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Jowhar.com-Somali News Leader

Ten prospective jurors dismissed Monday from the federal trial of three Somali-American men accused of plotting to join ISIL were let go because they told the judge they could not be impartial in the case. ...

Mogadishu, 8th May 2016–The Prime Minister of the Federal Government of Somalia H.E. Omar Abdirashid Sharmarke has today appointed a Fact Finding Committee to look into allegations made against Security Agencies.  This Ministerial Committee is comprised of as follows: 1. Minister of Justice – Abdullahi Ahmed Jama 2. Minister for Internal Affairs and Federal...

The U.S. attorney’s office wants the citizenship granted to Mohamed Idris Ahmed in 2003 revoked. Prosecutors say he lied on his naturalization application by not mentioning that he had two wives and had traveled outside the United States. ...

MOGADISHU, Somalia — For years they were children at war, boys given rifles and training by al-Qaeda-backed militants and sent to the front lines of this country’s bloody conflict. Many had been kidnapped from schools and soccer fields and forced to fight. ...

Mogadishu, May 2016 – A close call with death gave popular Somali radio journalist Mohamed Nor firsthand experience of the perils of exercising his profession. ...

The Right Path (Tubta Toosan) Initiative for Somalia held a two day workshop on 4th and 5th of May 2016 in Djibouti on Building a Strategic National Countering Violent Extremism (CVE) Response for Somalia as part of the inclusive process ...

Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu has announced his decision to leave the chairmanship of the Justice and Development Party (AKP) at an extraordinary convention on May 22, underlining that the real reason behind his departure was not his failure as premier but differences with his colleagues over principles. ...

The tensions between Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu and his party reached a peak when the 50-seat Central Decision and Executive Board (MKYK) of the Justice and Development Party (AKP) ruled to remove his authority to appoint provincial officials on April 29. ...

May 3, 2016 (MINNEAPOLIS) A Transportation Security Administration employee alleged in testimony before Congress last week that he was instructed to racially profile Somali-Americans. ...

Leave medicine in the chemist’s pot if you can cure your patients with food. – Hippocrates –The above mentioned saying of Hippocrates demonstrates the importance of food in regard to its contribution to the individual health. ...