Wednesday, December 13, 2017

British ambassador Collis becomes first senior diplomat to complete Mecca pilgrimage after converting to...

A picture posted on Twitter showed Simon Collis in the traditional white robes worn by pilgrims during the hajj. THE British ambassador to Saudi Arabia...

Uganda, Nigeria on one extreme, and Somalia, Tunisia on the other: Poll says Africans...

Some argue because for decades life was difficult in parts of Africa, the continent developed a certain amount of stoicism as a coping mechanism.(Photo/Njambi...

Westpac’s closure of vital lifeline could be catastrophic for Somalia – Oxfam Australia

Westpac Bank’s decision to end remittances to Somalia could see vulnerable Somalis struggle even more to access basic necessities like food, water and shelter, according to Oxfam. Westpac has confirmed...

Somaliland: The movies where police join in as extras

A group of film-makers and stuntmen is hoping to turn the breakaway territory of Somaliland into the next Hollywood. Undeterred by a shortage of...

Baxam: the man who wanted to live under sharia law

Craig Baxam left the military to practice Islam in Somalia but ended up imprisoned for murky terrorism-related charges, a case that exposes the conflict...

Pope Says Christian-Muslim Dialogue ‘Essential’ for Peace

Pope Francis told Christian and Muslim leaders in Kenya on Thursday that they have little choice but to engage in dialogue to guard against...

End of the Book Fair ? Not Really

Today is the last day of the Book Fair. I can already see tears on cheeks, sorrow on some faces and excitement at the...

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...

Minnesota teen pleads guilty to conspiring to support Islamic State

 A Somali-American teenager who was stopped at a Minnesota airport as he sought to fly to Turkey last year pleaded guilty in federal court...

These two Muslim women confronted a bigot in the street and he got really...

Kalsoom Naqvi and her friend Tayiba Hussain said they were minding their own business in Exeter city centre last week when a man walking...

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Paul Pogba says he rejected Real Madrid before Manchester United transfer

Paul Pogba says he was the subject of interest from Real Madrid before he decided to sign for Manchester United. The former Juventus midfielder, who...

Le Monde: Somaliland, the lessons of a ghost country

The former British protectorate (Somaliland), self-proclaimed independence of Somalia in 1991, has not been recognized by any state but tries to consolidate the exercise...

Pentagon foresees at least two more years of combat in Somalia

Amid its escalating campaign of drone strikes in Somalia, the Pentagon has presented the White House with an operational plan that envisions at least...