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Somalia and Gaza will miss Eid celebrations

It is crucial that people in these areas receive the maximum support and help Image Credit: Reuters | A woman attends to her malnourished child outside their makeshift shelter at a temporary camp in the Hodan district of Somalia’s capital Mogadishu. Gulf News | Aug 28, 2011 As millions of Muslims around the world prepare […]

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Gaza gov’t launches fundraising campaign for Somalia

[ 24/08/2011 – 01:26 PM ] GAZA, (PIC)– The Palestinian government in Gaza has launched a fundraising campaign to collect money to extend relief material to drought-stricken Somalia. The ministry of endowment launched the two-week campaign on 12/8 and collected around 132000 dollars. It asked preachers to call for donations to help save the people […]

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Feeling the pain of ‘others’: Humanity lives on ~ by Ramzy Baroud

Could Gaza under the Israeli siege really be sending aid to famine-besieged Somalia? I remember how exhilarated I felt when I was told I was old enough to fast for the month of Ramadan. My feelings had little to do with abstention from food and drink between dawn and sunset each day. For a child, […]

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Gaza: Funds raised to aid famine-stricken Somalians

[ 03/08/2011 – 12:38 PM ] GAZA, (PIC)– The Arab Medical Union in Gaza has been campaigning to raise funds to aid famine-stricken Somalians as the country sees the worst drought in sixty years. ‘’The campaign is aimed at showing the physical cohesion between the besieged Gaza and Somalia, and that the Palestinians have the […]

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