BY Mick Kelly | Minneapolis, MN | 5/17/13
About 200 Somalis, mainly women, converged on the Federal Building here, May 16, for the sentencing hearing of two Somali humanitarian workers.
BY staff | San Diego, California | 2/25/13
Four men from Somalia - Basaaly Saeed Moalin, Mohamed Mohamed Mohamud, Issa Doreh and Ahmed Nasiri Taalil Mohamud - accused of raising money to help the Somali resistance group al Shabaab, were convicted of material support for terrorism-related charges here, Feb. 22.
BY staff | Somalia | 2/21/13
USAID head Rajiv Shah visited Mogadishu, the capital city of Somalia, Feb. 21. There he met with the Western-backed president, Hassan Sheikh Mohamud.
BY staff | Washington, DC | 1/17/13
State Department head Hillary Clinton announced Jan. 17 that the U.S. was extending formal recognition to the government of Somalia.
BY Mick Kelly | Brooklyn, NY | 12/28/12
Three men from Somalia, Ali Yasin Ahmed, Madhi Hashi and Mohamed Yusuf, appeared in Federal District Court here, Dec. 21, on charges of violating U.S. “material support for terrorism” and gun laws.
BY staff | Minneapolis, MN | 10/18/12
The jury in the case of Mahamud Said Omar returned a guilty verdict on five terrorism related charges this afternoon, Oct. 18.
BY staff | Minneapolis, MN | 10/17/12
The case of Mahamud Said Omar went to the jury, Oct. 17, with prosecution and defense attorneys making their concluding arguments.
BY staff | Minneapolis, MN | 10/16/12
The trial of Mahamud Said Omar continued here Oct. 15, with the prosecution and their witness, FBI agent Kiann VanDenover going all out to get a conviction against Mahamud Said Omar.
BY staff | Minneapolis, MN | 10/10/12
The trial of Mohamud Said Omar continued here today, Oct. 10, at the Federal Court building, with testimony from self-confessed liar Kamal Said Hassan.
BY staff | Minneapolis, MN | 10/09/12
The trial of Mahamud Said Omar entered its second week here, Oct. 9, with the prosecution putting Joint Terrorism Task Force officer Martin Siebenaler on the stand.