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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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voanews.com Regional Troops Clash with Al-Shabab in Southwest Somalia 08/23
rand.org Demystifying the Islamic State 08/23
en.people.cn Djibouti base not for power 08/23
allafrica.com Kenya: Three Men on Way to Join Al-Shabaab Intercepted 08/23
dw.com Child killed in grenade attack in Sweden 08/23
reuters.com Kerry tells South Sudan leaders to stick to peace deal or face sanctions 08/23
allafrica.com Somalia: AMISOM to Withdraw in 2018 08/23
allafrica.com Africa: Kerry in Africa - New Aid Announced for Juba and Nairobi 08/23
allafrica.com Somalia: Spokesman - AMISOM Killed 8 Militants Near Baidoa City 08/23
allafrica.com Somalia: Clan Clashes Leave One Dead Near Afgoye District 08/23
allafrica.com Somalia: UAE to Help in Fight Against Al Shabaab 08/23
allafrica.com Security Along Border Increased to Protect Communication Equipment 08/23
mareeg.com Maraykanka oo Dhaqaalo ugu Yaboohaya Soomaaliya 08/23
allafrica.com Security Council Expresses 'Regret' Over Postponed Electoral Process in Somalia 08/23
allafrica.com Somalia: Omar's Treacherous Road from Somalia to Italy 08/23
africa-newsroom.com Argentina condemns terrorist attacks in Galkayo, Somalia 08/23
africa-newsroom.com Additional Funding for Kenya and Somalia 08/23
mareeg.com Qaraxii Gaalkacyo oo dhimashadu gaartay 23 & Al-Shabaab oo ku hanjabay inay sii wadayaan weerarada 08/23
sudantribune.com SPLM-IO criticizes US’ Kerry comments on "illegal" replacement of Machar 08/23
theeastafrican.co.ke UNHCR says 24,000 refugees voluntarily leave Dadaab camp for Somalia 08/23
mareeg.com Al-shabaab fighters on the run in Hiiraan region says the army 08/23
allafrica.com Al-Shabaab Claims Twin Suicide Bombings 08/22
dailytrust.com.ng Twin suicide bombs claimed by al Shabaab kill 20 08/22
tribune.com.pk Here are the 10 most fragile states in the world 08/22
dnaindia.com Somalia twin blasts kill 17 at local government HQ, market 08/22
allafrica.com Somalia: AU Mission Vows to Help Hold Successful Polls 08/22
allafrica.com Somalia: Somali 08/22
af.reuters.com Kerry, African ministers to meet on South Sudan violence, Somalia 08/22
allafrica.com U.S. Denies One of its Soldiers Killed in Attack 08/22
allafrica.com Sex Offender and Failed Asylum Seeker Tries to Kidnap Girl, 10, From Shop 08/22
allafrica.com Kenya: Kenyatta, Kerry Express Concern Over S. Sudan Situation 08/22
allafrica.com Somalia: Twin Blast Kills Dozens in Galkacyo 08/22
allafrica.com Minister of Culture Discusses Ways to Support Sudanese - Somali Cultural Relations 08/22
allafrica.com Former VP, Defense Minister Dies At 85 08/22
allafrica.com Kenya Police Arrest Officials Linked to Al Shabaab 08/22
allafrica.com U.S. and Kenya to Discuss Somalia Elections 08/22
allafrica.com At Least 10 Killed in Suicide Bombs Attack in Galkacyo 08/22
allafrica.com Libya's Prime Minister - 'We Will Not Become Like Somalia' 08/22
allafrica.com UN Security Council Regrets Delay in Elections 08/22
allafrica.com Al Shabaab Fires Mortars On AU Peacekeepers' Base 08/22
allafrica.com One Dead, Two Hurt in Clan Fighting in Central Somalia 08/22
allafrica.com The Minister for Culture Discuss Bilateral Relations With the Somali Counterpart 08/22
allafrica.com Galmudug State Readies Police to Secure Elections 08/22
dw.com Kerry in Africa: New aid announced for S. Sudan and Kenya 08/22
somalilandpress.com Sahra Halgan sings recognition for Somaliland... 08/22
businessdailyafrica.com US to provide Sh19bn for Dadaab closure and electoral reforms 08/22
dailytrust.com.ng Death toll from Somali twin car bombing rises to 25 08/22
mareeg.com Somalia: a brief encounter with Madobe’s militia, Al Shabaab and the United Nations 08/22
