serena withdraws from French Open quarters; Kerber advances The Romanian fought back from a set down to beat Germany's Angelique Kerber 7-6 6-3 6-2 as she chases a first grand slam title. She'll have to wait for Wimbledon to pursue her second career Grand Slam after winning the Australian Open in January.
Al-Shabab, an al-Qaeda-linked armed group, is fighting to overthrow Somalia's central government and establish its own rule based on its interpretation of Islamic law in the Horn of Africa country.
The U.S. has about 1,000 special operations personnel in Africa.
The U.S. has about 500 troops in Somalia, mostly in Special Operations. A U.S. Africa Command statement said the four were in the care of the U.S. Embassy medical team in neighboring Kenya. He was the first USA casualty in Somalia since the Black Hawk Down incident in 1993.
"This attack comes just as the USA military and the White House are reconsidering whether there should be as many special forces, not just in Somalia but in sub-Saharan Africa, because Washington is looking at trying to perhaps shore up its defences in other parts of the world where they see some sort of security threat from Russian Federation and China", she added.
The October attack in Niger raised questions in Washington about the us military presence across Africa as the Trump administration focuses counterterror efforts on a range of groups linked to al-Qaida and the Islamic State group. A Pentagon investigation of the incident produced a highly critical report.
Warren Buffett and Jamie Dimon are doubling down on their plea for corporations to stop providing quarterly earnings guidance. Securities laws require quarterly reports on profits, revenue and other information but do not require quarterly forecasts.
Expect to see Meghan at a carefully chosen selection of them as she continues her introduction to her new life as a senior royal. Prince Philip , the Duke of Edinburgh, did not take part today, in line with his retirement from public life past year .
Porsche is doubling down on electric cars, saying it will pour over €6 billion (about $7.1 million) into electromobility by 2022. Porsche announced the name for its first purely electric model as part of the "70 years of Porsche Sports Cars " ceremony.
The basic Origin Access provides gamers with a trove of over a hundred past games from EA and other publishers. Electronic Arts CEO Andrew Wilson took the stage at EA Play 2018 to announce Origin Access Premier.
Israel says many protest participants were Hamas members and militants trying to breach the border and launch attacks. Israeli troops fired heavy tear gas volleys, including from drones, sending protesters running for cover.
He said: "Every once in a while, I give him a pinch to come to Liverpool to helps us and such, but it's with his agents. Liverpool are not interested in signing Southampton goalkeeper Alex McCarthy this summer, according to Goal .
GGG failed to follow their guidelines by not scheduling a fight with the IBF No. 1 opponent Sergiy Derevyanchenko (12-0, 10 KOs). They were asking to have their shot at the IBF title next, but they never asked for him to be stripped.
Players will control a Jedi in Fallen Order, but no indication was made as to specifically "who" they might be controlling. It takes place "during the dark times when the Jedi are being hunted", between the third and fourth Star Wars films.
Called Command & Conquer: Rivals, the game will be out later this summer, and there's a beta available on Android right now. For the first time since Madden '08 , EA Sports will launch a full Madden game for Windows PC via its Origin service.
Meghan made her debut on the Buckingham Palace balcony alongside Harry and the other family members and seemed totally at ease. The Duke of Edinburgh, who celebrates his 97th birthday on Sunday, has retired from official public duties and did not attend.
30000 more votes to be counted in local election
While Sacramento Sheriff Scott Jones will undoubtedly come in first place, his percentage of the total votes casts could change. When you head into the voting booth, you can mark an X for your preferred candidate or you can decline the ballot.
Trump demands end to 'unfair' trade after G7 summit
Then he pulled the USA out of the Paris accord the following week. "And they understand it's going to happen", Trump said . German Chancellor Angela Merkel said earlier that Russia's return to the club was out of the question.
No evidence of any foul play in Bourdain death
Travel and food superstar Anthony Bourdain died of a reported suicide and was found dead Friday, June 8, according to CNN . Bourdain, who was found in his hotel room in France on Friday morning, is believed to have killed himself.
Max Verstappen sweeps Friday F1 practice in Montreal
Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel is second with 96 points and Red Bull Racing's Daniel Ricciardo is third with 72 points. Red Bull chief engineer Paul Monaghan admitted the MGU-K from Monaco is unlikely to be re-usable.
Dub Dynasty: Warriors sweep Cavs for second straight title
Which ended up being a good decision, because he scored 46 points and later advanced to his eighth straight NBA Finals. This outcome seemed inevitable when they walked on the court before the game and even before the 2017-18 season began.
Salmonella cases across Midwest linked to pre-chopped melons
Walmart and Kroger are cooperating fully with the investigation and have removed all cut melon associated with this outbreak. The individuals who became ill said they ate pre-cut cantaloupe, watermelon or a fruit salad mix that contained melon.
Europe’s 2019 Jeep Renegade gets a facelift
The larger infotainment system and the climate control unit seems to have been borrowed from the 2019 Jeep Cherokee . Updated Renegade could be India-bound tooJeep is expected to bring the updated Renegade to India in the future.