somalia

Minnesota Officials Apologize for 'FMUSLMS' License Plate

The state’s Department of Safety revoked the personalized plate, calling it “offensive and distasteful.”

'Fishing Without Nets,' Film About Somali Pirates Told from Pirates Perspective Wins Sundance Jury Award [Video]

The Sundance Institute’s Jury Prize in Short Filmmaking was awarded to “Fishing Without Nets” – a story of pirates in Somalia, told from the perspective of the pirates themselves.

U.S. Somalis Can't Support Families During Famine, Thanks To Anti-Terror Laws

A single small bank in Minneapolis has been the only way for many U.S. Somali immigrants to send money home. Now, community organizers like Hassan Warsame are fighting to keep its program running.

K'Naan Returns to Somalia After Two Decades

The Somali-Canadian rapper was greeted enthusiastically by people in his struggling homeland..

Famine Devastates Somalia in the Shadow of U.S. Domination

The now-famished nation has long lived with well-fed wars and an overbearing U.S. presence that has eroded the institutional foundations it purports to rescue.