Monday, May 27, 2019

This is how easily the U.S. and Iran could blunder into war

As tensions mount between the United States and Iran, American and Iranian leaders publicly insist they want to avoid war. Yet history is littered...

AFRICOM Executes an Airstrike in Puntland

The United States military said on Thursday "two terrorists" were killed in a drone strike against pro-Islamic State fighters in northeastern Somalia. The US Africa...

Somalia: Ex-Minister Elabe Among 9 Killed in Mogadishu Suicide Bomb

Militant group Al Shabab exploded a suicide car bomb and killed at least nine people, including Somalia’s former foreign minister, near the presidential palace...

US Court Jury Finds Somalia’s Colonel Tukeh Guilty as Torturer

A jury has found a northern Virginia man who once served as a colonel in the Somali Army responsible for torturing a man more...

Kenyan al-Shabab Returnees Recount Stories of Pain and Fear

Al Jazeera talks to Kenyans who say they were duped into fighting for the armed group al-Shabab. Human rights campaigners say hundreds of Kenyans willingly...

Somalia: Abducted Aid Workers Still Missing Despite Intensive Search

Somali security forces are searching for two aid workers who were kidnapped by gunmen believed to be Al-Shabab members in the south-west of the...

Somalia: 5 Lives Lost to Mogadishu Suicide Car Bombing, 9 Injured

  The death toll from an Al-Shabab suicide car bombing at a local government headquarters in Mogadishu rose to 4 with 9 wounded, police said...

UPDF soldiers kill themselves in Somalia

The army is investigating the circumstances under which one of its soldiers deployed in Mogadishu, Somalia, shot his administration officer dead before killing himself. A...

Somalia: Turkish ‘Engineer’ Killed in Mogadishu, Al Shabab Claims Reponsibility

The Turkish Embassy in Mogadishu says a Turkish citizen was killed Sunday following an explosion near the city’s busy K-4 junction. The embassy told VOA...

Somalia War Criminal Tukeh’s Trial to Begin Monday

The third in a trio of federal cases brought by the San Francisco-based Center for Justice and Accountability (CJA) on behalf of victims and...

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Actor Clooney Troubled by ISIS Threats, Afraid for Family Security

As Amal Clooney brings charges against the Islamic State to the French courts, her husband, George Clooney, is opening up about the frequent security risks...

Somalia: Farmaajo Gives JKIA A Wide Berth Fearing Humiliation

Following the latest incident where three top government officials from Somalia were blocked from entering Kenya, President Mohammed Farmaajo on Friday avoided Nairobi on...

Israelis Protest Against PM Netanyahu, Proposed Immunity Legislation

Tens of thousands of Israelis gathered in the central city of Tel Aviv on Saturday, protesting proposed legislation granting Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu immunity...