Judge Orders Minnesota Men to Remain Held in Terrorism Case
Attorneys for four Minnesota men accused of trying to travel to Syria to join the Islamic State group questioned the government's use of a paid informant, and argued Thursday that the case against their clients is slim.
Somali PM sees risk to his country in Yemen strife
Somalia's prime minister warned Thursday that the conflict in Yemen poses dangers across the Gulf of Aden where an influx of refugees is stretching scarce resources and Al-Qaeda militants are eager for support.
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.
UAE's 'Green Sheikh' seeks to build legacy for Calgary restaurateur Marco Abdi
A member of one of the ruling royal families in the United Arab Emirates wants to build a legacy for the late Marco Abdi, the owner of the Italian La Brezza restaurant in Bridgeland who died of lung cancer in February.