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Meet the Turkish couple who spent their wedding day feeding 4,000 Syrian refugees

By   /  August 5, 2015  /  Arab World, Featured, News  /  No Comments

Listen A Turkish bride and groom decided to share their joy on their wedding day by inviting 4,000 Syrian refugees to eat with them and celebrate in the southern Turkish city of Kilis. advertisements Fethullah Üzümcüoğlu and Esra Polat, who got married in the province which is near the Syrian border last week, invited some […]

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UAE won’t back down in Somalia

By   /  June 26, 2015  /  Arab World, Featured, News  /  No Comments

Listen Ramming a car laden with bombs into a UAE aid convoy was a cowardly thing to do, but the country will not be cowed down by the act of terror in Mogadishu, the capital of Somalia, that was planned and executed by the Al Shabaab. Fighting terror and piracy with development projects has been […]

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Indonesia Plans World Islamic Center

By   /  June 10, 2015  /  Arab World, Featured, News  /  No Comments

Listen Leading the way as the world’s most populous Muslim state, Indonesia has announced plans to construct an international Islamic study center, in a bid to spread true Islam across the world. “We will arrange 200 hectares to build the world center for Islamic studies,” Vice President Jusuf Kalla stated in Tegal, Central Java, on […]

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Yemen football team flees war by boat to make World Cup 2018 qualifier with North Korea

By   /  June 5, 2015  /  Arab World, Featured, News  /  No Comments

Listen Yemen’s football team have had to take to the sea to make a World Cup qualifying match with North Korea, as it is the only route out of their war torn country. As Saudi Arabia continued to pound the country with air strikes on 4 June and rival rebel groups battled for control of […]

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Yemeni refugees languish at camp in Djibouti

By   /  May 21, 2015  /  Arab World, Featured, News  /  No Comments

Listen OBOCK, Djibouti – They escaped snipers, aerial bombardment and shelling back home in Yemen, only to end up facing a new and bewildering struggle: surviving as refugees on a remote coastal stretch of Djibouti, where shelter from a punishing sun is scarce and the shrieks of hyenas and jackals echo in the evenings. “It […]

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UN: Yemen crisis could open jihadist path through Somalia

By   /  May 19, 2015  /  Arab World, Featured, News  /  No Comments

Listen Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon warned in a new report that the crisis in Yemen could open a corridor for jihadist movements through Somalia, which is located just across the Gulf of Aden. Ban said in a report to the U.N. Security Council circulated Monday that security in Somalia and the region is threatened by the […]

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Wounded Mogadishu attacks victims airlifted to Qadar

By   /  May 6, 2015  /  Arab World, Featured, News, Somalia  /  No Comments

Listen Somali federal government has airlifted 25 wounded Somali citizens who survived in attacks occurred in Mogadishu to Qatar for further treatment. Somali minister for health Osman Mohamed Abdi has commended current Emir of the State of Qatar, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani and prime minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khaliifa […]

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Journalists murdered in Kenya, Somalia in past week

By   /  May 3, 2015  /  Africa, Arab World, East Africa, Featured, News, Security, Somalia, World News  /  No Comments

Listen This Sunday (May 3) is World Press Freedom Day, but been a bad week for journalists in Africa. The murder of a veteran Kenyan editor is the latest evidence of rising levels of intimidation and harassment of journalists in the country, bringing to 68 the number of journalists killed in Africa in the past […]

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35 Somalis Arrested Before Illegally Travelling To Italy

By   /  April 6, 2015  /  Africa, Arab World, Featured, News, Somalia  /  No Comments

Listen Border guards foiled an attempt of 40 foreigners to illegally travel to Italy through the Mediterranean Sunday, Youm7 reported. Those arrested include 35 Somalis, four Sudanese, and a Yemeni woman; they were allegedly planning to take a fishing boat from the Mediterranean city of Kafr al-Sheikh. Investigations indicated a man called Abu Nesma, who […]

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Somalia President in Egypt for Arab League summit

By   /  March 28, 2015  /  Arab World, Featured, News  /  No Comments

Listen -Amidst airstrikes by Saudi-led coalition against Houthi rebels in Yemen, Federal Government of Somalia’s President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud has arrived in Egyptian resort, Sharm el-Sheikh for Arab league summit. President Mohamud’s delegation including Foreign Affairs Minister Abdisalan Omar Hadliye was received at Sharm el-Sheikh airport by Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi and Arab league […]

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