At least 28 people have been killed in a twin suicide bomb and gun attack on a hotel in the Somali capital. The Islamist al-Shabab militant group has claimed responsibility for the assault.
The US has warned non-essential diplomatic staff to leave Mogadishu immediately after a specific threat against them. The warning comes as the US's African Command renews drone strikes on jihadist targets in Somalia.
A 10-hour siege by al-Shabab militants at a hotel in the Somali capital Mogadishu has ended. At least 23 people were killed, including government officials.
"Several terrorists" were killed in two airstrikes by the United States on IS jihadis in Somalia. This is the first time the US has carried out such strikes in the country, where the militant group is a growing presence.
Thousands returned to the site of the country's worst terror attack six days later. The US has stepped up the number of drone strikes inside Somalia since the beginning of the year.
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