Officials said Chinese nationals shined high-powered lasers at American aircrafts as many as three times in recent weeks
Gen. Waldhauser said the majority of these U.S. personnel were concentrated in two areas: in the East Africa region — namely in Djibouti, Kenya, Somalia — and in the west of the continent.
Footage released by the government shows two employees handing over a laptop filled with explosives that officials say caused the blast aboard a Djibouti-bound plane last week.
Mahdi Hashi was just sentenced to nine years in US prison for supporting al Shabaab — but the feds admit he wasn't plotting any attacks on American soil.
A multi-year drought is killing off animals in the Horn of Africa, making life hell for the livestock herders who depend on them.
The move comes amid a resource crunch and shifting targets.
China has been steadily extending its global presence. Now it's looking to establish an outpost in Djibouti, where the US headquarters its military forces in Africa.
A small swarm of locusts can devour enough food in a day to feed 35,000 people, according to the UN Food and Agricultural Organization.
In this excerpt from 'Escape From Yemen,' VICE News meets refugees that have sought shelter in a camp in a desert in Djibouti, where harsh living conditions are a daily reality.
Amnesty International says Saudi-led coalition airstrikes and fighting between Houthi rebels and pro-government groups in two southern Yemeni cities have killed more than 200 civilians, including dozens of children.