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Somali warlord exits peace talks Arta, Djibouti July 31 (AFP)- One of the main arlords controlling a strategic port city in Somalia has left a conference in Djibouti aimed at ....

SOMALIA: Distribution of seats "takes time" NAIROBI, 31 July (IRIN) - The Djibouti-hosted Somali National Peace Conference was still in deadlock on Monday over the issue of apportioning clan-based seats ....

SOMALIA: Demonstrators demand release of hostages NAIROBI, 31 July (IRIN) - Residents of Mogadishu have held daily demonstrations since Saturday against the kidnapping of two aid workersl ....

Governor Pardons Somali Refugee BISMARCK, N.D. July 29 (AP) - Gov. Ed Schafer pardoned a Somali refugee to help him avoid deportation because of his criminal ....

SOMALIA: Hostages "tired but well" MOGADISHU, July 28 (IRIN) - Clan elders and the Somali Red Crescent Society entered a second day of negotiations on Thursday for the release of two foreign aid ....

Somali warlord says his men abducted aid workers MOGADISHU, July 28 (AFP) - A Somali warlord admitted on Thursday that militiamen loyal to him had abducted ....

Lawless Somalia Turns to Islamic Courts for Order MOGADISHU, July 28 (LA TIMES) . For 10 of his 22 years, Farkan Barre's life was ruled by the gun .....

Somali Gunmen Hold Foreign Hostages for Second Day July 27, NAIROBI (Reuters) - Somali gunmen held hostage two aid workers, a French woman and a British man, in the capital Mogadishu ....

Egypt Reiterates Support for Somali Reconciliation Process CAIRO (July 27) XINHUA - Foreign Minister Amr Moussa has reiterated Egypt's support for the peace and national reconciliation process in Somalia ....

Somali Militia Abducts French, British Aid Workers NAIROBI, Kenya, July 26 (Reuters) - Twenty heavily armed militiamen stormed into an aid agency compound in the Somali capital Mogadishu Wednesday ....

Talks hit deadlock on representation NAIROBI, 26 July (IRIN) - The Djibouti-hosted Somali peace talks have hit deadlock over the composition of the Transitional National Assembly ....

Somali Shilling Strengthens as Hopes for Peace Increased MOGADISHU (July 25) XINHUA - The Somali currency has been strengthening as hopes for the establishment of a new Somali government increased ....

Government-in-exile for Somalia? MOGADISHU, Somalia - July 25 (BBC) - The Djibouti peace conference for Somalia is ready to establish a new government for the war-torn country ....

Somalis Place Hopes on Peace Talks MOGADISHU, Somalia - July 25 (AP) - HornAfrik TV began its nightly broadcast of Somalia's peace talks, and the calls started flooding ...

Egyptian ambassador denies boycott DJIBOUTI, July 24 (IRIN) Egyptian ambassador to Somalia, Salah Halim, denied that Egypt had persuaded faction-leader Hussein Mohamed Aideed to boycott ...

Aideed says "no place" at conference DJIBOUTI, July 24 (IRIN ) In a letter to the Djibouti president, Mogadishu-based faction leader Hussein Mohamed Aideed said he would not attend ...

Somali peace talks 'sabotaged' Monday, 24 July, 2000, 10:33 GMT 11:33 UK (BBC).As the Somali peace conference in Djibouti approaches a critical point, Egypt has ...

IRIN News Briefs, 21 July DJIBOUTI, July 21 (IRIN ).In a new political stumbling block to the Djibouti-hosted Somali peace conference, a senior Djibouti official has blamed . ...

A Government for Somalia? Addis Ababa (Addis Tribune, July 21, 2000) - News is emanating from Djibouti that the efforts under way by Somalis, under the aegis of . ...

Fifteen killed in clans clash Nairobi, July 21 (Daily Nation ) - Fifteen people have been killed in a clash between two rival clans in Wajir District. ...

Somalia: IRIN News Briefs, 20 July DJIBOUTI, July 20 (IRIN ) - Mogadishu rally in support of the conference ...

