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U.S. Deportation Officers Arresting Somali Nationals in Atlanta Area

By Jeremy Redmon Federal immigration authorities have started arresting Somali nationals in parts of DeKalb and Gwinnett counties that have long been havens for newcomers,...
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Somali Singer Nimco Yasin Shares Talent with Central Minnesota

By Stephanie Dickrell While hair metal was king on the U.S. music scene, Nimco Yasin was performing around the world with some of Somalia's most talented...

Trump’s Directive on Offensive Airstrikes in Somalia Could Fuel Terrorism Recruitment, Experts Warn

By Morgan Winsor U.S. President Donald Trump’s directive this week declaring parts of Somalia a war zone, potentially setting the stage for an escalated military...
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Teacher Can’t Stop Smiling After Being Accused of Having Sexual Relations with Teen

  The 27-year-old anatomy teacher is facing a second-degree felony charge. By Nina Golgowski A married high school science teacher is facing felony charges after accused of...

Somali Singer Nimco Yasin Arrives For Midnimo Residency; Art Shanties Will Move To Lake...

By Pamela Espeland Until early last week, no one knew for certain if Nimco Yasin would make it to her monthlong Midnimo residency in Minnesota....

From Somalia to Manitoba: A Look at the Long Journey of Asylum Seekers

Many asylum seekers are from Somalia, a country plagued by violence, drought and unemployment The snow-covered fields around the Emerson, Man., border have become a pathway...

At Least 15 Somali Nationals Killed In South Africa over Last Two Months

The Somali Association of SA says urgent intervention is needed to stop the killing of Somali shopkeepers in Khayelitsha. By Monique Mortlock CAPE TOWN - The...

Somali-American Cab Driver Beaten In Attack Dies After Police Make 2 Arrests

By Adam Smeltz and Andrew Goldstein The Somali cab driver found beaten Tuesday in Beltzhoover died Friday evening, two people close to the matter...