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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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ekklesia.co.uk Somalia: imminent execution of two children 04/29
somalilandpress.com Somaliland:Kuwaiti medical team examines 600 Somalian patients 04/29
mareeg.com [ 29th April 2017 ] Somalia;Minister of Information of Somalia re-assures the Media Law will be reviewed Featured 04/29
rferl.org U.S. Visas Issued To Iranians Plummet By Nearly Half From Last Year 04/28
allafrica.com No Confirmation of Reported Changes to U.S. Immigration Policies for Somalis 04/28
allafrica.com Sheikh Awes Speaks Out Against New Islamist Group Al-Saadiun Bilxaq 04/28
allafrica.com Ahlusunah - Galmudug Power Sharing Talks Fail 04/28
sudantribune.com Ethiopia sentences two al-Shabaab militants 04/28
allafrica.com KDF Airstrikes in Somalia Reportedly Killed Militants 04/28
allafrica.com A Somali Elder Shot Dead in Northern Galkayo City 04/28
allafrica.com Galmudug and Ahlu Sunna Fail to Meet in Mogadishu 04/28
allafrica.com EUCAP Somalia Organizes Seamanship and Engineering Course in Mogadishu 04/28
allafrica.com EU Maritime Capacity Building Mission Organizes CID Training Course in Hargeisa 04/28
appablog.wordpress.com Somalia: $100 cash grants will help 55,000 families overcome drought 04/28
bbc.co.uk Somali trader's life in South Africa 04/28
foxnews.com Ethiopia sentences 2 accused al-Shabab members to prison 04/28
allafrica.com EU Condemns the Recent Executions in Somalia 04/28
tribune.com.pk In absence of law, fates of 4,500 citizenship applicants hang in balance 04/28
voanews.com Number of US Visas to Citizens of Trump Travel Ban Nations Drops 04/28
allafrica.com Erdogan Says West Ignores Famine in Somalia 04/28
allafrica.com Military Courts Executes Terror Suspects 04/28
allafrica.com Army Using Excessive Force Against Somali Civilians - Report 04/28
aaj.tv UN issues ultimatum as millions face starvation 04/28
modernghana.com Somalia: Halt Execution Spree Of Children In Puntland 04/28
cnn.com Why Muslims are marching for climate 04/28
un.org UN food agencies urge Governments to step up food action in African countries facing famine 04/28
voanews.com Somali Lawmaker Narrowly Escapes Roadside Blast 04/28
allafrica.com NISA Officer Gunned Down in Somali Capital - Police 04/27
globalsecurity.org Al-Shabab shoots dead senior national security officer in Somalia 04/27
allafrica.com Somali Pirate Sentenced to Life Over U.S. Ashland Attack 04/27
allafrica.com Farmaajo Holds Talks With Host Erdogan 04/27
allafrica.com Somalia Envoy Urges Protection of Businessmen in South Sudan 04/27
af.reuters.com Somalia's al Shabaab kills senior national security officer - police 04/27
allafrica.com Somalia Signs Agreement With Turkey in Ankara 04/27
sputniknews.com Manufacturing Consent: UK PR Firm Hired by Saudi Arabia to Promote 'Muslim NATO' 04/27
voanews.com Report: Kenya, Ethiopia Using Excessive Force Against Somali Civilians 04/27
vanguardngr.com Nigerian shot dead in S/Africa by Somalian - Union 04/27
huffingtonpost.com Secret U.S. Military Documents Reveal America’s War-Fighting Footprint In Africa 04/27
dnaindia.com ANALYSIS-Number of U.S. visas to citizens of Trump travel ban nations drops 04/27
voanews.com No Confirmation of Reported Changes to US Immigration Policies for Somalis 04/27
somalilandpress.com EUCAP Somalia organizes Seamanship and Engineering course in Mogadishu and refurbishes classrooms at the Police Academy 04/27
somalilandpress.com Local EU Statement on the recent executions in Somalia 04/27
somalilandpress.com Somaliland:FM meets with Visiting European Union Ambassador Veronique Lorenzo 04/27
appablog.wordpress.com WHO AWD Surge Team field visit to Somali Region 04/27
foxnews.com ISIS weapons being captured by Canadian woman working to disarm terrorists 04/27
businessdailyafrica.com Fresh version of ‘A man like you’ returns to Braeburn stage 04/27
appablog.wordpress.com The European Union Delegation issues the following statement jointly with the EU Missions in Somalia 04/27
nzherald.co.nz Ivanka Trump talks about allowing Syrian refugees into US 04/27
