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Land Mines Kill Four In Gedo Region Apr 30, 2001 (COMTEX)-- Land mines killed four people in the north of Gedo Region, southern Somalia, this week. Three people were killed and two seriously injured ..

Mogadishu faction leader, politicians to form new political party Mogadishu - Mogadishu faction leader Muse Sudi Yalahow and other politicians from his Mudulod sub-clan are reportedly planning to set . ..

Trawler with Russian crew freed in Somalia NAIROBI, Apr 29, 2001 (Itar-Tass via COMTEX) -- The Gorizont-2 trawler which had been detained for several months in the Kismayu port together with a . ..

Muslims on the job COLUMBUS, (AP) - Somalian refugee Halawi Nur shows only faint hesitation when shaking hands with men -- one of many things she's adapted to during her 10 months in the United ..

Aydid Accuses States of Arming Interim Government Apr 27, 2001 (COMTEX)-- Mogadishu faction leader Husayn Muhammad Aydid on Thursday accused Yemen, Saudi Arabia, Libya and Sudan of arming the ..

U.S. Drops Somalia Charge in Bin Laden Case NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. prosecutors on Thursday said they were dropping an allegation linking Osama bin Laden's militant organization to the ..

PRESS STATEMENT . Garowe (somaliwatch) - The Administration of Mohamed Ibrahim Egal plans to hold an unwise and provocative referendum

Ethiopia ‘not against’ Salad govt . JEDDAH, 25 April — Ethiopian Prime Minister Meles Zenawi, whose country recently hosted a meeting of Somali factions opposed to a ..

UN training Somaliland police . NAIROBI, 25 April (IRIN) - An intake of 350 new recruits has begun a four-month training course at Madera police training school ..

Businessmen meet president over inflation crisis . NAIROBI, 25 April (IRIN) - The president of the Mogadishu-based Transitional National Government (TNG), Abdiqassim Salad Hassan, on Tuesday met .

Noteceable Confution between "Masjid Al-Aqsa" and the " Dome of the Rock" . Whenever there is a mention to the Al-aqsa Mosque ..

Sea of arms hamper development in Horn of Africa ADDIS ABABA, April 25 (AFP) - With AK-47s selling for 100 dollars and tank-destroying grenade launchers going for just twice that, the sea of .

UNDP Helps Train Somali Policemen NAIROBI, Apr 24, 2001 (Xinhua via COMTEX) -- The Somalia Office of the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) Tuesday began a four-month course to train

School Strike Declared a Success NAIROBI, Apr 24, 2001 (Xinhua via COMTEX) -- Organisers of a school strike in the Somali capital, Mogadishu, said it had succeeded in drawing attention to inflation .

Kenyan UN workers charged with threats to kill US ambassador, others NAIROBI, April 23 (AFP) - Three Kenyan UN workers were Monday charged in court with threatening to kill US Ambassador to Kenya . .

Rival Somali government pledge Nairobi, (BBC) Somali warlords have announced that they will form a national government within six months, in direct opposition to the country's .. ..

Opposition Group Blames Interim Government for Instability Nairobi, The Somali Reconciliation and Restoration Council (SRRC) has condemned the TNG for the recent increase in fake currency .. ..

Faction Leader Calls On Aid Agencies Nairobi, Muse Sudi Yalahow, one the Mogadishu's main faction leaders, has called on aid agencies ..

Somalia Attacks Raised in Bin Laden Bombing Case NEW YORK (Reuters) - Federal prosecutors reopened testimony against four Osama bin Laden followers on Monday in a bid to show an alleged conspiracy ..

Parliamentary Delegation Goes to Iran Nairobi, Three members of the Mogadishu-based Transitional National Assembly (TNA) left for Tehran, Iran, on Monday. The parliamentary delegation was headed by the ..

Ex-copter pilot can't link bin Laden to Somalia NEW YORK (CNN) -- A former U.S. Army helicopter pilot testified Monday that he could not verify the government's contention that the same group allegedly behind the. ..

