Thursday, August 17, 2017

Somaliland To Trump: Take Us Off Your Travel Ban

Somaliland can't catch a break. Its arranged marriage to Somalia fell apart more than a quarter century ago, yet the world refuses to recognize...

Dahabshiil CEO calls on Somalis to accelerate drought response, waives commission on remittances

Abdirashid Duale, CEO of Dahabshiil Group, announced that Dahabshiil Money Transfer (DMT) and all its affiliates and associate companies all over the world will...

Somaliland Opens 30-year-old Mass Grave From Civil War

Using metal hand tools, a team of forensic investigators scrapes away soil covering a mass grave in the town of Berbera, Somaliland. Nearly two...

Geert Wilders’ Rise: Will the ‘Dutch Trump’ win next week’s election in the Netherlands?

After the Brexit vote and Donald Trump’s win in the U.S. election, are the March 15 Dutch elections the next big test of nationalist...

Terrorism’s Terminology: “Radical Islamic Terrorism” Won’t Suffice

Throughout his campaign and continuing into his presidency, Donald Trump and most of his senior advisers have made a point of using the term...

How Warning Signs of Famine Were Ignored in Somalia

Many observers feel outraged about the international community’s seeming indifference when it comes to African famine deaths. Last month, the UN declared another famine threat...

How much longer can Oman be an oasis of peace in the Middle East?

The desert country of Oman does not have the most stable of neighbors. To its west lies Saudi Arabia, some of whose citizens have...

Berbera port ready for Ethiopian container traffic in 16 months: Somaliland FM

The Republic of Somaliland has said that it will open the old port of Berbera, which is currently undergoing renovation to be an alternative...

Somalia: Al Shabaab seizes Goofgaduud near Baidoa

Militant fighters linked to Al Shabaab have retaken control of Goofgaduud village, located 35 km north of Baidoa town, regional capital of Southwest state,...

Cabbie Who Aided Terror Group Returned To Somalia

A cabdriver convicted of funneling thousands of dollars to a terrorist organization in his home country of Somalia has been turned over to authorities...

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In Somaliland – Column of Eduard Nazarski

In the second week of July, I was in Hargeisa, the capital of Somaliland. There, I organized Huricap, a program of Amnesty Netherlands, committed...

What you could buy for Neymar PSG transfer fee

Paris Saint-Germain's record signing of Brazilian striker Neymar da Silva Santos Jr for 222 million euros ($263m) has stunned seasoned analysts and fans alike. The move from Barcelona to the French...

The female face of Shariah law in Malaysia

Sitting in a court library surrounded by Islamic law books, Nenney Shushaidah Binti Shamsuddin is polite and softly spoken as she describes the rigours...