25/07/2017 18:32:00:-When he first arrived in Canada as a refugee in 1978, Osman Ali felt confused, overwhelmed and lost. But the affable young man, who had played competitive basketball back in Somalia and was used to a challenge, looked forward.
12/06/2017 16:32:00:-The U.S. military in Africa says it carried out an airstrike in southern Somalia that killed eight Islamic extremists at a rebel command and logistics camp, 185 miles southwest of Mogadishu, the capital.
10/06/2017 12:13:00:-Efforts to bring back Hamid Juneja, an injured Kutchi sailor, from Somalia went in vain as he succumbed to injuries on Friday. His family members, who lost their sole bread winner, gave their consent to have his last rites performed in Somalia because neither can they go there nor afford to bring his body home.
08/06/2017 16:46:00:-The latest diplomatic spat in the Middle East, over Qatar’s alleged ties to terrorism, risks engulfing and destabilizing Somalia, a war-torn Horn of Africa nation struggling to bolster its own fragile democracy after decades of civil war.
28/05/2017 08:53:00:-Near a dried-out reservoir on the edge of this village is a dilapidated mud hut. The family that lived there until last month went so far as to strip off its straw roof and feed the material to their emaciated cattle. When the animals died anyway, the family disappeared.
17/05/2017 05:35:00:-Defeating Al-Shabab militants in Somalia requires a “carrot and stick” approach that could eventually include political negotiations with the Islamist militants, the U.N.’s top official in the country tells Newsweek.
12/04/2017 18:37:00:-SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (ABC4 Utah) - In case you haven't heard, there's a new queen in town. The Miss Africa Utah Pageant took place Friday night and Miss Somalia, Asma Dahir, took the crown.
16/04/2017 08:28:00:-In June 2015, Somali national Ali Omar Ader was arrested in Ottawa at the end of a remarkable five-year undercover operation designed to lure him to Canada. He will stand trial in October for his alleged role in the kidnapping of Canadian Amanda Lindhout. Last week, for the first time, an Ottawa courtroom heard details of that RCMP undercover operation, dubbed Project Slype.
07/04/2017 17:14:00:-While playing professional basketball in Somalia in the 1980s, Fartun Osman and her teammates wore tight shorts and no hair covering. “Nobody was judging us because we had a government that was stable and protecting us,” she said.
29/03/2017 09:18:00:-Those are the kinds of words that 18-year-old Nuradin Mohamed-Nur wishes came to mind more when people think of Toronto’s Somali population, instead of labels like drug dealer or gang member.
28/03/2017 06:23:00:-More than 30 al-Shabab fighters were killed when African Union and Somali forces attacked two of the armed group's bases in southern Jubaland, according to Somali and Kenyan officials.
25/03/2017 18:10:00:-Vowing he won't turn Somalia into a "free fire zone," the commander of U.S. Africa Command said Friday he wants greater authority to conduct airstrikes and use military forces in the African country to allow the U.S. to strike al-Qaida-linked militants more quickly.