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Student crosses border for a third time in pursuit of education

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Student crosses border for a third time in pursuit of education

As she lay in bed waiting for sunrise, Rahma Hussein Noor (pictured) had already made up her mind. She wouldn’t let her hopes and dreams remain buried deep inside her. She was determined to live life on her own terms. So at sunrise, she left her father’s house and crossed the border for a third time, and returned to […]

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Turkish Armed Forces successfully foiled coup attempt, acting Chief of Staff says

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Turkish Armed Forces successfully foiled coup attempt, acting Chief of Staff says

AA Photo Acting Chief of Staff Ümit Dündar said on Saturday that the Turkish Armed Forces have immediately brought down the coup attempt by the Gülenist Terror Organization. Speaking in a press conference in Istanbul, newly appointed acting Chief of Staff Dündar said that the commanders seized by coup plotters have been taken to an […]

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President Erdoğan calls on citizens to take to the streets against attempted coup

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President Erdoğan calls on citizens to take to the streets against attempted coup

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan speaks to mediaTurkey, July 15, 2016. (REUTERS Photo) Turkey’s President has urged citizens to take to the streets in a show of support for the government after the military said it seized full control of the country. Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, speaking to CNN-Turk through FaceTime, called the actions by the military […]

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Situation largely under control after coup attempt: Turkish PM

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Situation largely under control after coup attempt: Turkish PM

Situation largely under control after Turkey coup attempt by a group of soldiers, Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım has said. The press secretary of Turkish intel agency MİT also said the situation was “back to normal” after the attempt that emerged in key state and military buildings in both Istanbul and the capital city of Ankara. […]

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French Riviera left in grief and shock after Nice carnage

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French Riviera left in grief and shock after Nice carnage

It was supposed to be day of celebration, but the Bastille Day event at the southern resort of Nice turned into a night of carnage when a truck driver drove into a crowd, leaving 84 dead. What do we know about the Nice terror attack suspect? (15 Jul 16) Latest: July 14th ‘terror attack’ in […]

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UN agency urges heightened vigilance after H5N1 outbreaks in West and Central Africa

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UN agency urges heightened vigilance after H5N1 outbreaks in West and Central Africa

UN agency urges heightened vigilance after H5N1 outbreaks in West and Central Africa 13 July – The United Nations Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO) altered Western and Central African governments to be vigilant, and to continue their raised surveillance and prevention efforts after H5N1 avian influenza outbreaks were recently confirmed in chicken farms in Cameroon. […]

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Security Council condemns fighting in Juba, demands South Sudan’s leaders prevent spread of violence

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Security Council condemns fighting in Juba, demands South Sudan’s leaders prevent spread of violence

10 July 2016 – Strongly condemning the escalating violence in and around the South Sudanese capital of Juba that began on 7 July, the United Nations Security Council today joined Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon in calling for an end to the fighting, while separately demanding that President Salva Kiir and First Vice-President Reik Machar do their […]

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Al-Shabab fighters temporarily overran a Somali government military base

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Al-Shabab fighters temporarily overran a Somali government military base

Al-Shabab fighters temporarily overran a Somali government military base in Laanta Buur, a former prison about 40 kilometers west of Mogadishu, officials said. The militants attacked the base at around 1:30 a.m. Monday local time, killing soldiers and seizing weapons and military trucks, security officials said. The attack began with a suicide car bomb at […]

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Calls for unity dominated the prayers with Kenyans being urged to be tolerant of each other’s views

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Calls for unity dominated the prayers with Kenyans being urged to be tolerant of each other’s views

Muslim faithful hold prayers at Isiolo stadium during the Idd ul-Fitr celebrations on July 7, 2016. PHOTO | VIVIAN JEBET | NATION MEDIA GROUP Calls for unity ahead of the 2017 general elections dominated Idd ul-Fitr celebrations across the country as Muslims ended their fasting. Kenyans were also urged to observe high standards of hygiene […]

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American Muslims make most of the holy month

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American Muslims make most of the holy month

COLUMBUS, OHIO: With sixteen and a half hours of fasting during hot summer days, Ramadan can be tough. How are Muslims faring in a country with no shortened work days, few concessions, and at times a lack of understanding or appreciation for the deed? As Ramadan 2016 draws to an end, American Muslims of all […]

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