Family believes Minnesota teen killed at school in Somalia for being American
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.
signing ceremony was held for the transfer of operations of Mogadishu International Port, located in Somali's capital Mogadishu, to Turkey's Albayrak Group, which was attended by Somali Ports Minister Abdurrahman Muallim and Deputy Minister Cemal Buru, representatives from the Albayrak Group and officials from the Turkish Embassy in Mogadishu.
Somaliland’s book fair opens the country to the world
Book lovers from around the world gathered in Somaliland’s capital city of Hargeysa early August for the eighth edition of the Hargeysa International Book Fair. From its humble origins, the book fair has grown into the premiere cultural event in the country. This year’s fair on the theme “space” also featured a new partnership, as international organization Women of the World (WOW) partnered with the book fair to incorporate several women-centered panels into the event.
New documents: Jailed ISIS suspects were recruited by fellow Minnesotans
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.