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A Canadian court held a trial Tuesday for Mohamed Hersi, a Somali-Canadian resident of Toronto, who was accused of trying to join the Al Qaeda-affiliated...Continue reading »

The Toronto Police Service is requesting the public’s assistance locating a missing girl. Najma Abdullahi, 13, was last seen on Sunday, March 16,...Continue reading »

After more than 24 years living in Edmonton, Somali national Mohamed Jimale moved to his home country to help rebuild the country’s national university. Partnering...Continue reading »

A move by the Toronto District School Board to begin hammering out an action plan to offer Somali students more help sparked an outcry among dozens of...Continue reading »

Abdulrahman Elmi is leading a group of young Canadian-Somali leaders to mentor north Etobicoke youth away from the pull of drugs, gangs and dropping out of school. It is urgent and important work made possible through a $46,000 share of U.S.-based website Gawker’s $200,000 crowd-sourced money from its online “Crackstarter” campaign to buy the now-infamous video in...Continue reading »

Toronto, ON – A new television program featuring Somali-Canadians in a new light will debut every Saturday starting March 1st from 10:30am to 11:00am...Continue reading »

A Somali man wanted for two counts of rape and a single charge of sodomy in the United States was arrested by U.S. customs officers in Niagara Falls on...Continue reading »

Suban Abdullahi has taken on an unusual charge: She is fighting the Toronto District School Board so her children do not receive any special treatment. On...Continue reading »

Abdulrahman Elmi has called a group of young Somali-Canadian men to a community centre in the north Toronto neighbourhood of Rexdale. They have a lot...Continue reading »

She is Somalia’s most powerful woman: a thorn in the eyes of Mogadishu-based terrorist group Al Shabab, and a ray of hope for her country in the Horn...Continue reading »

CALGARY — His rights, as a convicted drug trafficker ordered deported to Somalia, were deemed more important than the guaranteed safety of Canadian...Continue reading »

A life of travelling to war zones leads Paul Watson to conclude that food always tastes better when fear is on the menu. Good eating on the roads I travel...Continue reading »

If your only information about Toronto’s Somali population comes from the news media, you could easily come to believe that the community is comprised...Continue reading »

Magaalada Toronto ayaa waxaa labadaan maalmood kaliya laga sheekaysanayaa muuqaalka laga duubay duqooda magaalada Toronto Rob Ford oo cabaya maandooriyaha...Continue reading »

Dhallinyarada ku nool dalka CAnada qaarkood ayaa ku dhex habaabay nolosha qaabka daran ee Tuugta iyo gangsters-ka ay ku nool yihiin taasoo inta badan ku...Continue reading »

As you may already know, many of our new immigrants reside in the west-end.  They come from all walks of life and bring with them unimaginable experiences....Continue reading »

Hundreds gathered at a Toronto mosque Monday to mourn the loss of a teenage girl who died when she was hit by a car driven by her sister. Fartun Abdulle,...Continue reading »

Last week, Abdul Warsame spent an afternoon at the Khalid Bin-Walid mosque in the Rexdale neighbourhood mourning 28-year-old Abdulaziz Farah. In a fiery...Continue reading »

Two Canadian-Somali men were shot to death overnight in a notorious part of west-end Toronto. Suleiman Ali and Warsame Ali, both 26, were found around Jamestown Crescent, in Etobicoke, suffering obvious gunshot wounds. Both were pronounced dead at the scene, only steps from Greenholme Middle Junior School. Both men are from Vaughan, police said. They are not related. Abdifatah...Continue reading »

Seven months ago, on her first day volunteering at a pediatric hospital in Mogadishu, Toronto Public Health nurse Safia Nur Ahmed observed a woman moaning and lying on the ground under a tree, apparently left alone to die. Instinctively, Ahmed went to the woman. “I touch her hand and she grabs my hand and puts it on her chest and squeezes it,” she says. Ahmed began...Continue reading »