War in Somalia

By benim
In East Africa
Nov 21st, 2011
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Nairobi – A Somali government spokesperson on Monday denied that Ethiopian troops have entered Somalia to help fight insurgents despite several witnesses reporting the movement of troops. Abdirahman Omar Osman said Ethiopian troops would only be welcome if they had an international mandate or a...
By benim
In East Africa
Nov 10th, 2011
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Mogadishu – Several armed and masked men on Wednesday shot to death a Somali lawmaker in front of his house in the capital Mogadishu, witnesses and colleagues said. Adan Bule Mohamed was killed after being shot several times in the head and shoulder in front of his house in the Dharkinley neigh...
By benim
In Election
Jan 8th, 2011
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The Sudanese president Omer Hassan Al-Bashir on Friday made it clear that there is no prospect for Southerners living in the North to have dual citizenship if the referendum vote comes in favor of creating a new state. The oil-producing south is due to vote in a referendum starting on Sunday on wheth...
By benim
In Election
Jan 4th, 2011
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South Sudan’s independence referendum on Sunday marks the start of a new test for U.S. diplomacy in the region, which analysts say could yet present President Barack Obama with his “Rwanda moment” if violence explodes in its wake. U.S. officials are cautiously optimistic about the v...
By benim
In Analysis
Nov 6th, 2010
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MOGADISHU, Somalia — Rake-thin young men wearing headscarves covering their faces shoulder AK-47 rifles and rocket propelled grenade launchers. They clamber through the ruins of Mogadishu, heading to the frontlines where they begin firing upon positions held by the Transitional Federal Government. El...
By benim
In East Africa
Nov 5th, 2010
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One of the high officers of Al-shabab Sheik Fuad Mohamed Khalaf has Thursday talked with more people in a mosque at Heliwa district in the capital saying that they would revenge for the Somali people bombed by the Burundian and Ugandan forces fighting against with Al-shabab fighters. “Our aim is to r...
By benim
In East Africa
Oct 31st, 2010
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Somalia’s former military commander, Gen Yusuf Osman Dhumal has revealed that soldiers working for the UN backed government are selling their weapons to the Islamic militant factions who are fighting against them. Though the details of this process have been reported in previous time Gen Dhumal provi...