‘Still No Sleep’: The Man Who Buried Somaliland’s Dead

Forced to bury thousands, Abdullahi Ibrahim recounts surviving the mass killings by Somalia’s army in country’s north (Somaliland). Continue reading “‘Still No Sleep’: The Man Who Buried Somaliland’s Dead”

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Somaliland Independence: How To Save Lives And Create Peace

By Ian Fingado

Imagine that you are in a nice, grassy park, sitting on a bench, looking out at a river. There’s bustling shipping economy, and within a few miles, you can see a stadium that holds the largest horse race in the U.S. Continue reading “Somaliland Independence: How To Save Lives And Create Peace”

Finding Somaliland’s Ancient Cave Art Is Hard. Protecting It Could Be Harder

Five-thousand-year-old rock art is tucked into an outcropping 40 miles northeast of Hargeisa, the capital of the republic of Somaliland. But its ambiguous political status has made protecting the site especially challenging. Continue reading “Finding Somaliland’s Ancient Cave Art Is Hard. Protecting It Could Be Harder”

Somaliland: A Profile Of The Region Not Recognized By The Rest Of The World

Somaliland is a self-declared state located in the Horn of Africa. Continue reading “Somaliland: A Profile Of The Region Not Recognized By The Rest Of The World”

As The U.S. Gets More Involved In Somalia, Beware These Three Fallacies

​By Michael F. Harsch, Maximilian M. Meduna and Teresa Krug

The United States is getting more involved in Somalia, the nation in the Horn of Africa that has been wrestling with violent conflict and political instability for nearly three decades. Continue reading “As The U.S. Gets More Involved In Somalia, Beware These Three Fallacies”

Somaliland Independence: Somalis Quit Britain; Queen Salutes Them

Join Neighbor to Form Republic This Week

LONDON, June 26 – Another African colony stepped out of the British Empire Sunday and Queen Elizabeth sent her greetings to the 600,000 newly freed Somalis. Continue reading “Somaliland Independence: Somalis Quit Britain; Queen Salutes Them”

Archaeologists Unearth Forgotten Islamic Ancient City In Ethiopia

British archaeologists in Ethiopia have uncovered a forgotten city dating as far back as 10th century AD that was once believed to be the home of giants.  Continue reading “Archaeologists Unearth Forgotten Islamic Ancient City In Ethiopia”

The Battle Of Badr – The Battle Of Truth Against Falsehood

The Muslims who had gone to Madinah, had left all their belongings behind in Makkah and these had been taken by their enemies. Continue reading “The Battle Of Badr – The Battle Of Truth Against Falsehood”

The Battle Of Badr, 17 Ramadan – Part I

At the beginning of the month of Ramadan, 2 AH, news came to Al-Madeenah that a Makkan caravan was coming from Syria which would pass by Al-Madeenah. Continue reading “The Battle Of Badr, 17 Ramadan – Part I”

What Happened On The 13th Day Of Ramadan Throughout History?

On the thirteenth day of Ramadan, Omar bin al-Khattab arrived in Jerusalem in 15th Hijri (AH). He performed Friday prayers at the Gyooshi Mosque in Mount Mokattam in 484 AH. Continue reading “What Happened On The 13th Day Of Ramadan Throughout History?”

A Golden Autobiographical Milestone Of President Ahmed Sillanyo

Know the Legendary Facts in the Exemplary Life History of the President of the Republic of Somaliland H.E. Ahmed Mohamed (Sillanyo) Continue reading “A Golden Autobiographical Milestone Of President Ahmed Sillanyo”