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Somalia

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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isn.ethz.ch Explaining the Economic Geography of Somali Piracy 04/16
mareeg.com Ugandan soldiers serving with the AMISOM trained Al-Shabaab fighters 04/16
voanews.com CPJ: Iraq Remains World Leader in Unsolved Murders of Journalists 04/16
allafrica.com Nigeria: Abuja Blast Linked to UK White Widow 04/16
allafrica.com Armed Men Kill Security Officer in Kismayo 04/16
allafrica.com Fatal Car Accident Kills 22 in Mogadishu Outskirts 04/16
allafrica.com Somaliland Troops Seize Taleh Town Ahead of Clan Convention 04/16
cpj.org Getting Away With Murder 04/16
allafrica.com Somali Federalism Should Be Implemented Without Tribalism, Lawmaker Says 04/16
allafrica.com Clan Militias Clash Over Internally Displaced Persons Camp in Daynile 04/16
allafrica.com Africa: Economic Prosperity At Risk From Instability - Report 04/16
spectator.co.uk The slow death of free speech 04/16
allafrica.com Allied Forces Attack Al-Shabaab Bases in Bakol, Kill 43 Militants 04/15
mareeg.com Somaliland: Buhodle Mayor Resigns 04/15
allafrica.com Somali Woman Becomes Unconscious Inside Kasarani Detention of Nairobi 04/15
allafrica.com Gunmen Kill Two Villa Somalia Security Guards 04/15
allafrica.com Somali Prime Minister Holds Talks With Kismayo Residents 04/15
allafrica.com Somali Federalism Process Should Not Mirror Tribalism, Mohamud Says 04/15
allafrica.com Somali President 'The People of Burundi Are Our True Brothers Who Have Given Their Blood to Bring Peace and Stability in Somalia' 04/15
allafrica.com Somali Migrants Arrested By Libyan Coast Guard 04/15
allafrica.com President Hassan - '12 Months On, the Fact That These Courts and Legal Offices Are Working Again ' 04/15
telegraph.co.uk UN: Britain's sexism more 'pervasive' than any other country 04/15
allafrica.com Jubba Official Killed in Kismayo 04/15
somalilandpress.com Being a Somalilander Part 3 04/15
mareeg.com PM Abdiweli tours Kismayo seaport as gov,tcalls the facility handed over 04/15
allafrica.com Return of the Quirky Somali Diasporans 04/15
somalilandpress.com Deliberate murders land Syria on 2014 Impunity Index 04/15
modernghana.com Al Shabaab Ambushes Ethiopian Troops In Somalia: 12 Dead!! 04/15
somalilandpress.com Why Sheffield is throwing its weight behind Somaliland 04/15
huffingtonpost.com Obama To Meet With Djiboutian President Ismail Omar Guelleh 04/15
somalilandpress.com Somali government turned blind eye over Kenyan atrocities against ethnic Somalis. 04/15
bbc.co.uk Uplifting letters of hope sent to children of Syria 04/15
somalilandpress.com Dr. Ali Khalif Galaydh is said to be engaged in Secret Talks with Somaliland 04/15
voanews.com Report: Africa's Economic Prosperity at Risk From Instability 04/15
modernghana.com Obama to meet Djibouti President on May 5 04/15
turkishpress.com Kenya targeting Muslims: Somalia's Al-Shabaab 04/15
allafrica.com Another Critical Newspaper Shut Down in Somaliland 04/15
allafrica.com PM Abdiweli Tours Kismayo Seaport As Gov't Calls the Facility Handed Over 04/15
allafrica.com Al-Shabaab On the Verge of Elimination 04/15
allafrica.com Roadblocks Removed From Lower Shabelle 04/15
allafrica.com Somalia: Delivering Clean Water in a Conflict-Stricken Country 04/15
allafrica.com Somalia: Qoryoley 'Inaccessible' Due to Border Blockages 04/15
allafrica.com Kuwaiti Company to Construct Airport, University in Puntland 04/15
allafrica.com No-Confidence Motion Against President Hassan Looms-Sources 04/15
isn.ethz.ch Maritime Piracy: A Chronic but Manageable Threat 04/15
allafrica.com Government Forces, Al Shabab Battle in Bakool Region 04/15
allafrica.com Kenya: KDF Rescues Two Aid Workers Kidnapped in Somalia in 2011 04/14
isn.ethz.ch Is Piracy Eradicated? 04/14
allafrica.com Kenya: Somalis Trapped in 'Catch-22' Amid Crackdown On Refugees 04/14
allafrica.com Somalia and Fiji Formalise Diplomatic Relations 04/14
allafrica.com Somalia: Kenyan Troops Rescue Two Kidnapped Aid Workers From Somalia 04/14
