Monday, January 21, 2019

Somali terror recruitment: The cause is alienation, and that’s fixable

There are a number of policy steps that can address the problems of young people.  There is no single model to explain young Somali-Americans’ yearning...

Ex-Bin Laden aide sentenced to life in embassy bombings

A former aide of Osama Bin Laden has been sentenced to life in prison for aiding in the bombing of US embassies in east...

Indian envoy target of Taliban attack on Kabul guest house that killed 14

An overnight Taliban attack on a Kabul guesthouse that left 14 people dead, including nine foreigners, was reportedly targeted at the Indian ambassador to...

Al-Shabaab kidnaps 14 Iranian fishermen stranded in Somalia

Al-Shabaab militants have kidnapped 14 crew members of an Iranian fishing boat off the coast of Somalia, seizing them as their vessel washed ashore,...

U.S. House votes to end spy agencies’ bulk collection of phone data

The U.S. House of Representatives approved a bill on Wednesday that would end spy agencies' bulk collection of Americans' telephone data, setting up a...

Dozens killed as armed men open fire on bus in Pakistan

At least 41 killed and many wounded in attack carried out by unidentified gunmen in Karachi's Safoora Chowk area. Unidentified gunmen have opened fire on...

South African mercenaries’ secret war on Boko Haram

Mercenaries from South Africa have proved quietly decisive in helping the Nigerian military turn around its campaign against Boko Haram, writes Colin Freeman in...

Swiss gunman killed five, shooting was family matter, say police

Several people were killed in a shooting late on Saturday in a town in the Swiss canton of Aargau, local police said on Sunday. Several...

3,000men trained by Kenya Defence Forces missing

An association from Northeastern wants the whereabouts of 3,000 people given paramilitary training in Manyani and Archers’ Post established. The Northeast Professionals Association said the...

Somali living in Kenya murdered in Jinja

POLICE in Jinja are hunting for unknown assailants who attacked and gruesomely strangled to death a 40-year-old man on Wednesday.  The deceased was identified...

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Will The EAC Hold Or Loose Mere Anarchy On East Africa?

There is an old story, probably apocryphal, that shines a light on the way the East African Community (EAC) and its interstate relations have...

Amidst Brexit drama, UK takes a stand against conflict-related sexual violence

Kicking off what is guaranteed to be a watershed year for British foreign policy, an event held in the British Parliament on Wednesday revealed a glimmer...

Somaliland: SOLJA Slams SAAB owner’s Malicious Rhetoric

Chairman Huuto describes SAAB owner rhetoric as quite besmirching and befitting the profession The chairman of Somaliland Journalists Association, SOLJA, Mr. Mohammed Abdi Jama a.k.a. Huuto...