Monday, March 25, 2019

Somaliland Clerics condemn Valentine’s Day

The clerics made similar appeals in previous years, but have been more vocal in their opposition this year. Some leading Muslim clerics in the self-declared...

Somalia: ‘Oday Abdulle’ Dreams Of Another Chance As Comedy Actor

Abdulle Abdi Mohamud stands outside Somalia’s National Theater seven years after a suicide bomb attack shut it down, and dares to dream of an...

Female terrorists: On the front lines and behind the scenes

Between April 2013 and June 2018, women from 51 countries lived in ISIS-held territory in Syria and Iraq. According to estimates, at least 9,401 women...

Turkey Calls China’s treatment of Uighur Community ‘An Embarrassment To Humanity’, Demands Closure of...

Ankara calls for UN to act on ‘human tragedy’ of re-education of the Turkic-speaking minority in Xinjiang province Turkey has condemned China’s treatment of its...

The Roots of Somali Crisis, An Insider’s Memoir: A Book By Col Ahmed Omar...

The Roots of Somali Crisis, An Insider’s Memoir by Colonel Ahmed Omar Jess published in November 2018 presents a systematic and holistic first-hand account...

Terrorism More About Politics Than Religion

Every one of our counter-terrorism officials should take a keen interest in what French-American anthropologist Scott Atran says. He is a globally acknowledged authority...

Bob Marley and Africa: Zimbabwe liberation, Ethiopian love, Gabon, Kenya

Jamaican singer-songwriter, Robert Nesta Marley, one of the world’s biggest musicians loved across continents for his impact especially on raggae music would have been...

Aida Muluneh: How This Ethiopian Photographer Is Giving Storytellers a New Platform

When TIME approached photographer Aida Muluneh to create images for the 2019 Optimists issue, she immediately turned to Ethiopia’s political climate for inspiration. A...

MANUSCRIPTS REVEAL HORN OF AFRICA’S ISLAMIC HISTORY

Researchers have identified and analyzed more than 2,000 Islamic manuscripts in Ethiopia, Eritrea, Djibouti, and Somalia. Traditionally, scholars in Islamic studies have not associated the...

Dutch former anti-Muslim politician converts to Islam

Joram van Klaveren is the second ex-PVV politician to convert. A former member of Geert Wilders’ far-right Dutch party announced Monday that he has converted...

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Eritrea, Ethiopia to revamp Roads Connecting Them

Ethiopia and Eritrea will sign an agreement to rebuild the road infrastructure connecting the two countries as part of an EU-funded project in a...

Somaliland, UN Exploring Equitable Special Aid Arrangement

Modeled after the successful 'special aid arrangement' on which international organizations deal with Somaliland to ensure that aid flow directly reaches Somaliland without falling...

Somaliland Ready to Take Its Rightful Place Alongside Sovereign Nations

The president of the Republic of Somaliland, His Excellency Musa Bihi Abdi, Sunday, addressed a joint session of the country's bi-cameral House. He delivered his...