Somalia

Brit hostage ‘being held by Islamic militants’ in Somalia

Mirror.co.uk  14 September 2011
By Ryan Parry and Stewart Maclean

KIDNAPPED holidaymaker Judith Tebbutt is being held captive by Islamic militants – who intend to prove it by parading their hostage before the world’s Press, it was claimed last night. Sources in

 

13 Hamas terrorist cells uncovered in Judea and Samaria

ha0lam.de 14 September 2011

Terrorist cells were in various stages of preparation to carry out attacks against Israel Over the past half a year, the Israel Security Agency, in cooperation with the IDF and Israel Police, has

 

Swedish terror suspects are immigrants from Somalia, Iraq

The Washington Post 13 September 2011

STOCKHOLM — Four men arrested on terror suspicions over the weekend in Sweden’s second-largest city were identified in court documents Monday as local residents in their 20s and originally from

 

Al-Qaeda Affiliate, not Famine, is Responsible for Somalian Genocide

Town Hall 6 September 2011
By Rachel Alexander

Somalia is in the midst of a famine, suffering from the worst drought in 60 years. 29,000 Somali children have died within the past three months, and 100,000 Somalis are expected to die in the next

 

Somalians only sent back under strict conditions

Rejected asylum seekers from Somalia will only be sent back from the Netherlands to southern or central Somalia under strict conditions. Immigration minister Gerd Leers has told parliament in a

 

Somali militants behead boys in Mogadishu attacks

Reuters Africa  30 August 2011

Somalia's Islamist al Shabaab militants beheaded at least two young boys in Mogadishu, an activist said on Friday, in the latest of a string of attacks showing they still had the power to strike

 

OIC pledges $350 million to Somalia at Turkey summit

SomalilandPress 18 August 2011

Organization of the Islamic Cooperation (OIC) countries have pledged $350 million in aid to fight famine in Somalia at an emergency summit in Istanbul, OIC Secretary General Ekmeleddin Ihsanoglu said

 

Turkey Urges Islam Body to Aid Somalia

Turkey has called on OIC to intervene immediately to assist famine-stricken Somalia, Foreign Minister Davutoglu said Friday. Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu said Turkey had urged the 57-country

 

US says Somalia famine has killed more than 29,000 children under age 5 in last 90 days

Newser 5 August 2011
By JASON STRAZIUSO

The drought and famine in Somalia have killed more than 29,000 children under the age of 5, according to U.S. estimates, the first time such a precise death toll has been released related to the Horn

 

Somali-Canadian women recruited by terror group, U.S. politicians told

Vancouver Sun 28 July 2011
By Ian MacLeod

Terrorist recruiters are targeting young Somali-Canadian women to take up arms, the head of the Canadian Somali Congress told U.S. politicians Wednesday. In testimony before the House of

 

Aid reaches drought victims in Islamist area of Somalia

BBC News 25 July 2011
By Martin Plaut

The Red Cross says it has delivered food into one of Somalia's worst hit drought areas, controlled by the Islamist militant group al-Shabab. Working through a local committee, the Red Cross

 

Somalia: Misunderstanders of Islam recruiting children for jihad

Jihad Watch 21 July 2011

And forcing young girls into marriage, and punishing children for listening to music -- they're misunderstanding Islam on a massive scale. Why aren't any of the groups that rail against

 

Somali children recruited for combat by Islamists: Amnesty

AFP 20 July 2011

NAIROBI — Children in drought-struck Somalia are suffering from a range of war crimes including systematic recruitment by Islamist insurgents, Amnesty International said on Wednesday. The

 

Dutch court requests footage of Somali pirates

Expatica 12 July 2011

A court in Rotterdam wants to see all the footage of a shoot out between the Dutch navy and Somalian pirates and of the arrest of the pirates. Nine Somalians are currently standing trial for

 

Human rights farce: meet the serial criminal who cannot be deported

Telegraph.co.uk  8 July 2011
By Alastair Jamieson

Mr Sufi, 24, has at least 17 convictions for crimes including burglary, fraud and indecent exposure since he entered the UK illegally eight years ago. But an attempt by the

 

Kenya: I was told that I deserved to die – for being a female journalist

The Guardian  5 July 2011
By Fatuma Noor

It's not always easy being a female investigative journalist, even in the west. But imagine going to do an interview and not being able to shake hands with the interviewee or indeed even being able

 

Islam: the ongoing Sunni Islamic inquisition

Pakistan Christian Post 1 July 2011
By Lee Jay Walker

SUMMARY: The history books tell us that Buddhism and Hinduism was destroyed in Afghanistan but today we are not talking about history; after all, the ongoing Sunni Islamization process continues

 

Denmark stiffens sentence for cartoonist attacker

Reuters 23 June 2011

COPENHAGEN - A Danish appeals court on Wednesday lengthened the prison sentence of a Somali man to 10 years from nine for attempting to kill a cartoonist whose 2005 drawing of the

 

Appeals court convicts Somali axe man

COPENHAGEN - An appeals court has found a Somali man guilty of a terror attempt for breaking into the home of a Danish cartoonist who caricatured the Prophet Muhammad.

 

FACTSHEET-The world's most dangerous countries for women

TrustLaw  17 June 2011

LONDON - Afghanistan, Congo and Pakistan are the world's most dangerous countries for women due to a barrage of threats ranging from violence and rape to dismal healthcare and "honour killngs", a Thomson Reuters Foundation expert poll showed on Wednesday.

 
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