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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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af.reuters.com Somali forces kill 7 in clash with faction loyal to Islamic State 12/03
reuters.com Somali forces kill seven in clash with faction loyal to Islamic State 12/03
somalilandpress.com Somaliland:Information minister scoffs at opposition hypocrisy 12/03
voanews.com Columbus Mosque Focuses on Online Extremism, Radicalization After Ohio Attack 12/03
voanews.com Somalia Security Forces and IS Fighters Directly Clash for First Time 12/03
nation.co.ke Fencing of Kenya-Somalia border by KDF on course 12/02
allafrica.com Ex Home Minister Elected As MP in Jowhar Elections 12/02
allafrica.com Puntland Action Plan for Preventing and Countering Violent Extremism 12/02
appablog.wordpress.com Somalia: Urgent scale-up of humanitarian assistance needed amid severe drought 12/02
africa-newsroom.com Somalia: Urgent scale-up of humanitarian assistance needed amid severe drought 12/02
allafrica.com NISA Conducts Security Sweep in Mogadishu 12/02
theeastafrican.co.ke Kenya-Somalia border fencing on course 12/02
allafrica.com Kenya: Kenya-Somalia Fence to Keep Away Unwanted Elements, Says Mandera Governor Ali Roba 12/02
allafrica.com Cholera Outbreak Kills Four Children in Central Somalia 12/02
theeastafrican.co.ke Shift power to the grassroots, aid organisations urged 12/02
businessdailyafrica.com US gifts Kenya six helicopters to fight Al-Shabaab 12/02
voanews.com Ohio State University Attacker Buried; Family Still Silent with Shock 12/02
un.org Already overstretched, aid agencies in Somalia need more resources to tackle severe drought – UN 12/02
dailytimes.com.pk Top 10 ‘fastest growing cities’ since 2007 12/02
somalilandpress.com The Somaliland entrepreneur solving problems unique to his home 12/02
somalilandpress.com In Somalia, better education alone is not enough ... 12/02
bbc.co.uk No entry 12/02
thejakartapost.com What's behind persecution of Myanmar's Rohingya 12/01
hosted.ap.org Ohio State knife attacker 'nice guy' but unknown to many 12/01
allafrica.com Somalia: Parliamentary Elections - of the Progresses and Pitfalls 12/01
dailytimes.com.pk Muslim teen competes fully covered in beauty pageant 12/01
globalsecurity.org China's facilities in Djibouti not for military expansion: spokesperson 12/01
independent.org Presidential War is Unconstitutional 12/01
nbcnews.com How Somali Immigrants Are Revitalizing Main Street America 12/01
allafrica.com PM Sharmarke and NISA Clash Over Alleged Detention of Somaliland Traditional Leader. 12/01
allafrica.com Lower House Elections Kick Off in Somali Capital 12/01
allafrica.com Govt to Reopen Border Controls After 25 Years 12/01
voanews.com Somali Election Process Drags On 12/01
realclearworld.com The Terror War Under Trump 11/30
allafrica.com Puntland Forces Approach Port Town, Ready to Attack Militants 11/30
af.reuters.com Insurgents behead Somali village elders over Islamic tax 11/30
allafrica.com Beyond This Farce of an Election, Somalia Will Not Mend 11/30
allafrica.com Kenya: Al-Shabaab Regrouping in Somalia to 'Attack Kenya' - Police 11/30
somalilandpress.com Somalia:Puntland education stakeholders review se... 11/30
allafrica.com Italian President Receives Credentials From Somali Ambassador 11/30
allafrica.com EU to Keep Patrolling for Somali Pirates Until End of 2018 11/30
allafrica.com Uganda: Brig Elwelu, the Commander Who Blew Up King Mumbere Palace 11/30
tribune.com.pk Muslim teen becomes first to don hijab in US beauty pageant 11/30
huffingtonpost.com Ohio State Attacker Appears To Have Been Inspired By ISIS, Anwar Al-Awlaki 11/30
monitor.co.ug Kasese burns into infamy: Excessive force taints government’s reputation 11/30
en.people.cn China's facilities in Djibouti not for military expansion: spokesperson 11/30
foxnews.com AP Explains: What's behind persecution of Myanmar's Rohingya 11/30
stripes.com FBI: Islamic State group might have inspired OSU attacker 11/30
hosted.ap.org AP Explains: Who are Myanmar's Rohingya Muslims? 11/30
nzherald.co.nz Somalia delays presidential election for the third time 11/30