Somali Warlords to Establish National Representative Government Mogadishu - Somali warlords opposing to the interim government led by President Abdiqasim Salad Hassan Monday . ..

Counterfeiters push Somali currency to all-time low Mogadishu - The hundreds of millions of shillings in counterfeit banknotes recently smuggled into Somalia may be fake, but their effect on the Somali . ..

Death in a place where no one knows your name Dublin. (unison.com) – Ireland has been rocked by the horrifying news of a father being charged with the murder of his baby. ..

Somali currency slides against dollar Mogadishu, Somalia. (BBC) – The Somali currency is reported to have hit an all-time low in Mogadishu, with one US dollar selling for twenty-thousand shillings. ..

Faction Leaders Try To Join Their Forces Mogadishu, Somalia. (HornAfrik) – Reports from Baidoa, the Regional Capital of Bai, reveal that the Ethiopian backed faction leaders ..

Ayn Rand Comes to Somalia Mogadishu, (theatlantic) -the headquarters of Telecom Somalia is filled with the sights and sounds of Mogadishu-style success. Customers pour through the entrance .

Feds want to keep bin Laden-Somalia link in trial NEW YORK (CNN) -- The defense presentation in the embassy bombings trial will pause Monday so federal prosecutors can make their case that Islamic ..

Gorizont-2 Russian crew may head home next week NAIROBI, Apr 20, 2001 (Itar-Tass via COMTEX) -- The Russian crew of the Gorizont-2 trawler, which has been kept in Somalia for more than a month..

More Than 10,000 Somali Refugees Arrive in Kenya - UN Refugee Agency NAIROBI, Apr 20, 2001 (Itar-Tass via COMTEX) More than 10,000 Somali refugees have arrived in the Kenyan border town of . .

Somali Govt to Put Country Into Full Alert MOGADISHU, Apr 19, 2001 (Xinhua via COMTEX) -- The Somali government said on Thursday that it has decided to put the country into full alert after an emergency ..

Somali warlords meet over govt Mogadishu - Somali warlords opposed to the transitional government in Mogadishu (STG) were meeting in the south-central city of Baidoa on Thursday as a first step in .

SOMALIA: Elders to be produced in court "soon" NAIROBI, 19 April (IRIN) - Twenty elders from the Rahanweyn clan of Bay and Bakol regions, southern Somalia, were arrested by the Rahanweyn ..

Aydid Arrives in Baidoa NAIROBI, 17 April (Allafrika) - Husayn Muhammad Aydid, present chairman of the recently formed Somali Reconciliation and Restoration Council (SRRC), arrived in ..

Chinese Oil Mission "Fact-Finding" NAIROBI, 17 April (Allafrika) - The Chinese oil mission, delegated by some private firms, to the self-declared autonomous region of Puntland, northeastern Somalia ..

New Envoy "Welcome" Says Government NAIROBI, 17 April (Allafrika) - Interim President Abdiqassim Salad Hassan discussed the issue of the Somali peace process with Sudanese President Umar al-Bashir ..

School children strike in Somalia NAIROBI, 17 April (BBC) - More than thirty-thousand school pupils in Somalia have launched a nation-wide strike after they held prayers for relief from the country's economic. ..

Somali refugees repatriated Mogadishu - A plane carrying 130 Somali refugees from Yemen arrived at a north Mogadishu airstrip on Tuesday, an airport manager told AFP, saying the flight was part of a forced ..

Gunmen seize Puntland administrative HQ in main city BBC Monitoring Service - United Kingdom; Apr 17, 2001 - Gunmen armed with light weapons are holding for the second day running, the HQ of the ..

Libyan leader receives message from Somali counterpart BBC Monitoring Service - United Kingdom; Apr 17, 2001 - The brother leader of the revolution has received a thank-you and appreciation message from ..

Transitional government rejects appointment of special envoy NAIROBI, 17 April (IRIN) - The Transitional National Government (TNG) rejected the appointment by Sudann of a special envoy to Somalia ..

