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Real Madrid head straight back to Spanish capital to celebrate La Liga title with home fans +PHOTOS

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Real Madrid head straight back to Spanish capital to celebrate La Liga title with home fans +PHOTOS

Real Madrid’s players headed straight back to Madrid on Sunday night to celebrate with their supporters after winning the club’s 33rd La Liga title in Malaga – their first for five years. Thousands of fans greeted Zinedine Zidane and his side when they arrived at Plaza Cibeles in the Spanish capital on a special bus […]

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Governor hopefuls hit campaign trail in Wajir

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Governor hopefuls hit campaign trail in Wajir

Wajir Governor Ahmed Abdullahi and his main challenger Ambassador Mohamud Abdi have intensified their election campaigns. ODM’s Abdullahi last week began his reelection campaigns in Tarbaj, the backyard of his Jubilee rival Abdi. On Wednesday, Abdullahi was in Jowhar, Doqsa, Dasheeg, Kajaja One and Kajaja Two centres. On Thursday, he held barazas in Katote, Hassan […]

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Trump announces plans to visit Egypt

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Trump announces plans to visit Egypt

US President Donald Trump told Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi on Sunday during talks in the Saudi capital that he would soon visit Egypt. “We will absolutely be putting that on the list very soon,” Trump said at the beginning of bilateral talks with Sisi, hours before the US president is scheduled to address an […]

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Riyadh summit discusses ways of rooting out terrorism

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Riyadh summit discusses ways of rooting out terrorism

US President Donald Trump, leaders and representatives of 55 Arab and Muslim-dominated countries kicked off their Arab-Islamic-American summit in Riyadh on Sunday, focusing on unity in the fight against terrorism. King Salman of Saudi Arabia was the first to address the summit, telling the gathering that Islam provided the best example for coexistence and “will […]

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Somalia broadens its youth soccer league through FIFA support

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Somalia broadens its youth soccer league through FIFA support

Financed by FIFA, a broadened second edition of Somalia’s Domestic youthfootball league, has kicked off at Banadir Stadium, with Baarbe youth team winning the inaugural match after beating Anadol boys 2-0 on Thursday. Baarbe’s striker, Ahmed Mohamed Mahmoud, scored the opening goal of this year’s youth league in the 20th minute, while a teammate, Hassan […]

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Abdi Warsame wins DFL endorsement in Minneapolis’ Sixth Ward

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Abdi Warsame wins DFL endorsement in Minneapolis’ Sixth Ward

Abdi Warsame won the DFL endorsement at the Sixth Ward nominating convention for Minneapolis, held at Northeast Middle School on Saturday, May 20, 2017. Abdi Warsame won the DFL endorsement Saturday in his bid for re-election to the Minneapolis City Council in a convention dominated by his supporters at Northeast Middle School. Warsame’s endorsement brought […]

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New African soccer boss open to Somalia hosting games again

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New African soccer boss open to Somalia hosting games again

MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — Somalia could host international games again for the first time in nearly 30 years after the new head of African soccer said on Tuesday he’s open to the idea. Confederation of African Football president Ahmad invited Somalia to start by organizing friendly games against neighbor Djibouti in the Somali capital Mogadishu. […]

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Ayaan Hirsi Ali: Eliminating Female Genital Mutilation Should Be A Priority

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Ayaan Hirsi Ali: Eliminating Female Genital Mutilation Should Be A Priority

Somali human rights activist Ayaan Hirsi Ali speaks with Tucker Carlson about the practice of female genital mutilation, which is shockingly common among certain Muslim communities. She has started a foundation which is lobbying state governments to make the practice punishable by law. Recently, a Detroit surgeon, Dr. Jumana Nagarwala, was charged with performing the […]

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Ottawa police investigating fire, ‘hateful’ note at Islam Care Centre

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Ottawa police investigating fire, ‘hateful’ note at Islam Care Centre

The executive director of Ottawa’s Islam Care Centre said someone left a “hateful” note before setting a fire behind the building overnight. The suspicious incident is the second in a week at 375 Somerset St. W. after a man vandalized that building, as well as the Ottawa Mosque. Omar Mahfoudhi said he watched surveillance footage […]

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Government says there’s no ‘free ticket’ to Canada as number of asylum seekers climbs

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Government says there’s no ‘free ticket’ to Canada as number of asylum seekers climbs

The number of asylum seekers illegally crossing the border from the U.S. into Canada continues to climb, but the government says they still represent only a fraction of the total new arrivals to the country. In March, the RCMP intercepted 887 people entering the country outside an official crossing point, up from 658 in February […]

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