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Nur Warsame: Meet Australia’s firs

  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

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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

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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 ...

First Somali-American Radio Station Launches in Mpls.

   A Somali-American radio station now broadcasting in the Twin Cities hopes to help families navigate issues ranging from where to park during a snow advisory, to how to protect their ...

Bashir cancels plans for S. Africa summit amid ICC arrest fears.

   Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir will not be part of next month’s summit of the Forum for China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC) in South Africa. While the Sudan embassy said President Bashir had pressing ...

‘Dont play with fire’  Erdogan warns Russia .

   Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has warned Russia not to “play with fire” amid ongoing tensions between the two countries over Ankara’s recent downing of a Russian military aircraft over ...

Authorities ID One Victim In South Minneapolis Double Homicide.

   Community leaders have identified one of two people killed in a triple shooting in the Seward neighborhood late Sunday as Abdulahi Awuni. Awuni, a local spoken word artist who worked at ...

Kenya official: Suspected extremist grabs gun and attempts to shoot his way to freedom

   NAIROBI, Kenya — A suspected Islamic extremist grabbed a rifle from an officer and attempted to shoot his way to freedom from a military camp where he was being held ...

Anonymous: ISIS to attack France, US and other locations on Sunday.

   The Anonymous hacktivist group warns that the Daesh Takfiri terrorists are planning to carry out attacks in France, the US, and other locations around the globe on Sunday.   On Saturday, ...

Ahmed Hassan Awke, Renowned Somali journalist, dies.

Ahmed Hassan Awke, who was one of Somalia’s best known journalists, has died in Jigjiga town in the Somali region of Ethiopia on Monday night after a sudden illness. A sister ...

10 killed in fighting between Somali soldiers in Mogadishu.

Fighting between Somali soldiers has left at least ten people dead in the capital city, Mogadishu. At least 15 others, including both soldiers and civilians, were wounded in the clashes on ...

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