Thursday, May 23, 2019

Ramla Ali: Aspiring to be First Somali Olympic Boxer

It’s the second day of Ramadan, and Ramla Ali is wrapping her hands at a boxing gym in London’s East End. It’s now midafternoon,...

US Not to be a Safe Haven for Somali War Criminals: The Case of...

Mr. Farhan Warfaa was a 17-year-old farmer when he was abducted. In December 1987, he and other men and boys from his village were rounded up and...

Conviction of Noor Widens Gulf Between Minneapolis Police, Somali Community

Noor verdict sparks disappointment, outrage within local Somali community. Many say the murder trial of the former Minneapolis police officer has widened the gulf with...

Somali-American Former FBI Translator Arrested for Falsifying Transcripts

A former FBI translator has been charged with doctoring transcripts in which his own name appeared on intercepts of phone calls placed by a...
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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...

HRW Urges Kenya to Reverse Move to Shut Down Dadaab Refugee Camp

The Kenyan government should abandon a renewed push to close the enormous Dadaab refugee camp, Human Rights Watch said today. The move threatens the rights and...

Kenya Planning to Close Dadaab Refugee Camp in August

Kenya plans to shut a refugee camp that is home to nearly a quarter of a million people, mostly Somalis, in the next few...

Ilhan Omar’s words were twisted – and Democrats were part of the problem

‘It is fair to say that Omar could have been more careful about her language. It is not fair, however, to intentionally twist her...

Somalis, World Mourn Friends, Relatives Lost on Ethiopian Plane Crash (Shows video of last...

Abdirashid Ibrahim Abdirahman, presently the Director General of the Ministry of Planning of the Republic of Somaliland, was one of the first to realize...

The Ilhan Omar Controversy Reveals a Larger Struggle Over Israel

The controversy that swirled around Congress this week after Rep. Ilhan Omar insinuated that politicians only support Israel because of donations from wealthy Jews...

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Somalia: Ex-Minister Elabe Among 9 Killed in Mogadishu Suicide Bomb

Militant group Al Shabab exploded a suicide car bomb and killed at least nine people, including Somalia’s former foreign minister, near the presidential palace...

US Court Jury Finds Somalia’s Colonel Tukeh Guilty as Torturer

A jury has found a northern Virginia man who once served as a colonel in the Somali Army responsible for torturing a man more...

Somaliland Electoral Commission Astounded by Somalia Election Committee’s Territorial Claims

Kaltun Sheikh Hassan of the Somaliland Electoral Commission expressed astonishment on an announcement made earlier in the week by the Somalia elections body that...