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War in Somalia

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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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allafrica.com Former Senior UN Adviser Declares Interest in Presidential Election 06/24
allafrica.com Somalia: Obama Speaks With Kenyatta About Refugees 06/24
allafrica.com Puntland Regional State Information Minister Threatens Journalists With Bullets and Death 06/24
allafrica.com Borana and Somali Elders Resolve to End Pasture Dispute On Isiolo-Garissa Border 06/24
allafrica.com National Leaders Forum in Baidoa Enters 2nd Day 06/24
foxnews.com Uganda plans to withdraw troops from Somalia by end of 2017 06/24
stripes.com Uganda plans to withdraw troops from Somalia by end of 2017 06/24
monitor.co.ug Uganda to be out of Somalia 'by December 2017' 06/24
kbctv.co.ke President Kenyatta, President Obama discuss repatriation of refugees 06/24
allafrica.com Ex Bari Governor Threatens to Oust Puntland Leadership 06/24
allafrica.com Somalia: Repatriation of Dadaab Refugees to Cost Sh20 Billion 06/24
allafrica.com Somalia: Deadly Explosion Hits AMISOM Troops in Marka Town 06/24
hrw.org UN Human Rights Council: Adoption of Somalia's UPR 06/24
vanguardngr.com Factfile for 2018 World Cup qualifying competition in Africa 06/24
allafrica.com Kenya: Somali, Yemen Boats Detained in Lamu 06/24
mareeg.com Qodobo hordhac ah oo ka soo baxay shirka Madasha wada-tashiga & G/Banaadir oo xubno ku yeelanaya aqalka sare 06/24
stripes.com More than 4,000 sailors, Marines to deploy with Wasp Amphibious Ready Group 06/24
mareeg.com National leaders forum in Baidoa enters 2nd day 06/23
allafrica.com Somalia: Displacement, Terrorism and FGM in Somalia 06/23
mareeg.com KDF denies bombing Mandera, killing three children 06/23
allafrica.com A Senior Puntland Official Shot Dead in Galkayo City 06/23
nation.co.ke Elders resolve Borana-Somali pasture dispute 06/23
mareeg.com Somali television station blocked from satellite network 06/23
turkishweekly.net Turkey, Qatar launch joint aid campaign in Somalia 06/23
allafrica.com Kenya: Refugees Worry About Leaving Business Behind 06/23
bbc.co.uk Uganda to withdraw troops from Somalia's Amisom force 06/23
somalilandpress.com President Silanyo: Why the UK should support a sovereign Somaliland 06/23
businessdailyafrica.com MPs order forensic audit on purchase of armoured vehicles 06/23
businessdailyafrica.com Balala upbeat on tourism as European charter planes resume flights 06/23
allafrica.com Somali President Jets Off to Baidoa for Election Talks 06/23
allafrica.com Somalia: Govt Is Not Ready for War With Al Shabab - Jubbaland 06/23
allafrica.com Somalia: UPDF to Begin Withdrawing in December 2017 06/23
allafrica.com Somalia in a Snapchat, More Than Just Violence 06/23
allafrica.com Authorities Detain Journalists and Take TV Station Off Air 06/23
allafrica.com Africa: Mass Migration to Europe Is for More Than Just Economic Reasons 06/23
reuters.com Seven Indonesian sailors kidnapped in Philippines: foreign minister 06/23
mareeg.com Guddiyada doorashooyinka ee heer Qaran & heer gobol oo laga saarayo Siyaasiyiinta 06/23
allafrica.com Africa: Fences and Walls - a Short-Sighted Response to Migration Fears? 06/23
theeastafrican.co.ke Uganda plans to withdraw troops from Somalia next year 06/23
nation.co.ke You are in safe hands here, Balala assures tourists 06/23
voanews.com Uganda's Troops to Leave Somalia by End of 2017 06/23
af.reuters.com Uganda says to pull troops out of Somalia by end of 2017 06/23
af.reuters.com Somalia security chief killed by own guard, al Shabaab claims responsibility 06/22
af.reuters.com Somalia security chief killed by own guard, al Shabaab claims responsibility 06/22
allafrica.com East Africa: Refugees From the Horn of Africa Struggle in South Africa 06/22
nation.co.ke US-bound migrants take the long way 06/22
dnaindia.com Somalia security chief killed by own guard, al Shabaab claims responsibility 06/22
