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War in Somalia

Summary

Conflict between Ethiopia-backed provisional government and Union of Islamic Courts
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Stats:

Fund for Peace (FfP) Failed States Index: 114.2 Alert (worst is 120)
HIIK Conflict Barometer 2008: 5
Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre Global Statistics : 1,100,000 IDPs
International Crisis Group Crisis Watch: Unchanged
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sky.com Two Killed During Shop Looting In South Africa 01/26
allafrica.com Tragedy of Somali's Unity, Nationalism and Sovereignty 01/26
timeslive.co.za Case of Somali shop owner accused of killing Soweto boy delayed 01/26
timeslive.co.za Baby dies in Soweto looting rampage 01/26
allafrica.com Kenya: The Impact of Land Use On Safety in Refugee Camps 01/26
allafrica.com Erdoğan Postpones Somalia Trip to Attend King Abdullah's Funeral 01/26
allafrica.com Bulo Burde Mayor Arrested Over Mismanagement of Food Aid 01/26
allafrica.com EU Naval Force Bids Farewell to Brigadier General As He Hands Over Role of Deputy Operation Commander 01/26
allafrica.com The Arms Embargo of Somalia - Should It Be Lifted? 01/26
allafrica.com International Partners Express Concern Over Somalia's Political Stalemate 01/26
allafrica.com Turkey's Role in Somalia - A Model of Solidarity in Tough Times 01/26
allafrica.com Mogadishu Hospital Named After Turkish President 01/26
allafrica.com Rwanda: ICGLR Calls for Action Against Terror Groups 01/26
turkishweekly.net Erdogan vows not to “give up” in face of terrorism in Somali 01/26
allafrica.com Kenya: Al-Shabaab Deserters Seek Amnesty From Kenyan Govt 01/26
turkishweekly.net Turkish president arrives in Somalia 01/25
sputniknews.com Australian Politician Joins Syrian Kurds in Fighting Against IS 01/25
af.reuters.com Turkish president visits Somalia under tight security 01/25
mareeg.com Erdogan opens new Mogadishu International airport terminal 01/25
aljazeera.com Erdogan in Somalia amid tight security precautions 01/25
independent.co.uk Senior Australian Labor politician Matthew Gardiner travels to Syria 'to fight against Isis' 01/25
turkishweekly.net Turkish president inaugurates hospital in Somalia 01/25
capitalfm.co.ke Turkish president visits war-torn Somalia 01/25
voanews.com Turkish President Arrives in Somali Capital 01/25
turkishweekly.net Turkish aid agency opens research hospital in Somalia 01/24
theeastafrican.co.ke Somalia, S.Sudan await admission to the EAC 01/24
stripes.com Women as leaders: Navy's first female 4-star speaks about it 01/24
timeslive.co.za Foreign-owned Soweto shops abandoned 01/24
mareeg.com Somalia towards 2016 and beyond: A few reflections 01/24
allafrica.com Somalia: Al Shabaab Is Looking for Media Recognition - President 01/23
somalilandpress.com Somalia towards 2016 and beyond: A few reflections 01/23
dailytimes.com.pk Turkish president postpones Somalia trip to attend Abdullah funeral : January 23, 2015, 2:12 pm 01/23
turkishweekly.net Turkish president cuts Africa trip to attend Saudi King Abdullah’s funeral 01/23
reuters.com Erdogan delays Somalia trip to attend Saudi king's funeral 01/23
turkishpress.com Somalia says Erdogan's visit 'postponed' 01/23
allafrica.com Amisom Condemns Suicide Car Bomb Attack On the Syl Hotel in Mogadishu 01/23
mareeg.com Somalia: President sends condolences on death of Saudi King 01/23
turkishpress.com Turkish Press Review 01/23
allafrica.com UN, International Partners Call for Resolution of Political Crisis 01/23
nvonews.com France condemns attack in Somalia aimed at Turkish convoy 01/23
somalilandpress.com The Great Divide East Central and West 01/23
somalilandpress.com The Great Divide East Central and West 01/23
somalilandpress.com Somaliland:Local Midwives get Web-Based Training at Dalarna University 01/23
somalilandpress.com EUCAP Nestor Policy and Legal Framework Workshop held in Mogadishu 01/23
somalilandpress.com Somaliland Presidential Election through a Clan ‘Lens’ 01/23
jamestown.org Al-Shabaab: On the Back Foot but Still Dangerous 01/23
voanews.com Kerry Rolls Out Broad Anti-Extremism Plan 01/23
csmonitor.com Police arrest 153 in South Africa after xenophobic attack 01/23
