London mosque attack requires ‘urgent’ action


A European anti-discrimination network on Monday called on EU member states to take “urgent” action against growing Islamophobia across Europe following a recent attack on a London mosque.

Somali soldier sentenced to death for killing minister in a case of mistaken identity

A Somali military court on Monday sentenced a soldier to death for killing a government minister in a case of mistaken identity, reported Reuters. The soldier, Ahmed Abdulahi Ahmed, mistook the government minister to be an Islamic State group militant, an army officer said.

Cuba Says Returning Assata Shakur to U.S. Is ‘Off the Table’

Assata Shakur has been living in Cuba since 1977, when she escaped imprisonment after she was convicted of killing a U.S. state trooper. Despite improved relations between the United States and Cuba, Cuban officials have no plans to turn American fugitive Assata Shakur over to the U.S.

First batch of Turkish troops arrives

First group of Turkish troops arrived in Doha yesterday to participate in joint exercises, as part of the signed agreements between the state of Qatar and the Republic of Turkey. Ministry of Defence’s Directorate of Moral Guidance announced that the forces started its first military exercise yesterday at Tariq bin Ziyad battalion camp in Doha.

Teen Missing in Fairfax County Believed Dead, Man In Custody: Police

Fairfax County, Virginia, police believe they have found the remains of a missing teen girl and said they have taken someone into custody. Police said a body was found in a pond in the 21500 block of Ridgetop Circle in Sterling, Virginia.

Famine pushes war-weary Yemenis to commit suicide

TAIZ, Yemen—-The almost three-year conflict in impoverished Yemen has devastated the country and left millions of people on the verge of starvation.

IGAD Recalls Col. Gabre

Addis Ababa, The intergovernmental organization IGAD has recalled Col. Gabre who was the officer in charge of Somali Peace Facilitator office in Mogadishu.

First Somali-American lawmaker Ilhan Omar: Muslims ‘no longer alone’

The Minneapolis bus was crowded, but Ilhan Omar felt alone.

It was just after Sept. 11, and the “visibly Muslim” Somali refugee had noticed neighbors, colleagues and teachers growing increasingly suspicious of people who looked like she did. 

The Utah Imam who was barred from flying home is on his to Salt Lake city

The Somali-American Imam who was barred from boarding his flight home to the United States is on his way to Salt Lake City.The Imam was recently placed on the “no-fly list” and barred from returning to the United States from Kenya.

Non-Muslims too fast to provide food to Somalia hungry

More than 410 non-Muslims participated in Hyatt Plaza’s Fast-a-thon, a charity event that offers the opportunity to experience fasting for one day.

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