Allie Shah

Allie Shah

Reporter | Features
Phone: 612-673-4488
Allie Shah writes about healthy living and wellness issues.

Recent content from Allie Shah

Cash-to-Africa services frozen

The hawalas that Somalis depend on to send money to relatives are losing their banking connection.

Updated: December 29, 2011, - 08:47 PM

4-year-old believed to be first Minnesota-born lama-reincarnate

Tibetan Buddhists see the extraordinary in this Columbia Heights boy -- a reincarnated guru.

Updated: December 18, 2011, - 09:00 AM

Fighting famine is local

Minnesota's Somali community is in the forefront of the effort to ward off starvation amid civil strife in far-off Somalia.

Updated: November 24, 2011, - 09:20 PM

Nov. 4, 2011: Casting call for pirates sparks excitement, unease

Somali-American Barkhad Abdirahman is one of many locals planning to show up for Saturday's open call for African-born men, women and children to audition for a role in "Capt. Phillips," a Tom Hanks film about pirates.

Updated: November 04, 2011, - 05:13 PM

Bomber urged Muslims to ‘do jihad in America’

The killer, thought to be a Minnesota native, left a farewell message encouraging young Muslims to fight unbelievers wherever you find them.

Updated: November 01, 2011, - 01:30 PM

Reflecting on foods of our ancestors

Robert Karimi is a man on a food mission.

Updated: October 28, 2011, - 07:07 PM

Sherburne County jail's ban on head scarves draws protests

Amina Farah Ali, recently convicted on terrorism charges, has been eating meals in her cell in protest.

Updated: October 27, 2011, - 11:03 PM

Oct. 20: Rochester women guilty of aiding Somali terror group

Amina Farah Ali and Hawo Mohamed Hassan were immediately taken into custody, joining other Minnesota Somalis convicted in a wide-ranging federal investigation into alleged recruitment and fundraising for Al-Shabab.

Updated: October 20, 2011, - 11:14 PM

Terror trial goes to jury

Supporters of the Somali women charged in the case rallied at the courthouse.

Updated: October 18, 2011, - 06:23 AM

Minnesota Liberians celebrate Peace Prize

In nation's largest Liberian community, pride and elation were everywhere.

Updated: October 07, 2011, - 10:07 PM

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