The United States issues a warning to US citizens visiting or living in Uganda about the risk of terrorism as an African Union summit on maternal and child health summit starts.
The African Union will purchase 110 million doses of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine in a deal brokered by the United States, which will defer delivery of some doses intended for the U.S. in order to facilitate the deal.
A U.S. official states that intelligence sources detect increased chatter encouraging terrorist attacks on the U.S. but lacks credible or actionable information. This, following reports that Iraqi intelligence sources warned anti-ISIS coalition members of attacks one day before the attacks. The information from Iraq also lacked specific information.
Iran accuses the United States of "double standards" over the U.S.' delisting of the Mujahideen-e Khalq as a terrorist entity. [http:--abcnews.go.com-International-wireStory-iran-condemns-us-taking-group-off-terror-list-17354881 (ABC News)]date=August 2019
Thailand extradites suspected Russian arms dealer Viktor Bout to the United States to face terrorism charges. [https:--www.reuters.com-article-idUSTRE6AF0Y720101116 (Reuters)], [http:--www.startribune.com-politics-national-congress-108391984.html?elr=KArksLckD8EQDUoaEyqyP4O:DW3ckUiD3aPc:_Yyc:aUvDEhiaE3miUsZ (AP via "Minneapolis Star-Tribune")]date=August 2019
Somali Islamist militant group al-Shabaab threaten more attacks in Burundi and Uganda in retaliation for their participation in an African Union peacekeeping operation in the country. Meanwhile, seven people are killed in fighting in the capital Mogadishu.