Fighting near north Somalia port town displaces 25,700: UN
Heavy fighting between pro-Islamic State (IS) militants and Somalia's Puntland state forces for the control of the port town of Qandala has displaced 25, 700 people since late October, a UN body said Wednesday.
AU seeks compensation for AMISOM troops in Somalia
The African Union (AU) Peace and Security Department and the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) are seeking ways of enhancing the management of compensation of personnel from Troop and Police Contributing countries to AMISOM.
Terrorism Conviction of a Wiretapped American Is Upheld on Appeal
WASHINGTON — A federal appeals court on Monday upheld the 2013 conviction of a Somali-American man for trying to detonate a bomb at a Christmas tree lighting ceremony in Portland, Ore., rejecting his arguments that the F.B.I. had entrapped him and that the government had unconstitutionally intercepted his emails without a warrant.
Columbus Mosque Focuses on Online Extremism, Radicalization After Ohio Attack
Friday’s sermon at the largest Somali-run mosque in Columbus, Ohio, has focused on online extremism, radicalization and the relationship between Somali parents and their children in response to the recent Ohio State University attacks.