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Trump trolls Rep. Omar, who was victim of death threat, boasts Israeli relations at Vegas event

0 Visits: 35 | Sunday April 07, 2019 - 23:20:20
WASHINGTON– President Donald Trump used a speech to the Republican Jewish Coalition Saturday to highlight his administration's work in the Middle East and policies benefiting Israel while targeting the Democratic Partyas one rooted in anti-Semitism. The president started his nearly hour-long speech…

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#ForHooyo: Moms at heart of new campaign to curb violence in Twin Cities

0 Visits: 31 | Sunday April 07, 2019 - 23:08:59
Nimco Ahmed visited her son's grave Saturday afternoon. He was shot while sitting in a car in Minneapolis last summer and died in the hospital.

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East Hararge zone plans to return more than 62,000 IDPs from Babile Town

0 Visits: 33 | Friday April 05, 2019 - 23:39:00
Addis Abeba, April 05/2019 – The East Hararge zonal authorities plan to return more than 62,000 IDPs from Babile Town to their areas of previous residence. The majority of the IDPs were displaced during the 4-5 August 2018 skirmishes in Jijiga and the subsequent unrest in other Somali towns. The return…

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Militia members get decades in prison in Kansas bomb plot

0 Visits: 27 | Friday April 05, 2019 - 23:10:48
WICHITA, Kan. — Three militia members convicted of taking part in a foiled plot to massacre Muslims in southwest Kansas were sentenced Friday to decades in prison during an emotional court hearing in which one of the targeted victims pleaded: "Please don't hate us."

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Ilhan Omar talks about the (Good) trouble she's making in Congress

0 Visits: 27 | Friday April 05, 2019 - 23:07:40
For the first time in recent history, perhaps ever, the United States Congress is fun to watch. This has been the case since the midterm elections last fall, when a so-called "blue wave" washed in a Democratic sea of women, first-time campaigners, teachers, bartenders, progressive city council…

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Al-Shabaab fighters kill two traders in Lower Shabelle region

0 Visits: 27 | Friday April 05, 2019 - 23:05:19
According to locals, the two traders were transporting goods by an ox-cart before being captured by the militants in an area between Janale and Bufow towns.

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Congress votes to end US support for Yemen war

0 Visits: 36 | Friday April 05, 2019 - 22:59:40
US lawmakers voted Thursday to end military support for the bloody Saudi-led war in Yemen, dealing a harsh bipartisan rebuke to Donald Trump and taking the historic step of curtailing a president's war-making powers. The House of Representatives voted 247 to 175, with one congressman voting present,…

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Additional software problem detected in Boeing 737 Max flight control system, officials sayf

0 Visits: 38 | Friday April 05, 2019 - 22:57:18
The pilots of Ethio­pian Airlines Flight 302 performed all the procedures recommended by Boeing to save their 737 Max 8 aircraft but could not pull it out of a flight-system-induced dive, a preliminary report into the crash concluded Thursday. In a brief summary of the much-anticipated preliminary…

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Focus on Somalia: International Mine Awareness Day

0 Visits: 32 | Thursday April 04, 2019 - 20:32:06
They lie in wait for their victims. Scattered like deadly seeds, they do not recognize child or adult, human or animal. Any pressure, even from a child, will set them off. They do not recognize ceasefires, they continue to kill and maim long after the end of conflicts. They rob communities of their…

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Somali government vows to retake regions held by al-Shabab

0 Visits: 38 | Wednesday April 03, 2019 - 11:25:16
In security operations that started Monday, the Somali National Army (SNA) liberated four regions in Lower Shabelle, in southern Somalia, the ministry of information said. The government "reaffirms its commitment to retake stronghold villages held by the terrorists," the ministry said in a statement.…

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Somali Democracy Party vows to ensure good governance in the region

0 Visits: 28 | Wednesday April 03, 2019 - 11:08:47
Ethiopian Somali People's Democratic Party (ESPDP) changing its names to Somali Democracy Party- dropping the prefix-Ethiopian. In an explanation as to why the change in name is needed, the party says that it is necessary from the point of view stage of development it has reached and from the point…

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Humanitarian funds release US$45.7 million for life-saving assistance in Somalia

0 Visits: 51 | Wednesday April 03, 2019 - 11:06:10
The United Nations Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) and the Somalia Humanitarian Fund (SHF) released a combined US$45.7 million today to scale up life-saving assistance in Somalia, where over 4.2 million people need urgent humanitarian assistance this year, including 900,000 acutely malnourished…

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Six prospective jurors for Noor trial dismissed following questionnaire answers

0 Visits: 35 | Wednesday April 03, 2019 - 10:50:32
Tuesday, Judge Kathryn Quaintance dismissed six prospective jurors from the first group of 40 called to serve on the high-profile case. The decision was based exclusively on written answers provided to the lengthy questionnaires jurors filled out Monday. One person had a friend who was a victim of a…

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Ottawa: Evicted Heron Gate residents file human rights complaint over landlord's 'hyper-gentrification'

0 Visits: 38 | Wednesday April 03, 2019 - 10:47:24
OTTAWA - Fourteen former tenants of Heron Gate Village have launched a human rights complaint about their eviction, claiming the landlord forced them out of their racialized and immigrant community in a "hyper-gentrification" of the area in order to build high-income housing for white residents.

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KAMAU: United Nations linked to Al Shabaab payments

0 Visits: 41 | Wednesday April 03, 2019 - 00:02:57
The United Nations has been accused of pouring billions to Somalia's Al Shabaab. Foreign Affairs Principal Secretary Macharia Kamau has said the UN was giving 10 per cent of humanitarian aid to terrorists to grant safe passage of food and other supplies in war-torn regions controlled by the deadly…

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Somalia: Spain Takes Over UK Maritime Duties Combating Piracy Off Somalia

0 Visits: 25 | Tuesday April 02, 2019 - 23:37:44
Spanish vice admiral Antonio Martorell relieved UK major general Charlie Strickland as commander of Operation Atalanta during a ceremony held at the Rota naval base in southern Spain, where US troop are also stationed. The ceremony was held on the day that the UK was originally set to leave the EU.

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A new 'Black Hawk Down' documentary tells the story of the soldiers who saved Army Rangers and Delta Force troops

0 Visits: 31 | Tuesday April 02, 2019 - 23:35:47
newsinideA new documentary tells the story of the 10th Mountain Division soldiers who rescued those Rangers and Delta operators. "Black Hawk Down: The Untold Story," is a documentary made by retired Air Force Col. Randall Larsen, who also served in the Army during his 32-year military career.…

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PM Abiy's First Year as Prime Minister, Review of Freedom of Assembl

0 Visits: 31 | Tuesday April 02, 2019 - 23:23:35
But in the months that followed, growing tensions and conflicts, largely along ethnic lines, have resulted in significant displacement and a breakdown in law and order across much of the country, threatening progress on key reforms. This week we will publish a series of assessments of Prime Minister…

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Somali refugees paint mural celebrating women in Phoenix

0 Visits: 29 | Monday April 01, 2019 - 23:56:05
A community of Somali refugees spent the weekend memorializing the importance of women by designing and painting a mural that faces a row of businesses owned by Somali-Americans in Phoenix.

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South Africa government condemns xenophobic attacks

0 Visits: 29 | Monday April 01, 2019 - 23:54:40
"Government is concerned about the reported attacks on foreign nationals in KwaZulu-Natal and Limpopo," the state communications department said in a statement issued on Thursday, March 28. "We urge law enforcement agencies to ensure that perpetrators of these violent acts are brought to…

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