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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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eastandard.net The Counties: Top Somali rebel surrenders to Amison forces in Kismayo Port 09/01
allafrica.com Boko Haram Is Winning Propaganda War 09/01
turkishweekly.net 11 killed as militants attack prison in Somalia 09/01
modernghana.com Joint statement by the UN, IGAD and EU Envoys to Somalia International partners welcome reconciliation progress in Kismayo 09/01
israelnationalnews.com BS"D Good going, BB, now, because of your incompetence for NOT FINISHING... 09/01
horseedmedia.net UN, govt. issue fresh drought warnings in Somalia 09/01
allafrica.com Somalia: AMISON and Govt. Troops Occupy Bulamareer and Golweyn 09/01
allafrica.com Ten Killed in Al Shabaab Attack On Somali Intelligence Headquarters 09/01
allafrica.com General Hirale Surrendered, Claims AMISON 09/01
allafrica.com Political Tension High in Somali Region State in Ethiopia 09/01
allafrica.com Minister of Information - 'Somali Forces Halt Terrorist Attack On Security Complex in Mogadishu.' 09/01
allafrica.com AU Welcomes the Capture of Bulomarer By Amisom and the Government Troops 09/01
allafrica.com Operation Indian Ocean Starts in Galgadud 09/01
allafrica.com Boko Haram Reaches Out to Al Shabaab and ISIS 09/01
allafrica.com Weekly Press Conference On the Progress of the Government 09/01
allafrica.com Somalia: Al-Shabaab Attack Intelligence HQ 09/01
horseedmedia.net Somali warlord agrees to talks, boosts government peace efforts 09/01
allafrica.com Mogadishu Municipality Launches Own FM Radio Station 09/01
allafrica.com Amisom and Govt Troops Occupy Golweyn 09/01
allafrica.com Africa Oil to Pull Out of Oil Exploration Blocks in Ogaden 09/01
allafrica.com Somalia Sue Kenya Over Territorial Waters 09/01
mareeg.com somalia:Joint forces seize fourth town 09/01
mareeg.com Nairobi conference to discuss Alshabab and Boko Haram 09/01
allafrica.com Somalia: Peacekeepers Reportedly Killed in Battle with Alshabaab 08/31
allafrica.com Somalia: Key Town Retaken From Al-Shabab 08/31
foxnews.com Somalia: Islamic extremists attack high security prison in Mogadishu 08/31
modernghana.com Shebab rebels target Somali intelligence HQ in car bomb attack 08/31
horseedmedia.net Ciidamada AMISOM iyo kuwa Dowladda oo qabsadey degmada Kuntuwaarey Shabeelada Hoose 08/31
voanews.com Explosion, Gunfire at Somali Intelligence Offices 08/31
horseedmedia.net Somalia: Former Kismayo opposition leader surrenders to AMISOM 08/31
horseedmedia.net Al-Shabaab oo weerar ku qaadey Xabsiga Godka Jilicow ee xarunta sirdoonka 08/31
modernghana.com Somali 'Shebab' attack ends with four militants killed 08/31
stripes.com Somalia: Extremists attack high security prison 08/31
horseedmedia.net PDRC VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT: Executive Director 08/31
eastandard.net The Counties: Militants throw grenades at Mandera Central AP camp, police repulse them 08/31
dw.de Al-Shabab militants attack Somali intelligence headquarters 08/31
telegraph.co.uk Suicide attack on prison shatters Mogadishu calm 08/31
allafrica.com 11 Killed As Militants Attack Prison 08/31
dailytimes.com.pk Rebels attack intelligence site in Somali capital : August 31, 2014, 7:29 pm 08/31
reuters.com Somali warlord agrees to talks, boosts government peace efforts 08/31
stripes.com Somalia: 11 killed as army repels attack on prison 08/31
aljazeera.com Al-Shabab attacks Somalia's intelligence HQ 08/31
reuters.com Car bomber, gunmen attack security site in Somali capital: police 08/31
horseedmedia.net Somalia: Car bomber, gunmen attack security site in Somali capital – police 08/31
vanguardngr.com Large explosion, gunfire at Somalia’s intelligence HQ 08/31
blogs.aljazeera.com Somalia: cutting through the sinews of war 08/31
ndtv.com Large Explosion, Gunfire at Somalia's Intelligence Headquarters 08/31
horseedmedia.net Joint statement by the UN, IGAD and EU Envoys to Somalia International partners welcome reconciliation progress in Kismayo 08/31
modernghana.com Shebab rebels stage major attack on Somalia intelligence HQ 08/31
eastandard.net World: Al shabaab attack Somalia's intelligence site in Mogadishu 08/31
aljazeera.com Thousands escape Libya violence by boat 08/31
