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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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modernghana.com UN Representative for Somalia welcomes agreement of intent to form new administration in central Somalia 07/30
allafrica.com Kenya: Kenya's Tourism Crisis - Al Shabaab Hits Where It Hurts the Most 07/30
horseedmedia.net Why am I disappointed?”: A Sad Tale to tell 07/30
allafrica.com Somalia: Al-Shabaab Calls for Muslims to Attack Jewish People, Assets Worldwide 07/30
allafrica.com Kenya: Three Tanzanians Among Those Arrested Over Lamu Attacks 07/30
allafrica.com Hundreds of Thousands in Mogadishu Need Food Aid, Says the UN 07/30
allafrica.com Somalia: Somali Leaders Promise Renewed Efforts for Peace On Eid Al-Fitr 07/30
allafrica.com Somali Govt to Close Six Diplomatic Missions 07/30
allafrica.com Somali Women 'Untapped Resource' in Fight Against Al-Shabaab 07/30
allafrica.com Somalia: Somali Refugees Find an Unlikely Home - In Istanbul 07/30
allafrica.com People in Central Somalia Celebrate Eid-Ul-Fitr Today Instead of Yesterday 07/30
allafrica.com Finance Minister Hails PFM Progress 07/30
allafrica.com Somali Pirates and Iranian Navy Fight 07/30
allafrica.com A Car Loaded With Explosives Caught At Liido Beach 07/30
allafrica.com Government Steps Up Efforts to Curb Corruption 07/30
allafrica.com Alshabaab Say They Will Increase Attacks Targeting MPs 07/30
isn.ethz.ch Assessing Mombasa’s Credentials as a Battleground in Kenya’s War on Terror 07/30
allafrica.com Kenya: Police Looking for Men Who Buried Grenades in Wajir 07/30
allafrica.com Somali Man Suspected of Killings in Lamu 07/30
allafrica.com Alshabaab - We Will Target Planes Carrying Things for AMISON 07/30
bbc.co.uk Somali 'killed for not wearing veil' 07/30
allafrica.com Thousands in Mogadishu Need Food Aid - UN 07/30
allafrica.com Food Shortages Worsened By NGO Policy, Anti-Terror Laws 07/30
allafrica.com Africa: CAJ News Expands Further Into Africa 07/30
allafrica.com AMISON, Govt Soldiers Battle Al-Shabaab Insurgents in Bay Region 07/30
allafrica.com Politicians Rebuff Govt Decision to Create Mudug and Galgaduud State 07/30
allafrica.com KDF's Somalia Duty 'Not Over 07/30
aljazeera.com The struggle for Kenya's marginalised youth 07/30
independent.co.uk Somali woman killed by gunman 'for not wearing veil' 07/30
horseedmedia.net Somali woman killed for not wearing veil, relatives say 07/30
allafrica.com Puntland Govt Committed To' Implementing Democracy'-Says President 07/29
timeslive.co.za Ethnic hate speech reveals roots of Kenya violence 07/29
allafrica.com Amisom Captures Weapons From Al Shabaab 07/29
horseedmedia.net Somali finance minister hails PFM progress 07/29
allafrica.com Amisom and Govt. Troops Recover Weapons From a Garage 07/29
allafrica.com Mogadishu Mayor Survives Assassination Attempt 07/29
allafrica.com Kenya: Key Rights Report in Spotlight After Kenya Violence 07/29
allafrica.com Mogadishu Residents Still Celebrating Joyous Occasion On 2nd Day of Eid 07/29
allafrica.com Somali Migrants Die in Yemen 07/29
allafrica.com Message of the Acting Special Representative for Somalia On the Occasion of the Eid-Ul-Fitr 07/29
allafrica.com Minister for Information Visits Dalsan Radio Station 07/29
allafrica.com Politician Criticize Justice Minister Over Strong Inference in Irrelevant Matters 07/29
allafrica.com Casualties After Govt Soldiers Open Gunfire in Afgoye 07/29
allafrica.com Government Probes Reported Killings of Alshabaab Officials 07/29
independent.co.uk Exclusive: Anti-pirate security staff all at sea after major firm suddenly goes bust 07/29
huffingtonpost.com How Israel Can Escape the Gaza Trap 07/29
allafrica.com Intellectual Close to Losing Confidence in Somali Govt 07/29
allafrica.com Residents in Dhuusomareeb Celebrate Day 1 of Eid 07/29
allafrica.com Middle Shabelle Administration Distribute Cash to Needy Families On Eid 07/29
