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VIDEO: Somali Canadians seduced by ISIS

According to an Edmonton community leader, there’s a surge in Somali-Canadian youth joining ISIS. Sun News Network EDMONTON – In an online video made by the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), a twenty-something former student from Calgary’s Somali-Canadian … read more »

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Mogadishu residents bemoan electricity service costs

SABAHI MOGADISHU — Six months ago, seven private electricity companies in Mogadishu merged to form the Banadir Electricity Company (BECO) after operating separately for the last 20 years. The merger aimed to streamline electricity provision and upgrade the grid in … read more »

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VIDEO: Thirteen Somali men convicted of running Bristol sex ring that targeted vulnerable British girls as young as 13

BARTAMAHA/The Telegraph A judge questioned the wisdom of social workers placing a vulnerable teenage girl alone in a flat and almost unsupervised in inner city Bristol – leading to her being raped and prostituted by Somali drug dealers. Judge Michael … read more »

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VIDEO: 13 Somali men guilty of enforced prostitution and rape of vulnerable girls in Bristol

GUARDIAN Thirteen men, all of Somali origin, have been found guilty of the systematic sexual abuse of vulnerable schoolgirls and teenagers in Bristol. The victims, some of whom were in local authority care, were groomed and passed around by their … read more »

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A Somali Aid Worker Would Rather Give Out Cash Than Free Food

NPR In 2011, drought hit Somalia hard, triggering a famine that ultimately killed some 260,000 people. Now, after a poor rainy season, the Food and Agriculture Organization is warning that the country could be on the brink of another famine.To find out … read more »

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Westpac keeps Somali money transfers open until Federal Court hearing

Heidelberg Leader The financial institution is the last of the big four Australian banks to offer money transfer services to the remittance operators helping Somalis send cash to their families overseas. The Leader previously reported the bank had advised Somali … read more »

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Daawo Wargelin Show Nov 26-Dec 02

Wargelin Show Nov 26-Dec 02, 2014 Buuqa & Ismariwaaga Xildhibaanada & Hogaanka Dalka, R/Wasaaraha markii ugu horeysay ka hadlay Barnaamijka Wargelin Show iyo Cabdisalam Caato Todobaadkan waxaa uga hadlaynaa Ismariwaaga hoggaanka dalka. Xildhibaanada, Raiisal Wasaaraha iyo Madaxweynaha. Xildhibaanada Mooshinka kasoo … read more »

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Somali leaders’ ongoing dispute, chaos at parliament frustrate citizens

SABAHI MOGADISHU — Somali citizens said they are feeling anxious and frustrated about the country’s political progress after the parliament devolved into chaos Monday (November 24th) for the third time in two weeks. A political feud between President Hassan Sheikh … read more »

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Ilwad Elman is appointed Youth Ambassador for Somalia on Sexual Violence in Conflict

Youth to End Sexual Violence “What can a small army of committed young people hope to accomplish for devastated women in the world’s most failed state, half a world away? Almost anything. The key to success? Empower dauntless local leaders … read more »

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VIDEO: Ra’isul Wasaare C/weli Oo Ka Hadlay Kala Aragti Duwanaanshaha Dowladda

Muqdisho (BARTAMAHA) Ra’iisul wasaaraha Xukuumadda Federaalka Soomaaliya, Mudane Cabdiweli Sheekh Axmed Maxamed ayaa shirkaan jaraa’di uga hadlay arrimaha kala ah, kala aragti duwnaanshaha u dhaxeeya isaga iyo madaxweynaha, go’aankii ka soo baxay guddoonka Barlamaanka iyo baaq uu u jeediyey shacabka Soomaaliyeed … read more »

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Go’aan adag oo ka soo baxay guddoomiyaha baarlamaanka Soomaaliya iyo mooshinkii oo la joojiyay (Akhriso)

Muqdisho (BARTAMAHA) Maalintii saddexad ayaa baarlamaanka Soomaaliya fadhigii lugu doonayay in loogu gudbiyo mooshin ka dhan ah ra’iisul wasaaraha Soomaaliya iyo xukuumadiisa waxaa uu ku soo dhammaaday buuq. Go’an ka soo baxay xafiiska guddoomiyaha baarlamaanka,Maxamed Sheekh Cismaan Jawaari ayaa si … read more »

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RW Cabdiweli Sheekh: “Mooshinkaan sharci darrada ah wuxuu caqabad ku noqday geeddi socodka hiigsiga 2016″

Muqdisho (BARTAMAHA) Ra’iisul wasaaraha xukuumadda federaalka Soomaaliya Mudane Cabdiweli Sheekh Axmed, oo caawa war- murtiyeedeed uu ka soo saaray xaaladda dalka uga waramay marxalada siyaasasadeed ee hadda taagan, caqabadaha uu mooshinku ku keenay hiigsiga 2016, iyo kala qaybsanaanta uu ka … read more »

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BREAKING: PM blames the Presidency on backing the “No Confidence” motion, calls for consensus

Mogadishu (BARTAMAHA) Somali Prime Minister Abdiweli Sheih Ahmed has on Monday said the country’s Presidency was backing the current motion of no confidence in the parliament which led the parliament sessions to be suspended, RBC Radio reports. Prime Minister has … read more »

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No-confidence motion sparks parliamentary row in Somalia

World Bulletin The speaker adjourned the session immediately after opening it, ignoring the commotion caused by lawmakers who opposed the proposed motion A session of the Somali parliament ended abruptly on Monday following the distribution of a proposed motion to … read more »

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Ra’iisul wasaarihii hore Saacid oo uga digay Xasan Sheekh iyo Cabdiweli khilafka ka dhaxeeya

Muqdisho (Bartamaha) Ra’iisul Wasaarihii hore ee Xukuumadda F. Soomaaliya Dr. Cabdi Faarax Shirdoon (Saacid) oo khudbad dhinacyo badan taabanaysa u jeediyay qaar kamid ah Jaaliyaddaha Soomaaliyeed ee ku nool dalka dibaddiisa, ayaa ka hadlay waxqabadkii Xukuumaddii uu hoggaamiyay ee mudada … read more »

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Kenya bus attack survivor tells how gunmen selected their victims

AP Al-Shabaab extremists singled out and killed 28 passengers who could not recite Islamic creed, Kenyan police say One gunman shot from the right, one from the left, each killing the non-Muslims lying in a line on the ground, growing … read more »

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Twin Cities man killed in Somalia is remembered at St. Paul memorial

TWIN CITIES DAILY PLANET A group of more than 75 people gathered at the Afton View Apartments in St. Paul to honor a man who gave his heart to the Twin Cities and his life for his native country. Abdullahi … read more »

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VIDEO: Kenyan bus attack kills 28; Al Shabaab claim responsibility

AL JAZEERA Al-Shabab fighters from Somalia hijacked a bus in Kenya’s north and killed 28 non-Muslims on board after they had been singled out from the rest of the passengers, police officials said. Two police officers said that the bus … read more »

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Somali President says Government and Parliament to focus on ensuring Vision 2016

Mogadishu (BARTAMAHA) Somalia’s President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud and the ‘one Somalia’ delegation yesterday returned to Mogadishu after attending the High Level Partnership Forum in Copenhagen, Denmark. Reflecting on the two-day meeting which was called to affirm progress against the milestones … read more »

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SOMALIA: Parliament to hold another session on motion of no confidence next week- sources

Mogadishu (BARTAMAHA) Members of the Federal Parliament are planning to hold another session next week to discuss the standing motion of no confidence against the Prime Minister and his cabinet, sources told Bartamaha Online. The meeting is scheduled on Sunday … read more »

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