Saturday, September 21, 2019

Fact-checking the first day of the 2016 Republican National Convention

The opening night of the Republican National Convention had a heavy law-and-order theme, with a particular focus on the 2012 attacks in Benghazi, Libya....

Turkey coup: Astonishing pictures show violent clashes as mobs attack soldiers attempting to overthrow...

More than 161 people are dead and more than 1,000 wounded following violent clashes in Turkey after a faction of the military attempted to overthrow...

Turkey Was an Unlikely Victim of an Equally Unlikely Coup

If the attempted coup in Turkey came as a surprise, there was good reason: The event went against decades of research on how, when...

Emirates, Turkey on collision course in Somalia over divergent security interests

Political analysts returning from a duty tour in Somalia warn of a certain collision looming overhead that would pit Turkey against the United Arab Emirates

A Window Into the West Bank’s ‘Wildest, Most Violent’ Areas

With shoulder-length hair tumbling from beneath his knit skullcap, Hanamel Dorfman, a radical young Israeli settler, explains matter-of-factly on camera how hilltop settlement outposts...

Dylann Roof’s racist manifesto: ‘I have no choice’

Authorities said Saturday that the man accused of killing nine African Americans in a venerable Charleston, S.C., church left a racist manifesto targeting blacks,...

41 men targeted but 1,147 people killed: US drone strikes – the facts on...

New analysis of data conducted by human rights group Reprieve shared with the Guardian, raises questions about accuracy of intelligence guiding ‘precise’ strikes. The drones...

AU Special Representative holds talks with Somali imams in Minnesota

The ​Special Representative of the Chairperson of the African Union Commission (SRCC) for Somalia and Head of AMISOM Ambassador Maman Sidikou has underscored the...

Saudi Arabia-Iran Rivalry In Africa: Sudan, Djibouti, Somalia Part Ways With Tehran As Riyadh...

As tensions between Iran and Saudi Arabia escalated Thursday, a growing number of Muslim countries in East Africa have started to choose sides. Sudan,...

Ahmad Chalabi, Iraqi Politician Who Helped Persuade U.S. to Invade, Dies at 71

Ahmad Chalabi, the Iraqi politician who from exile helped persuade the United States to invade Iraq in 2003, and then unsuccessfully tried to attain...

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Somaliland: Warta-Burale Village Builds Own Dam

Fadumo Osman is among the 6,000 women and men living in Warta-Burale village in Somaliland who decided they could no longer wait for outside...

The Long Read: Somaliland’s Quest To Defuse A Climate ‘Timebomb’

When Hawo Mohamed woke one morning to find about a dozen of her goats dead, she knew her life as a herder was coming...

Did President Farmajo of Somalia Cancel Planned Visit to U.S.?

Somalia President, Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo, has cancelled his planned trip to New York this week as the Horn of Africa nation faces political crisis...