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A Somali cabinet minister who called Toronto home was among 15 people killed Saturday when gunmen stormed a hotel in that country’s capital in an

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Somali migrant Abdirashid Khadar who murdered his pregnant wife is jailed for 20 years.

A jealous husband lured his estranged wife to their marital home and stabbed her to death with three knives after she told him she wanted

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David Cameron resigns: Prime Minister announces he will step down after UK votes for Brexit.

David Cameron has announced he is quitting as Prime Minister after Britain voted to leave the European Union after a nearly half a century. In a statement outside Downing Street, and ...

Somali President opens National Leaders Forum in Baidoa town.

President of the Federal Republic of Somalia, H.E. Hassan Sh. Mohamud has on Wednesday afternoon opened the National Leaders Forum in Baidoa town, the administrative capital of the Southwest State, ...

Somalia security chief killed by own guard, Al-Shabaab claims responsibility.

MOGADISHU, June 22 (Reuters) - The Islamist militant group al Shabaab claimed responsibility for the killing of a senior Somalia security official, who was was gunned down late on Tuesday ...

Coach Jama Aden arrested in Spain in connection with doping investigation.

The coach of the reigning female athlete of the year Genzebe Dibaba has been arrested as part of a joint anti-doping operation by Catalan police, world athletics’ governing body and ...

Kenya is living in a glass house, why throw stones at refugees?

Nairobi: In Africa, instability has been quite unpredictable, and an open policy to receive the citizens of countries that are in trouble has generally been practised. It is a policy ...

Guilty verdicts returned against all three Somali defendants in ISIS trial.

A Minneapolis jury has found three young Twin Cities men guilty of conspiring to support a foreign terrrorist organization and of conspiracy to commit murder abroad in one of the ...

Nur Warsame: Meet Australia’s first openly gay Somali.

  Nur Warsame is a prominent and well-respected man in Australia's Islamic community. He was married and has a young daughter. For decades he has lived for his religion, all the while ...

Minnesota T.S.A. Manager Says He Was Told to Target Somali-Americans.

MINNEAPOLIS — A Transportation Security Administration manager here said he was instructed by his supervisor to provide the names of Somali-American leaders visiting the agency’s local office so they could ...

At Least 8 Killed as US Airstrikes Target al-Shabab in Somalia.

   At least eight people were killed Monday and early Tuesday in U.S. airstrikes targeting al-Shabab militants in southern Somalia. Pentagon spokesman Captain Jeff Davis said unmanned drones were used in the ...

Somalia publicly executes former al Shabaab spokesman.

A former media officer for the Somali Islamist group al Shabaab was publicly executed by a government firing squad on Monday for ordering the death of six journalists, court officials ...

Car bomb blast kills three in Mogadishu.

   At least three civilians, including a child, have lost their lives in a car bomb explosion in the Somali capital, Mogadishu, officials and witnesses say. The deadly incident took place on ...

Al-Shabab-linked journalist sentenced to death in Somalia.

   A Somali military court has sentenced to death a former journalist who helped al-Qaeda linked al-Shabab militant group kill fellow reporters. On Thursday, a military court in the Somali capital Mogadishu ...

President of Djibouti set to sue Facebook.

   THE president of Djibouti, a small country located on the horn of Africa, has lodged a High Court action in Dublin against Facebook. It is not clear why Ismaïl Omar Guelleh ...

Militants storm Somalia army base, claim many killed.

   Islamic insurgents stormed a Somali military base outside the capital Mogadishu early Monday, claiming to have inflicted heavy casualties. The fighting broke out at Laanta-Buro military base about 40 kilometres (25 ...

‘Kill them FBI’: Minnesota teen arrested for threatening to kill federal agents on Twitter.

   A teenager from Minneapolis being watched over fears he was planning to travel to Syria to join ISIS has been arrested for threatening FBI agents online. Khaalid Adam Abdulkadir, 19, was ...

Feds charge another Somali youth with supporting ISIS.

   Federal charges were filed Wednesday in Minneapolis against another young Somali man from the Twin Cities, alleging that he conspired to provide material support to the terrorist organization known as ...

2 American Extremists Defect in Somalia Amid Militant Tensions.

   The defections of two American Islamic extremist fighters in Somalia highlight tensions within the insurgent group al-Shabab over whether it should remain affiliated to al-Qaida or switch allegiance to the ...

London subway stabbings suspect charged with attempted murder.

   London (CNN)A man who allegedly stabbed two people at a London subway station Saturday has been charged with attempted murder for the attack that prosecutors say was an act of ...

Somalia Journalist Killed by Al-Shabaab Car-Bomb in Capital.

A Somali journalist working for the country’s state-run broadcaster was killed in a car-bombing claimed by Islamist militant group al-Shabaab. Hindiya Hajji Mohamud was driving in the south of the capital, ...
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Walk the talk – Somalian activist calls for action on child marriage.

African leaders are to discuss child marriage at a two-day African Girls’ Summit in the Zambian capital, Lusaka (Nov 26 and 27). Hawa Aden Mohamed is a campaigner for girls’ ...

Muslim teenager ‘judged by Heathrow Airport staff’

   An American Muslim was detained for 13 hours after flying into a UK airport because of her faith, she says. Ayan Mohamud, 18, who arrived at Heathrow Airport, said she felt ...

Rival militia forces battle in central Somalia: UN.

Rival militia forces have clashed in central Somalia, the United Nations said Saturday, as it called for troops to pull out from contested zones in the town of Galkayo. Fighting broke ...

US presses Turkey to deploy troops to Syria border.

   The United States is urging Turkey to deploy thousands of additional troops along its border with Syria to block the movement of Daesh (ISIL) terrorists, according to a report. Pentagon officials ...

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