Women Who Wear Hijab Can Have a Better Body Image, Study Says
In one of the most tasteless scenes in the terrible Sex and the City 2, Carrie and co. finally recognize the humanity of the women of Abu Dhabi when they remove their hijabs and reveal the Western designer outfits they’re wearing underneath. Crass though SATC’s gimmick may be, it’s representative of an attitude that’s widespread in the West: The veil is a symbol of oppression. Most can’t imagine any upsides to wearing one.
Islamic State attracts female jihadis from U.S. heartland
MINNEAPOLIS- U.S. law enforcement is investigating a new phenomenon of women from the American heartland joining Islamic State as President Barack Obama vows to cut off the militants' recruiting at home.
RMIT students bring their skills to a neighbour's cultural heritage project
A successful collaboration between two long-time city neighbours, RMIT and the State Library of Victoria, will ensure the stories of Somali migrants will be preserved for future generations while, at the same time, giving students in the Screen and Media program professional experience in storytelling and production.
Ugandan police said Sunday that suspected Islamist Shabaab insurgents arrested in weekend raids had planned to carry out bomb attacks, as the U.S. embassy said the immediate threat had been “countered.”
Uganda seizes explosives, suicide vests from suspected al Shabaab cell
Police in the Ugandan capital Kampala seized "substantial amounts of explosives" and suicide vests in raids on a suspected al Shabaab cell that was planning an imminent attack, a Ugandan official said in an interview on Sunday.
Senator Billow Kerrow faults CID boss Ndegwa Muhoro over mosque closure threats
NAIROBI, KENYA: Senator Billow Kerrow has criticised the Director of the Criminal Investigations Department Ndegwa Muhoro over his statement Sunday that the government will close down mosques that allegedly urge youths to join the Al Shabaab rebel group.
Somalia: Press Freedom Under Fire As Security Forces Increase Media Crackdown
Mogadisho — Heavily armed Somalia National Intelligence and Security Agency (NISA) forces picked Mohamed Bashir Hashi, news editor of Shabelle Radio station, from his home, Saturday, in a sequences of media attacks in the weekend.
KENYA:The new Director-General of the National Intelligence Service, Maj-Gen Philip Kameru, could not have picked a more interesting time to take over leadership of the intelligence community. Of all the matters in his in-tray, few are as urgent as the threat of terrorism and violent extremism.