Program Security Manager, Somalia

Background: Creative Associates International is a dynamic, fast-growing global development firm that specializes in education, economic growth, governance and post-crisis stabilization. Based in Washington, D.C., Creative has a field presence in more than 25 countries with a strong client portfolio that includes the U.S. Agency for International Development and the State Department, among others. Since … Continue reading Program Security Manager, Somalia

Iraq deploys Counter-Terrorism Service in response to nationwide protests

By Daniel Uria & Darryl Coote Iraq deployed counter-terrorism security forces on Sunday in response to anti-government protests throughout the nation. Photo by Murtaja Lateef/EPA Oct. 27 (UPI) -- Iraqi Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi deployed the country's elite Counter-Terrorism Service on Sunday in response to nationwide protests. The forces said the move was meant to control violent protests centered … Continue reading Iraq deploys Counter-Terrorism Service in response to nationwide protests

Sixteen killed in Burkina Faso in suspected jihadist attack

OUAGADOUGOU (Reuters) - Suspected jihadists killed 16 villagers in northern Burkina Faso on Monday in an incident highlighting the increased presence of Sahel-based Islamists in the area, local and security sources said. The gunmen came to Pobe-Mengao, about 200 km (160 miles) north of the capital Ouagadougou, threatening to take way children and telling villagers … Continue reading Sixteen killed in Burkina Faso in suspected jihadist attack