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Somalia

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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somalilandpress.com Somaliland:We call on Ambassador Andrew Allen to withdraw his Biased Remarks -Concerned Citizens 03/27
somalilandpress.com Somaliland:We’re not a part of Somalia, Mr. Tru... 03/27
somalilandpress.com Somaliland:We call on Ambassador Andrew Allen to withdraw his Biased Remarks -Concerned Citizens 03/27
somalilandpress.com Somaliland:We’re not a part of Somalia, Mr. Trump — and don’t belong in your ban 03/27
scoop.co.nz Somalia Spirals towards Famine as Humanitarian Crisis Looms 03/27
sudantribune.com South Sudan president accepts unilateral ceasefire 03/27
allafrica.com Call to Repatriate Somalia Refugees 03/27
allafrica.com Africa: African Press Review 27 March 2017 03/27
allafrica.com KDF Raid Al-Shabaab Bases, Kill 31 Terrorists 03/27
allafrica.com Nigerian AMISOM Police Fined U.S.$200 for Killing 2 Goats 03/27
allafrica.com Farmaajo Meets Museveni 5yrs After 'Wise Advice' 03/27
allafrica.com Explosion Kills Two People in Kenya's Border Town 03/27
stripes.com Kenya says its army killed 31 extremists in Somalia 03/27
allafrica.com Speaker Jawari - PM Should Review His Cabinet Lineup 03/27
allafrica.com Twin Explosions Hit Mogadishu 03/27
allafrica.com IGAD Leaders Convene Special Summit On Somali Refugees 03/27
allafrica.com IGAD Heads of States Declare Regional Responsibility to Deal With Somali Refugee Crisis 03/27
allafrica.com Somali President Meets With Museveni in Kenya 03/27
allafrica.com IGAD Heads of States Agree to Facilitate Voluntary Return of Somali Refugees 03/27
allafrica.com East Africa: IGAD Summit On Somali Refugees Starts in Nairobi 03/27
africa-newsroom.com IGAD Summit: UNHCR appeals for continued and strong support to Somalia and countries hosting Somali refugees 03/27
voanews.com Experts Say Climate Change May Be Making African Drought Worse 03/27
appablog.wordpress.com IGAD Summit: UNHCR appeals for continued and strong support to Somalia and countries hosting Somali refugees 03/27
kbctv.co.ke KDF raid Al-Shabaab bases, kill 31 militants 03/27
allafrica.com Farmaajo Asks Parliament to Drop Petition Against New Cabinet 03/27
allafrica.com East Africa: Military Exercises by Amisom and US Focus on Somalia Exit 03/27
allafrica.com Africa: Africa Can't Get Counter-Terrorism Wrong Again 03/27
allafrica.com Somalia: HRW - Attack On Somali Refugee Boat 'Likely War Crime' 03/27
allafrica.com President Returns Home After Historic Visit to Kenya 03/27
allafrica.com AU Team Now Gauging Somalia's Capacity in Exit Strategy 03/27
allafrica.com Somalia: Ethiopian Troop Withdrawal From Elbur Shocks DC 03/27
allafrica.com Turkish Red Crescent Assess Drought 03/27
af.reuters.com Kenyan forces kill 31 al Shabaab militants in Somalia -statement 03/27
foxnews.com 31 militants killed in attack by Kenya's military in Somalia 03/27
voanews.com More than 30 al-Shabab Militants Killed Somali, Kenyan Officials Report 03/27
myaccount.nytimes.com Global Health: As Cholera Spreads, Somalia Begins Vaccination Campaign 03/27
allafrica.com East Africa: Fighting Somali Piracy - Don't Get the Next Steps Wrong 03/27
reuters.com Egyptian court jails 56 over migrant boat shipwreck 03/26
voanews.com IGAD Leaders to Help Send Refugees Back Home 03/26
aljazeera.com IGAD Summit: Refugee camp never meant to be permanent home 03/26
hrw.org Yemen: Attack on Refugee Boat Likely War Crime 03/26
countervortex.org US troops for Libya, escalation in Somalia 03/26
voanews.com HRW Highlights 'Need for Accountability' as Yemen War Enters Year 2 03/26
bbc.co.uk Egypt convicts 56 over migrant boat sinking that killed 200 03/26
rt.com Likely war crime: Alleged Saudi coalition strike on refugee boat condemned by HRW 03/26
nzherald.co.nz Drought-stricken Somalia battles hunger and cholera 03/26
sputniknews.com Alleged iPad Terror Plot Prompts US and UK to Ban Computers From Airplanes 03/26
dw.com Egypt sentences 56 over migrant boat disaster 03/26
bbc.co.uk US and UK laptop bans on some Middle East flights come into effect 03/25
