Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Almost 100,000 flee Yemen in four months since fighting started

Almost 100,000 people have fled Yemen since conflict erupted there in late March, but the UN refugee agency warned on Tuesday that its regional...

Court Temporarily Blocks Trump’s Travel Ban, and Airlines Are Told to Allow Passengers

A federal judge in Seattle on Friday temporarily blocked President Trump’s week-old immigration order from being enforced nationwide, reopening America’s door to visa holders...

Roxbury heist target handles cash for African immigrants

The Roxbury money exchange business targeted in Tuesday’s gunpoint robbery of $420,000 in cash has outlets across the country and caters to African immigrants,...

700+ migrants missing or feared dead in Mediterranean shipwrecks

At least 65 migrants have died from shipwrecks in the Mediterranean Sea in the past week. And with hundreds still missing, officials fear the...

Smuggler who ‘revelled in’ torturing migrants arrested in Italy as almost 9,000 refugees rescued...

A Somali man who colluded with Libyan smugglers to torture and extort fellow migrants in squalid prisons has been arrested in Italy as the...

IOM Provides Assisted Voluntary Return Assistance to 68 Ethiopian Migrants from Hargeisa

IOM, the UN Migration Agency in collaboration with Somaliland’s Ministry of Rehabilitation, Resettlement and Reconstruction, Hargeisa Migration Response Centre (MRC), the Ethiopian Community Centre...

Somali diaspora speaks up about the dangers of migrant trafficking

When we hear immigration issues or refugee crises these days, we may instantly think about Syria. Syrians have been through so much in the...

Egypt boat disaster shines light on new migration trend

Just before sunrise on a warm September morning, mobile phones in the village of Green Island on Egypt Mediterranean coast began ringing urgently. “Our children...

More than 120 bodies washed ashore near Libyan city

Scores of bodies of people who drowned trying to cross the Mediterranean were found around Sabratha city in July. More than 120 bodies of people...

African passports: The powerful, the weak and the (now) barred from the US

On Friday US President Donald Trump signed an executive order that barred citizens of seven nations from accessing a US visa to enter the country,...

Latest article

Gass shuffles cards as Puntland security undergoes unpredictable shifts

As Puntland inches nearer to the December presidential 'elections', security issues seem to be dominating attention more than should be the case in similar circumstances. Not...

Somalia: Assailants hit Puntland President where it hurts most killing one of his guards

A witness says assailants killed a member of Puntland Presidential guard unit and injured another in a shooting in the commercial city of Bossasso...

Somalia regional states’ leaders fail to turn up for meeting with Farmajo

Leaders of Somalia’s regional states did not turn up to a meeting with the country’s president which was scheduled to take place in the...