Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Saudi Arabia Declares War on America’s Muslim Congresswomen

Ever since the midterm election, conservative media in the United States have targeted with special zeal Ilhan Omar, an incoming Somali-American Democratic congresswoman and...
Sada Mire Somaliland

Somaliland: ‘Lessons from my Heritage’ – Sada Mire

Hargeisa, the capital city of the self-declared state of Somaliland, is Sada Mire’s home away from home. Sada lives and works in the Netherlands. A...

“North of Dawn”: Nuruddin Farah on what divides and unites Somalis

Over a dozen novels and almost five decades, the Somali writer Nuruddin Farah has chronicled the effects on ordinary lives of his country’s upheavals....

Senegal opens the world’s largest museum of black civilisations with China’s help

After 52 years of waiting, Senegal is set to open what has been described as the largest museum of black civilization ever on December...

Egyptian actress faces trial for wearing see-through dress

An Egyptian actress is set to face trial next month for wearing a see-through dress at the Cairo International Film Festival that showed her...

One of the first two Muslim women in US Congress is already battling a...

Since her historic win on Nov. 6 as the first Somali-American Muslim woman in Congress, Ilhan Omar has been very busy: attending House freshman orientation in...

Child bride auction goes viral in South Sudan, sparks outrage

Five hundred cows, two luxury cars, $10,000, two bikes, a boat and a few cell phones made up the final price in a heated...

With new magazine, Minnesota writer curates stories for global Somali diaspora

Safy-Hallan Farah launches a platform for young Somali writers and artists. Safy-Hallan Farah wasn’t seeing the words and images that reflected the bright, beautiful Somali...

Fashion stardom beckons for Somali refugee in Hungary

A new documentary tracks Kafia Mahdi’s path from child refugee to in-demand model. However, her journey here was difficult and her success began with small,...

Arabic Billboards are popping up in Middle America. Why?

One reads 'Ahlan wa Sahlan', while the other translates to 'human being' Unless you've been living under a digital detox rock, you'll know that the US...

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Dahabshiil Group strongly refutes the false allegations made against it by Al Jazeera Arabic...

PRESS RELEASE Dahabshiil Group strongly refutes the false allegations made against it by Al Jazeera Arabic television. The broadcast consisted of a number of false allegations,...

Somaliland: Divisive Elections Result in Fragmented Clan Cohesion

Despite regular presidential polls, the long-overdue parliamentary vote shows that democracy still needs to be consolidated. Somaliland has had six national elections since 2002. This...

Somaliland: Third High Exec Leaves Ministry of Information

Dr. Osman Hussein Warsame, the Director General of the Ministry of Information, Culture and National Guidance, tendered his resignation to His Excellency the President...