US Revokes Citizenship of Portland Imam

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After many years in process, the U.S. government revoked the U.S. citizenship of the former imam of the largest mosque in Portland. As part of a settlement deal, Mohamed Sheikh Abdirahman Kariye, 57, agreed to acknowledge that he had given false information to immigration officials in July 1997 when he applied for U.S. citizenship. In… Read more »

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Somaliland: The Scandalous Non-Payment Of Taxes By Big Businesses & Wealthy Merchants.

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Somaliland: The Scandalous Non-Payment Of Taxes By Big Businesses & Wealthy Merchants. Hargeisa,(Qaran news)-The Somaliland Home Minister, Mohamed Kahin Ahmed has declared that Somaliland’s big companies and wealthiest individuals do not pay any income, corporation or goods taxes, at all. Speaking before the standing committee of the Somaliland House of Representatives, Minister Kahin stated ”… Read more »

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Ex-Somali Army Officer Facing US Civil Trial Over Human Rights Abuses

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A resident of Virginia is the subject of a lawsuit accusing him of human rights abuses while he was a high-ranking officer during the brutal reign of former Somali dictator Mohamed Siad Barre. A civil trial began this week in a U.S. federal courtroom in Alexandria, Virginia, against Yusuf Abdi Ali, in a suit brought… Read more »

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High level consultation on addressing debt vulnerabilities

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High level consultation on addressing debt vulnerabilities in African Development Fund and International Development Association countries WHO: African Development Bank, The World Bank, African Finance Ministers, representatives of African Development Fund (FAD) and International Development Association countries (IDA) WHAT: High-level consultation meeting WHERE: Babacar Ndiaye Auditorium, African Development Bank Headquarters, Abidjan WHEN: 16th and 17th… Read more »

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Somaliland: Heavy Rains Cause Loss Of Life & Properties Across The Country.

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Somaliland: Heavy Rains Cause Loss Of Life & Properties Across The Country. Hargeisa,(Qaran news)-Heavy rains, accompanied by gale force winds have caused havoc in many parts of Somaliland. In Hargeisa, at least six people were said to have lost their lives and several more still missing and many ramshackle abodes were swept away in heavy… Read more »

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Saudi Arabia: Oil pipeline attacked by drones

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Dubai: Saudi Energy Minister Khalid Al Falih said on Tuesday that two oil pumping stations for the East-West pipeline had been hit by explosive-laden drones, calling the attack “an act of terrorism” that targeted global oil supplies Falih said that Saudi oil output and exports for crude and refined products were continuing without disruption, but… Read more »

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Somaliland: House of Representative Refuse To Remove Immunity From Dhakool & Criticizes Arrest

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Somaliland: House of Representative Refuse To Remove Immunity From Dhakool & Criticizes Arrest The Somaliland House of Representative has refused to lift the parliamentary immunity from Representative Dhakool. The representative was arrested a few days ago by the administration of President Muse Bihi for uttering, allegedly, ‘seditious” remarks pertaining to the 18th May anniversary. The… Read more »

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