Police ask for public's help in solving double slaying
A day after a shooting in the Seward neighborhood that left two young Oromo-American men dead and a third seriously wounded, police officials said they needed the East African community's help in solving the case.
Puntland bars Somali PM from traveling to their region
The Puntland semi-autonomous state in northern Somalia has prevented Somalia's prime minister from travelling to its region Thursday amid territorial dispute with its neighboring central government-backed Galmudug state following this week's clashes in Galkayo town that left 10 people dead.
How al-Qaeda and Islamic State are fighting for al-Shabaab affections in Somalia
The global terror movements al-Qaeda and Isil are fighting a tug-of-war for the affections of al-Shabaab in a battle which could ultimately hasten the demise of Somalia’s home-grown jihadist movement, researchers say.
Ban appoints veteran British political, peacebuilding adviser to head UN assistance mission in Somalia
Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today announced the appointment of Michael Keating of the United Kingdom as his new Special Representative for Somalia and Head of the United Nations Assistance Mission in Somalia (UNSOM).
Attacks on American Muslims are growing uglier by the day. It must stop.
Political opportunists running for president have been cooking up a heaping platter of anti-Muslim sentiment since the Nov. 13 terrorist attacks in Paris. They’ve geared us up for an epic Hategiving with their ugly proposals to shut down mosques, register American Muslims and reject Syrian refugees who aren’t Christians.