Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Myanmar: Who are the Rohingya Muslims?

Why are the more than one million Rohingya in Myanmar considered the 'world's most persecuted minority'? Who are the Rohingya? The Rohingya are often described as "the...

Quebec City mosque shooting: At least four reportedly killed

Shots were fired at the Quebec Islamic Cultural Centre on Sunday night, police said. The centre's Facebook page posted video of police outside the scene,...

Islamophobia and Radicalized Perceptions

The current U.S. presidential election has placed Islam and Muslims on the center stage of a nasty campaign politics. Fear politics and interpersonal political...

Remittance Cuts a Threat to Somalis’ Food Security – Voice of America

Aid groups say remittances from abroad are key to food security in Somalia, and that an American bank’s recent decision to bar money transfers...

Eid Al-Fitr 2016: How many days is it by country?

Eid Al-Fitr is expected on Wednesday July 6, but holidays range from 4 days in Pakistan to 11 days in Saudi Arabia. Public holidays: The following...

French star keeps eye on roots amid Hollywood success

French actor Omar Sy has come a long way from the gritty Paris suburbs where he grew up. But sitting in a five-star Beverly...

Catalonia’s awesome ‘human towers’ put Cirque du Soleil in shade (VIDEOS, PHOTOS)

Catalonia’s Human Towers competition, ‘Concurs de Castells,’ took place in Tarragona, attracting 20,000 spectators, 32 teams and saw one troupe secure its eighth title...

Former US Ambassador Rannerberger pays dowry for Maasai wife (Photos)

Former American ambassador to Kenya Michael Rannerberger paid dowry for his Kenyan wife on Tuesday in a colourful ceremony held at Ololchani village in...

Somalia, Brunei Ban ‘Excessive’ Celebration Of Christmas

As Christmas approaches, so do cops looking to search the homes of Christians in Somalia and Brunei who will actively prevent the peaceful celebration...

Opening libraries in Somaliland

AET Executive Director Julie Polzerova talks abouta library the organization recently opened in Hargeisa, the capital of the Republic of Somaliland, in an interview published...

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Somaliland: High-level Eritrean Delegation Arrives to Boost Bi-lateral Cooperation

His Excellency the Vice President of the Republic of Somaliland, Abdurahman Abdullahi Ismail "Zeil'i", today, received a high-level delegation from Eritrea, led by Foreign...

Somalia Federal Government Expects to Sacrifice Army Lives and Not Pay Them at All

The Somalia national army (SNA) has not paid for the last four months. Not at all. The Federal government through its ministry of defense justifies...

Somaliland: Horrible Accident Denied Hodan of Her Day

Hodan Abdullahi Muhumad was to have wed on Thursday, this week. Hodan, a sister, and another bridesmaid, together with her husband, called Abdinasir (Shamsuddin) Mohamed...