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War in Somalia

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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 Westgate Mall Attack Survivors Confront Painful Memories 09/19
csmonitor.com Mexico shootout or massacre? Witness accounts challenge military's take. 09/19
allafrica.com Kenya: Chaos Mars Protest of Killings in Garissa 09/19
allafrica.com Kenya: Chief Shot Dead in Mandera 09/19
allafrica.com An International Conference in London On Somali Security 09/19
allafrica.com Somali Ministry of Interior to Open Regional Office in Kismayo 09/19
nzherald.co.nz Kenya: 1 year after attack, guards still unarmed 09/19
allafrica.com Finland Charges Four With Funding Al-Shabaab 09/19
allafrica.com Somali Prime Minister - Al-Shabaab Will Not Control Any Territory By 2015 09/19
allafrica.com Somalia's Population Census May Be Conducted Soon 09/19
allafrica.com UN Envoy to Somalia Hails Kismayo Reconciliation Conference 09/19
allafrica.com United Nations Conducts Weapons Cutting Training for the Somali Police Force 09/19
hosted.ap.org Kenya: 1 year after attack, guards still unarmed 09/19
allafrica.com Kenya: Westgate Siege Anniversary Brings Back Painful Memories 09/19
allafrica.com Warta Nabadda District Commissioner Says His District Is No Go Zone for AMISON 09/19
allafrica.com Hundreds Riot Against the Killing of 9 Year Old Boy by Amisom 09/19
allafrica.com Somalia Faces Famine Amidst U.S.-Led War On Terror and Oil Search 09/19
allafrica.com Flood of Foreign Workers Leave Young Somalis Out of Work 09/19
mareeg.com Somalia-Kenya:International court of Justice to begin hearing on Kenya Somali maritime Border dispute case 09/19
somalilandpress.com shafiq Quresh:To Recognize the Republic of Somaliland 09/19
edition.cnn.com Air strikes alone won't beat ISIS 09/19
israelnationalnews.com Watch: Toddler Breaks Military Protocol, Jumps into Mum's Arms 09/19
modernghana.com Harassment haunts Somalis in Kenya, a year after Westgate attack 09/19
allafrica.com Lessons of the Westgate Attack 09/19
voanews.com 3 Years After Somali Famine, New Hunger Crisis Looms 09/19
hosted.ap.org Kenya: 1 year after attack, guards still unarmed 09/19
mareeg.com Finland: 4 Charged With Funding Somali Militants 09/18
monitor.co.ug Former Amisom commander has case to answer - court martial 09/18
globalsecurity.org UN deputy envoy welcomes reconciliation conference in southern Somalia 09/18
bbc.co.uk Young diaspora Somalis rediscovering entrepreneurial roots 09/18
allafrica.com Botswana: Reporter Flees to South Africa 09/18
somalilandpress.com Somaliland: Ali Khalif’s Disguised Politics of “Somali Unity” A Dangerous Message 09/18
horseedmedia.net Gaadiid gar-gaar u siday degmada Buulo Barde gobolka Hiiraan oo go’doon ku jira 09/18
zeenews.india.com India to hold maritime dialogue with China this year 09/18
en.ria.ru IS Fighters Besiege Kurdish City as Drone Reportedly Belonging to US Spotted Over Syria 09/18
horseedmedia.net United Nations Conducts Weapons Cutting Training For The Somali Police Force 09/18
horseedmedia.net Dowlada Federaalka oo soo bandhigtay sahanka tirakoobka dadka Soomaaliyeed (Sawirro) 09/18
voanews.com Flood of Foreign Workers Leave Young Somalis Out of Work 09/18
allafrica.com EU Naval Force Flagship Its Andrea Doria Refuels At Sea Off the Coast of Somalia With FGs Berlin 09/18
allafrica.com Rapid Communications to Launch Virtual Banking Services in Somalia 09/18
allafrica.com Federalist Moves Heighten Natural Resources Debate 09/18
mareeg.com Somali government praises Britain for its role on Somalia’s progress 09/18
mareeg.com Riot in mogadishu as Amisom truck hit and run 9 Year Old Boy 09/18
monitor.co.ug Keep public guard up against terrorists 09/18
turkishweekly.net VOA exclusive: Family of Somali-American fighter in Syria speaks out 09/18
allafrica.com Somali Refugees Brought Before a Court in Kenya 09/18
allafrica.com AMISON's Toll On Somali Women and Girls 09/18
allafrica.com Doctor Mohamed Hassan Sabriye (Qooje) Dies in Nairobi 09/18
