MOGADISHU — The hardline Shebab Islamists who control a large swathe of Somalia said Monday they are banning mobile money transfers in the regions under their control. "After confirming the risk of using the
"It makes no sense to differentiate between Islam and Islamism. One, sympathetically, probably tries to say that Islam is a normal religion, but the point is that Islam by its nature is a political movement, and that the religious dimension is cosmetic."
Two Swedish citizens of Somali origin tied to an al-Qaeda-linked extremist group were charged in Gothenburg on Friday with "planning terrorist crimes" in Somalia. According to the charge sheet, Mohamoud
Once again a few bad apples from the Minnesota Somali community make it into the news. To the western mind this does not make sense as we discussed in our last article, it is part of an upside down world
A Salon article inspires legislation to put an end to the brutal practice of female genital mutilation * No one wants to read about female genital mutilation. You don't seek out an article about the brutal practice