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Somaliland: Hopes Dashed, Rising Music Star Turns to Washing Cars

Abdisalam Muhumad Kamil had high hopes of becoming a rising star in music. The tenor of his voice, the catching lyrics, the original music and...

Archeologists Unearth Lost Town from Little-known Ancient East African Empire

The international team of archeologists conducted excavations at the site in 2011, 2012, 2015 and 2016. The Kingdom of Aksum ruled over the region between...

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,...

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Somaliland Suspends FlyDubai, Air Arabia Flight Licenses

According to a televised report by the Somaliland-based Horn Cable TV, the government of the Republic of Somaliland notified the head offices of FlyDubai...

Somaliland: Captain Saeed Duale, Soccer Super Hero, Passes Away

Captain Saeed Duale Hogsade, one of the best superheroes in soccer during the late '60s o mid-80s passed away peacefully in Aden, Yemen, Wednesday,...

‘Somalia’ Gets Another Debt Relief. This Time from Paris Club.

The Paris Club of creditor nations agreed on Tuesday to restructure Somalia’s debt, including immediately canceling $1.4 billion owed by the impoverished Horn of...