The Moroccan foreign ministry hinted at a possible withdrawal of its troops from the Saudi-led coalition in Yemen, causing tensions between the two kingdoms.
A US Africa Command statement says the air strikes occurred in the vicinity of Gandarshe, Lower Shabelle region.
The militants were on trial over two attacks that took place in 2015. Among those who were facing trial were six security personnel accused of failing to provide assistance to people in danger during the Sousse attack.
Instability over control of disputed oil fields continues between the UN-backed Tripoli-based GNA and Tobruk-based LNA, led by General Khalifa Haftar, as the country’s largest oil field becomes the latest flashpoint.
The decision comes following a campaign launched last year after a five-year-old girl was raped by her uncle which paralysed her from the waist down.
Africa’s biggest democracy is at a critical juncture as the country heads to the polls later this month.
The country is under pressure from the IMF to freeze salaries for public employees to help reduce its budget deficit.
State minister Godfrey Kiwanda said the government "decided to use the unique beauty, the curves...to make it a tourist attraction," drawing fire from women and rights organisations.
Libya's Tubu, part of a larger cross-border ethnic minority group, speak out against the "ethnic cleansing" of their community, after Haftar's self-styled Libyan National Army (LNA) launches a military offensive in the country's south.
Belgium agrees to host Former Ivory Coast president Laurent Gbagbo pending a possible prosecution appeal, after he was cleared of crimes against humanity on January 15.
Central African Republic signs agreement following two weeks of talks in Sudanese capital Khartoum. But peace is fragile as similar deals in 2014, 2015 and 2017 all fell apart.
Tunisian Prime Minister Youssef Chahed's supporters set up a new political party to compete for the next presidential and parliamentary elections in late 2019. Could it be a game changer?
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