businessdailyafrica.com Shift as Kenya, Somalia oil rights row moves to UN 08/31
myaccount.nytimes.com Militants Claim Responsibility for Deadly Attack on Somali Prison 08/31
monitor.co.ug Amisom captures key town in major operation 08/31
somalilandpress.com Somalia: AMISOM welcomes the progress made in Jubbaland reconciliation efforts. 08/31
somalilandpress.com Somaliland: An open letter to the UN Secretary General, His Excellency, Mr Ban ki-Moon 08/31
somalilandpress.com Somaliland:Don’t interfere in our internal affairs, state warns Somalia and IC 08/31
usatoday.com At least 11 dead in Islamist attack in Somalia 08/31
mareeg.com Khaatumo : Two Regional States’ Birth Meet Federalism Obstacles in the North of Somalia 08/31
mareeg.com Somali Forces Halt Terrorist Attack on Security Complex in Mogadishu.” 08/31
mareeg.com somalia:Somalia International partners welcome reconciliation progress in Kismayo 08/31
mareeg.com Ethiobia:Political tension high in Somali region state in Ethiopia 08/31
vanguardngr.com Boko Haram is winning propaganda war 08/31
euronews.com Al-Shabaab attack intelligence site in Somali capital 08/31
mg.co.za Al-Shabab target intelligence site in Somalia 08/31
edition.cnn.com Islamist rebels attack Somali prison 08/31
allafrica.com NUSOJ Laments Resubmission of Draft Media Law As a Threat to Media Freedom 08/30
punchng.com FBI probes Islamic State recruiting in US 08/30
nzherald.co.nz Somalia launches offensive against extremists 08/30
modernghana.com African troops in fresh offensive against Islamists in Somalia 08/30
horseedmedia.net Heshiiska lala Gaaaray Barre Hiiraale (Warbixin) 08/30
horseedmedia.net Ciidamada Dowladda iyo AMISOM oo qabsatey Buulo-Mareer Shabeelada Hoose 08/30
horseedmedia.net Top world diplomats call for calm in northern Somalia 08/30
modernghana.com Somalia sentences Islamist killers of journalist to death 08/30
voanews.com Key Somali Town Retaken from al-Shabab 08/30
horseedmedia.net Kenya opposition demands troops quit Somalia after attacks 08/30
stripes.com Somali troops oust militants from southern town 08/30
horseedmedia.net Somali and African Union troops in fresh offensive against al-Shabaab in Somalia 08/30
eastandard.net Kenya: Survivor of Garissa church attack struggles to cope with life as a trader two years after losing her foot during an Al Shabaab assault 08/30
sify.com Somalia: 11 killed as army repels attack on prison 08/30
aljazeera.com Somalia famine: 'We only have days to live' 08/30
modernghana.com Troops 'liberate' Islamist stronghold in Somalia offensive 08/30
foxnews.com Somalia launches offensive against Islamic extremists in country's south 08/30
reuters.com African, Somali troops retake town on way to rebel stronghold 08/30
somalilandpress.com Somaliland US, UN, EU Offices for Somalia should keep off our internal Affairs 08/30
theeastafrican.co.ke East Africa and Horn in dire need of food aid 08/30
sify.com Somalia: Army repels attack on top prison 08/30
reuters.com Somalia takes Kenya to U.N. court in oil rights row 08/29
allafrica.com Kenya: Kenya to Host Africa Meeting On Terrorism 08/29
modernghana.com U.S. Special Representative for Somalia, UN Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Somalia, and EU Ambassador to Somalia Appeal for All Armed Forces to Withdraw from Saaxdheer, Sool Region. 08/29
allafrica.com Netherlands Justice Minister Urged to Explain the Death of Somali Refugees in Holland 08/29
theeastafrican.co.ke Somalia sues Kenya at top UN court over maritime border 08/29
horseedmedia.net Somalia: Is Puntland ready for self reliance? 08/29
somalilandpress.com Somaliland:U.S. Special Representative for Somalia, UN Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Somalia, and EU Ambassador to Somalia Appeal for All Armed Forces to Withdraw from Saaxdheer, Sool 08/29
allafrica.com Somalia: European Union Naval Force Has New Operation Commander 08/29
allafrica.com Somalia: Suspected Al-Shabaab Gunmen Kidnap, Rob 22 Quarry Workers Near Mandera 08/29
allafrica.com Kenya: Somalia Takes Kenya to UN Court Over Indian Ocean Dispute 08/29
allafrica.com 14, 000 Tree Planting 'Parks' Set Up After Meles 08/29
horseedmedia.net Somalia donors must act now to avoid famine ‘catastrophe’: U.N 08/29
allafrica.com Ali Mohamed Gedi Denies He Was Captured 08/29