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Condition of Russian fishermen captured in Somalia improves NAIROBI, Mar 30, 2001 (Itar-Tass via COMTEX) -- The condition of the four Russian fishermen, captured in Somalia, has improved after ..

Two More U.N. Aid Workers Released in Somalia MOGADISHU, Mar 30, 2001 (Xinhua via COMTEX) -- Two of the four international aid workers still kept hostages by gunmen in Mogadishu in the past three ..

U.N. Council Condemns Abduction of Aid Workers in Somalia UNITED NATIONS, Mar 29, 2001 (Xinhua via COMTEX) -- The U.N. Security Council strongly condemned Thursday the abduction of aid . ..

PRESS RELEASE - UNCODITIONAL RELEASE Somali Circle Forum [SCF] MARCH 29, 2001 We- Somali Circle Forum [SCF], a network of Somali intellectuals in the Diaspora condemn the remote instruction ..

Somali Warlord Vouches Bid For Release of Hostages Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (PANA) - Hussein Farah Aideed, chairman of the newly formed Somali Reconciliation and Restoration Council (SRRC) Thursday ..

Somalia hostages 'alive and well' MOGADISHU, Mar 29, 2001 (BBC) Two Britons taken hostage by gunmen in Somalia's capital are reported to be alive and well, according to the Foreign Office. . ..

Doctors without Borders suspends Mogadishu operations NAIROBI, Kenya (Reuters) -- The Doctors without Borders charity said Thursday it had suspended operations in Mogadishu, Somalia, . ..

UN in talks for Somali hostage release MOGADISHU, Mar 29, 2001 (BBC) -- Somali gunmen are still holding four United Nations workers who they took hostage in the capital, Mogadishu, on Tuesday. ..

Somali Government Apologies to UN Aid Workers MOGADISHU, Mar 28, 2001 (Xinhua via COMTEX) -- Prime Minister of the Somali interim government Ali Khalif Gallaydh Wednesday offered his apology on ..

New government fails to ease Mogadishu's security headache NAIROBI, March 28 (AFP) - Hiring an armed escort is still an essential measure for foreigners in Somalia's capital, despite the recent ..

5 Aid Workers, 2 Somalis Now Safe MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) -- Five foreign aid workers trapped by militia fighting have been moved to safety in a hotel in north Mogadishu, but four others were still missing..

Somali President Accuses Ethiopia Amman, Jordan Somali President Abdelkassim Salat Hassan on Tuesday officially accused Ethiopia of sabotaging his country's reconciliation efforts with the intention .

Four western UN aid workers still held in Mogadishu MOGADISHU, March 28 (AFP) - Somali gunmen were Wednesday still holding four western UN workers, two of them British security .

Twelve Somalis dead, UN aid workers abducted in Mogadishu attack MOGADISHU, March 27 (AFP) - At least a dozen Somalis were killed and two expatriate UN workers abducted here Tuesday in the wake . . . ..

Somali warlord holds aid workers after city clashes MOGADISHU, Somalia H(Reuters) - Somali gunmen in Mogadishu abducted nine international aid workers at gunpoint Tuesday after invading and . . ..

Gunmen Attack Doctors in Mogadishu MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) - Militiamen ambushed an aid convoy and attacked the compound of a French humanitarian group in Mogadishu on Tuesday, taking away nine . . ..

New Market Opens in Somalia's Capital MOGADISHU, Mar 26, 2001 (Xinhua via COMTEX) -- A new market expected to boost the economy of the new administration of Mogadishu was opened Monday in Huriwa . . ..

SOMALIA: Chairmanship of opposition council to rotate NAIROBI, 26 March (IRIN) - Southern faction leaders opposed to the Mogadishu-based Transitional National Government (TNG) have . ..

Somali President Leaves for Jordan MOGADISHU, Mar 26, 2001 (Xinhua via COMTEX) Somali President Abdiqasim Salad Hassan Monday left here with a nine-member delegation for Amman . ..

SOMALIA: Jailed editor ill NAIROBI, 26 March (IRIN) - A journalist jailed for reporting that two women had been sentenced to death has been admitted to hospital in Bosaso . ..

Ethiopia shows its hand in Somalia crisis NAIROBI, March 23 (AFP) - By hosting a group of Somali warlords and other dissidents who this week joined forces in calling for the new regime in Mogadishu to ..