voanews.com Militants Kill Somali Intelligence Officer Outside His Home 04/27
allafrica.com Farmaajo Arrives in Turkey for 5th State Visit 04/27
allafrica.com Mogadishu Flights Safe from Laptop Attacks - Officials 04/26
somalilandpress.com Somaliland:Nasra’s story touched Dahabshiil Chief Executive Officer, Abdirashid Duale 04/26
somalilandpress.com Somaliland:Somali tech accelerator supports entrepreneurs 04/26
somalilandpress.com In drought-hit Somalia, children also face potentially deadly measles threat 04/26
allafrica.com UN Launches Lifesaving Vaccination Campaign for Children Facing Measles Threat 04/26
allafrica.com Al-Shabaab and AU Troops Clash in Central Somalia 04/26
allafrica.com President Set to Meet With His Turkish Counterpart 04/26
businessdailyafrica.com Miraa export to Mogadishu resumes after 4-day standoff 04/26
af.reuters.com Somali pirate sentenced to life over USS Ashland attack -Justice Dept. 04/26
nzherald.co.nz Minnesota woman gets probation for supporting al-Shabab 04/26
somalilandpress.com A Glimpse on Mercy corps program achievements in ... 04/26
mareeg.com [ 26th April 2017 ] La Taliyaha Amniga Qaranka oo faahfaahiyey Qorshaha Amniga Qaranka Soomaaliyeed Af-Soomaali 04/26
somalilandpress.com A nation that doesn’t officially exist: on Somaliland’s campaign to build a national library in Hargeisa 04/26
allafrica.com NASA Will Withdraw KDF From Somalia if It Wins Vote 04/26
voanews.com Somali Pirate Gets Life in Prison for Attack on US Naval Ship 04/26
dnaindia.com Climate change deepening Horn of Africa's hunger crisis, Oxfam says 04/26
sputniknews.com Somali Pirate Sentenced to Life in Prison for 2010 Attack on US Navy Ship 04/26
sudantribune.com Somalia envoy urges protection of businessmen in S. Sudan 04/26
stripes.com Somali pirate gets life in prison for attack on US Navy ship 04/26
allafrica.com About the London Somalia Conference in May, 2017 04/25
allafrica.com Kenya's Hunger Crisis Fuelled By History of Rural Neglect 04/25
allafrica.com KDF Kills 52 Al-Shabab Fighters 04/25
allafrica.com Djibouti: U.S. Defense Secretary Visits Strategic Base in Djibouti 04/25
allafrica.com Curbing Resurgence of Somali Piracy 04/25
allafrica.com UK Announces New Support for Somalia Security Reform 04/25
allafrica.com U.S. Congress Meet Over Famine, Conflict in Somalia 04/25
allafrica.com Save the Children Charity Alarms Somali Malnutrition 04/25
allafrica.com U.S. Says Its Troops in Somalia Are Non-Combat 04/25
allafrica.com Somali Military Court Executes Soldier for Murder 04/25
allafrica.com Turkish NGO Sends Aid to Drought-Hit Somalia 04/25
voanews.com UN: Aid Funds to Stop Famine in Nigeria's Northeast may Dry up by June 04/25
allafrica.com Police - Al-Shabab Suspects Nabbed in Qoryoley Sweep 04/25
allafrica.com Farmaajo Appoints Banaadir Deputy Gov's And General Secretary Including 2 Women. 04/25
allafrica.com Court Summons ICRC After Breaching Employment Law 04/25
allafrica.com East Africa: Tanzania Maintains Place As Second Largest Military Spender 04/25
allafrica.com Somalia: U.S. Offers Training As Somalia Fights for Security 04/25
af.reuters.com UPDATE 1-Somalia executes four it says were al Shabaab fighters behind 2016 attack 04/25
allafrica.com Hundreds Killed in Diarrhoea Outbreak 04/25
bbc.co.uk Somali-American Ilhan Omar on historic US election win 04/25
voanews.com Officials: Mogadishu Flights Safe from Laptop Attacks 04/25
mareeg.com [ 25th April 2017 ] In Somalia, children also face potentially deadly measles threat Featured 04/25
businessdailyafrica.com EDITORIAL: Clear mystery surrounding military budget, spending 04/25
un.org Somalia: UN launches lifesaving vaccination campaign for children facing measles threat 04/25
aaj.tv US Defense Secretary Mattis visits strategic Djibouti 04/24
theeastafrican.co.ke ‘East Africa’ 04/24
voanews.com US: Famine Could Be Cause of Uptick in Piracy off Somalia 04/24
allafrica.com Rwanda: Return Home, Zimbabwe Tells Rwandan Refugees 04/24
allafrica.com Al Shabaab Ambushes Govt Military Convoy Near Afgoye 04/24
allafrica.com UK Takes Leadership Role to Campaign for Somalia in International Level, Says Eng. Yarisow 04/24
allafrica.com Factional Fighting in Al-Shabaab Has Security Agencies on High Alert 04/24