Nimco Ali Can’t Fly Despite Friends In High Places

A Somaliland-born Nimco Ali has problems with her visa | Ingmar Bergman’s love of landlines | Tristram Hunt is still a V&A tourist | Amber Riley’s Leading Ladies leave egos at door | Jason Isaacs slams Sean Spicer  Continue reading “Nimco Ali Can’t Fly Despite Friends In High Places”

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Mohamed Farah Eyeing Tokyo After Winning Fourth Successive Great North Run

Somaliland-born Mohamed Farah says he wants to move back to Britain, but as he kicked off his full-time road running career with victory in the Simplyhealth Great North Run today, he admitted that he is unlikely to make any changes to his training set-up in the short term as he attempts to turn himself into a world-class marathon runner. Continue reading “Mohamed Farah Eyeing Tokyo After Winning Fourth Successive Great North Run”

Football For The Stateless

By: Supriya Nair
Men don’t need passports to dream of becoming Messi, as people the world forgot know Continue reading “Football For The Stateless”

Somaliland Amongst the 26 Finalists Of The 7th Annual Miss Africa Great Britain Beauty Pageant

Meet the finalists for the 7th Annual Miss Africa Great Britain Pageant taking place on the 14th of October 2017 at the Royal Regency Hall in London. The Finalists are from Ghana, Nigeria, Kenya, DR of Congo, Somaliland, Cameroon, Eritrea, Somalia, Togo, Guinea, Senegal, and Lesotho. Continue reading “Somaliland Amongst the 26 Finalists Of The 7th Annual Miss Africa Great Britain Beauty Pageant”

Mohamed Farah Wins Final Track Race In Illustrious Career

Somaliland-born British track star clinches final 5,000-meter race in Zurich as he sets his sights on marathons. Continue reading “Mohamed Farah Wins Final Track Race In Illustrious Career”

Mohamed Farah Bids To Give British Fans Memorable Farewell

The 34-year-old, Mohamed Farah, who will compete in the 3,000 meters at the Diamond League meeting in Birmingham, produced a courageous performance just falling short of overhauling Ethiopian Muktar Edris. Continue reading “Mohamed Farah Bids To Give British Fans Memorable Farewell”

Meet The Muslim Miss Universe Star Who Wore A Kaftan Instead Of A Bikini

London: Somaliland-British Muslim Muna Jama has made headlines around the world in recent days for winning the right to wear a kaftan, rather than a bikini, in the swimwear section of the Miss Universe Great Britain beauty pageant. Continue reading “Meet The Muslim Miss Universe Star Who Wore A Kaftan Instead Of A Bikini”

Mohamed Farah Tells Media: ‘If You Say I’ve Done Something Wrong, Prove It’

Farah second after painful end to 5,000m at World Championships and he accuses press of trying to ‘destroy’ his legacy in athletics Continue reading “Mohamed Farah Tells Media: ‘If You Say I’ve Done Something Wrong, Prove It’”

Mohamed Farah Remains On Track For World Double In London

The 10-time global champion will go for 5000m gold, while Isaac Makwala, Wayde van Niekerk and Britain’s Nethaneel Mitchell-Blake make 200m final Continue reading “Mohamed Farah Remains On Track For World Double In London”

German Plane Hijacked To Somalia In 1977 Being Brought Home

BERLIN (AP) — A Lufthansa Boeing 737 hijacked to Somalia 40 years ago at the height of the leftist Red Army Faction’s campaign against West German authorities is coming home to a German museum. Continue reading “German Plane Hijacked To Somalia In 1977 Being Brought Home”

Turkey’s Erdogan Says Loyal To Qatar, Arab States’ Demands Unacceptable

President Tayyip Erdogan on Wednesday reaffirmed Turkey’s support for Qatar in its dispute with four other Arab states, saying their demands against the tiny Gulf nation were unacceptable. Continue reading “Turkey’s Erdogan Says Loyal To Qatar, Arab States’ Demands Unacceptable”

Cardiff Man Appeals For Help After Cousin Is Kidnapped In Libya

Abdi Egal, 52, from Canton, said his 19-year-old cousin Hakim was kidnapped after trying to get into Europe after leaving his home in Somaliland Continue reading “Cardiff Man Appeals For Help After Cousin Is Kidnapped In Libya”

UN Leashed

The UN has long been derided as little more than a talking shop. But that is not down to the UN itself, but rather, the powerful nations that seek to use it as a tool, argues Xiaochen Su. Continue reading “UN Leashed”

Saudi Demands From Qatar ‘Very Provocative’ – Germany

The Arab states are demanding, among other things, that Doha close Al Jazeera television, curb ties with Iran, shut a Turkish base and also pay reparations. Continue reading “Saudi Demands From Qatar ‘Very Provocative’ – Germany”

Turkey Rejects Saudi Arabia And Allies’ Demands To Shut Down Qatar Air Base

Among 13 conditions set by Gulf allies in exchange for ending Qatar’s economic blockade Continue reading “Turkey Rejects Saudi Arabia And Allies’ Demands To Shut Down Qatar Air Base”

British Airways Wants To Borrow Qatar Planes During Cabin Crew Strike

Union says plan aims ‘to break legally compliant industrial action’ Continue reading “British Airways Wants To Borrow Qatar Planes During Cabin Crew Strike”

Hundreds Of Migrants Rescued In Boats Off Libyan Coast

Hundreds of migrants, some of them drifting in rubber dinghies off the coast of Libya, were picked up by Spanish and Italian ships on Saturday, adding to a lengthening list of rescue operations in recent days. Continue reading “Hundreds Of Migrants Rescued In Boats Off Libyan Coast”

Qatar Says It Will Not Negotiate Unless Neighbors Lift ‘Blockade’

Doha/Paris – Qatar will not negotiate with its neighbors to resolve the Gulf dispute unless they first lift the trade and travel boycott they imposed two weeks ago, its foreign minister said, but added Doha still believed a solution was possible. Continue reading “Qatar Says It Will Not Negotiate Unless Neighbors Lift ‘Blockade’”

Terror In London Seems To Confirm Muslims’ Growing Dread

LONDON — In a city on edge over a series of Islamist-inspired attacks, where police keep extensive watchlists and monitor potential militants, terror took a new turn when a van plowed into a group of Muslim worshippers here Monday. Continue reading “Terror In London Seems To Confirm Muslims’ Growing Dread”

‘My Children Feel Welcomed And Respected Here’ How An Asylum Seeker Feels About Wales

This week is Refugee Week, as part of the events, Ruth Mosalski met with two refugees one who has been in Wales for 30 years, and one who hopes she will be allowed to make this her home. Continue reading “‘My Children Feel Welcomed And Respected Here’ How An Asylum Seeker Feels About Wales”