U.S. residents sue over immigration denials said to target Muslims
Five long-time U.S. residents who are Muslim or from Muslim-majority countries sued the federal government on Thursday, saying the Department of Homeland Security was unfairly denying or delaying requests for citizenship and permanent residency on vague security grounds.
Hundreds arrested in security swoop in Somali capital
Hundreds of people mostly youths have been arrested in security search operations jointly conducted by Somali government forces and African Union peacekeepers in areas in the Hodon district south of Mogadishu on Thursday.
The FCO has changed its travel advice to Kenya to advise against all but essential travel to Lamu County
The FCO has changed its travel advice to Kenya to advise against all but essential travel to Lamu County and those areas of Tana River County north of the Tana River itself. The travel advice for Mombasa remains the same.
UN Special Representative for Somalia condemns attack on Somali Parliament
Mogadishu, 5 July 2014 – The Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General for Somalia (SRSG), Nicholas Kay, condemned the attack on the Somali Parliament and the many killings claimed by Al-Shabaab's since the start of the holy month of Ramadan.