af.reuters.com More authority to act in Somalia would be "very helpful" -U.S. general 03/25
allafrica.com Three Somaliland Journalists Detained in One Week 03/25
sudantribune.com Museveni vows more efforts to achieve peace in Sudan 03/25
theeastafrican.co.ke New Somali govt could fasttrack Amisom exit 03/25
sputniknews.com Against the Current: 'Persecuted' Norwegian Muslims Fleeing to Islamic Nations 03/25
aljazeera.com Somali refugees return home amid new leadership 03/25
nation.co.ke Somalia is doing well to restore peace - says Uhuru 03/25
nzherald.co.nz East African bloc: Members to allow Somali refugees to work 03/25
theeastafrican.co.ke AU team now gauging Somalia's capacity in exit strategy 03/25
nzherald.co.nz Somalia's proposed new cabinet challenged by lawmakers 03/25
voanews.com Somalia Asks IGAD Leaders To Help Tackle Refugee Crisis 03/25
aaj.tv Two months in, Trump suffers string of defeats 03/25
france24.com UN says over 100 civilians killed each month as Yemen war enters third year 03/25
allafrica.com New Govt Could Fast Track Amisom Exit 03/25
theeastafrican.co.ke Call to repatriate Somalia refugees 03/25
huffingtonpost.com From The ‘Nation Of Poets’ To Trump’s America, One Somali-Born Writer Is Giving Refugees A Voice 03/25
sabanews.net 100 Yemeni civilians killed every month by Saudi coalition: OHCHR 03/25
allafrica.com Kenya to Reopen Border With Somalia 03/24
rt.com 7mn people face starvation as Yemen heads towards man-made famine – Oxfam 03/24
allafrica.com Africa: Famine Crisis - Massive Funding Shortfall Threatens UN Relief for Africa's Starving 03/24
allafrica.com Car Bomb Kills 1, Injures 2 in Mogadishu 03/24
nzherald.co.nz AfricCom chief favors more aggressive approach in Somalia 03/24
africa-newsroom.com Famine risk, Alfano: "Emergency assistance from Italy for Somalia, South Sudan, Nigeria and Yemen" 03/24
appablog.wordpress.com Famine risk, Alfano: “Emergency assistance from Italy for Somalia, South Sudan, Nigeria and Yemen” 03/24
dnaindia.com More authority to act in Somalia would be 'very helpful' - U.S. general 03/24
sputniknews.com Over 100 Civilians Killed in Yemen in March, Mainly by Coalition Strikes 03/24
sputniknews.com Say What? US Has Indications Daesh, al-Shabaab Open to Reconciliation 03/24
stripes.com Car bomb near Somalia presidential palace kills 1, hurts 2 03/24
cnn.com Plan to ramp up Somalia anti-terror campaign goes to Trump 03/24
nzherald.co.nz Somali pirates seize trawler, likely for hijackings: Police 03/24
sputniknews.com Food for Thought: Termites, Synthetic Milk Could Eliminate Famine 03/24
allafrica.com President Appeals for Famine Assistance 03/24
voanews.com Police: Somali Pirates Take Over Somali Vessel to Use as Floating Base 03/24
allafrica.com Somalia: Security Council Extends the Mandate of UNSOM 03/24
businessdailyafrica.com Kenya, Somalia eye closer ties in war against terrorism 03/24
theeastafrican.co.ke Uhuru announces direct flights to Mogadishu 03/24
nation.co.ke Somali president pleads to UN for aid to avert famine 03/24
allafrica.com Kenya, Somalia Open a New Charter of Cooperation 03/24
allafrica.com President Kenyatta Toasts to Farmajo's Election At State Banquet 03/24
allafrica.com Flights Between Nairobi, Mogadishu to Relaunch in Two Weeks 03/24
allafrica.com Farmaajo Honored With as Kenya And Somalia Sign a 'New Chapter of Cooperation' 03/24
stripes.com More aggressive approach in Somalia favored, AFRICOM chief says 03/24
france24.com In pictures: Famine threatens Somaliland 03/24
huffingtonpost.com Canada Passes Anti-Islamophobia Motion In Spite Of Trolls 03/24
sudantribune.com IGAD leaders convene special summit on Somalia’s refugees 03/24
globalsecurity.org Saudi Arabia threatens to attack Yemen's Hudaydah port 03/24
allafrica.com Hayatou´s At CAF Stirs Calls for New Football Officials in Somalia 03/23
allafrica.com Yemen and Somalia 'Months Away' From Famine 03/23
allafrica.com Somali President to Meet With His Kenya Counterpart 03/23
allafrica.com Somalia: Ten Killed in Al Shabaab Attack in Somali Port Town 03/23
kbctv.co.ke Kenya, Somalia open a new charter of cooperation 03/23