allafrica.com Somalia: Kenya Forces Arrest Eight Al Shabaab in Coastal Region 06/22
mareeg.com Head of regional middle shabelle shot dead by his body guard 06/22
allafrica.com Kenya: Army Trains With Americans to Build Special Rescue Unit 06/22
allafrica.com Africa: From Afghanistan to Africa - Heroin Trafficking in East Africa and the Indian Ocean 06/22
theeastafrican.co.ke Ethiopia and Kenya to hold terror talks 06/22
allafrica.com Somalia: Al Shabaab Claims Killing of Security Chief 06/22
video.aljazeera.com Somalia in a Snapchat, more than just violence 06/22
allafrica.com Leaders to Kick Off Key Election Talks in Baidoa 06/22
allafrica.com Kenya: Students Missing in Isiolo Could Have Joined Al-Shabaab 06/22
somalilandpress.com Somaliland:Al Jazeera on the trail of notorious Somali army commander 06/22
somalilandpress.com Somaliland:Al Jazeera on the trail of notorious Somali army commander 06/22
nation.co.ke ISIOLO: Missing students could have joined Al-Shabaab 06/22
mareeg.com A senior Puntland official shot dead in Galkayo city 06/22
voanews.com Somalia Army Reports Killing 8 Al-Shabab Militants 06/22
mareeg.com Somalia:Al Shabaab motor fire land at AU army base in Halgan village 06/22
mareeg.com Kenya:Ambulance driver killed, occupants wounded in Garissa explosion 06/21
allafrica.com Kenya: Five Police Killed in 'Al-Shabab Convoy Attack' 06/21
mareeg.com Al-Shabaab militant burns trucks carrying food near Hudur 06/21
voanews.com Large Muslim Community in Minnesota Observes Ramadan 06/21
foxnews.com Kenya: 1 killed as ambulance hits land mine in northeast 06/21
af.reuters.com Kenya says al Shabaab bomb kills ambulance driver in border region 06/21
nzherald.co.nz Kenya: 1 killed as ambulance hits land mine in northeast 06/21
video.aljazeera.com Somali camel traders pay the price of war in Yemen 06/21
af.reuters.com Kenya says al Shabaab bomb kills ambulance driver in border region 06/21
stripes.com Nominee to lead AFRICOM: Military lacks ‘grand strategy’ in Libya 06/21
dw.com Refugees from the Horn of Africa struggle in South Africa 06/21
voanews.com 1 Killed as Ambulance Hits Land Mine in Northeast Kenya 06/21
appablog.wordpress.com Four new Permanent Representatives to the African Union present Credentials to AU Commission Chairperson 06/21
theeastafrican.co.ke Kenyan ambulance driver killed in Garissa IED attack 06/21
turkishweekly.net Kenya: Ambulance driver killed in IED attack 06/21
usatoday.com One of Asia’s most abusive armies now deploys armed drones 06/21
nation.co.ke Al-Shabaab burns food trucks in Somalia 06/21
thejakartapost.com Let's stand together hand in hand '#WithRefugees' 06/21
mareeg.com Bankiga dhexe ee Somalia oo bilaabay nidaam cusub oo shaqaalaha dowlada lagu siinayo Mushaharka 06/21
voanews.com Big Somali Community in Minnesota Observes Muslim Religious Feast 06/21
allafrica.com Africa: Anti-Gay Sentiment On the Rise in Africa 06/20
bbc.co.uk UN says refugee numbers at record level 06/20
allafrica.com SIMHA Deputy Chair Resigns 06/20
somalilandpress.com Somalia – Gendered Killings 06/20
allafrica.com Somalia: Alshabaab Attack Near the Border Lefts Five Kenyan Soldiers Dead 06/20
allafrica.com Regional State Court Sentences Alshabaab Militants to Death 06/20
allafrica.com Opposition Coalition Parties Reject New Election Committee 06/20
allafrica.com Kenya: Al-Shabaab Beheads Kenyans 'For Spying' 06/20
strategypage.com MALI: Sliding From Troublesome To Terrible 06/20
allafrica.com Alshabaab Confirms Killing of its Key Kenyan Figure 06/20
somalilandpress.com Nigeria: a corrupt culture or the result of a particular history? 06/20
dw.com UNHCR report: Worsening refugee situation in Africa 06/20
turkishweekly.net Global forced displacements reach record breaking levels 06/20
kbctv.co.ke Residents living near Boni Forest asked to vacate 06/20
allafrica.com Kenya: Al-Shabaab Confirms Death of Garissa Attack Leader 06/20
strategypage.com SUBMARINES: How Not To Build A Scorpene 06/20
debka.com Al Shabaab, in RPG attack, kills five Kenyan policemen 06/20
foxnews.com Kenya: 5 police killed in attack near Somalia border 06/20