bbc.co.uk Trump says Ohio campus attacker 'should not have been in' US 11/30
nation.co.ke US campus attack puts focus on Somali Americans 11/30
dailytimes.com.pk News agencies identify Ohio killer ‘soldier’ of ISIS 11/30
allafrica.com Presidential Poll Date Changed 11/30
dnaindia.com US: Ohio attacker had 'no direct links' to terror groups 11/30
speroforum.com OSU terrorist plays the victim card while Democrats assuage offended Muslims 11/29
thejakartapost.com Muslim woman wears hijab, burkini in Minnesota pageant 11/29
speroforum.com Fox News host blasts leftist who questioned heroism of OSU cop who shot a terrorist 11/29
timesofindia.indiatimes.com Hijab-clad US woman struck in face with bottle 11/29
allafrica.com Obama Expands 9/11 Authorization to Cover Al-Shabaab 11/29
tribune.com.pk Ohio campus attacker identified as Muslim student angry at US interference 11/29
nation.co.ke Somali refugee behind US campus attack 11/29
sudantribune.com IGAD : why not a South Sudanese head? 11/29
allafrica.com Kenya: Police Survive Al-Shabaab Road Attack in Mandera 11/29
stripes.com Ohio attacker complained bitterly of treatment of Muslims 'everywhere,' report says 11/29
theeastafrican.co.ke Facing many hurdles, Somalia presidential election postponed again 11/29
vancouversun.com Muslim woman sports burkini and a hijab with her gown at the Miss Minnesota USA pageant 11/29
nationalpost.com Muslim woman sports burkini and a hijab with her gown at the Miss Minnesota USA pageant 11/29
stripes.com Background info on Somalis in the US includes diaspora, terror recruitment 11/29
african-union.africa-newsroom.com The African Union receives Additional Financial Support From China for the AU Mission in Somalia 11/29
dnaindia.com Ohio state attacker spent 7 years in Pakistan 11/29
aljazeera.com Horn of Africa refugees flock to Yemen despite war 11/29
af.reuters.com Bomb kills four Somali soldiers as forces mull attack on Islamic State 11/29
af.reuters.com ISLAMIC STATE CLAIMS RESPONSIBILITY FOR MONDAY'S ATTACK BY SOMALI IMMIGRANT IN US STATE OF OHIO - GROUP'S AMAQ NEW AGENCY 11/29
monitor.co.ug Brig Elwelu, the commander who blew up King Mumbere palace 11/29
allafrica.com Africa: China Donates U.S.$1.2 Million to AU Mission in Somalia 11/29
dailymail.co.uk Ohio State University assailant dead and multiple people injured at Columbus campus 11/29
globalsecurity.org Somalia's Presidential Election Postponed for Third Time 11/29
hosted.ap.org Ohio State attack: Terrorism eyed as police seek more info 11/29
debka.com Ohio State attacker was punishing "infidels" 11/29
allafrica.com SOHEDA Thanks and Welcomes Hon Yusuf Heyle Jimale, the Best Somali MP for His Re-Election 11/29
allafrica.com Thirsty Somalis Trek 60km for Water As Drought and Conflict Bite 11/29
allafrica.com Somalia: Elders Negotiate With Al-Shabab Over Soldiers 11/29
allafrica.com Somalia: Civilians Clash With Al-Shabab Over Tax Dispute 11/29
businessdailyafrica.com Construction of second JKIA runway in the offing 11/29
bbc.co.uk Islamic State group claims Ohio State University rampage 11/29
appablog.wordpress.com The African Union receives Additional Financial Support From China for the AU Mission in Somalia 11/29
npr.org The Beauty Pageant Contestant Wore A Burkini 11/29
debka.com ISIS claims Somali attack at Ohio University 11/29
npr.org The Beauty Pageant Contestant Wore A Burkini 11/29
nationalpost.com ‘I am warning you Oh America!’ Ohio attacker wanted U.S. out of Muslim lands, official says 11/29
csmonitor.com Why are authorities slow to call the Ohio State attack 'terrorism'? 11/29
nbcnews.com Ohio State Attacker's Friend: He 'Loved America' 11/29
somalilandpress.com Somaliland:SVT Correspondents – Episode 7-V... 11/29
dnaindia.com Islamic State claims responsibility for Ohio University attack 11/29
dw.com Report points to Iran sending arms to rebels in Yemen 11/29
globalsecurity.org Refugees, Migrants from Horn of Africa Flee to War-Torn Yemen 11/29
france24.com IS group claims Ohio university attacker one of its 'soldiers' 11/29
globalsecurity.org Fleeing violence in Horn of Africa, asylum-seekers find little safety in Yemen - UN refugee agency 11/29
nzherald.co.nz Professor hurt at college praises officer who shot attacker 11/29