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Remembering: Armenian Girl Forced to Wear the Hijab at University in Iraq

By Nataly Alan on Jul 15, 2010 | No Comments

Nura hoped that she would make new friends at university. Instead, her life was threatened because she refused to conform to others' beliefs.

Somaliland Has Presidential Elections

By Abdinasir Mohamed Guled on Jun 27, 2010 | 1 Comment

People voted in large numbers in the breakaway republic of Somaliland in northeastern Somalia in a presidential election between three candidates Saturday. "I have voted for my country's welfare, I am hopeful for positive changes soon," local resident Sacdiya Abdi,...

Popular TV Station Banned in Somalia

By Abdinasir Mohamed Guled on May 31, 2010 | No Comments

A rebel Islamic group has banned television station popular in Somalia for airing cartoon depictions of the prophet Mohammed on Saturday. The Al-Shabaab militant group accused Universal Television of airing cartoons defaming the prophet Mohammed and banned the station from...

Children Conscripted Directly From Schools

By Abdinasir Mohamed Guled on May 22, 2010 | 1 Comment

MOGADISHU, SOMALIA -- Hundreds of children, some as young as 8 years old, have been conscripted from schools in Mogadishu and the lower Shabelle region by Somalia's Al-Shabaab extremist group to be soldiers. "They came to our school, they came...

Somali Parliament Disbands Prime Minister and Cabinet, Elsewhere in Mogadishu 11 Killed and 45 Injured

By Abdinasir Mohamed Guled on May 16, 2010 | No Comments

MOGADISHU, Somalia - The country's parliament has passed a no-confidence motion against the government of Prime Minister Omar Abdirashid Ali Sharmarke on Sunday, forcing him and the cabinet to resign. The fall of the government came almost a month after...

African Union Warns Terrorist Attacks Are Planned for Civilians in Somalia

By Abdinasir Mohamed Guled on May 6, 2010 | No Comments

MOGADISHU, SOMALIA -- The African Union peacekeeping force in Somalia warned Wednesday that rebels were planning to target public places in Somalia with suicide car bombs, after a mosque blast killed 50 people over the weekend. "We have realistic information...

2 Killed, 13 Injured in Grenade Blast at Mosque in Southern Somalia

By Abdinasir Mohamed Guled on May 5, 2010 | No Comments

Two people died and 13 others were wounded in a grenade blast at a mosque in the town of Kismayo in Southern Somalia late Sunday, May 2. "The bomb killed two people at the scene and thirteen wounded people were...

Veteran Journalist Murdered in Mogadishu

By Abdinasir Mohamed Guled on May 4, 2010 | No Comments

Armed gunmen murdered a well-known, veteran Somali journalist in Mogadishu Tuesday. Sheikh Nor Abkey was a 60-year-old veteran journalist working for the state-run Radio Mogadishu. Three gunmen approached the journalist and shot him several times in the head in the...

Pirates Flee Stronghold, Victorious Rebels Pledge End of Piracy and Return to Muslim Law

By Abdinasir Mohamed Guled on May 4, 2010 | No Comments

Armed rebel fighters from the Hizbul Islam group seized the main pirate town of Haradheere in central Somalia on Sunday. The militants entered the town without resistance in 18 battlewagons as pirates fled in luxury cars. "They came here today,...

50 People Killed and 95 Injured During Noon Service at a Mosque in Mogadishu

By Abdinasir Mohamed Guled on May 1, 2010 | No Comments

Two bomb blasts at a mosque killed 50 people and injured 95 others in Mogadishu, Somalia on May 1. "We believe the attack was conducted by one of the two rival rebel groups," Dahir Mohamud Gelle, Somalia's Minister of Information,...

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