Tuesday, July 14, 2020

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...

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...

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...

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East Africa Still the Fastest Growing Region in Africa Despite the COVID-19 Pandemic

Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, the region's economic growth was projected at more than 5 percent, well above continent's average of 3.3 percent and...

Somalia Not Ready for Direct Elections Yet – Regional States Heads

The likelihood of Somalia holding one-person-one-vote polls now appears less certain as five regional states presidents have endorsed an indirect election as long as...

Somalia Army Chief of Staff Escapes Suicide Bomber Attack on his Convoy

The head of Somalia’s military escaped unhurt and one civilian was killed on Monday when a suicide attacker drove a bomb-laden car into a...