Devastating Truck Bomb Won't Stop Effort To Rebuild SomaliaLike many Somalis displaced by decades of civil war, Mohamoud Elmi felt he had a duty to use what he learned in America to help rebuild his homeland. After getting a business administration degree in Ohio, he fulfilled that calling and returned to Somalia in 2008 to work in government.
‘Sad Day For All Of Us’: Community Remembers MN Man Killed In Somalia BombingA Minnesota man killed in a bombing in Somalia is being remembered for his smile, and for being such a hard worker.
St. Cloud Council Member Suggests Limit To Refugees Coming InA city council member in the central Minnesota community of St. Cloud said he plans to propose a citywide moratorium on refugee resettlement.
Twin Cities Mosques To Join Forces For Somalia Bombing FundraiserMosques around the Twin Cities are providing support to people impacted by the deadliest single attack in Somalia's history.
Governor’s Mansion To Be Lit Blue In Honor Of Those Killed In SomaliaThe explosion happened Saturday in Mogadishu, the capital of the Horn of African nation, and it killed over 300 people, including one Minnesota man. Hundreds more were injured.
Minnesota Man One Of Hundreds Killed In Somalia Capital ExplosionA Minnesota man is one of the several hundred people dead after a truck bomb went off Saturday in his native Somalia in what is being described as the deadliest terror attack in the East African country’s history.
U.S. Sends Troops Back To SomaliaThe United States pulled out of Somalia after 1993, when two helicopters were shot down in the capital.
Minnesotans Urged To Help Millions Struggling Amid East Africa FamineTwin Cities leaders of several nonprofits made a public plea Tuesday for help from Minnesotans.
With Travel Ban In Limbo, Family Returns To Minnesota From SomaliaOn Thursday morning, the fate of President Donald Trump's controversial travel ban remained in the hands of three judges in a federal appeals court.
4-Year-Old Somali Girl, Set To Be Reunited With Family, Barred From U.S.Samira Dahir has not seen her daughter since she was just a few months old.
House Democrats Seek More Funding To Combat TerrorHouse Democrats say more funding is needed to combat terror recruiting in Minnesota. The large Somali community in Minneapolis has made it a primary target for terrorism recruitment -- and the federal government's anti-terrorism efforts.
Finding Minnesota: Karmel PlazaMany in the Somali community turn to the Karmel Plaza in Minneapolis for traditional clothing, food and other goods. Known as the Somali mall, most of the customers and business owners are of east African descent but all are welcome.