Monday, August 20, 2018

French Muslim leader calls for doubling of mosque numbers within two years

France’s total of some 2,200 mosques is not enough for the national Muslim community, the head of the French Muslim Council, Dalil Boubakeur, told...

The brighter side of Somalia: Woman’s pictures of stunning beaches and children playing happily...

Ugaaso Abukar Boocow has amassed more than 68,000 followers Her photos reveal a side of Somalia that most people have never seen She moved to Canada...

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...

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...

St. Cloud officials meet with Somali students over treatment – Update+videos

St. Cloud school officials have met with Somali parents, community elders and students after Somali-American students walked out to protest their treatment. The meeting happened...

Ethiopian Man Confronts Abdi Iley (Video)

Renegade President of Ogaden regional state has been confronted by an Amharic Speaking man who made the third  historical confrontation that an Ethiopian official...

Somali boy kidnapped and beaten by traffickers who raped pregnant woman on Italy migration

When Ismail fled Somalia for Europe, he knew the boat journey to Italy would be treacherous but he was unprepared for the brutality of...

13 Somali Immigrants Killed In Road Accident in Sudan-(Photos)

At least 13 Somali immigrants died after their vehicle involved in an accident on the outskirts of Khartoum, Sudan. Those immigrants had the intention...

Another View: Squeezing lifelines to Somalia

If Joe Biden really wants to help his Somali American “friends,” now would be a good time to do it. The vice president recently said...

Somali Women: Unsung Heroines

Sunday, March 8, marks International Women’s Day, the day set by the United Nations to commemorate the successes and challenges faced by women around...

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Tucson man accused of Somali terror ties lied at every turn, government says

Whether Mohamed Abdirahman Osman is a refugee who lied about terrorist links to get immigration benefits or if he’s been wrongly targeted by a...
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Somaliland: Deputy PAC Chairman Says Committee Corrected Sections of Erroneous Report

MP Abdulkadir Jama Hammud, Deputy Chair of the House of Representatives' Public Accounts Committee (PAC), who is, presently, the Acting Chairman following the unceremonious...
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Somalia: Puntland Rules Out Peace With Somaliland Rebuffing International Efforts

Puntland State of Somalia has on Sunday rebuffed claims that it reached peace pact with  Somaliland over Tukaraq, Garowe Online reports. The denial came as...