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Hamilton Somali community shows up to support Anisa Ibrahim


It was a quick, routine court appearance, but the Anisa Ibrahim case drew a supportive crowd from some of Hamilton’s Somali community on Friday. The mother of two faces extradition on charges of abducting her children from the UK. Authorities were searching for her for five years when they found her living in Hamilton under […]

August 29th, 2015 | Posted in English News,Wararka | Read More »

Husband accused of murdering pregnant wife in Barton Hill makes second appearance at crown court

Amal Abdi

MEMBERS of Bristol’s Somali community packed a court for a case involving an illegal immigrant charged with murdering his pregnant wife. Abdirashid Khadar entered the UK from Italy in March, Bristol Crown Court has heard. It is claimed that having come to Barton Hill he met up with 21-year-old Amal Abdi, who he had married […]

August 28th, 2015 | Posted in English News,Wararka | Read More »

Junaid Hussain: British-born Isis hacker killed following US drone strike in Syria

Originally from Birmingham, the 21-year-old is believed to have been the leader of hacking group CyberCaliphate

A British man who is believed to have become a top hacker for Isis is Syria has been killed in a US drone strike, according to a US source. Juanaid Hussain, also known by his nom de guerre Abu Hussain al-Britani, was reportedly killed during a strike which took place on Tuesday near Raqqa, Syria. […]

August 27th, 2015 | Posted in English News,Wararka | Read More »

VIDEO:Family believes Minnesota teen killed at school in Somalia for being American


MINNEAPOLIS – A Minnesota teenager was killed and brutally tortured at a boarding school in Somalia — and his family believes he may have been targeted for being American. The diplomatic pressure may be building now that Sen. Amy Klobuchar is stepping in. Ammar Abdirahman was born in Minnesota and raised by his Somali immigrant […]

August 25th, 2015 | Posted in English News,Wararka | Read More »

Appointment of Ms. Mariam Yassin Hagi Yussuf as the Special Envoy on Children’s and Migrants Rights


The Prime Minister of Federal Government of Somalia His Excellency Omar Abdirashid announced the appointment of Ms. Mariam Yassin Hagi Yussuf as the Special Envoy on Children’s and Migrants Rights on 20th August 2015. The press conference called in his office to announce Ms. Yassin’s appointment was attended by the Minister for Justice, the Deputy […]

August 24th, 2015 | Posted in English News,Wararka | Read More »

Somali President, UAE envoy talk mutual interests


MOGADISHU: President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud of the Federal Republic of Somalia has received Mohammed Ahmed Al Osman, UAE Ambassador to Somalia, at the Office of the President. The meeting reviewed bilateral ties and discussed a variety of topics of common interest. President Mohamud expressed thanks and appreciation to the UAE government for its efforts to […]

August 24th, 2015 | Posted in English News,Wararka | Read More »

How Bristol can protect children from being radicalised online

8&9 story on the ongoing problems between the Somali and Caribbean communities in St.Pauls. Photo of Kayse Maxamed who is the editor of the Somali Voice newspaper.

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There are hopes that Bristol can lead the way when it comes to protecting children from being groomed by terrorists online. At an anti-radicalisation conference on Saturday (August 22), Somali community leaders addressed parents and said that Bristol must pull together to protect vulnerable youngsters from online threats, both in this country and overseas. Nearly […]

August 23rd, 2015 | Posted in English News,Wararka | Read More »

Toronto: Police ID suspect wanted for fatal Bay Street shooting

First-degree murder suspect Mohamud Abdwali Dirie (left) and Hassan Abdulle (right) pictured during a police news conference.

Toronto police have issued a Canada-wide warrant for the arrest of a man wanted for allegedly shooting 27-year-old Kabil Abdulkhadir dead outside a downtown hotel on Aug. 9. Abdulkhadir was with friends outside the Marriott Hotel on Bay Street, south of Dundas Street, when he was shot and killed at about 2:45 a.m. A second […]

August 22nd, 2015 | Posted in English News,Wararka | Read More »

New documents: Jailed ISIS suspects were recruited by fellow Minnesotans

Three of the six young men accused of trying to join ISIS: Zacharia Abdurahman, Hanad Musse and Hamza Ahmed.

Seven men now in jail pending trial on charges that they attempted to join ISIS were inspired and guided by Minnesotans who had joined militant groups in the Middle East and Somalia, prosecutors said Friday. In a court document, prosecutors alleged that the defendants used the Internet to access ISIS propaganda and communicate with foreign […]

August 22nd, 2015 | Posted in English News,Wararka | Read More »

Anti-radicalisation day held for parents worried about children going to Syria

The conference is partly being held in response to Yusra Hussien's disappearance. She left her home nearly a year ago, and it is thought she headed to Syria

An anti-radicalisation conference is being held for the Somali community in Bristol. Hundreds of people are expected to gather at the Trinity Centre this weekend, to discuss how to prevent children from being radicalised by online extremists. Parents and community members in Bristol are becoming increasingly concerned that young people are left exposed online, and […]

August 20th, 2015 | Posted in English News,Wararka | Read More »

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