Somali talks progress damped by warlords' no-show DJIBOUTI, July 20 (AFP ) - Progress in talks aimed at restoring a central administration to Somalia was countered ....

Somalia: New provisional capital chosen ARTA, DJIBOUTI, 19 July (IRIN) - Delegates at the Somali peace conference on Wednesday announced that the southern town of Baidoa will serve as ....

Aided's Top aide addresses conference NAIROBI, 18 July (IRIN) - The Djibouti-hosted Somali National Reconciliation Conference held a short plenary session on Tuesday ....

Somaliland, Puntland leaders meet NAIROBI, 18 July (IRIN) - Officials of the autonomous region of Puntland (northeast Somalia) and the self-declared state of Somaliland (northwest Somalia) have ....

SOMALIA: Islamic courts ban tree felling NAIROBI, 18 July (IRIN) - A circular signed by the representative of the Islamic courts of Shabelaha Hoose Region ....

SOMALIA: Interim Charter adopted ARTA, DJIBOUTI, 17 July (IRIN) - The Djibouti-hosted Somali National Peace Conference adopted a Transitional National Charter on Sunday, conference sources told IRIN on Monday....

SOMALIA: Voting for new charter detailed ARTA, DJIBOUTI, 17 July (IRIN) - More details of the weekend's voting for the future interim administration of Somalia ....

Somalia Peace conference passes new charter DJIBOUTI, 17 July (IRIN) - The Djibouti-hosted Somali National Peace Conference adopted a Transitional National Charter at the weekend ....

2000 Mid-Term Review of the UN Consolidated Inter-Agency Appeal for Somalia (OCHA), July 17 - The Consolidated Inter-Agency Appeal (CA) for 2000 articulated a four-part humanitarian strategy to be undertaken by UN Agencies in conjunction with their partners in the Somalia ...

Abdi's rise as swift as his stride (Arizona Daily Star ), July 17 - SACRAMENTO, Calif. - Nine years ago, Mahamed and Halima Abdirahman of Mogadishu, Somalia, fled their country's civil unres ...

Cyclist takes his message of peace to Somalia Abu Dhabi ,July 14 (News from the United Arab Emirates)- Ahmed Abdullah Mofleh, a veteran Arab cyclist who lives here, yesterday pedalled off on his latest adventure ....

13 people killed in renewed violence in southern Somalia MOGADISHU, July 14 (AFP) - At least 13 people were killed on Thursday night after renewed hostilities erupted between two Somali sub-clans in ....

SOMALIA: UN rights expert hails peace process Mogadishu, (IRIN, July 14, 2000) - Mona Rishmawi, the UN's Independent Expert on Human Rights in Somalia, said this week she was "heartened" that the Somali National Peace Conference in Djibouti ....

Somalia Banditry: Tanzania To Deploy The Army Dar Es Salaam (TOMRIC Agency, July 14, 2000) - At last the government has realized a need to use the army and not policemen alone to carry out an . ....

Abdirahman in top form heading into tonight's race (July 13)- SACRAMENTO, Calif.- Puplished by Arizons Daily Star - Ten months after confusion about his American citizenship cost him a berth in the World Track and Field Championships, Abdi Abdirahman will be running for God, country and himself tonight .....

Media Watchdog Protests Journalist's Arrest in Puntland PARIS, France - July 13 (PANA) - The Paris-based media freedom watchdog Reporters Without Borders (RSF) Thursday sent a protest letter to the .....

Armed Conflicts Erupt Between Different Clans in Somalia MOGADISHU (July 13) XINHUA - Ten people were killed and 15 others were injured in an armed confrontation broke out Thursday in Galkaio . .....

SOMALIA: Peace talks in Djibouti hit deadlock NAIROBI, 13 July (IRIN) - The Djibouti-hosted Somali National Peace Conference has hit deadlock, sources .....

SOMALIA: UN prepares "post Djibouti" situation NAIROBI, 12 July (IRIN) - The UN is planning a "post Djibouti" strategy, in the event that some kind of transitional authority may be successfully elected in .....

