Daily Archives: November 7, 2019

US Adds Mali Jihadist to Global Terrorist List

The United States imposed sanctions Thursday on a senior jihadist leader and preacher from Mali for his membership in Jama’at Nusrat al-Islam wal-Muslimin (JNIM), an al-Qaida affiliate active in the Sahel region of Africa. Amadou Kouffa led Mali’s Mac…

Water Everywhere, Food Scarce as Flooding Displaces Somalis

BELEDWEYNE, SOMALIA – Hussein Abdi lost his younger brother and several close friends last week when floodwaters swept away their house in Somalia. Abdi is overwhelmed with sadness. He said the the biggest tragedy was losing his brother, who was a fa…

International Criminal Court Sentences Ntaganda to 30 Years

The International Criminal Court sentenced former Congolese rebel leader Bosco Ntaganda to 30 years in prison Thursday for war crimes and crimes against humanity.ICC judges found Ntaganda guilty of 18 counts in July, including murder, rape, sexual slav…

US Says It’s Guarding Oil Fields for Syrian Kurds

WASHINGTON – U.S. troops tasked with protecting oil fields in northeastern Syria are helping ensure any profits flow to the mainly Kurdish Syrian Democratic Forces, a key partner in the fight against the Islamic State terror group.U.S. President Donald…