Djibouti closes borders with Somaliland NAIROBI, 17 April (BBC) - The Djibouti government has closed its border with the self-declared Republic of Somaliland following last Thursday's burning of a consignment of . ..

Captive Russia fishermen in Somalia hope to be freed soon NAIROBI, Apr 17, 2001 (Itar-Tass via COMTEX) -- The Russian crew of the Gorizont-2 trawler, captured in Somalia, will probably gain freedom ..

Somalia whistleblower suspended from job DRYDEN, Ont. -- The military whistleblower who triggered the Somalia inquiry has been suspended from his duties as this northwestern Ontario city's lone surgeon.

Somalia's new guessing game Al-Ahram Weekly On-line 12 - 18 April 2001 Issue No.529 , Somali faction leaders opposed to the country's transitional government have joined together to form a rival ..

Faction leader denies presence of Ethiopian troops Text of report by Somali HornAfrik Online text web site on 15 April - The chairman of the Rahanweyn Resistance Army (RRA), Col Hasan Muhammad. ..

Eight Killed As Rival Groups Fight in Somali Town MOGADISHU (Reuters) - At least eight people were killed and 25 wounded when rival armed militias exchanged heavy gunfire in Kismayu, southern Somalia ..

Puntland seeking union with Somaliland Text of report by Somali Puntland newspaper Yool on 15 April - The vice-president of the Puntland regional administration, Mr Muhammad Abdi Hashi, in an interview ..

Press Release: The Digil and Mirifle Cabinet Members of the Council of Ministers of the TNG of SomaliaMogadishu -The Digil and ..

Khudbadii Madaxweynaha DKM ee sanad- guuradii 41 aad iyo dib-u-dhiskii Ciidanka Xoogga Dalka soomaaliyeed ee 12kii APril'2001 Mogadishu - (Hornafrik) - Abdikhasim Salad oo khudbad ka ..

Situation in Somalia Kismayu port normalizes NAIROBI, Apr 13, 2001 (Itar-Tass via COMTEX) -- The situation in the Somalia Kismayu port has normalized after the fire exchanges of Thursday. The Russian crew ..

Planned Arrival of Warlord Aideed in Baidoa City Raises High Tension Kismayo City - Bay Centre for Conflict Prevention (BCCP) is deeply concerned by reports on the planned arrival of warlord Hussein

Madaxweyne Salad oo Ciidanka Xoogga ka qaatay Salaan Sharaf MOGADISHU, Apr 12, 2001 (Somaligov) --Guutooyin ka kala tirsan Ciidanka Dhulka,Badda iyo Cirka ee Ciidamada Xoogga Dalka

First Batch of Somali National Army Established MOGADISHU, Apr 12, 2001 (Xinhua via COMTEX) -- The interim government of Somalia Thursday made here its first show of power by exhibiting more

Somali Breakaway Republic Burns Djibouti Tycoon's Cigarettes MOGADISHU, Apr 12, 2001 (Xinhua via COMTEX) -- Reports reaching here indicated that tension is rising in the town of Berbera in the

Puntland Presidential Hopefuls Await Election Date MOGADISHU, Apr 12, 2001 (Xinhua via COMTEX) -- At least five people have expressed their intention to challenge Colonel Abdullahi Yusuf Ahmad, president

Tension Remains High in Somalia's South Town of Baidoa NAIROBI (People's Daily) - Tension is still mounting high in Baidoa, a city about 240 kilometers south of Somalia's capital of Mogadishu, over

War Saxaafadeed uu soo saaray Wakiilka Muuse Suudi ee Yurub London , (UK) - Anigoo ku hadleyna Magaca golaha Maamulka Muse Sudi Yalahow ee Yurub, waxey nala noqotay inaan soo saarno ...

Warring Somali groups accept IGAD states decisions Mogadishu - Somalia ,(Arabic News) -The special envoy of the Sudanese President concerning Somalia has announced that the armed Somali groups

UNHCR Resumes Repatriation of Somali Refugees NAIROBI, Apr 10, 2001 (Xinhua via COMTEX) -- The United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) resumed its voluntary repatriation of Somali . ..

