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How Art Can Save a Life

By Diriye Osman I’m sitting here feeling worn and scratched — a vinyl record that has seen better days. I’ve grown accustomed to this feeling. Oftentimes, it is accompanied by days of lying in front of the television, blanket over … read more »

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PUNTLAND STRONGLY OPPOSES THE MOGADISHU AGREEMENT PURPORTING TO CREATE A FEDERAL STATE FOR CENTRAL REGIONS In reference to the July 30th 2014 Agreement announced in Mogadishu, the Puntland Council of Ministers convened in an extraordinary meeting chaired by the President … read more »

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(VIDEO) Puntland: Xiriirka waan u jarnay Dowladda Federaalka

Garoowe [BARTAMAHA] Madaxweynaha dowladda Puntland,Cabdiweli Maxamed Cali Gaas ayaa goor dhaweyd saxaafadda kula hadlay xarunta madaxtooyada ee Puntland,waxuuna shirkiisa uga hadlay heshiiskii shalay magaalada Muqdisho lugu sheegay in maamul laga dhisayo gobollada dhexe. Madaxweynaha Puntland waxaa uu sheegay inay ka … read more »

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US Welcomes Agreement to Form New Administration in Central Somalia

Press Release Thursday, July 31, 2014 Acting U.S. Special Representative for Somalia Brian H. Phipps welcomes the July 30 signing of an agreement to pursue the establishment of a new administration in central Somalia. The United States commends the leadership … read more »

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What’s Drawing Somali-American Teens To Foreign Militant Groups?

MINNEAPOLIS — Abdi Mohamed Nur, a 20-year-old Somali-American, reportedly left his family in Minnesota to travel to Syria to join and fight alongside the Islamic State (formerly known as the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, or ISIS) last month. … read more »

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Ahlusuna rejects agreement to form new administration in Central Somalia regions

Dhusamareb (BARTAMAHA) The Ahlusuna Wal Jama armed function in Somalia rejected to accept a newly signed deal which suggested the formation of new administration for the central regions of Somalia. The Chairperson of Ahlusuna Administrative Council, Sheikh Abdirisak Ali Mire … read more »

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Minnesota election officials go after voters listing mail centers as addresses

Minneapolis – County election officials across the metro area are scrutinizing dozens of voter registrations tied to commercial mail centers after a probe in Minneapolis revealed a loophole in the state’s election system. A new Star Tribune comparison of voter … read more »

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Federal Government endorses the formation of central Somali state

Federal Government of Somalia has endorsed central Somalia state after lengthy discussion in Mogadishu on Wednesday as loose federalization process continue to gain momentum.President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud and Prime Minister Abdiweli Sheikh Ahmed Mohamed witnessed the ceremony that led to … read more »

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Virginia police: “Woman in Black” wants to be left alone

The mystery “Woman in Black” arrived in Winchester, Virginia on Tuesday night, and now police are asking the public to respect her privacy.   They say the woman who was seen walking along roadsides in several U.S. states over the last … read more »

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VIDEO: Mogadishu Eid Ul Fitr 2014

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Eid Al-Fitr 2014: USA, Canada, Saudi Arabia celebrate Eid on Monday

Eid Al-Fitr 2014 is here and Muslims in USA, Canada, Saudi Arabia and many other places are going to celebrate this occasion in a big way. But many people will celebrate it on Tuesday if crescent moon is not sighted … read more »

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Meet Mohamed Roble Municipal Candidate for Gloucester-Southgate Ward 10

Ottawa – Muslim Link interviewed Mohamed Roble, Municipal Candidate for Gloucester-Southgate Ward 10. The Ottawa Municipal Election takes place on Monday, October 27th 2014. Please tell me a little bit about your background (i.e. country of origin, where you are … read more »

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Culimada Soomaaliyeed oo si kulul uga hadlay Duqaynta Yuhuuda ay ku Hayaan Falastiin

Xili Yahuuda ay Xoojiyeen Duqeynta Cirka iyo Dhulka iskugu jirta islamarkaana ay ku hayaan Dhulka Reer Falastiin Gaar ahaan Magaalada Gaza ayaa Culumadda Soomaaliyeed waxaa ay Cambaareeyeen Duqeeynta Israa’iil ay ku hayso Dhulka Reer Falastiin. Kulan lagu Cambaareenayo Duulaanka Israa’iil … read more »

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boqolaal Kun oo Somali ah oo Gargaar bin’aadanimeed u baahan

Tiro kor u dhaafaysa 350,000 oo ruux oo ay wax yeeleen dagaalada dalka ka soconaya kuna sugan caasimada Mogadisho ayaa haatan u baahan Gargaar deg-deg ah ,sida waqtigan dowlada Somalia iyo hay’aduhuba ay ula halgamayaan qaabkii looyareen lahaa cunayarida,qarmada midoobe … read more »

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Somalia: Deteriorating food security

Why is food insecurity increasing again in Somalia? The answer is complex. There are a number of different factors that are contributing to a series of localised problems in both the centre and south of the country, but also in … read more »

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Nigeria Beats Somalia in Terror Casualties – Report

Nigeria has surpassed terror-ridden countries like Somalia, Iraq, making it the country with the highest casualty rate from terrorism -related attacks, a UK-based risk consultancy Maplecroft said yesterday in a report. The report entitled: Maplecroft Terrorism and Security Dashboard (MTSD), … read more »

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Seattle Somalis Worry Arrests Could Hinder How They Send Home Money

A Somali immigrant living in Kent was arrested Wednesday on charges of fundraising for the Somali insurgent group Al-Shabaab. Her arrest could cast more suspicion on the system Somalis use to send money home. The case against Hinda Osman Dhirane … read more »

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Somali PM: Donors must deliver on promises

Al Jazeera – Mogadishu, Somalia - A country whose very name is almost enough of an introduction, Somalia’s reputation of unfathomable violence and desperate poverty is known around the world. In decades of civil war, it has been described as a … read more »

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Five African Countries Designated As Fragile For Business

VENTURES AFRICA – A recent list by Washington-based Fund For Peace Fragile State Index has Sudan, South Sudan, Somalia, Democratic Republic of Congo and the Central African Republic top the record of fragile African countries in business terms. The non-profit … read more »

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Somalia seeks to avert looming food crisis

NAIROBI – Three years to the day since a famine that eventually killed more than a quarter of a million people was declared in Somalia, aid agencies warned Sunday the country faced a new catastrophe without urgent aid. A joint … read more »

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