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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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allafrica.com Calm Returns to Baidoa After Protests 08/27
allafrica.com Qatar Donates Boats to Somalia 08/27
allafrica.com Ahmed Daci Militants Freed From Prison 08/27
allafrica.com Business Resumes At Mogadishu's Bakara Market Following Merchant Strike 08/27
allafrica.com U.S. Govt Donates 5,000 Tons of Medications to Amisom 08/27
allafrica.com Calm Returns to Baidoa After Protests 08/27
allafrica.com Somali Journalists Receive Training On Media Ethics, Press Freedom 08/27
allafrica.com East Africa: Interpol Warn of Security Threats By Organized Gangs in East Africa 08/27
allafrica.com Somali Forces, Amisom Capture Tiyeglow in Bakool Region 08/27
allafrica.com Somalia Ready for Business - AU Chief 08/27
allafrica.com Somali Forces and Amisom Capture Tiyeglow in Bakool Region 08/27
turkishweekly.net 9 killed in fresh clan clashes in N. Kenya 08/27
allafrica.com Somali, Amisom Offensive Aims to End Al-Shabaab Charcoal Trade, UN Envoy Says 08/26
allafrica.com 27th IGAD Extraordinary Summit Concludes 08/26
allafrica.com Challenges Ahead As Somali, Amisom Forces Prepare for Next Al-Shabaab Offensive 08/26
allafrica.com Somali Prime Minister Visits Dadaab Refugee Camp 08/26
allafrica.com Bakara Market Traders Close Doors After Imposters Levy Taxes 08/26
turkishweekly.net IGAD leaders give push to S. Sudan peace talks 08/26
allafrica.com AU, Somali Troops Take Key Town From Al-Shabab 08/26
allafrica.com Africa: 'Black Europe' - a Walk Down the Musical Memory Lane 08/26
allafrica.com The Somalia Prime Minister Visits Kenya's Dadaab Refugee Camp 08/26
allafrica.com Al-Shabaab 'Flee' Ahead of Troop Advance 08/26
allafrica.com World Food Programme Warns Against Ration Card Scam in Bosaso 08/26
allafrica.com IGAD Assembly of Heads of State and Govt Meeting in Addis Ababa 08/26
allafrica.com Djiboutian President Survives What Seemed As an Assassination Attempt 08/26
allafrica.com AMISON Says Will Embark On New Offensive Against Al Shabaab 08/26
allafrica.com A Father Who Was Labourer Hangs Himself Near Adado 08/26
allafrica.com Business Picks Up in Bakara Again After Go-Slow By Traders Due to Complaints On Double Taxation 08/26
allafrica.com Police Bosses From Eastern African Countries to Be Trained in Mombasa 08/26
allafrica.com Somalia - Detention of 19 Journalists 08/26
allafrica.com Prime Minister of Somalia Condemns Violence in South Sudan 08/26
af.reuters.com FEATURE-Somali "paradise flower" chewers savour low-price bliss after UK ban 08/26
allafrica.com President Hassan to Attend the Inauguration Ceremony of Erdogan 08/26
allafrica.com Somali Military Court Sentences the Killer of Journalist 08/26
somalilandpress.com Franchise Opportunity: Western Union in Somaliland 08/26
somalilandpress.com Somaliland:US Senate gives Somalia money transfer a new lifeline 08/26
horseedmedia.net Vacancy Position of qualified Engineer (ADRA Garowe) 08/26
allafrica.com Kenya: I Detonated 173kg Mombasa Terror Bomb - Cop 08/26
reuters.com Somali 'paradise flower' chewers savor low-price bliss after UK ban 08/26
mareeg.com Somali government warns illegal taxes collectors after protest in Bakara Market 08/26
allafrica.com Somali, Amisom Forces Seize District in Bakol 08/25
allafrica.com Somali Activists Take Aim At Tribalism, Push for National Unity 08/25
allafrica.com Amisom Convenes Workshop in Mogadishu to Draft First Policy On Child Protection 08/25
allafrica.com Seychelles Welcomes the Apprehension of Garfanji 08/25
allafrica.com Acting PM Visits Central Prison 08/25
allafrica.com UN Security Council in Preparation to Review the Arms Embargo On Somalia 08/25
allafrica.com The Fear of Somali Gangs in Eastleigh 08/25
allafrica.com Somali Counter-Terrorism Expert Killed By Roadside Bomb in Mogadishu 08/25
