Al Shabaab, an Al Qaeda affiliate that aims to overthrow the government of Somalia, claimed responsibility for the attack.
More world leaders, weary of military efforts against terrorism, turn to preventing violent extremism. They’re seeking help from private groups and everyday folk in thwarting radicalization of young people.
Social media companies such as Twitter need to do more to keep terrorists from using their platforms as digital mouthpieces and that means prioritizing national security matters over some users' privacy concerns.
The death of the Taliban's leader is unlikely to bring the group to the bargaining table in Afghanistan. But drone strikes are a tool with potential – and risks.
Microsoft announced on Friday that it will ban content 'used to promote terrorist violence or recruit for terrorist groups' on most – but not all – of its platforms.
Pakistan is protesting the attack that killed Taliban leader Mullah Mohammed Akhtar Mansour on Saturday, accusing the U.S. government of not informing them of their plans before the drone strike.
A Republican former senator's deathbed wish to apologize for anti-Muslim rhetoric is echoed by many others whose politics sometimes clash with their faith and ethics.
The war on terror has swung between full-scale war and avoiding quagmires. In the fight against ISIS, Obama and the Pentagon are seeking a new model.
Nearly 350,000 Somali refugees may be displaced once again. The government says Dadaab is a breeding ground for the al-Qaeda-linked Islamist group al-Shabaab, which has launched several attacks on Kenyan soil.
A US-Afghan raid in Pakistan on a suspected al Qaeda compound resulted in the unexpected rescue of the kidnapped son of a former Pakistani prime minister.
Despite constant threats from Al Shabab, as well as government forces, Somalia's journalists remain resilient and push for a Somali free from oppression.