For Minnesota Somali Community, 2016 Election Brings Apprehension, HopeThe president-elect's comments about local Somali refugees left many angry, hurt and fearful about what's to come in a Trump administration.
After Guilty Verdict In Terror Trial, Community Speaks OutOne day after a jury convicted three Minneapolis men of trying to join ISIS and commit murder, community activists are speaking out about the issue.
Video Appears To Show Minnesota Officer Hitting TeenA Minnesota police department said Monday it will conduct a thorough investigation into an incident involving an officer and a Somali teen after a video surfaced on Twitter that appears to show the officer pushing and hitting the young man who was talking on a cellphone.
Video Appears To Show Richfield Officer Hitting Teen A Somali civil rights group is asking for a meeting with the Richfield Police Department after a video appears to show an officer pushing and striking a teen.
Defendants’ Families Doubt FBI’s Terror CaseFriends and relatives of six young men arrested for alleged recruitment into a foreign terror group believe the government's case is thin.
Shoppers Hit Mall Of America Despite Alleged Terror ThreatCrowds of shoppers turned out at Mall of America Sunday, one day after a chilling video clip. A terror group linked to al-Qaida, released a video yesterday hinting to a threat at the mall.
Minn. ISIS Suspect Allowed To Go Free Pending TrialA U.S. magistrate will allow a Twin Cities man to be released pending his conspiracy trial that accuses him of attempting to fight with ISIS in Syria. However, Magistrate Judge Janie Mayeron's decision requires that 18-year-old Abdullahi Yusuf will have strict monitoring and must turn over his U.S. passport. Yusuf is charged with conspiring with a friend, Abdi Nur, in providing "material support to the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant," also known as ISIL or ISIS.
Terror Groups Using Social Media To Recruit In The Twin Cities Douglas McCain was not the first Minnesotan radicalized and recruited to fight in a foreign land. In recent years, Minnesota has become a place where terrorist organizations recruit young people to fight jihad.
Syrian Rebels Recruiting Twin Cities Somali YouthIn the three years that government and rebel forces have been battling in Syria, more than 100,000 people have been killed. Many of the deceased are innocent civilians who are cut down by crossfire or suicide bombings.
Somali Community Leaders Respond To Terror Recruitment VideoThe Somali community in Minnesota is doing everything it can to stop terror groups from recruiting men from the Twin Cities.
10 Killed In Suicide Bombing, Mpls. Man SuspectedSomali officials say the man believed to be responsible for the deaths of 10 people in an alleged suicide bombing was from Minneapolis.