Friday, November 16, 2018

Book fair turns the page for literature in Somaliland

Aged just 16, Abdishakur Mohamed confidently presented his latest work to the Hargeisa book fair, an event that has transformed Somaliland’s literary scene over...

LEAKED STATE DEPARTMENT MEMO ADVISED TRUMP ADMINISTRATION TO PUSH FOR “ISLAMIC REFORMATION”

THE TRUMP ADMINISTRATION, as part of a dual effort to counter both Iran and the Islamic State, should push for an “Islamic Reformation,” a State...

New Book Offers Look at World’s Unnoticed Countries

What makes a country? What's to stop you from planting a flag in your own front yard and declaring your home a sovereign nation? It...

DP World Provided Aid to Over 120,000 People during Holy Month of Ramadan: Media...

DP World: 34 tonnes of dates distributed in Djibouti and Republic of Somaliland. Iftars and food packs delivered in the UAE, Senegal, Algeria, Indonesia, Mozambique and Egypt Dubai,...

Austria to shut down mosques, expel foreign-funded imams

Austria's right-wing government plans to shut seven mosques and could expel dozens of imams in what it said was "just the beginning" of a...

Baltimore man gets 35 years for joining Somali terror group

Maalik Alim Jones, 33, was sentenced on Tuesday after pleading guilty to terror conspiracy charges. Prosecutors say he went to Somalia to join al-Shabab. A...

How I fell in love with Somalis in the United States, forget the news

What do you know about Somalia? Have you heard of the famine-stricken country that the news media likes to parade out on network television...

Brutal Bath: How the duel of the Nile ended in death near Bath

John Hanning Speke found the source of the Nile but died in a bizarre shooting near Bath By a dry stone wall on the Neston...

Laas Geel: Heritage world’s best-kept secret

In Somaliland, stunning cave art dating back thousands of years lies in excellent state of preservation As we drive along on the thin layer of...

Is Queen Elizabeth II related to Prophet Muhammad?

Queen Elizabeth's lineage can be traced back 43 generations to the founder of Islam, according to historians Claim first surfaced in 1986 after...

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The most successful Somali people aren’t outside Africa

An aspiring entrepreneur Hodan Nalayeh felt Western media lacked nuance on Somalia and launched her own YouTube channel to counter oversimplified or exaggerated media...

‘Shelter homes:’ Understanding Imran Khan’s initiative for Pakistan’s homeless

Mian Shahbaz cannot say exactly how old he is or how long he has been living on the outskirts of Lahore’s iconic Data Darbar....

SEMG UN Report: What did it say about Somaliland?

The United Nation's Somalia and Eritrea Monitoring Group (SEMG) submitted its 2018 report to the Security Council earlier during the week. As usual, the report...