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Terrorist's Family Asks Why Won't Britain Stop Hub of 'White Jihadis' Around One Suburban Town?

The family of a dead jihadi demands to know why boys in one of Britain's comfortable commuter towns are being radicalized and allowed to travel to join terrorist militias. HIGH WYCOMBE, England-An extraordinary clutch of white jihadis groomed in the suburban commuter towns northwest of London have t

DAILY BEAST - 2017-11-17 12:44:15

Saving Somalia Through Debt Relief

Somalia needs humanitarian aid to stem its short-term suffering, but that cash will not break the country's deadly cycles of drought, hunger, and poverty. To do that, the IMF must forgive Somalia's crushing debt, just as it has for nearly every other heavily indebted poor country. LONDON - Julius Ny

PROJECT-SYNDICATE.ORG - 2017-11-17 16:09:00

IOM, African Development Bank Support Drought-Affected in Somalia

Mogadishu - IOM, the UN Migration Agency, is partnering with the Government of Somalia and the African Development Bank (AfDB) to provide emergency humanitarian relief assistance in the form of food and water to an estimated 25,800 drought-affected people in the south-western state of Baidoa and the

RELIEFWEB.INT - 2017-11-17 13:14:00

Chinese company signs MoU on Djibouti LNG project investment

LNG World News POLY-GCL Petroleum Group, a joint venture between China POLY Group and GCL Group, signed a memorandum of understanding with Djibouti on investing $4 billion in an LNG export project. The memorandum, signed on Monday, will be followed by negotiations over concession agreements with th

SHALEMARKETS.COM - 2017-11-17 08:00:00

Center gives free glasses to group of refugees - KCTV5

A group of refugees in Kansas City lined up in the cold on Thursday morning to get eyeglasses. For one man, it means he can start planning for the future. "I want to learn English," said Hassan Fahar, who got new glasses through Don Bosco Center. Fahar is one of almost 70 people who got a pair of

KCTV 5 - 2017-11-16 23:44:00

Commentary: Peace-making in an era of perpetual war

The Menendez jury starts over, former NFL star Ray Lewis pitches solar and the new Hackensack Performing Arts Center opens - all in "7 things to know in New Jersey this weekend. John C. Ensslin "The United States has been at war continuously since the attacks of 9/11 and now has just over 240,000 a

NORTHJERSEY.COM - 2017-11-16 18:42:18

China contradicts Trump; USAF wants new nukes faster; US strikes soar in Somalia; Inside NATO's weirdest relationship with Russia; and just a bit more...

China's solution to the North Korean crisis isn't what Trump expected. Just days after the U.S. president said he and China's Xi Jinping "agreed that we would not accept a so-called freeze-for-freeze agreement," Beijing said it would continue to push for that very thing - asking North Korea to freez

DEFENSE ONE - 2017-11-16 14:36:09

Somalia Flood Watch - Issued: 14 November 2017

Download PDF (928.05 KB) During the week ending on 13 November 2017, the Juba and Shabelle river basins experienced heavy rains both inside Somalia and within the Ethiopian highlands. In Bay region, Qansax Dheere and Dinsor stations recorded a total of 426mm and 376mm respectively while Baidoa town

RELIEFWEB.INT - 2017-11-16 07:45:00

U.S. airstrikes on Somalia have soared under Trump

During his last two years in office, President Obama dramatically increased the number of airstrikes on Islamic militants in Somalia. Donald Trump is making that increase look paltry. The U.S. has launched at least 25 airstrikes on Somalia in the first ten months of the Trump administration, a rate

VICE - 2017-11-16 08:00:00

UNICEF Somalia Humanitarian Situation Report #17: 16-31 October 2017

6.2 million People in need of humanitarian assistance (FSNAU-FEWSNET Technical Release, August 2017) 1.2 million Children under-5 that are or could be acutely malnourished in the next year Situation Overview & Humanitarian Needs The humanitarian situation in Somalia continues to deteriorate due to t