Somaliland Bank signs agreement NAIROBI, 12 July (IRIN) - The Bank of Somaliland and the Commercial Bank of Ethiopia have signed a letter of credit agreement .....

Somaliland NGO exports to Body Shop NAIROBI, 12 July (IRIN) - A local Somaliland NGO, Candlelight, has become the supplier of henna to UK-based Body Shop International, an ethical trading company specialising .....

Somali pirates seize French ship From the newsroom of the BBC World Service - July 12 - Armed pirates have seized a French-registered cargo ship off the coast of north-east Somalia. .....

Khat use soars in Canada From CALGARY SUN - July 12 - The popularity of the African hallucinogen khat is taking off, Canada Customs officials said following a seizure of the drug at Calgary International Airport .....

INTERWAVE WINS WIRELESS NETWORK CONTRACT IN SOMALIA TUESDAY, JULY 11, 2000 MENLO PARK, Calif., United States— interWAVE™ Communications International, Ltd. (Nasdaq: IWAV), a pioneer in the wireless industry, today announced that a division of Somali Telecom .....

Somaliland leader tells south to reconcile July 11 (IRIN) - In a recent interview with VOA, leader of the self-declared state of Somaliland, Mohamed Ibrahim Egal, explained why he would not be attending the .....

UN Concerned Over Somalis' Arrests GENEVA, July 11 (AP) - The U.N. human rights expert on Somalia expressed concern Tuesday over the arrest of community leaders traveling to a peace conference .....

OAU Condemns Foreign Interference In Somalia LOME, Togo (PANA) (Panafrican News Agency, July 10, 2000) - African foreign ministers concluded their annual meeting in Lome early Monday, expressing ...

The latest Somalia Update from IRIN, 10 July

Seven dead after Somali attack MOGADISHU (July 9) BBC- At least seven people have been killed and more than six wounded after heavy ...

Somalis Welcome Forthcoming Government MOGADISHU (July 7) XINHUA - The Somali People from various walks of life including the intellectuals who fought the late regime are now trying .....

Another reconciliation attempt among warring Somali factions (July 6) Published in ArabicNews.com - The minister of information and culture in Djibouti Lutfi Abdul Qader stated that the Somali groups who .....

18 Killed In Kenya Bandit Attack NAIROBI, July 6 (PANA) - Security forces in northern Kenya have launched a major operation to flush out ......

Somaliland critical of UN over Djibouti talks MOGADISHU (July 5) IRIN - An editorial in Tuesday's edition of the Somaliland newspaper 'Jamhuuriya' - which reflects the views of the Somaliland administration ......

SPR Deplores Restriction of Somali People's Movement -Burao City - The Somali Peace Rally (SPR) remains extremely concerned about the recent restriction of Somali people's ......

Floods sweep IDP camps outside Mogadishu MOGADISHU (July 5) IRIN - Heavy rains hit Mogadishu on Monday, causing damage to buildings and giving rise to flash floods which swept away shanty buildings ......

Chief Guard Shot Dead in Somalia MOGADISHU (July 4) XINHUA - The chief commander of Somaliland presidential palace in northern Somalia was shot dead Monday night ......

Somali warlords told to choose peace or isolation ARTA, Djibouti, July 4 (Reuters) - Clan leaders from across Somalia trying to end nine years of anarchy are warning the nation's warlords ......

Somaliland deports group heading for Djibouti DJIBOUTI, 3July (IRIN) - A group of 19 people travelling from Puntland to Djibouti to take part in the national reconciliation talks were stopped and deported ......

Discouraging Signals from The Djibouti sponsored-peace Conference Bossaso City (Somali Peace Rally, July 01, 2000) - (Somali Peace Rally) - The Somali Peace Rally (SPR) welcomed and wholeheartedly supported the ......

IRIN Interview with the Chairman of the Somali Peace Conference, Hassan Abshire Farah DJIBOUTI, 1 July (IRIN) - In an interview with IRIN, chairman of the Somali National Peace Conference, ......

 





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