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Somali refugee with NZ passport facing terror charges in Australia

A 24-year-old Somali refugee who holds a New Zealand passport will stand trial next year for breaking Australia’s tough anti-terror laws. This morning a Melbourne judge decided there was enough…

Persian, Somali food in short supply in Winnipeg, so this duo is a great discovery

Several years ago we had a few Persian restaurants and, in the more recent past, the occasional Somali restaurant. With the temporary closing (several months now) of Kabob Palace, and…

Obama: As a black man he’s been mistaken for valet

WASHINGTON — He may be president now, but Barack Obama says he’s a black man who has been mistaken for the valet. There’s no black male my age, who’s a…

After two years of discord, St. Anthony agrees to mosque

If all goes as planned, Twin Cities Muslim leaders will soon be able to hold prayer services in the basement of a suburban office center. That’s no small thing. A…

Swedish Government Investigates Somali Swedish who Travelled to Syria

The Swedish Security Department, Swedish Security Service is investigating Muslims in that country, including Somalis who allegedly travelled to Syria and Iraq. The Swedish Security Service said since 2012, 110…

Kenya shuts down 500 groups in anti-terrorism crackdown

(Reuters) – Kenya has shut down more than 500 non-governmental organizations (NGOs) including 15 groups it said had links to financing terrorism, though critics said the government was silencing critics…

Homeless Somali family’s bench ripped up by TfL after one of them is hospitalised

The bench a homeless Somali family have spent the past nine months living on has been ripped up after the mother was taken to hospital suffering from cold. The family…

Michael Walls on Somaliland’s political transition

On December 4th 2014, Dr Michael Walls spoke about the successes and challenges facing Somaliland’s democratic transition to mark the launch of his new publication for ARI: “Statebuilding in the…

Iqbal Jhazbhay on Somaliland’s quest for international recognition

On December 4th 2014, Iqbal Jhazbay analysed Somaliland’s quest for international recognition at the launch event for Michael Walls’s new publication for ARI: “Statebuilding in the Somali region: Compromise, competition…

The unlikely love affair between two countries

The chaos and conflict that once consumed the port of Mogadishu are now gone and a few foreign investors are starting to move into Somalia. Turkey is leading the way…

New national Agency for Refugees & IDPs launched in Somalia

Mogadishu - The Federal Government of Somalia through its Ministry of Interior and Federal Affairs is pleased to announce the launching of a new national Agency for Refugees and IDPs (ARI).…

Weekly Press Conference on the Progress of the Somali Government

Mogadishu, 13 December 2014 – The Minister of Information, Mustafa Duhulow, today addressed the media, providing an update on the progress of the Federal Government of Somalia (FGS) over the…

Book explores Somali immigrant experience

The story of Hamse Warfa begins in a place not unfamiliar to many immigrants in Minnesota: Mogadishu, the capital city of Somalia. But where that story culminates (at least for…

Energy companies set sights on war-torn Somalia for next big dig

(GIN)—It may not be clear who is running Somalia these days but energy companies appear to know who to call as they conduct onshore and offshore seismic surveys which could…

In images of Somali life, photographer captures Minnesota stories

Years ago, Mohamed Barre began snapping pictures of Somali life in Minnesota just so his kids could see what it was like for the first refugees. But as he photographed…

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Gudidii Shirkii Hodaale ee Sacad Muuse oo Beeniyey in ay doorteen Musharax Reerka ee Xisbiga kulmiye SAWIRO

Hargaysa 17.Dec 2014 (SDN/QJ)- Gudidii Shirkii Hodaale ee Beesha Sacad Muuse ayaa waxba kama jiraan ku tilmaamay Warar Warbaahinta la soo galiyey oo sheegay in Gudidu ay isku raaceen Shalay in Musharax Beeshu yahay Muuse Biixi, waxanay Warkaasi ku tilmaameen in uu yahay mid been cad oo aanay waxba ka jirin. Gudidu waxay sheegen in…

Somali refugee with NZ passport facing terror charges in Australia

A 24-year-old Somali refugee who holds a New Zealand passport will stand trial next year for breaking Australia’s tough anti-terror laws. This morning a Melbourne judge decided there was enough evidence against Amin Mohamed to send him to trial on four charges of preparing to enter a foreign state to “engage in armed hostilities”. Mohamed…

Wasiirka Madaxtooyada Somaliland oo Qurbejoog.com uga waramay safarka uu Woqooyiga America ku joogo iyo xaaladihii u danbeeyay ee dalka(DHEGEYSO)

Edmonton May 26,2014(SDN/QJ)-Wasiirka Madaxtooyada Somaliland Md Xirsi Cali Xaaji Xasan oo safar shaqo ku marayay maalmihii u danbeeyay qaarada Woqooyiga America oo uu kala qeyb galay Jaaliyadaha Reer Somaliland ee Mareykanka iyo Canada munaasabadii May 18 iyo Qaadhaan ururinta Mashruuca dhismaha Wadada Ceerigaabo. Wasiirka Madaxtooyada ayaa inooga waramay safarka shaqo ee Wefdiga uu hogaaminayoiyo xaaladihii u danbeeyay…

WARSAME IYO WARMOOGE SIDAN MA ISKU DHAANAA!

Warsame iyo Warmooge waa laba oday oo saaxiib ah mana heshiiyaan mana kala tagaan, kaftanka iyo sheekaduna waa u dhex, waxay ka hadlaan dhacdooyinka maalinlaha ah ee bulshada dhexdeeda ka jira. Waa qormooyin taxane ah oo ka hadlaaya xaaladaha dalka ka taagan   Warsame: duulkani bal eega Duni kale raacayee Danahoodii ilaabaye Dane kale ku…

Did Islamic State finance flights for Minnesota recruits?

WASHINGTON Federal charges lodged Tuesday against two young members of Minnesota’s Somali community offer possible insight into how the Islamic State may be bankrolling recruits’ flights to the Middle East to join in its jihadist war. The criminal conspiracy complaint charges Abdi Nur, 20, and Abdullah Yusuf, 18, with conspiring to provide material support to…