Mandera County Commissioner denies reports that teachers were abducted
Mandera, Kenya: Security agencies in the border County of Mandera are looking for individuals, who allegedly put entrapment for security officers on Friday, by giving false alert that two teachers had been kidnapped by Al Shabaab.
Somalia FM Says His Country, Kenya Are on Good Terms
Somalia’s Foreign Minister Abdusalam Hadliye Omer says that in this "turbulent time," his country nevertheless has a warm relationship with neighboring Kenya, which has provided troops to fight al-Shabab.
Somalia seeks to drive militants from southern valley bases: PM
Somali and African forces aim to drive al Shabaab Islamist militants out of one of the last major tracts of territory in southern Somalia that the group still holds and which it uses to launch attacks, the Somali prime minister said on Thursday.
Italian investigators are piecing together a picture of beatings and abuse that hundreds of Africans and Bangladeshis suffered before setting sail from Libya to Italy, only to drown late on Saturday in one of the worst migrant shipwrecks ever in the Mediterranean.
Mother of ISIS Recruit Suspect Voices Shock, Disbelief
After fleeing war-torn Somalia and languishing for years in a Kenyan refugee camp, Farhiyo Mohamed says her family felt blessed to start a new life in the U.S. in 2003. “We came to this country looking for peace,” she said.