For the fourth year in a row, Iraqis top a growing roster of people seeking asylum in an industrialized nation. They are just ahead of people fleeing wars in Afghanistan and Somalia, said a report published by the U.N
Two Somalis suspected of piracy will appear Tuesday before a Spanish judge, hours after they were transported by the military to Madrid, a court spokesman said.
A high-ranking al Qaeda leader has called on China’s minority Uyghurs to prepare for a holy war against the Chinese government. “There is no way for salvation and to lift this oppression and tyranny unless you …
Chaos and death on the streets of Mogadishu: unfortunately, it’s nothing new in the Somali capital.
Somalis forced to flee war and drought are living in overcrowded and unsanitary conditions at home and in neighboring countries, including in Kenya and Ethiopia, an aid agency said Thursday.
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An Al Qaeda-linked militant group waging war against Somalia’s fragile government is becoming an increasing threat to Western ally Kenya and could potentially destabilize the region with dire consequences for global security, officials and analysts warn. Al-Shabaab, one of the strongest Islamic militias battling for control of Mogadishu, has gained ground in recent weeks, according to officials, and has started to flex its muscles beyond Somalia’s border with terror strikes, kidnappings and recruitment drives.
Fighting in the Somali capital of Mogadishu is forcing thousands of people to "risk their lives to cross the Gulf of Aden and seek asylum in Yemen," the U.N. refugee agency said Tuesday
Described as the largest single gathering of displaced residents in the world today, tens of thousands of civilians are seeking shelter along the Afgooye corridor outside Mogadishu, according to the United Nations. Fighting between government forces and Islamist militias has triggered the flight of more than 67,000 Somalis in and around Mogadishu since May 8, the U.N