Somalia: Agencies "Not Optimistic" About Security Situation NAIROBI, Apr 10, 2001 (Xinhua via COMTEX) -- A proposed peace-building mission in Somalia by the UN Security Council has received a .

SRRC to Organise Reconciliation Conference Addis Ababa, (Allfarika) - The newly convened Somali Reconciliation and Restoration Council (SRRC) will start work next week, Mogadishu faction ..

Ban On Chilled Meat Officially Lifted Dubai, (Allfarika) - The ban on Somali chilled meat exports to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has been officially lifted. Humanitarian sources confirmed that the ..

Efforts to "Launder" Money Nairobi, (Allafrika) - The value of the Somali shilling in Mogadishu has continued to fall since the beginning of the year, with a sharp increase in food prices. ..

Farah Addo defends African referees Nairobi, (ngrguardiannews) No one champions CAF's crusade against corruption, and administrative laxity in the African game, more energetically than first vice president

Gunmen seize Puntland administrative HQ in main city BBC Monitoring Service - United Kingdom; Apr 17, 2001 - Gunmen armed with light weapons are holding for the second day running, the HQ of the ..

Libyan leader receives message from Somali counterpart BBC Monitoring Service - United Kingdom; Apr 17, 2001 - The brother leader of the revolution has received a thank-you and appreciation message from ..

Transitional government rejects appointment of special envoy NAIROBI, 17 April (IRIN) - The Transitional National Government (TNG) rejected the appointment by Sudann of a special envoy to Somalia ..

Djibouti closes borders with Somaliland NAIROBI, 17 April (BBC) - The Djibouti government has closed its border with the self-declared Republic of Somaliland following last Thursday's burning of a consignment of . ..

Captive Russia fishermen in Somalia hope to be freed soon NAIROBI, Apr 17, 2001 (Itar-Tass via COMTEX) -- The Russian crew of the Gorizont-2 trawler, captured in Somalia, will probably gain freedom ..

Somalia whistleblower suspended from job DRYDEN, Ont. -- The military whistleblower who triggered the Somalia inquiry has been suspended from his duties as this northwestern Ontario city's lone surgeon.

Somalia's new guessing game Al-Ahram Weekly On-line 12 - 18 April 2001 Issue No.529 , Somali faction leaders opposed to the country's transitional government have joined together to form a rival ..

Faction leader denies presence of Ethiopian troops Text of report by Somali HornAfrik Online text web site on 15 April - The chairman of the Rahanweyn Resistance Army (RRA), Col Hasan Muhammad. ..

Eight Killed As Rival Groups Fight in Somali Town MOGADISHU (Reuters) - At least eight people were killed and 25 wounded when rival armed militias exchanged heavy gunfire in Kismayu, southern Somalia ..

Puntland seeking union with Somaliland Text of report by Somali Puntland newspaper Yool on 15 April - The vice-president of the Puntland regional administration, Mr Muhammad Abdi Hashi, in an interview ..

Press Release: The Digil and Mirifle Cabinet Members of the Council of Ministers of the TNG of SomaliaMogadishu -The Digil and ..

Khudbadii Madaxweynaha DKM ee sanad- guuradii 41 aad iyo dib-u-dhiskii Ciidanka Xoogga Dalka soomaaliyeed ee 12kii APril'2001 Mogadishu - (Hornafrik) - Abdikhasim Salad oo khudbad ka ..

Situation in Somalia Kismayu port normalizes NAIROBI, Apr 13, 2001 (Itar-Tass via COMTEX) -- The situation in the Somalia Kismayu port has normalized after the fire exchanges of Thursday. The Russian crew ..