Editorial: What has brought them (the warlords) together now? By Habib abass Abdulkarim - I think you (reffering banadir.com webmasters) should try to bring the somali people together rather than dividing . ..

Russian trawler Horizont-2 remains stranded off Somalia NAIROBI, Mar 23, 2001 (Itar-Tass -- The Russian trawler Horizont-2 captivated by Somalian militants remains stranded off the Somalia coast with . ..

The Rise And the Fall of the Somali Transitional Government Washington Dc, Mar 22, 2001 (AfrikaNews)-- Somalia is without a government since they ousted the former military regime of Siad Barre in 1991 . .

Three killed in attack on Somali PM MOGADISHU, March 22 (AFP) - Three people were killed Thursday in an attack on a north Mogadishu hotel where transitional Prime Minister Ali Khalif Galaydh and other MPs ..

Somali warlords form unity council MOGADISHU, March 22 (BBC) -Somali warlords and other groups opposed to the country's transitional government have joined together to form a unity council. ..

Somali warlords form common front against interim government MOGADISHU, March 22 (AFP) -Warlords and other Somalis opposed to the new transitional government (STG) in Mogadishu said ..

Human rights group accuses Somali court MOGADISHU, March 22 (BBC) -A human rights group in Somalia has accused an Islamic court in the capital, Mogadishu, of holding a large number of prisoners in . ..

Somali opposition meets in Ethiopia Addis Ababa, March 21 (BBC) - Somali faction leaders opposed to the interim government in Mogadishu are meeting in Ethiopia today. .

Somalia's new regime struggles to get a grip MOGADISHU, March 21 (AFP) - Six months after its formation, Somalia's transitional government is having trouble getting off the ground in the face of hostile .

Entry visas abolished for 33 countries Abu Dhabi, UAE (Gulf News)--The Ministry of Interior announced yesterday it will grant citizens of 33 European, American and Far Eastern countries entry without a visa. ..

Dogs Kill Two, Injure 24 in Somalia MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP)--Dozens of stray dogs believed to be infected with rabies attacked residents of an impoverished Mogadishu neighborhood, killing two children and ..

Waraysi Maxamed Cumar Xabeeb (Maxamed Dheere) Mar 19, 2001 - (hornafrik) Waraysigii Maxamed Cumar Xabeeb (Maxamed Dheere) Asagoo Joogga Jawhar ..

New Fighting In Kismayo Mar 19, 2001 (UN Integrated Regional Information Network)-- Kismayo is reportedly calm following fierce fighting between two Marehan sub-clans, sources in Kismayo confirmed ..

Would-Be Refugee Finds a Home The Moscow Times, Monday, Mar. 19, 2001. - For more than nine years after he arrived in Moscow from war-torn Somalia, Abdi Abaile lived like a fugitive. With no valid documents, he faced constant harassment from the police, had no recourse from attacks by racist thugs and no opportunity to earn a living...

All that changed this year when Abaile was finally granted refugee status not by the Russian officials he had been appealing to since 1994, but by the U.S. government. Last week, Abaile boarded a plane to New York to begin a new and more promising chapter in his life.


Somalian refugee Abdi Abaile after the 1999 attack.

Police force sets up in Somali capital MOGADISHU, March 19 (AFP) - Youssouf is one of the very first prisoners of Mogadishu's new police force, a symbol of a process of normalisation undertaken by a ..

Somali Faction Leaders Meeting Here To Work Out Differences Mogadishu Somali faction leaders are holding a meeting in Awasa as the Transitional National Government (TNG) in Somalia accused Ethiopia

Anti-Ethiopia protest in Somalia. Mogadishu (BBC) Hundreds of people have marched through the streets of the Somali capital, Mogadishu in protest against Ethiopia's alleged support for armed factions opposed

Somali warlords reach consensus. Mogadishu (BBC) A prominent Somali warlord has disclosed that reconciliation talks in Ethiopia between Somali factions appear to be drawing to a close and that a general

Middle Shabelleh Officials Discuss Security Situation. Giohar (Somalia)The former administration of the Middle Shabelleh region and some of the prominent figures of the region are discussing issues relating ...

Somali prime minister asks UN to open Mogadishu office MOGADISHU, March 16 (AFP) - Somali's first prime minister in almost a decade, Ali Khalif Galaydh, has asked the United Nations to open an office..

Somali MP condemns government Mogadishu (BBC)- A member of Somalia's new parliament has declared his opposition to the transitional government and left the capital, Mogadishu, escorted by a heavily ..

