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.
Somaliland: Activist Who Decried Executions Detained
Somaliland authorities on April 18, 2015, detained a prominent human rights activist, apparently for criticizing the government’s execution of six prisoners, Human Rights Watch said today. Police arrested Guleid Ahmed Jama after he made statements on the radio denouncing the executions, the first in Somaliland in nearly a decade. The authorities should immediately release him and drop the charges against him.