Mukhtar Ibrahim

Contributing reporter
Minnesota Public Radio


Mukhtar Ibrahim Feature Archive

Mayor Chris Coleman
Mayor Chris Coleman said he plans to meet with the NAACP, the African-American Leadership Council, the Saint Paul Black Ministerial Alliance and police officials to discuss the incident. (08/29/2014)
Officers Joseph Sandquist, who shot and killed the man, and Mark Grundhauser both have been with the department for nearly two years. (08/29/2014)
Fighters with the Islamic State in Syria.
More Minnesotans are on the way to Syria, the FBI says. Two are now feared to have died fighting with militants. (08/29/2014)
The 33-year-old man was there to fight alongside an extremist militant group, most likely the Islamic State, a U.S. official says. (08/27/2014)
In a letter to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Gov. Mark Dayton said agency should not allow the project to proceed until Minnesota can complete an environmental impact statement. (08/26/2014)
Somali President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud urged Somali-Americans gathered Saturday night in Minneapolis not to raise money for al-Shabaab, and he called on parents to prevent their children from being brainwashed by the militant group. (08/10/2014)
Mohamud's visit is more than a Minnesota courtesy call. The state is home to the nation's largest Somali-American population, an influential group that helps sustain Somalia's economy through investment and money transfers. (08/09/2014)
Over the past few months, as many as 15 young Somali-American men from the Twin Cities have traveled to Syria to join radical groups trying to overthrow President Bashar Assad's regime, according to the FBI. (06/12/2014)
When Idil Mohamed walks down the street with her husband, they often attract stares, and sometimes rude comments, because she is Somali and he is white. Somalis who marry non-Somalis are breaking the social norms of marriage and cultural traditions in their community. (07/31/2011)
A Minneapolis nonprofit aims to provide affordable housing to low-income and homeless people, and those it has helped will tell you the program is working. (03/02/2011)
More than 50 people gathered in front of Coffman Memorial Union at the University of Minnesota Friday to show support and solidarity with the Egyptian people who are protesting against their government. (01/28/2011)
Kids who play soccer in Mogadishu know what to do when a fight breaks out near their playground. (01/26/2011)
Two people were injured Monday evening after an apparent drive-by shooting outside the Brian Coyle Community Center in the Cedar-Riverside neighorhood of Minneapolis. (01/24/2011)