RELIEFWEB.INT - 2017-11-16 17:10:00

Doing nothing, Trump may witness US goal in Mugabe's ouster

AP Diplomatic Writer WASHINGTON (AP) - Without lifting a finger, the Trump administration may be witnessing the culmination of nearly two decades of U.S. efforts to pry Zimbabwe from the powerful grasp of its authoritarian President Robert Mugabe. Yet with Mugabe's fate and Zimbabwe's political futu

KHQ RIGHT NOW - 2017-11-16 21:09:00

Hundreds more US troops now in Somalia, but Pentagon denies 'build up'

Recruits belonging to Somalia's al Shabaab are seen near Mogadishu. (Reuters) The Pentagon announced in a statement Thursday there are now "more than" 500 US troops on the ground in Somalia. A significant increase from early 2014 when roughly two dozen troops arrived for the first time since 1993

FOXNEWS - 2017-11-16 09:50:43

Federal Government of Somalia launches its Child Rights Bill drafting process [EN/SO]

MOGADISHU 16 November 2017 - The Ministry of Women and Human Rights Development of the Federal Government of Somalia took a major step forward in strengthening the rights of children today by launching the drafting process of its Child Rights Bill, a gesture that the Ministry strongly believes will

RELIEFWEB.INT - 2017-11-16 12:08:00

Pentagon steps up Somalia drone strikes

Washington (AFP) - The US military has quietly upped the tempo of its operations in Somalia, conducting a growing number of drone strikes against Al-Qaeda affiliated Shabaab militants and other jihadists. Since the start of the year, America has carried out 28 drone strikes in the Horn of Africa nat

BREITBART - 2017-11-16 08:00:00

'For My Ayeeyo': Two young women learn Somali poetry from a distance

Amal Hussein and Hamdi Mohamed have a lot in common. Both were born in Kenya, where their parents had fled as refugees from Somalia's civil war, and both came to Boston when they were just a few years old. They're both in their early 20s now, they're both poets - and both of their grandmothers are p

PRI - 2017-11-16 20:00:00

Somalia Fact Sheet 1-31 October 2017

Download PDF (650.83 KB) Political standoff between the Federal Government of Somalia and the Federal Member States, clan conflicts and floods impacted the humanitarian situation in Somalia. Meanwhile, drought and armed conflicts and insecurity were among key drivers for continuing internal displace

RELIEFWEB.INT - 2017-11-16 11:52:00

Germany and FAO work together to fight hunger in northeastern Nigeria and Somalia

FAO With the main farming season coming to a close in northeastern Nigeria, over 66 000 people affected by conflict are harvesting food - many for the first time in three years - thanks to a 4 million from Germany's Federal Foreign Office. In many of the targeted districts, FAO provided the sorghum

RELIEFWEB.INT - 2017-11-16 11:54:00

Djibouti signs preliminary deal with China's POLY-GCL for $4 bln gas project

DJIBOUTI, Nov 16 (Reuters) - China's POLY-GCL Petroleum Group Holdings Ltd has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to invest $4 billion in a natural gas project in the tiny Horn of African nation of Djibouti. The project includes a natural gas pipeline, a liquefaction plant and an export ter

REUTERS - 2017-11-16 09:17:50

US drone strike in Somalia kills "several" with al-Shabab

MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) The U.S. military says it has carried out a drone strike against al-Shabab in Somalia that killed several extremists. The U.S. Africa Command says this is the 28th such airstrike this year in Somalia against both the al-Qaida-linked al-Shabab and the new but growing presence

KWTX - 2017-11-15 22:04:00

Conversations breaking down stereotypes, building bonds

Bonnie Shulman, right, listens to Fowsia Musse talk about stereotypes during Tuesday night's "Community Conversation" at B Street Community Center in Lewiston. Both women are Auburn residents. (Russ Dillingham/Sun Journal) LEWISTON - A group of 20 people in the B Street Community Center on Tuesday n

SUN-JOURNAL - 2017-11-15 04:08:00