Tuesday, October 22, 2019

Adnan Mohamed: Capturing Somaliland on Lens

The story of Africa and its culture can only be found among its people who live the beautiful moments shared. The image of the...

United States Revokes Citizenship of Somaliland-born Imam Sending Him Home

The U.S. government has revoked the U.S. citizenship of the former imam of Portland’s largest mosque after he arrived in Somaliland last week. Mohamed Sheikh...
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Canadian-Somali Artist – Amaal – Back With Another Stunning Video

After the breakout success of her gorgeous video for "Not What I Thought," (which recently passed 1 million views on YouTube) Toronto-by-way-of-Mogadishu artist Amaal is back...

The Other Side of the Western Notion of Islam, Muslims

In his travels through the Mideast and Africa, James Jeffrey found mostly peaceful Muslims, kind to a fault and proud of their religion. I want...

President Trump targets Rep. Ilhan Omar with a video of Twin Towers burning

President Trump on Friday tweeted a video attacking Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) for the way she phrased a reference to 9/11, adding fuel to...

Are Arab Regimes More Islamophobic Than Most?

Middle Eastern governments have forged alliances with right-wing groups in the West dedicated to anti-Islam bigotry. In 2017, at a public panel in Riyadh, the...

His Islamophobia Prepared Him to Become a Devout Muslim Leader

“I wanted to kill Muslims, now I am one”, Richard McKinney’s (a.k.a.Omar-Saeed Ibn-Mac) As the world comes to terms with the recent events that unfolded...
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New Zealand Killer Had Trump in his Manifesto

US President Donald Trump has called New Zealand's prime minister to express his condolences and has described the attack as "a horrible horrible thing"....

Suspect in New Zealand Mosques Shooting Charged, 49 Dead

A 28-year-old man has been charged with murder in connection with an unprecedented attack on two mosques in the New Zealand city of Christchurch on Friday,...

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...

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‘I became a whistleblower and lost my job’: the remarkable story of WorldRemit founder...

Poor experiences in sending money abroad inspired Ismail Ahmed to build WorldRemit – now it's on the verge of becoming a unicorn A refugee from...

Somaliland Success Exposes Limitation of Western Political Thinking

The success of the breakaway Republic of Somaliland and other examples show the limits of Western political thinking on Africa, writes Sherin Helal While Somalia...

Egyptian Parliament’s Ad hoc Committee on Ethiopia’s GERD Dam Begins Meetings Sunday

The committee is expected to give President El-Sisi a "mandate" to take the measures necessary to tackle the negative impact of the GERD on...