Yemen suicide attacks kill at least 45 army recruits
A pair of suicide bombings carried out by Islamic State militants killed at least 45 people in Yemen's southern city of Aden on Monday, security officials said.
They said the bombings targeted young men seeking to join the army.
Amid scrutiny and suspicion, Minneapolis' Somali community finds a way to thrive
It wasn’t hard to see who the outsiders in the courtroom seemed to be. All the jurors were white, the prosecutors white, the FBI agents white. Most of the reporters were white, including me.
Mohamed ... Abdihamid ... Farah. Adbirahman ... Yasin... Daud. Guled ... Ali... Omar.
Somalia's government has replaced its ambassador to Rome, in the latest in several diplomatic changes by the horn of Africa nation which is trying to build strong ties with the international community, sources said Sunday.
Somali president overrides parliament on election process
In what likely is a new showdown between Somali president and the parliament, Somali president Hassan Sheikh Mohamud used an executive order and called for an election in Somalia, bypassing the parliament which delayed the vote process submitted by the government last month.
Despite warnings, Somalia delays endorsement in vote process
Somalia’s outgoing parliament has again delayed a vote to approve the election process amid concerns by the international community over the protracted process for the forthcoming presidential election, submitted by the government last month.
Al-Shabaab superior found killed in Southwestern Somalia
At least one Al-Shabaab commander was killed and another captured during heavy fighting between the militants and Somali National Army (SNA) in Hudur town, the capital of Bakool region of southwest Somalia on Saturday.
Egyptian military finds debris of crashed airliner
The Egyptian military found the personal belongings of passengers and other debris from an EgyptAir jet floating in the Mediterranean, Cairo said on Friday, confirming that the plane had plunged into the sea with 66 people on board.