HIGHLIGHTS-The Trump presidency on Feb 1 at 7:44 P.M. EST/1244 GMT
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HIGHLIGHTS-The Trump presidency on Feb 1 at 7:44 P.M. EST/1244 GMT

Feb 1 (Reuters) - Highlights of the day for U.S. President Donald Trump's administration on Wednesday: SUPREME COURT NOMINEE Trump urges Senate Republicans to "go nuclear" and impose…

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UPDATE 1-Aid group joins Massachusetts lawsuit over Trump travel ban
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UPDATE 1-Aid group joins Massachusetts lawsuit over Trump travel ban

Boston-based Oxfam America joined the ACLU of Massachusetts and state Attorney General Maura Healey in challenging the order which halts refugee resettlement for 120 days and travel into…

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US judge orders Trump administration to allow entry to immigrant visa holders
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US judge orders Trump administration to allow entry to immigrant visa holders

But it goes further, by focusing on a large group of people from the seven nations of Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen – the countries…

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Alarmed by Trump plans, some refugees see growing enmity in US
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Alarmed by Trump plans, some refugees see growing enmity in US

“This reflects the hateful point of view of America, it reflects enmity, in fact it reflected enmity to all humanity,” Faraj said outside an immigration office in Hatay…

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Rights advocates slam Trump plans on Muslim immigrants, refugees
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Rights advocates slam Trump plans on Muslim immigrants, refugees

Making good on campaign promises, President Donald Trump is expected to sign executive orders blocking visas to anyone from Syria, Iraq, Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan and Yemen, all…

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UPDATE 1-Rights advocates slam Trump plans on Muslim immigrants, refugees
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UPDATE 1-Rights advocates slam Trump plans on Muslim immigrants, refugees

A draft executive order seen by Reuters that Trump is expected to sign in the coming days would block the entry of refugees from war-torn Syria and suspend…

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Trump says he will ‘absolutely do safe zones’ in Syria
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Trump says he will ‘absolutely do safe zones’ in Syria

WASHINGTON Jan 25 (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump said he “will absolutely do safe zones in Syria” to protect people fleeing violence there. “I’ll absolutely do safe…

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Somalia’s al Shabaab says seizes base from Kenyan soldiers
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Somalia’s al Shabaab says seizes base from Kenyan soldiers

MOGADISHU Jan 27 (Reuters) – Somalia’s militant al Shabaab group said on Friday its fighters have seized a remote military base from Kenyan soldiers serving in an African…

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UPDATE 3-Somalia’s al Shabaab says kills dozens of Kenyan troops in raid on base
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UPDATE 3-Somalia’s al Shabaab says kills dozens of Kenyan troops in raid on base

A spokesman for al Shabaab, which often launches attacks on troops of the African Union’s AMISOM force, said its fighters killed at least 66 Kenyans at the base…

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Somali Islamists kill man and teenager for gay sex, another man for spying
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Somali Islamists kill man and teenager for gay sex, another man for spying

By Feisal Omar MOGADISHU Jan 10 (Reuters) – Somali Islamist group al Shabaab shot two men and a teenager in southern Somalia on Tuesday, saying one of the…

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