voanews.com Death Toll Up to 27 in Central Somalia Bombings 08/22
allafrica.com Led Blast Hits AMISOM Convoy in Southern Somalia 08/22
allafrica.com Kenyan Police Foils Al Shabaab Attack On Camp in Mandera 08/22
allafrica.com Puntland Leader Set to Visit Galkacyo After Explosions 08/22
allafrica.com Africa: Kerry in Africa On U.S. Counterterror Drive 08/22
allafrica.com AU Condemns Al Shabaab Attack in Northern Galkayo 08/22
businessdailyafrica.com John Kerry in Nairobi on terrorism 08/22
dw.com Kerry in Africa: New aid announced for S. Sudan and Kenya 08/22
kbctv.co.ke President Uhuru, Kerry discuss regional security 08/22
diplomatie.gouv.fr Somalia – Attacks in Galkayo (21.08.16) 08/22
sudantribune.com US official says appointment of S. Sudan’s first VP "legal" 08/22
huffingtonpost.com Yemeni Refugees Seek Safety In One Of The World's Poorest Places 08/22
somalilandpress.com Sahra Halgan sings recognition for Somaliland 08/22
appablog.wordpress.com United States Condemns Terrorist Attacks in Somalia 08/22
appablog.wordpress.com British Embassy hosts Mogadishu Book Fair reception 08/22
mareeg.com Summary of somali Government’s work& Security Activities in the Past Week 08/22
voanews.com Kerry in Kenya for Talks on South Sudan 08/22
allafrica.com AU Mission Denies Shelling Residential Areas 08/22
allafrica.com Amisom Convoy Targeted in Roadside Blast in Afgoye 08/22
euronews.com Kerry pushes for swift deployment of 'protection force' in South Sudan 08/22
tribune.com.pk Mo Farah completes Olympic double 08/21
stripes.com Somalia car bombing kills 5 at gate of regional government 08/21
dnaindia.com At least 10 killed in suicide car bomb attack by al Shabaab in Somalia 08/21
reuters.com Suicide car bomber attacks local government office in Somalia 08/21
foxnews.com At least 9 killed in bombings near Somali government offices, market 08/21
cnn.com Suicide bombings kill 10 08/21
cnn.com At least 23 dead in suicide bombings 08/21
mareeg.com Al-Shabab Truck suicide killed 10 in central Somali town 08/21
kbctv.co.ke Repatriation of refugees by November uncertain 08/21
mareeg.com Summons to Appear in Court – Baafin Maxkamadeed  08/21
dw.com Al-Shabab militants kill at least 10 in Somalia bombings 08/21
dw.com Al-Shabab militants kill at least 10 in Somalia bombings 08/21
thehindu.com Mighty Mo seals distance double, Centrowitz claims 1,500 shock 08/21
voanews.com Explosions Rock Central Somalia Town, 12 Dead 08/21
aljazeera.com Al-Shabab claims responsibility for Somalia bombing 08/21
myaccount.nytimes.com Suicide Bombing Kills at Least 20 in Somalia 08/21
allafrica.com Kenya: Militants Attempt Attack On Security Camp 08/21
allafrica.com Somalia: UN Condemns Deadly Explosions 08/21
mareeg.com Alshabaab oo sheegatay Qaraxii Gaalkacyo 08/21
euronews.com Al Shabab suicide bombers kill at least 20 in Puntland, Somalia 08/21
mareeg.com UN Rep condemns deadly explosions in Somalia 08/21
foxnews.com Kerry in Kenya to discuss regional security and terrorism 08/21
stripes.com Kerry in Kenya to discuss regional security and terrorism 08/21
nzherald.co.nz Kerry in Kenya to discuss regional security and terrorism 08/21
monitor.co.ug Tragedy on Mt Kenya as Ugandan choppers crash 08/21
globalsecurity.org Al-Shabab Attack Kills 20 in Central Somalia 08/21
globalsecurity.org Deadly bomb, gun attack targets government office in Somali town 08/21
upi.com Kerry to focus on fighting terrorism in trips to Kenya, Nigeria, Saudi Arabia 08/21
worldpoliticsreview.com As President, Clinton Would Face Hard Choices About U.N. Peacekeeping 08/21
mareeg.com Former somali vice president,defense minister in 1970’s dies at 85-in-virginia 08/20
somalilandpress.com Somalia:Eng. Yarow Sharef’s speech at the event... 08/20
allafrica.com Letter to Secretary Kerry On Trip to Kenya, Nigeria, and Saudi Arabia 08/20