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Hiiraan Xog, June 27, 2017:- The US Supreme Court partially reinstates temporary travel restrictions on refugees and six Muslim-majority countries. Washington, DC – Refugee advocacy groups have raised concerns after the US Supreme Court partially reinstated the Trump administration’s ban on travellers from six predominantly Muslim countries – commonly...

Hiiraan Xog, June 24, 2017:- Israel’s defense minister has said that his government will not allow any Palestinians to return to the lands historically settled by them and currently claimed by Israel. Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman outright dismissed the possibility that his government would make any deals recognizing Palestinians’ claims to territory...

Hiiraan Xog, June 24, 2017:- Saudi security forces on Friday foiled a suicide attack on the Grand Mosque in the Muslim holy city of Mecca, cornering the would-be attacker in an apartment, where he blew himself up, the Interior Ministry said. In a statement read on state television, the ministry said that three cells had planned the attack on worshippers and security...

Hiiraan Xog, June 24, 2017:- Calling for immediate humanitarian action amid rising malnutrition, thirst and disease, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) warned today that millions of lives are at risk in four countries stretching from Africa to the Middle East. The welcome announcement of an end to famine conditions in South Sudan earlier this week should...

Hiiraan Xog, June 23, 2017:- Three people were killed and three others wounded in a suspected Islamic extremist attack in Kenya’s Mandera County, which borders Somalia, officials said Friday. Four gunmen shot dead two civilians and a policeman at a bank in Elwak, Northeastern Regional Security Coordinator Mohamud Saleh said. Saleh said three people were wounded...

Hiiraan Xog, June 23, 2017:- US Senate Republicans have unveiled a revamped health care plan aimed at fulfilling President Donald Trump’s pledge to repeal Obamacare, but a revolt by four conservatives put the Bill in immediate jeopardy. Democrats formed a united front against the controversial measure that was drafted in secret, criticising it as a “war on...

Alriyadh Hiiraan Xog, June 23, 2017:- Upon directives of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, to provide treatment to a number of wounded Somalis, due to terrorist bombing, an aircraft with 15 wounded Somalis were on its board accompanied by a team from the King Salman Center for Relief Humanitarian Aid arrived at King Khalid International...

Hiiraan Xog, June 22, 2017:- At least eight people were killed and four others wounded Thursday when a car filled with explosives hit a police station in the Somali capital, Mogadishu. A reporter for VOA’s Somali Service, Ahmed Hassan Olad, says the attack targeted the Waberi police station along the busy Maka al-Mukaramah road. Olad, who was near the police station...

Hiiraan Xog, June 22, 2017:- A Facebook video authenticated by the aid agency Amnesty International shows malnourished African captives – most of them thought to be Somalis – crammed into concrete cells. Some are forced to contact family members and describe their unimaginable torture – other times it’s the captors, criminals who have seized control...

Hiiraan Xog, June 22, 2017:- The Somali people of Ethiopia’s southeast have a name for the drought that has killed livestock, dried up wells and forced hundreds of thousands into camps: sima, which means “equalised”. It’s an appropriate name, they say, because this drought has left no person untouched, spared no corner of their arid region. And...

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