allafrica.com Somali Prime Minister Visits Bulo Burde, Jowhar 04/14
allafrica.com Kenya: It's Economic Sabotage, Claim Somalis 04/14
allafrica.com Turkish Police to Work With Kenyan Counterparts to Stabilise Somalia 04/14
allafrica.com Somali Govt, HRW Call for End of Police Crackdown On Somalis 04/14
allafrica.com Somalia - Federal Govt, Ethiopian Troops Clash With Al Shabaab in Bakool 04/14
allafrica.com Mortar Attack Injures Two Turkish Workers At Embassy Site 04/14
allafrica.com PM in Kismayo Port City for Official Visit 04/14
allafrica.com Kismayo Businesses Are Closed Ahead of Prime Minister's Arrival 04/14
allafrica.com Govt' Shuffles the Burdhubo District Administration 04/14
allafrica.com Somali‬ President Thanks United Arab Emirates for Cooperation On Security and Development 04/14
allafrica.com Al-Shabaab Suffers Loss in Their Fighters After Clash in Bakool 04/14
allafrica.com There Must Be Available Solutions for Refugees Seeking Safety 04/14
allafrica.com Westgate Attackers May Have Passed Through Uganda 04/14
allafrica.com Somalia Praised for Coming Up With Young and Talented Referees During Anglophone Education Officers' Workshop 04/14
allafrica.com President Hassan "I Congratulate the SNA On Its Successes During Ongoing Operations Against Al-Shabaab and the 54th Anniversary of Its Inauguration 04/14
israelnationalnews.com From Hijab to Jihad 04/14
allafrica.com Children Died of Malnutrition, Illness in IDP Camp Outside Mogadishu 04/14
allafrica.com Somalia - National Armed Forces Celebrate 54th Anniversary 04/14
allafrica.com Press Release Regarding the Attack Perpetrated Against the Premises of the Turkish Embassy in Mogadishu 04/14
allafrica.com Somalia's Gas Preserves Ready for Investment 04/14
allafrica.com Government Rejects Protest Against Kenya in Mogadishu. 04/14
allafrica.com Somalia - Puntland Farmers Day Marked With 'Commendations and Pledges' 04/14
allafrica.com Mombasa Crackdown Nets 100 Foreigners 04/14
pmnewsnigeria.com Polio: Nigeria 2nd Largest Country With Unimmunised Kids 04/14
allafrica.com New Hamarweine District Commissioner Hailed 04/14
allafrica.com Suspects Arrested Following Armed Assassination On Presidential Security Officer 04/14
allafrica.com Al-Shabaab Block Town Borders in Bakool 04/14
allafrica.com 100 Aliens Seized in Mombasa Swoop 04/14
allafrica.com Passengers On Board a Bus Killed After Attack Near Galkacyo 04/14
allafrica.com Al-Shabaab and Amisom Forces Physical Encounter in Gedo Halts 04/14
allafrica.com AMISOM Forces Rescue Hostages From Al Shabaab 04/14
allafrica.com The Somali Question, the Kikuyu Answer 04/14
turkishpress.com Kenyan aid workers home after 2-year Somalia captivity 04/14
allafrica.com The Situation of IDPs in Newly Liberated Areas Remains Fluid As Military Operation Continues 04/14
allafrica.com Somali National Team Player Released From Kasarani Detention 04/14
allafrica.com Army Marks Its 54th Anniversary Celebrations in Mogadishu 04/14
allafrica.com Kenya and Somalia Should Forge Stronger Business Ties to Fight Terrorism 04/14
allafrica.com AFC Leopards Somali International Among Those in Kasarani Concentrated Camp 04/14
mareeg.com President Hassan :”12 months on, the fact that these courts and legal offices are working again 04/14
stripes.com Air Force mission on the rise in Africa amid Afghan drawdown 04/14
stripes.com Sailors in Djibouti patrol to prevent another USS Cole 04/14
stripes.com Accompanied tours in Djibouti? US military looks at options as it settles in for the long-term 04/14
somalilandpress.com Kenya ‘no genocide in 2014 shame on you’ 04/14
mareeg.com Brundi is our true brothers who have given their blood to bring peace and stability in Somalia 04/14
cnn.com Aid workers rescued in Somalia 04/14
allafrica.com Kenya: Media Told to Report Objectively On Terrorism, Counter-Terrorism 04/14
allafrica.com Kenya: Rescued Kenyan Aid Workers Tell of Shabaab Ordeal 04/14
somalilandpress.com Anger aganist Kenya atrocities 04/14
allafrica.com Kenya: Turkish Pact to Mordenise Kenya Police 04/13