Tuesday, January 28, 2020

Violence Feared After India’s Top Court Enables Temple

India's Supreme Court issued a unanimous ruling today that enabled construction of a Hindu temple on the site of the 16th-century Babri Mosque, destroyed...

Nearly Half of the Muslim Population Fell Victim to Religious Profiling

Survey reveals most harassments occurred during police controls, job applications and house rentals A poll said on Wednesday that 42% of Muslims in France were...
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Somalia: Al Shabaab Funnels Zakat Back to the Poor in Mogadishu

The Islamist Somali fighters, Al Shabaab, have distributed, again, the yearly Zakat alms amounting to thousands in Mogadishu, inside the capital of the weak...

Valeria Porokhova, Translator Of Qur’an Into Russian, Passes Away

Valeria (Iman) Porokhova, a well-known translator of the Qur’an into the Russian language, has died in Moscow at the age of 79. Russian media outlets...

A Revived Somaliland Cultural Scene Fights To be Seriously Appreciated

The arts scene is booming in the self-declared Republic of Somaliland but, as the BBC's Mary Harper writes, the people who are pushing the...

Somaliland: Underground Christian Wife Says She Was Divorced, Beaten When Discovered

The husband of a 32-year-old mother of two children in Somalia had just discovered that his wife owned a Bible and demanded that she...

77 Traits of Highly Successful People – An Indispensable Manual

The 77 Traits of Highly Successful people, 232 pages, by Mark Foo, is summarized here by Dr. Salma Heiss. The result is a manual...

Hamed Jama: Departure of the Brown Intellectual – Writes Ex-PresidentAli Nassir

Hamed Jama Hussein (aka حامد جامع) , a cultured intellectual, died in Aden, where he lived and lived the lives of ordinary people as a whole,...

Somaliland: Hadraawi Poems Show Commitment of Poet and Man – A Review

Within the literary sphere, there has oft’ been this argument of what the actual role of the poet ought to be in society. On...

A literary snapshot of Somaliland – A Country Full of Pleasant Surprises

I spent last week at arguably the most well-organised and longest-running book festival in East Africa, the Hargeysa International Book Fair. It was my...

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Is China Harvesting Muslim Prisoners’ ‘Halal’ Organs for Rich Saudis?

A new witness report confirms the "slaughter on-demand" of China's Muslim prisoners to provide "Halal" organs for rich Saudi customers. Shopping just got a new meaning: Welcome to death...

Somaliland Government Issues Warning Against ‘Chinese’ Coronavirus

Somaliland government has issued a warning against the new Coronavirus outbreak that has so far killed fifty-six people in China. In a press conference on...

Abiy, Afwerki, Farmajo Meet in Asmara

Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed and Somalia President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo are in Eritrea for talks with President Isaias Afwerki aimed at strengthening ties...