Somali Refugees in Kenya Ready to Go Home Despite Fears
Kenya has called on Somali refugees to return to their country after a series of security lapses blamed on al-Shabab militants. With pressure increasing, more Somalis are registering with the United Nations' refugee agency, UNHCR, to be taken back.
Kenyan police question parliamentary employee over possible plot
Kenyan authorities are questioning a legislative employee about a suspected plot to attack parliament in Nairobi, police and lawmakers said on Monday, amid concern after assaults by Islamist militants.
Islamic State or Al-Qaeda? Somalia's Shebab mulls future
Mogadishu - Somalia's Shebab militants are divided over whether to maintain their allegiance to Al-Qaeda or shift to Islamic State, according to militant and security sources, analysts and clan elders.
Dadaab refugees dismiss attacks orchestrated from camps
Facing prosecutions and clampdown by Kenyan forces after series of attacks across Kenya, refugees in the world's largest refugee camp have dismissed the government's claims that the camp shelter terrorists who carried out deadly attacks in the East African nation.
Residents of Somalia’s capital Mogadishu on Thursday condemned as “collective punishment” Kenya’s shutting down of money transfer services to the country over suspected links to the Al-Qaeda-linked Al-Shabab.