allafrica.com South Africa: 'Open Mosque' Admits Everyone, Including Critics 09/18
allafrica.com Minister of Information Praises UK's Role On Somalia Ahead of Today's London Security Event 09/18
allafrica.com Mogadishu Residents Rally for Peace 09/18
allafrica.com Somali National Held for Attempted Bribery 09/18
allafrica.com Firm to Launch Virtual Banking Services in Somalia 09/18
allafrica.com Dozens of Al-Shabaab Members Taking Advantage of Amnesty 'Every Day' 09/18
allafrica.com Over 130,000 Somalis Displaced in 2014 09/18
allafrica.com Central Africa: Ivory, Insurgency and Crime - the Sudans Connection 09/18
allafrica.com Kenya: Kenyan Military Deploys At Checkpoints to Counter Weapons Smuggling, Terrorism 09/17
allafrica.com Kenya: Mandera Clan Conflict Has Displaced More Than 19,000, Kenya Red Cross Says 09/17
allafrica.com Somali Stakeholders Submit Complaints On Media Bill 09/17
allafrica.com Somalia: Mohamud Attends Reconciliation Conference in Kismayo, Hirale Boycotts 09/17
allafrica.com Kenya: We're Not Avoiding Refugee Repatriation, Says Somalia 09/17
allafrica.com Kenya: Why Youth Are Turning to Radicalism 09/17
allafrica.com EFSON Has Concluded a Policy Forum On the National Education Priorities 09/17
allafrica.com Kenya: First Lady Pays Tribute to Mall Attack Victims 09/17
allafrica.com Rwanda Wary of Egypt in Fiba Zone V Tourney 09/17
allafrica.com President Hassan Arrives in Kismayo 09/17
allafrica.com Somalia: Ugandan-AMISON Soldier Prosecuted Over Selling Ammunition 09/17
allafrica.com Somalia: Forced Displacement in Somalia Shows 'No Signs of Easing,' UN Agency Warns 09/17
theeastafrican.co.ke Kenya Westgate massacre: developments one year on 09/17
horseedmedia.net Deputy UN Special Representative for Somalia welcomes Kismayo Reconciliation Conference 09/17
allafrica.com Counselor Thomas A. Shannon's Travel to Mogadishu, Somalia, On September 14 09/17
allafrica.com Blast Rocks Kano School 09/17
nzherald.co.nz Finland: 4 charged with funding Somali militants 09/17
allafrica.com Uganda: Kudos to Security for Averting Terror 09/17
somalilandpress.com Somaliland : A little bird with admirable Voice 09/17
allafrica.com More Terror Suspects Flee 09/17
aljazeera.com There is an African answer to terror 09/17
voanews.com US Government Investigating Young People Joining Mideast Jihadists 09/17
un.org UN deputy envoy opens reconciliation conference in southern Somalia 09/17
voanews.com South Africa’s 'Open Mosque' Admits Everyone, Including Critics 09/17
businessdailyafrica.com Githu picks foreign lawyers in Somalia oil border dispute 09/17
mareeg.com ONLF – the Only Somali Organization Free of Ethiopian Control 09/17
allafrica.com Don't Force Somali Refugees to Leave 09/17
mareeg.com Bristol police claim biggest ever seizure of drug since khat made illegal 09/17
bbc.co.uk VIDEO: Somali PM: 'Al-Shabab amnesty working' 09/17
somalilandpress.com Somaliland: The 2nd Somali Peace Festival Gets underway in Hargeisa 09/17
horseedmedia.net Raysalwasaare Cabdiwerli Shiikh oo la kulmay Jaaliyadda Soomaaliyeed ee Birmigham UK 09/17
mareeg.com Uganda Police intercept vehicle loaded with explosives 09/17
mareeg.com Ugandan-AMISOM Soldier Prosecuted Over Selling Ammunition 09/17
mareeg.com Somalia:UN welcomes Kismayo Reconciliation Conference 09/17
foxnews.com Prosecutors charge 4 with financing Somali militants in Finland's 1st terror case 09/17
allafrica.com Ugandan Police Arrests New Arrival Somalis 09/17
edition.cnn.com Stolen phone means $500k bill 09/17
voanews.com VOA Exclusive: Family of Somali-American Fighter in Syria Speaks Out 09/17
appablog.wordpress.com Deputy UN Special Representative for Somalia welcomes Kismayo Reconciliation Conference 09/16
mareeg.com Somali PM heads to London for upcoming conference on Somalia 09/16
allafrica.com North Africa: 700 Migrants Presumed Dead 09/16
hosted.ap.org DOJ extremism fight could take cue from Minnesota 09/16
telegraph.co.uk Aid workers are there to help - even if some die trying 09/16
allafrica.com Somalia, Kenya Leaders to Meet Regarding Maritime Dispute 09/16