Over 130,000 people displaced in Somalia so far this year as IDPs bear brunt of food insecurity crisis
Forced displacement within Somalia and across its borders shows no signs of easing, as forced evictions, drought, conflict and lack of livelihoods have forced over 130,000 people from their homes since the start of the year. The vast majority – some 107,000 – are internally displaced in Somalia; a total of 23,000 newly arrived Somali refugees have registered in Yemen, Kenya and Ethiopia during the first eight months of the year.
Minneapolis-St. Paul 1 site of anti-terror program
The cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul will participate in a Department of Justice pilot program designed to detect American extremists who are looking to join terror organizations overseas, U.S. Attorney Andy Luger said Tuesday.
UN: Forced Displacement In Somalia Shows 'No Signs Of Easing'
GENEVA, -- Alarming circumstances such as forced evictions, drought, conflict and lack of livelihood have forced over 130,000 people from their homes in Somalia so far this year, with the majority being internally displaced.
When a Somali interpreter from the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) approached Idil in July 2013 asking her to “befriend” a Ugandan soldier in exchange for money, she was struggling to survive.
A Somali — American man says his son has left the United States to join an Islamist extremist group in Syria.
In an exclusive interview with VOA's Somali Service, the father of Mohamud Mohamed, 19, said his son vanished from the city of Minneapolis on July 18, then called his mother from Syria four days later to tell her that he was with his "brothers."
We're not avoiding refugee repatriation, says Somalia
THE Somali government has denied it boycotted meetings to discuss the delayed process of repatriating at least half a million refugees. Somalia Ambassador Ali Nur said they participated in all meetings they "were aware of".