allafrica.com UN Decries 'Punishing' Prison Conditions for Former Somali Child Soldiers 08/25
allafrica.com Conference On the Implementation of the Federal System Starts in Baladweyne 08/25
allafrica.com Afex Condemns Crackdown On Media Freedom in Somalia, Demands Immediate Release of Detained Journalists 08/25
allafrica.com Leaders From the Government Visit the Central Prison of Mogadishu 08/25
allafrica.com AMISON and Govt. Troops Preparing to Attack Barawe 08/25
allafrica.com Hanafi Admits He Has a Kenyan ID 08/25
allafrica.com Kenya: Al Shabaab Militants Behead Garissa Miraa Dealer 08/25
allafrica.com EAJA Condemns Raid On Radio Stations, Arrest of Journalists in Somalia 08/25
allafrica.com 'I Flied From Mogadishu Airport,' Says Former War Lord 08/25
allafrica.com Germany Pledges Assistance for the Somali Refugees in Ethiopia 08/25
allafrica.com Minister of Information, Mustaf Duxulow Discusses the Government Initiatives 08/25
allafrica.com President Hassan Receives the New Indian Ambassador to Somalia 08/25
allafrica.com Amisom and Govt. Forces Bound Towards Jalalaqsi 08/25
allafrica.com FAJ Condemns New Wave of Attacks Against Independent Media in Somalia 08/25
allafrica.com Kenya: Shabaab Kill Miraa Pick-Up Driver in Lamu 08/25
isn.ethz.ch What Is ISIS? 08/25
allafrica.com Amisom to Withdraw From Somalia in Two Years 08/25
allafrica.com Ministerial Meeting On UNHCR's Initiative On Somali Refugees 08/25
allafrica.com UNHCR Calls for Continued Support to Somali Refugees 08/25
allafrica.com U.S. Government Calls for African Governments to Fight the Armed Insurgents 08/25
allafrica.com Interviewed With the Somali PM Abdiweli While Visiting Dadaab Refugee Camp 08/25
allafrica.com UNDP Refutes Claims of Spending Without Oversight 08/25
allafrica.com SPP - Appealing for Human Rights Organizations 08/25
allafrica.com IGAD Leaders in Addis for an Extraordinary Session 08/25
allafrica.com Africa: Fiba Africa Clubs Champions - Zone V Ladies in Mombasa 08/25
timeslive.co.za Somali Islamists flee African troop advance 08/25
dw.de 'Black Europe' – A walk down the musical memory lane 08/25
huffingtonpost.com Avenging James Foley: Tit for Tat Is Not a Solution 08/25
modernghana.com Thousands Attend Funeral Of Michael Brown 08/25
huffingtonpost.com Hysteria About ISIS Is Unwarranted 08/25
voanews.com AU, Somali Troops Take Key Town From al-Shabab 08/25
aljazeera.com Al-Shabab threatens to kill more politicians 08/25
mareeg.com Somali forces and AMISOM liberate Tiyeeglow town in Bakool region from al-shabaab terrorists. 08/25
horseedmedia.net AU, Somali Troops Take Key Town From al-Shabaab 08/25
somalilandpress.com Somaliland: Court Lifts 238 day Ban on Hubaal Newpaper 08/25
stripes.com As Kenya fights terrorism, its tactics come under fire 08/25
sify.com Italy recovers 24 bodies in deadliest refugee days 08/25
mareeg.com somalia:Qatar opens embassy in Somalia 08/24
allafrica.com Qatar to Reopen Its Embassy in Mogadishu 08/24
aljazeera.com Somalia battles to get guns off its streets 08/24
allafrica.com Africa: Italian Navy Rescue Hundreds of Illegal Immigrants 08/24
allafrica.com Africa: Migrants Die Off Italy 08/24
thenational.ae Piracy is a symptom of Somalia chaos 08/24
yemenpost.net Senior military officer was killed today in a car bomb explosion likely planted in his car by al-Qaeda operators in Aden. 08/24
aljazeera.com Can Somalia disarm its militias? 08/24
somalilandpress.com Somaliland: An Oasis of Tranquility in a Chaotic and Dysfunctional Neighbourhood 08/24
horseedmedia.net Summary executions in Somalia 08/24
modernghana.com Suspected Shebab militants behead Kenyan driver 08/23
theeastafrican.co.ke Fear, loathing and greed in Somalia and Kenya 08/23
mareeg.com Conference on the Implementation of the Federal System Starts in Baladweyne 08/23
mareeg.com somali government’s Weekly Press on the Progress of the Government 08/23
theeastafrican.co.ke East Africa states give troops for new standby force 08/23