vanguardngr.com Boko Haram attacks: Kerry to visit Nigeria ‘in a couple of days’ 01/23
aina.org Obama's Yemen Strategy 01/23
dailymail.co.uk Fascinating world of Kenya's Borana tribe revealed 01/23
vanguardngr.com Court says French jihadist can be stripped of nationality 01/23
turkishweekly.net Erdogan to visit Somalia despite bomb attack 01/23
allafrica.com South Africa: Three Die in Soweto Looting 01/23
allafrica.com President Erdogan Receives an Honorary Doctorate From Addis Ababa University 01/23
allafrica.com Five Dead After Hotel Bombing 01/23
dw.de Iran, Jordan, Israel join Saudis in mourning Abdullah 01/23
somalilandpress.com Somalia towards 2016 and beyond: A few reflections 01/23
somalilandpress.com Somaliland:Local Midwives get Web-Based Training at Dalarna University 01/23
somalilandpress.com Somaliland Presidential Election through a Clan ‘Lens’ 01/23
ipsnews.net U.S. May Soon Stand Alone Opposing Children’s Treaty 01/22
allafrica.com Africa: How Donors Can Root Out Corruption 01/22
allafrica.com South Africa: Dozens Arrested After Looting of Migrant-Owned Shops 01/22
allafrica.com Grand Theft Global - New Report Reveals Leading-Edge Tactic to Prosecute Trafficking Kingpins, Armed Groups for War Crime of Pillage 01/22
allafrica.com New Amavubi Coach Seeks U-23 Perfect Start Against Tz 01/22
allafrica.com President Orders Use of Somali As Official Language of Communication 01/22
turkishweekly.net Suicide car bomb targets Mogadishu hotel as Turks meet on eve of Erdoğan visit 01/22
economist.com African refugees: Finding his feet 01/22
theeastafrican.co.ke Suicide attack in Mogadishu ahead of Turkish president visit Friday 01/22
stripes.com Large blast at Mogadishu hotel as suicide car bomber hits 01/22
aljazeera.com Deadly blast hits hotel in Somali capital 01/22
upi.com Car bomb kills 6 at Somalia hotel ahead of Turkish president's visit 01/22
globalsecurity.org Somalia: UN, international partners call for resolution of political crisis 01/22
somalilandpress.com HRWG welcomes the ratification of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child 01/22
timeslive.co.za Somali businessmen's car stoned in Soweto 01/22
mareeg.com Somali International partners express concerns over political delays in Somalia 01/22
allafrica.com South Africa: Sowetans Attack Migrant Shopkeepers 01/22
euronews.com Somalia: Bomb in Mogadishu ahead of Erdogan visit 01/22
dailytimes.com.pk 5 killed in Mogadishu car bombing ahead of Turkish president visit: police : January 22, 2015, 9:46 pm 01/22
mareeg.com New UN Deputy Special Representative for Somalia arrives in Mogadishu. 01/22
mareeg.com Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan to Visit Somalia 01/22
voanews.com Carbomb Targets Turkish Delegation in Somalia 01/22
turkishpress.com Mogadishu presidential palace rocked by car bomb; 4 killed 01/22
turkishpress.com Mogadishu attack: Erdogan to go ahead with Somalia visit 01/22
allafrica.com South Africa: Deaths, Arrests After Soweto Violence 01/22
foxnews.com Suicide car bomber targets Mogadishu hotel ahead of visit by Turkish PM 01/22
reuters.com Bomb explodes near Turkish delegation in Somalia day before president's visit 01/22
sputniknews.com Five Dead, Dozens Injured in Deadly Mogadishu Car Bomb Blast 01/22
allafrica.com Should Ethiopians Boycott the Upcoming Fake Election in Ethiopia? 01/22
bbc.co.uk Car bomb blast outside Somali hotel 01/22
allafrica.com Veteran Journalists Says Somali Diaspora Are Tribal 01/22
allafrica.com Somali President Calls for an Investigation On Alleged Death Threat to Auditor General 01/22
somalilandpress.com In 2014, Somali journalists faced murder and repression – will 2015 be even worse? 01/22
allafrica.com Mohamud Orders Official Use of Somali Language 01/22
allafrica.com Somali Elders Defy Al-Shabaab Order to Stay Away From Central State Conference 01/22
wsj.com Somali Suicide Attack Apparently Targets Turkish Convoy 01/22
theeastafrican.co.ke At least 23 killed in Somalia clan violence 01/22
turkishpress.com Mogadishu locked down ahead of Erdogan visit 01/22
myaccount.nytimes.com World Briefing: Somalia: Suicide Bomber Attacks Hotel 01/22
allafrica.com Somalia's Galgadud Region Recruits New Police Officers 01/22