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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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aljazeera.com S Leone to withdraw Somalia troops over Ebola 12/21
allafrica.com Kenya: Gunmen Attack Bus 12/21
strategypage.com AFGHANISTAN: No Sympathy For Pakistan 12/21
allafrica.com Africa: For How Long Will African Migrants Continue to Die At Sea? 12/21
allafrica.com Kenya: We Will Move to Court to Stop Implementation of the New Security Laws - Raila 12/21
turkishpress.com Somalia, Somaliland leaders continue Djibouti talks 12/21
kbc.co.ke Suspected Al Shabaab militia attack Lamu bound bus 12/21
turkishpress.com Somalia, Somaliland leaders agree on Turkey meet in Jan. 12/21
nzherald.co.nz Sierra Leone peacekeepers to leave Somalia mission 12/20
capitalfm.co.ke UN removes former Somali warlord from sanctions list 12/20
stripes.com Robert Oakley dies at 83; diplomat mediated in 'Black Hawk Down' turmoil 12/20
somalilandpress.com Somaliland:President Silanyo in Djibouti for SL-Somalia Talks 12/20
timeslive.co.za Kenya's president signs controversial anti-terror bill into law 12/20
csmonitor.com Fighting extremism in coastal Kenya: will hardline approach backfire? 12/20
somalilandpress.com Somaliland:President in Djibouti for SL-Somalia Talks 12/20
monitor.co.ug Court rejects former Amisom boss’ pleas 12/20
independent.co.uk Floating arsenals designed to protect shipping from pirates deemed unsafe 12/20
allafrica.com Kenya: Fighting Al Shabaab's Terrorism Cannot Be an Excuse for Dictatorship 12/20
allafrica.com Ambassador Wei Hongtian Presented the Letter of Credence to the President of Somalia 12/20
jurist.org Kenya parliament approves controversial anti-terrorism law 12/20
allafrica.com Seychelles: Anti-Piracy Fight Gains Momentum As Japan and Seychelles Sign Exchange Agreement 12/20
allafrica.com East Africa: Ethiopia and Its Regional Diplomacy - Ethiopia's Dominant Interpretation of the Horn of Africa 12/20
mareeg.com Somali Government welcomes the UNSC’ decision to delist Atom from the 1844 Sanctions list 12/20
foxnews.com Court gives suspended sentences to 4 for financing Somali militants; Finland's 1st terror case 12/19
modernghana.com IOM Builds Capacity of Bosaso Fisheries Community in Puntland 12/19
mg.co.za President Kenyatta signs controversial anti-terror bill amid criticism 12/19
punchng.com Kenyan leader signs security law to curb terror attacks 12/19
reuters.com Kenya's Kenyatta signs security law despite protests 12/19
modernghana.com Gulf of Guinea: Africa's new pirate paradise 12/19
allafrica.com Two Somali NGOs Among 510 Deregistered in Kenya 12/19
allafrica.com Kenya: Four Killed At Kinango in Clash Over Grazing Land 12/19
allafrica.com Kenya: Joint Public Statement On the Kenyan Security Laws (amendment) Bill, 2014 12/19
scoop.co.nz Kenya's Counterterrorism Efforts 12/19
timeslive.co.za Kenyatta signs controversial Kenyan security bill 12/19
allafrica.com Kenya: Wanted - Al-Shabaab Leaders Behind Terror Attacks 12/18
allafrica.com Kenya: Kenyan Parliament Approves Terror Law Amid Scuffles 12/18
allafrica.com Kenya: Police Seek Help in Tracing Two Dangerous Terror Suspects 12/18
af.reuters.com Somalia's former prime minister nominated to post again 12/18
af.reuters.com African Markets - Factors to watch on Dec 18 12/18
allafrica.com AU Welcomes the Nomination of Omar Abdirashid As the New PM 12/18
allafrica.com President Mohamud in Kismayo for Sierra Leone Troops Farewell Ceremony 12/18
allafrica.com Jeenyo United Wins Somali Super Cup 12/18
voanews.com Kenyan MPs Scuffle Over Security Law 12/18
somalilandpress.com Somaliland: Somali Women Break Silence on FGM 12/18
modernghana.com Innovate Africa Showcases Leti Arts' African Superhero Gaming Universe 12/18
somalilandpress.com The EU disburses 10.875 million EUR helping to accelerate socio-economic recovery in Somalia 12/18
allafrica.com Kenyan Maura Takes Over At Somali Champions Banadir 12/18
allafrica.com Divided Kenyans Disagree Over Strategy to End 'Terror' Attacks 12/18