Somali Factions Fight Over Town, 18 Feared Dead Nairobi, Kenya Eighteen people are feared dead and several others seriously injured after two days of intense fighting between two rival factions in the Somali town. ..

SOMALIA: UN appeal aims to "rebuild from ruins" NAIROBI, 15 March (IRIN) - The UN called on donors this week to help bring Somalia out of anarchy and fragmentation, and reduce vulnerability to long-term ..

SOMALIA: Ethiopian Airlines to fly to Hargeisa NAIROBI, 15 March (IRIN) - Ethiopian Airlines will begin twice-weekly flights to Hargeisa, capital of the self-declared state of Somaliland, northwest Somalia, from 27 March..

Talks on detained Russian fishermen on NAIROBI, Mar 15, 2001 (Itar-Tass via COMTEX) -- Negotiations on the destiny of the crews of two Russian trawlers, Gorizont-1 and Gorizont-2, being detained in Somalia

Maliishiyada Dowladda KMG ah oo ka baxday Shingaani Mogadishu, (midnimo.com) - Maliishiyada dowladda KMG ah iyo Booliskooda oo shalay qabsaday degmada Shingaani iyo goobo ka tirsan xaafadda

Ethiopian Airlines to start flights to Somaliland ADDIS ABABA, March 13 (AFP) - Ethiopian Airlines (EAL) has announced it is to start scheduled commercial flights to Hargeisa, the main city in the self ..

Somali prime minister asks UN to open Mogadishu office MOGADISHU, March 16 (AFP) - Somali's first prime minister in almost a decade, Ali Khalif Galaydh, has asked the United Nations to open an office..

Somali MP condemns government Mogadishu (BBC)- A member of Somalia's new parliament has declared his opposition to the transitional government and left the capital, Mogadishu, escorted by a heavily ..

Somali Factions Fight Over Town, 18 Feared Dead Nairobi, Kenya Eighteen people are feared dead and several others seriously injured after two days of intense fighting between two rival factions in the Somali town. ..

SOMALIA: UN appeal aims to "rebuild from ruins" NAIROBI, 15 March (IRIN) - The UN called on donors this week to help bring Somalia out of anarchy and fragmentation, and reduce vulnerability to long-term ..

SOMALIA: Ethiopian Airlines to fly to Hargeisa NAIROBI, 15 March (IRIN) - Ethiopian Airlines will begin twice-weekly flights to Hargeisa, capital of the self-declared state of Somaliland, northwest Somalia, from 27 March..

Talks on detained Russian fishermen on NAIROBI, Mar 15, 2001 (Itar-Tass via COMTEX) -- Negotiations on the destiny of the crews of two Russian trawlers, Gorizont-1 and Gorizont-2, being detained in Somalia

Maliishiyada Dowladda KMG ah oo ka baxday Shingaani Mogadishu, (midnimo.com) - Maliishiyada dowladda KMG ah iyo Booliskooda oo shalay qabsaday degmada Shingaani iyo goobo ka tirsan xaafadda

Ethiopian Airlines to start flights to Somaliland ADDIS ABABA, March 13 (AFP) - Ethiopian Airlines (EAL) has announced it is to start scheduled commercial flights to Hargeisa, the main city in the self ..

Russian Boats Held in Kismayo Mar 13, 2001 (UN Integrated Regional Information Network )-- Two Russian fishing vessels are being held in the port of Kismayo, 500 km south of Mogadishu. The Russian news ...

War cad oo ka soo baxay Dowladda KMG kuna saabsan Askarigii Booliiska ee geeriyooday Mogadishu- (SomaliGov)War cad oo ka soo baxay afhayeenka Dowladda KMG ayaa sheegay in Dowladdu ..

Police battle gangs in Mogadishu Mogadishu- Somalia (BBC) - There's been heavy fighting in the Somali capital, Mogadishu, as police continued their efforts to dismantle roadblocks put up by freelance ...

Lone Mediator Tries To Reconcile Opposition Groups Addis Ababa, Ethiopia In an attempt to save Somalia from sliding into another civil war, a civil society leader has taken personal initiative to reconcile ...

Disorder reigns, but Somalia rulers see calm, progress MOGADISHU, Somalia - Globe Correspondent, 3/12/2001 - From the logbook at the Oriental Police Station in central Mogadishu: ...

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