Islamic Courts Union

By IndepthAfrica
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Jun 27th, 2013
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Liban Ahmad, libahm@gmail.com The political conflict is centred on two forms of government – federalism and centralised unitary state, and one political goal, secession, argues Liban Ahmad The political conflict in Somalia is no longer characterised as a conflict between clans vying for the presidenc...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 17th, 2013
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(ADDIS ABABA) – Ethiopian security forces have arrested four members of the Al-Qaeda allied Somalian Islamist extremist group, al-Shabaab. According to the National Security and Intelligence Agency, the militants were arrested on Friday in Moyale town near the border with Somalia. The suspects are ac...
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Mar 13th, 2013
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By Seth Rutledge Syria : an alleged hacked British defense contractor email reveals a US/Qatar plan to deploy a chemical weapon false flag attack in Syria.  Israel conducted an air strike on Syria; the US reportedly approved and is poised to carry out similar strikes.  T he US has given the rebels 50...
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Jan 24th, 2013
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By Markus V. Hoehne On 13 January 2013 James Ferguson published an article in The Independent with the title ‘Somalia: A failed state back from the dead’. While it is great to hear good news from Somalia for a change, this article by Ferguson unluckily did not help to illuminate the current situation...
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Jan 4th, 2013
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The West is moving toward a military intervention in Mali, somewhat slowly yet entirely deliberately, due to concerns about al-Qaeda’s control of territory there. An October UN Security Council resolution authorizes such military action, and while the United States has long supported such a move, Def...
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Dec 11th, 2012
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By: Jim Kouri Somali and African Union security forces drove members of a powerful Islamic terrorist group out of the town of Jowhar on Sunday, according to a report from a counterterrorism expert in Israel. The government and AU troops surprisingly encountered little or no resistance from the member...
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Nov 15th, 2012
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By Jamal Ali The prelude for a final battle to reverse the course, and alter the current Somali Federal Government structure sets its collision route against the federal constitution. If it prudently succeeds, it will overturn the inherited progress of the Somali roadmap, and may bring back the chick...
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Oct 1st, 2012
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Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has congratulated Somalia on its transition of government, speaking in Washington-”What has been accomplished has exceeded what many thought was possible. And it’s taken a lot of hard work and a lot of sacrifice, first and foremost from the people of Somalia,”Speaki...
By IndepthAfrica
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Sep 13th, 2012
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While the international media might trumpet “Somalia’s First Free and Fair Elections in 50 Years” reality on the ground in Mogadishu reveals a truly grand farce of an “election” process. First of all, the so called “Members of Parliament”, most of whom flew in from their foreign homes for the “electi...
By IndepthAfrica
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Sep 1st, 2012
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IT SAYS much when the long-time rulers of two of Africa’s largest, most important nations, Egypt’s Hosni Mubarak and Ethiopia’s Meles Zenawi, had to fly to Europe for critical medical treatment because their own nations lacked facilities and specialists. Meles’ untimely death ...