modernghana.com Kenyan MPs in heated debate on terror law 'that trims freedoms' 12/18
nzherald.co.nz Kenya legislators exchange blows over new security laws 12/18
monitor.co.ug Banker who faked own death gets five years in jail 12/18
dnaindia.com India-born American sentenced to 15 years for helping Al Qaeda 12/18
bbc.co.uk Kenya protests halt parliament debate 12/18
allafrica.com President Appoints 3rd PM in Two Years 12/18
allafrica.com Somali MPs Welcome the Nomination of Omar Abdirashid As the New PM 12/18
timesofindia.indiatimes.com Indian-origin man jailed in US for helping Qaida 12/18
allafrica.com Kenya: Diplomatic Community Cautions Haste in Passing Security Bill 12/18
euronews.com Kenya MPs trade blows in parliament over tough new security bill 12/18
monitor.co.ug Fighting graft starts with us 12/18
modernghana.com MPs brawl as Kenya passes controversial terror law 12/18
allafrica.com President Hassan Sheikh Mohamoud Appoints a New Prime Minister 12/18
allafrica.com Rival Leader to Support New South-Western State 12/18
allafrica.com UNSOM Conducts Training of Somali Police Forces On Digital Communication 12/18
allafrica.com Kenya: Mandera Leaders, Residents Vow to Tackle Radicalisation After Al-Shabaab Attacks 12/18
allafrica.com Somalia's Auditor General Takes On Govt Corruption 12/17
capitalfm.co.ke Police seek help in tracing 2 dangerous terror suspects 12/17
allafrica.com Governemnt of Kenya Investigates Suspected Alshabaab Financers of Somali Origin 12/17
allafrica.com Al-Shabaab Mortars Hit Amisom Base in Mogadishu 12/17
allafrica.com Somali Piracy Suspects in Seychelles Get Appeal From Verdict 12/17
allafrica.com President Hassan Sheikh and Omar Abdirashid Meet At Villa Somalia Last Night 12/17
allafrica.com Somalia - More Soldiers Released 12/17
allafrica.com Africa: Holland Denies Asylum-Seekers Food and Accommodation 12/17
strategypage.com ATTRITION: With Defenders Like This 12/17
grnlive.com Kenya shuts down 500 groups in anti-terrorism crackdown 12/17
somalilandpress.com Somaliland:USAID Financing the Expansion of Abaarso School 12/17
allafrica.com Finally Free of Al-Shabaab, Daily Life Resumes in El Bur 12/17
allafrica.com Kenya: Kenya Pledges to Support Pakistan As Death Toll in Taliban High School Attack Hits 126 12/17
somalilandpress.com Somaliland: EUCAP Nestor trains Somali Officers in Puntland 12/17
modernghana.com Somalia appoints new prime minister after damaging spat 12/17
somalilandpress.com Summary of “Somaliland’s Political Transition” Event with Dr Michael Walls 12/17
somalilandpress.com Twisting Talks between Somaliland and Somalia 12/17
youtube.com Kajiado leaders hold meeting to quell rising tribal tensions 12/17
nation.co.ke Police name alleged Al-Shabaab commanders 12/17
bbc.co.uk Somalis seize Yemeni fishing boats 12/17
allafrica.com Kigali, Kampala Intensify Anti-Terrorism Initiative 12/17
af.reuters.com Somali president nominates ambassador to Washington as next PM 12/17
somalilandpress.com Is Somaliland truly “Open for Business”? Moving past the conventional narrative of a fragile state 12/17
somalilandpress.com Somaliland:USAID Financing the Expansion of Abaarso School 12/17
globalsecurity.org US assassination drone kills 9 in Afghanistan 12/17
nzherald.co.nz Somali president appoints new prime minister 12/17
voanews.com Somali President Names New Prime Minister 12/17
somalilandpress.com Is Somaliland truly “Open for Business”? Moving past the conventional narrative of a fragile state 12/17
somalilandpress.com Somaliland seizes Yemeni and Egyptian vessels 12/17
standardmedia.co.ke Kenya: Police release names of wanted terrorists 12/17
myaccount.nytimes.com World Briefing: Somalia: New Premier Is Appointed 12/17
bbc.co.uk The boats of guns for hire against pirates 12/17
allafrica.com Somali President Names Sharmarke As New Prime Minister 12/17
allafrica.com Constantine Impressed With Players' Response 12/17
mareeg.com AU welcomes the appointment of Mr. Omar Abdirashid as Somalia’s Prime Minister 12/17
mareeg.com Somalia: EU disburses 10.875 million EUR helping to accelerate socio-economic recovery in Somalia 12/17