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3 arrested, 2 sought in case involving Shabab terrorist group

3 arrested, 2 sought in case involving Shabab terrorist group

ShareBy MICHAEL MUSKALThursday, July 24, 2014 Three people have been arrested and two are being sought on charges of providing material support to Shabab, the militant group waging a terrorist campaign in Somalia, the Justice Department said Wednesday. The five are accused of one count of conspiracy and 20 counts of providing material support to […]

July 24 2014 | Posted in English News | Read More »

Slain Somali Lawmaker Had Strong MN Ties

Slain Somali Lawmaker Had Strong MN Ties

Share Thursday July 24, 2014  MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Minneapolis’ Somali-American community is asking the state department for a full investigation into the assassination of a well-known lawmaker from Minnesota. Saado Ali Warsame was gunned down on a main street in Mogadishu Wednesday. Her driver was also killed.   Warsame is the fourth member of the government […]

July 24 2014 | Posted in English News | Read More »

UN allocates $75 million to boost aid operations in the Sahel, Horn of Africa

UN allocates $75 million to boost aid operations in the Sahel, Horn of Africa

Share Thursday July 24, 2014  New York–The United Nations humanitarian chief on Wednesday allocated $75 million from the UN Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) to bolster desperately needed relief operations in two of the world’s most neglected regions: the West African Sahel and the Horn of Africa. “With so many crises competing for attention, many […]

July 24 2014 | Posted in English News | Read More »

Somalia MP killed in drive-by shooting

Somalia MP killed in drive-by shooting

Share Politician and folk singer Saado Ali Warsame is fourth MP killed in 2014 in attacks claimed by armed group al-Shabab. A Somali MP renowned for her popular folk singing has been killed along with her driver in a shooting in the Somali capital, Mogadishu, a police official said, in a second such incident this month. […]

July 23 2014 | Posted in English News | Read More »

Senator Klobuchar Statement on the Assassination of Saado Ali

Senator Klobuchar Statement on the Assassination of Saado Ali

ShareOffice of Senator Amy KlobucharThursday, July 24, 2014 WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar today released the following statement on the assassination of Saado Ali Warsame, a female Member of the Somali Federal Parliament “I join with the Somali Community to mourn the loss of Saado Ali Warsame and condemn this senseless and cruel […]

July 23 2014 | Posted in English News | Read More »

Somali musician and MP Saado Ali Warsame shot dead

Somali musician and MP Saado Ali Warsame shot dead

ShareWednesday, July 23, 2014 Popular Somali musician and member of parliament Saado Ali Warsame has been shot dead by Islamist militants. She was killed along with a civil servant in a drive-by shooting in the Somali capital, Mogadishu. A spokesman for the Islamist al-Shabab group, Abdulaziz Abu Musab, told the BBC that she was targeted […]

July 23 2014 | Posted in English News | Read More »

A BBC program is reuniting Somali families torn apart by conflict

A BBC program is reuniting Somali families torn apart by conflict

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July 23 2014 | Posted in English News | Read More »