Thursday, June 4, 2020

UK Police Investigating Van Attack in London as Terrorism

The authorities in Britain said on Monday that they were treating an early morning attack near a mosque in London as a possible act...

Ramadan: A Month for Reflection and Character Building

O YOU who have attained to faith! Fasting is ordained for you as it was ordained for those before you, so that you might...

The Captivating Songstress of Somaliland

Sahra Halgan Trio...Faransiskiyo Somaliland (Buda Records, 2015) Sahra Halgan Trio is an act from Somaliland, an independent nation (unrecognized internationally) in eastern Africa that broke...

Egypt row over Facebook Muezzin call

An Egypt muezzin is facing disciplinary action for altering the words of the traditional call to dawn prayer.The country's ministry of religious affairs is...

BBC Radio Drama Gave Tips For Illegal Migrants In Somalia

A BBC department that produced a radio drama giving practical tips to would-be migrants on how to cross from Somalia to Europe received nearly...

Rohingya-Turks relations date back to 1913

Document from Ottoman archive shows Rohingya’s solidarity with Turks during First World War Rohingya Muslims had showed solidarity with Turks over a hundred years ago,...

Trump’s travel ban gives the impression ‘people are not welcome,’ Loews Hotels CEO says

Jonathan Tisch, chairman and CEO of Loews Hotels and co-owner of the New York Giants, said Monday he's worried President Donald Trump's immigration policies...

Austria to shut down mosques, expel foreign-funded imams

Austria's right-wing government plans to shut seven mosques and could expel dozens of imams in what it said was "just the beginning" of a...

Uncovering Somalia’s forgotten music of the 1970s

A trove of recordings that survived 'Africa's Dresden' is a window into how music once flourished under a dictatorship. In 1331, famed Moroccan explorer Ibn...

Somaliland: A Land In Limbo Hopes That Books Will Keep It Going

Somaliland doesn't have any embassies around the world. Its passport isn't accepted in any country. It's a republic, population 3.5 million, that broke away...

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Somaliland: Covid19 Update for June 3

The Ministry of Health Development of the Ministry of Health Development of the Republic of Somaliland has, today, Wednesday, made it known that 18...

Somalia: Puntland Rejects Clan-based Election Model

The much-anticipated polls in Somalia suffered yet another blow on Monday, with Puntland President Said Abdullahi Deni rejecting the popular clan-based electoral model, which...

Political, Security Gains In Somalia Could Be Reduced By Virus

Devastating floods, swarms of desert locusts and the continuing widespread impact of the coronavirus have struck residents in Somalia. Devastating floods, swarms of desert locusts...