Planned Arrival of Warlord Aideed in Baidoa City Raises High Tension Kismayo City - Bay Centre for Conflict Prevention (BCCP) is deeply concerned by reports on the planned arrival of warlord Hussein

Madaxweyne Salad oo Ciidanka Xoogga ka qaatay Salaan Sharaf MOGADISHU, Apr 12, 2001 (Somaligov) --Guutooyin ka kala tirsan Ciidanka Dhulka,Badda iyo Cirka ee Ciidamada Xoogga Dalka

First Batch of Somali National Army Established MOGADISHU, Apr 12, 2001 (Xinhua via COMTEX) -- The interim government of Somalia Thursday made here its first show of power by exhibiting more

Somali Breakaway Republic Burns Djibouti Tycoon's Cigarettes MOGADISHU, Apr 12, 2001 (Xinhua via COMTEX) -- Reports reaching here indicated that tension is rising in the town of Berbera in the

Puntland Presidential Hopefuls Await Election Date MOGADISHU, Apr 12, 2001 (Xinhua via COMTEX) -- At least five people have expressed their intention to challenge Colonel Abdullahi Yusuf Ahmad, president

Tension Remains High in Somalia's South Town of Baidoa NAIROBI (People's Daily) - Tension is still mounting high in Baidoa, a city about 240 kilometers south of Somalia's capital of Mogadishu, over

War Saxaafadeed uu soo saaray Wakiilka Muuse Suudi ee Yurub London , (UK) - Anigoo ku hadleyna Magaca golaha Maamulka Muse Sudi Yalahow ee Yurub, waxey nala noqotay inaan soo saarno ...

Warring Somali groups accept IGAD states decisions Mogadishu - Somalia ,(Arabic News) -The special envoy of the Sudanese President concerning Somalia has announced that the armed Somali groups

UNHCR Resumes Repatriation of Somali Refugees NAIROBI, Apr 10, 2001 (Xinhua via COMTEX) -- The United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) resumed its voluntary repatriation of Somali . ..

Somalia: Agencies "Not Optimistic" About Security Situation NAIROBI, Apr 10, 2001 (Xinhua via COMTEX) -- A proposed peace-building mission in Somalia by the UN Security Council has received a .

SRRC to Organise Reconciliation Conference Addis Ababa, (Allfarika) - The newly convened Somali Reconciliation and Restoration Council (SRRC) will start work next week, Mogadishu faction ..

Ban On Chilled Meat Officially Lifted Dubai, (Allfarika) - The ban on Somali chilled meat exports to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has been officially lifted. Humanitarian sources confirmed that the ..

Efforts to "Launder" Money Nairobi, (Allafrika) - The value of the Somali shilling in Mogadishu has continued to fall since the beginning of the year, with a sharp increase in food prices. ..

Farah Addo defends African referees Nairobi, (ngrguardiannews) No one champions CAF's crusade against corruption, and administrative laxity in the African game, more energetically than first vice president

War Saxaafadeed Toronto, Canada - War saxaafadeed uu sii daayay Dr. Abdi Ulusow maanta ..

Somali Faction Leaders Try to Establish Representative Govt MOGADISHU, Apr 8, 2001 (Xinhua via COMTEX) -- A delegation of Somali faction leaders, starting from Ethiopia's capital Addis Ababa...

Somalia Leaders To Hold Conference ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) -- Somali faction leaders opposed to the transitional government of President Abdekassim Salat Hassan said Sunday they will ...

Saudi Arabia and Egypt Somalia - Warlord ADDIS ABABA, April 8 (Reuters) - Somali warlord Mohamed Hussein Aideed on Sunday accused Saudi Arabia and Egypt of funding arms purchases to further ...

Somali Shilling Hits Lowest Value in History Mogadisu, Somalia - (People's Daily) - The Somali shilling Saturday hit its lowest value ever in its history by reaching 17,100 shillings against US dollar due to the arrival .

Ethiopia Committed to Help Bring Peace to Somalia Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Ethiopian Foreign Minister Seyoum Mesfin Friday reiterated his government's commitment to help bring "durable...

Dowladda kmg oo kaHortageyso lacag Been-abuur ah oo maanta la filaayo in laga soo dajiyo Cisenley iyo No.5o. (SomaliGov, 7 Abriil 2001) - War cad oo ka soo baxay Xafiiska Madaxtooyadda Dowladda kmg ayaa daboolka ka qaaday in Dowladdu kadib markay ...

