San Diego is home to one of the largest Somali communities in the United States. And now, locals are reacting to the news that two suspects were arrested in San Diego accused of trying to travel to Syria to fight alongside Islamic State militants.
Informant's role emerges as key in counterterror sweep
In the aftermath of the biggest counterterrorism sweep in the Twin Cities since the FBI began investigating local ties to ISIS, a suspect's brother lashed out Monday at the informant who helped authorities make their case.
Big tobacco quietly battling religious opposition to smoking in key Muslim markets
The tobacco industry has been waging a sort of religious war for decades, recruiting Islamic scholars and crafting theological arguments to counter a feared Muslim opposition to smoking, a new, Canadian co-authored study suggests.
Al-Shabab militants create chaos, pain for Somalis
Sitting under a veranda at the former headquarters of Somali Airlines, Ali Bashir sipped coffee and chewed khat, an African herb, as he recounted 15 years of anarchy fomented by al-Shabab Islamic terrorists.
Seattle Mayor proposes joint resolution with City Council to find solutions to Somali remittance issue
Today, Mayor Ed Murray transmitted a proposed joint resolution to Seattle’s City Council affirming the City’s support of Somali communities who seek to care for their families still living in Somalia and the Horn of Africa by way of remittances.