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War in Somalia


Conflict between Ethiopia-backed provisional government and Union of Islamic Courts
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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
News up to: S Leone to withdraw Somalia troops over Ebola 12/21 Kenya: Gunmen Attack Bus 12/21 AFGHANISTAN: No Sympathy For Pakistan 12/21 Africa: For How Long Will African Migrants Continue to Die At Sea? 12/21 Kenya: We Will Move to Court to Stop Implementation of the New Security Laws - Raila 12/21 Somalia, Somaliland leaders continue Djibouti talks 12/21 Suspected Al Shabaab militia attack Lamu bound bus 12/21 Somalia, Somaliland leaders agree on Turkey meet in Jan. 12/21 Sierra Leone peacekeepers to leave Somalia mission 12/20 UN removes former Somali warlord from sanctions list 12/20 Robert Oakley dies at 83; diplomat mediated in 'Black Hawk Down' turmoil 12/20 Somaliland:President Silanyo in Djibouti for SL-Somalia Talks 12/20 Kenya's president signs controversial anti-terror bill into law 12/20 Fighting extremism in coastal Kenya: will hardline approach backfire? 12/20 Somaliland:President in Djibouti for SL-Somalia Talks 12/20 Court rejects former Amisom boss’ pleas 12/20 Floating arsenals designed to protect shipping from pirates deemed unsafe 12/20 Kenya: Fighting Al Shabaab's Terrorism Cannot Be an Excuse for Dictatorship 12/20 Ambassador Wei Hongtian Presented the Letter of Credence to the President of Somalia 12/20 Kenya parliament approves controversial anti-terrorism law 12/20 Seychelles: Anti-Piracy Fight Gains Momentum As Japan and Seychelles Sign Exchange Agreement 12/20 East Africa: Ethiopia and Its Regional Diplomacy - Ethiopia's Dominant Interpretation of the Horn of Africa 12/20 Somali Government welcomes the UNSC’ decision to delist Atom from the 1844 Sanctions list 12/20 Court gives suspended sentences to 4 for financing Somali militants; Finland's 1st terror case 12/19 IOM Builds Capacity of Bosaso Fisheries Community in Puntland 12/19 President Kenyatta signs controversial anti-terror bill amid criticism 12/19 Kenyan leader signs security law to curb terror attacks 12/19 Kenya's Kenyatta signs security law despite protests 12/19 Gulf of Guinea: Africa's new pirate paradise 12/19 Two Somali NGOs Among 510 Deregistered in Kenya 12/19 Kenya: Four Killed At Kinango in Clash Over Grazing Land 12/19 Kenya: Joint Public Statement On the Kenyan Security Laws (amendment) Bill, 2014 12/19 Kenya's Counterterrorism Efforts 12/19 Kenyatta signs controversial Kenyan security bill 12/19 Kenya: Wanted - Al-Shabaab Leaders Behind Terror Attacks 12/18 Kenya: Kenyan Parliament Approves Terror Law Amid Scuffles 12/18 Kenya: Police Seek Help in Tracing Two Dangerous Terror Suspects 12/18 Somalia's former prime minister nominated to post again 12/18 African Markets - Factors to watch on Dec 18 12/18 AU Welcomes the Nomination of Omar Abdirashid As the New PM 12/18 President Mohamud in Kismayo for Sierra Leone Troops Farewell Ceremony 12/18 Jeenyo United Wins Somali Super Cup 12/18 Kenyan MPs Scuffle Over Security Law 12/18 Somaliland: Somali Women Break Silence on FGM 12/18 Innovate Africa Showcases Leti Arts' African Superhero Gaming Universe 12/18 The EU disburses 10.875 million EUR helping to accelerate socio-economic recovery in Somalia 12/18 Kenyan Maura Takes Over At Somali Champions Banadir 12/18 Divided Kenyans Disagree Over Strategy to End 'Terror' Attacks 12/18 Kenyan MPs in heated debate on terror law 'that trims freedoms' 12/18 Kenya legislators exchange blows over new security laws 12/18 Banker who faked own death gets five years in jail 12/18 India-born American sentenced to 15 years for helping Al Qaeda 12/18 Kenya protests halt parliament debate 12/18 President Appoints 3rd PM in Two Years 12/18 Somali MPs Welcome the Nomination of Omar Abdirashid As the New PM 12/18 Indian-origin man jailed in US for helping Qaida 12/18 Kenya: Diplomatic Community Cautions Haste in Passing Security Bill 12/18 Kenya MPs trade blows in parliament over tough new security bill 12/18 Fighting graft starts with us 12/18 MPs brawl as Kenya passes controversial terror law 12/18 President Hassan Sheikh Mohamoud Appoints a New Prime Minister 12/18 Rival Leader to Support New South-Western State 12/18 UNSOM Conducts Training of Somali Police Forces On Digital Communication 12/18 Kenya: Mandera Leaders, Residents Vow to Tackle Radicalisation After Al-Shabaab Attacks 12/18 Somalia's Auditor General Takes On Govt Corruption 12/17 Police seek help in tracing 2 dangerous terror suspects 12/17 Governemnt of Kenya Investigates Suspected Alshabaab Financers of Somali Origin 12/17 Al-Shabaab Mortars Hit Amisom Base in Mogadishu 12/17 Somali Piracy Suspects in Seychelles Get Appeal From Verdict 12/17 President Hassan Sheikh and Omar Abdirashid Meet At Villa Somalia Last Night 12/17 Somalia - More Soldiers Released 12/17 Africa: Holland Denies Asylum-Seekers Food and Accommodation 12/17 ATTRITION: With Defenders Like This 12/17 Kenya shuts down 500 groups in anti-terrorism crackdown 12/17 Somaliland:USAID Financing the Expansion of Abaarso School 12/17 Finally Free of Al-Shabaab, Daily Life Resumes in El Bur 12/17 Kenya: Kenya Pledges to Support Pakistan As Death Toll in Taliban High School Attack Hits 126 12/17 Somaliland: EUCAP Nestor trains Somali Officers in Puntland 12/17 Somalia appoints new prime minister after damaging spat 12/17 Summary of “Somaliland’s Political Transition” Event with Dr Michael Walls 12/17 Twisting Talks between Somaliland and Somalia 12/17 Kajiado leaders hold meeting to quell rising tribal tensions 12/17 Police name alleged Al-Shabaab commanders 12/17 Somalis seize Yemeni fishing boats 12/17 Kigali, Kampala Intensify Anti-Terrorism Initiative 12/17 Somali president nominates ambassador to Washington as next PM 12/17 Is Somaliland truly “Open for Business”? Moving past the conventional narrative of a fragile state 12/17 Somaliland:USAID Financing the Expansion of Abaarso School 12/17 US assassination drone kills 9 in Afghanistan 12/17 Somali president appoints new prime minister 12/17 Somali President Names New Prime Minister 12/17 Is Somaliland truly “Open for Business”? Moving past the conventional narrative of a fragile state 12/17 Somaliland seizes Yemeni and Egyptian vessels 12/17 Kenya: Police release names of wanted terrorists 12/17 World Briefing: Somalia: New Premier Is Appointed 12/17 The boats of guns for hire against pirates 12/17 Somali President Names Sharmarke As New Prime Minister 12/17 Constantine Impressed With Players' Response 12/17 AU welcomes the appointment of Mr. Omar Abdirashid as Somalia’s Prime Minister 12/17 Somalia: EU disburses 10.875 million EUR helping to accelerate socio-economic recovery in Somalia 12/17