ipsnews.net Somali Refugees Find an Unlikely Home … In Istanbul 07/29
voanews.com Body of Stowaway Found on US Air Force Cargo Jet 07/29
news2.onlinenigeria.com Somali woman shot dead for not wearing veil 07/29
mareeg.com Somalia:Government Steps Up Efforts to Curb Corruption 07/29
economist.com Africa's deadly insurgencies : Ranking high on the wrong measures 07/28
allafrica.com PM Abdiwali - We Shall Form Administration for Central Somalia 07/28
allafrica.com Kenya: ODM Furious Over Likoni Terror Link 07/28
allafrica.com SIMHA Condemns the Re Closure of Radio Jowhar 07/28
allafrica.com The Chairman of Bondere for Sports Killed 07/28
somalilandpress.com Eid Mubarak from SomalilandPress 07/28
allafrica.com Somalia's Federal State Making - Progress Amid Challenges 07/28
allafrica.com Somali MP Claims Govt Is Not Consulting With Local Society in State Formation 07/28
allafrica.com Mayor Mungab Sits Down With Women Representatives of the Region 07/28
allafrica.com State Attorney General Accuses Farah Sheikh Over Strong Influence 07/28
allafrica.com Massive Security Operation Launched in Mogadishu Following Killings 07/28
allafrica.com Amisom Captures Al-Shabaab Camp, Kills Senior Commanders 07/28
allafrica.com Hizbul Islam Member Bashir Laq Laqaaye Dies in Al-Shabaab Custody 07/28
allafrica.com Mogadishu Security Sweep Arrests Scores, Nets Three Al-Shabaab Suspects 07/28
allafrica.com Police Seize Radio Jowhar Building, Order Staff to Vacate 07/28
allafrica.com Al-Shabaab Commanders Killed in AU Offensive 07/28
allafrica.com Somalia Minimizes Overseas Embassies Due to Shortfall in Budget 07/28
allafrica.com PM Abdiwali - UAE Responded to Our Call for Assistance 07/28
allafrica.com Are UPDF AMISON Salaries Swindled? 07/28
allafrica.com Ethiopia Ranked 39th in Africa in HDI 07/28
allafrica.com No Recent FAA Warning for Flights in or Out of Ethiopia - U.S. Embassy 07/28
allafrica.com Authorities Close the Independent Radio "Jowhar" Before the End of the 24hrs Ultimatum 07/28
allafrica.com Canada Providing Humanitarian Funding to Support UNICEF in Somalia 07/28
allafrica.com Deteriorating Food Security 07/28
allafrica.com The Body of the Chairman of Bondere for Sports Buried in the Outskirts of Mogadishu 07/28
allafrica.com Government Reduces the Number of Foreign Embassies 07/28
allafrica.com Mungab Survives Explosive 07/28
strategypage.com SOMALIA: The Curse Of Uncivil Society 07/28
allafrica.com PM Abdiwali Says Govt Prepared More Troops to Keep Security During Eid-Ul-Fitr 07/28
allafrica.com UN Special Representative for Somalia On the Occasion of Eid-Ul-Fitr 07/28
allafrica.com Some of the Roadblocks in Lower Jubba Removed 07/28
monitor.co.ug UPDF, AMISOM troops capture Al-shabaab weapons 07/28
thenational.ae In pictures: Eid Al Fitr celebrations across the world 07/28
foxnews.com In South Sudan, Somalia, experts study hunger data to see if 'famine' label should be applied 07/28
allafrica.com Change of Her Majesty's Ambassador to Zimbabwe 07/28
modernghana.com NUSOJ Condemns new wave of Journalists' Arrests in Somaliland 07/28
allafrica.com Former Alshabaab Official Assassinated in Mogadishu 07/28
allafrica.com Mohamed Haji Madeer - There Is Nothing Called Shabelle State in Marka 07/28
allafrica.com South Sudan: UN Warns of 'Hunger Catastrophe' for Children 07/28
allafrica.com Six Killed in Renewed Fighting Over Regional Influence 07/28
allafrica.com President Hassan, PM Host Iftar Dinner for Puntland Delegation 07/28
modernghana.com Ethnic hate speech reveals roots of Kenya violence 07/28
allafrica.com Police Hire Maso As Assistant Coach 07/28
horseedmedia.net Operating in conflict zones: lessons from a financial institution in Somalia 07/28
huffingtonpost.com Warning Signs of Another Famine, Lessons to Be Learned From the Past 07/28
sky.com Oil Sending Libya Down Somalia's Route To Ruin 07/28
allafrica.com Kenya: Gunned Down in Mombasa - the Clerics That Have Died 07/28