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Edmonton man Omar Aden believed to have joined ISIS

Family believes young man was radicalized while working in Fort McMurray CBC News | Fort McMurray | March 6, 2015 | The family of a young man who lived in Edmonton believes he went overseas to fight for ISIS, CBC News has learned. Omar Aden is in his mid-twenties and was living in Edmonton before leaving in the summer of 2013 to […]

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The Invisible IDPs and their Silent Cry

Today my day went off with a terrible start. Mogadishu | SomaliCurrent |by Hudda Ibrahim | March 6, 2015 – Government soldiers bulldozed internally displaced families’ makeshift camps by force without a prior notice. Tears rolled down my cheek inadvertently as I was browsing images of frightened mothers and children who were sitting helplessly in the […]

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MOGADISHU, March 5, 2015 | Xinhua – The thought and convenience of shopping at 10:00 p.m. in Somalia was until recently a distant dream to many shoppers in Mogadishu, but the emergence of the first of a kind supermarket is turning this dream into a reality. In over two decades of political turmoil and war, […]

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Muqdisho, 7da Maarso 2015 – Wasiirka Haweenka & Horumarinta Xuquuqul Insaanka Marwo Sahra Maxamed Cali Samatar, ayaa sheegtay in aan loo dulqaadan doonin tacadiyada haweenka loo geysto. Wasiir Sahra ayaa tiri “Bacdamaa loo diyaar garoobayo munaasabadda maalinta Haweenka ee 8da Maarso waxaa muhiim ah in bulshada laga wacyi geliyo dhibaatooyinka tacadiyada haweenka, oo dhaqan ahaan […]

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Growing Somali mall in Minneapolis now boasts one of the state’s largest mosques

Karmel Square prayer hall is part of a major expansion at Minnesota’s oldest Somali mall by: MILA KOUMPILOVA | Star Tribune | March 4, 2015 | Construction of the metro area’s newest mosque involved a shopping trip to the Middle East, some back-and-forth with the city of Minneapolis and a reported $3 million investment. But developer […]

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With grit and girded by College Possible, young immigrant makes his way

MINNPOST | By Beth Hawkins | March 05, 2015 | When Walid Abubakar began thinking about paying for college, he budgeted for textbooks, transportation, living expenses — all of the usual stuff. And then he thought long and hard about the $300 to $400 a month he has been sending his family in Ethiopia. Remittances […]

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Wasiirka Arrimaha Dibadda Soomaaliya oo kala hadlay hey’adda UNHCR caawinta Qaxootiga Soomaaliyeed.

Mogadishu, March 05, 2015 – Wasiirka Arrimaha Dibadda ee Jamhuuriyadda Federaalka Soomaaliya H.E. Dr. Abdusalam Hadliye Omer ayaa maanta ku qaabilay Xafiiskiisa Alessandra Morelli oo ah Wakiilka hey’adda  Qaramada Midoobey ee arrimaha Qaxootiga  ( UNHCR) u qaabilsan Soomaaliya , oo ay ka wada hadleen kaalinta hey’adaasi ay ka qaadato arrimaha qaxootiga Soomaaliyeed ee ku nool […]

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EXCLUSIVE: Canada helping Brits buy ‘Bosnian’ and ‘Somali’ targets for shooting practice

By Brett Ruskin |  Global News | HALIFAX – British soldiers training in Canada will soon be firing at foam targets with names like “Bosnian Male RPG” and “Somali Male AK 47″. A notice of procurement published on the Government of Canada’s website on Feb. 24 shows an order for 650 of the targets with ethnic descriptions that some […]

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Reflections on the life and learning of Prof. Said Samatar – By Liban Ahmad

March 2, 2015 by African Arguments |  Said Sheikh Samatar, a Somali-American historian who passed away in New Jersey last week, was a Professor of African history at Rutgers University for more than three decades. Professor Samatar’s name came to my attention through his paper on Sayyid Mohamed Abdulle Hassan in the Proceedings of the first Somali Studies […]

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Ethiopian migrants in search of a better life in Somalia face xenophobia and hostility from some locals. ALJAZEERA | 03 Mar 2015 | Somalia was once seen as a failed state, suffering from violence and lack of governance. But now hundreds of Ethiopians are moving to Somalia in search of a better life – although Somalia is a […]

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