SOMALIA: An endemic problem NAIROBI (IRIN) - Every year, a deadly visitor makes the rounds of the Somali capital, Mogadishu. It likes to arrive in the hot, dry season, sometime between November and ...

WASIIRKA CAAFIMAADKA OO LA QAABILAY Dubai,5th April 2001 Wasiirka Caafimaadka ee Dawladda Isutagga Imaaraadka Carabta Mudane Hamed Al-Madfac ayaa shalay Xafiiskiisa ku qaabilay Wasiirka ...

Million dollar demand and Man United: Briton recounts Somali ordeal NAIROBI, April 5 (AFP) - The qat-chewing young gunmen who held two Britons in the Somali capital for more than a week wanted a ...

Editor Released Over Women's Death Sentence NAIROBI, April 5 (IRIN) - An editor jailed for reporting that two women had been sentenced to death has been released in Bosaso ...

Dowladda ku-meel gaadhaka ah oo lagu wareejiyay Qeyb ka mid ah lacagtii Boqortooyadda sacuudoigu ugu Deeqay SomaliGov 5 April - Sarkaal sare oo u hadlay Madaxtooyadda Dowladda ku-meel gaadhka ayaa xaqijiyay in Boqortooyadda Sacuudi Caraabiya ay ugu ...

Jaaliyadda Toronto oo soo dhowaysay Muddane Abdi Guled Toronto - Canada - Jaaliyadda Soomaaliyeed ee degan magaaladda Toronto ayaa xaflad aad u qiimo badnayd ku soo dhowaysay Wasiirka Gaadiidka

IMAARAADKA OO KA XAYIRAADDA KA QAADAY HILIBKA XOOLAHA SOOMAALIYEED Abu Dhabi,4th April 2001 Laga soo bilaabo shalay oo taariikhdu ahayd 3da March 2001,waxay Imaaraadku

Kidnapped Aid Workers Being Freed in Somalia NAIROBI (Reuters) - Two British U.N. aid workers held hostage by gunmen in Somalia for just over a week are in the process of being freed, a source . .

Editorial: The fall of Abdulqasim!!! The only honorable way he can help Somalia is the abdication of the Presidential title. By Abdi Mohamed Arguably Somalis are in this debacle because of luck of y. . .

People Flee Tension In Bulo Hawa Nairobi- April 3, 2001 (IRIN) - The southern Somali border town of Bulo Hawa, Gedo Region, is said to be almost deserted after people fled heavy fighting on Friday .

Somali warlords 'working' to free hostages, urge world to shun govt ADDIS ABABA, April 3 (AFP) - Somali warlords here working for the release of two Britons held in Mogadishu and have renewed a call for .

SUDAN-SOMALIA: IGAD special envoy named NAIROBI, 2 April (IRIN) - The chairman of the Inter-Governmental Authority on Development (IGAD) has appointed a special envoy for Somalia. . .

SOMALIA: Fighting in Somali border town NAIROBI, 2 April (IRIN) - At least 30 people have been killed after fighting broke out in Bulo Hawa, Gedo, southwestern Somalia. . .

Two more UN aid workers freed from Somalia Nairobi, Apr 02, 2001 (M2 PRESSWIRE via COMTEX) -- Two United Nations aid workers who were held in the Somali capital Mogadishu for four days were . .

Somali abductions show fragility of new government JOHANNESBURG - The abduction of nine international aid workers by one of Somalia's warlords this week underscored the fragility of the .

British Aid Workers Held for Fifth Day in Somalia NAIROBI (Reuters) - Two British aid workers were spending a fifth day in captivity in the Somali capital Mogadishu on Saturday and dialogue with their ..

Prime Minister Calls for New Security Procedures NAIROBI, Mar 30, 2001 (IRIN) -- Interim Prime Minister Ali Khalif Galaydh said that the government was doing everything it could to ensure the safe release ..


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