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Somalia Holds Presidential Election MOGADISHU, Somalia, 25 August (AP) -- With the capital's dusty streets deserted and houses adorned with the nation's flag, Somalis spent Friday transfixed ....

Somalia's Presidential voting gets underway ARTA, Djibouti, 25 August (IRIN) - The 245 members of Somalia's new interim parliament, the Transitional National Assembly (TNA), meeting in Djibouti, started voting ....

Somalia awaits vote for president ARTA, Djibouti, 25 August (BBC) Somalia's newly created transitional parliament, meeting in neighbouring Djibouti, is expected to begin voting soon . ....

Somalis to choose President ARTA, Djibouti, 25 August (BBC)The new transitional parliament of Somalia, meeting in neighbouring Djibouti, is voting today to choose a head of state. ....

Somalis Fully Support Forthcoming Government MOGADISHU (Aug. 23) XINHUA - The Islamic courts and business community in Mogadishu Wednesday issued a statement expressing their full support ....

SOMALIA: New head of state to be elected NAIROBI, 23 August (IRIN) - Members of Somalia's new Transitional National Assembly (TNA) are scheduled to elect a new head of state ....

SOMALIA: IRIN Focus on the Djibouti peace conference ARTA, Djibouti, 23 August (IRIN) - As members of Somalia's new Transitional National Assembly (TNA) prepare to ....

Arab League Welcomes SOMALIA'S First Parliament in Decade CAIRO, Aug. 23 (XINHUA) - Arab League Secretary General Esmat Abdel-Meguid on Tuesday welcomed the inauguration of ....

SOMALIA: New assembly speaker sworn in NAIROBI, 22 August (IRIN) - Abdillahi Deroow Issack, the newly-elected speaker of Somalia's Transitional National Assembly ....

Somali House begins process of selecting president MOGADISHU (Aug. 22)-The Times of IndiaOnline - Somalia's first national assembly in almost 10 years on Monday started considering presidential ....

Somali search for a president MOGADISHU (Aug. 21) From the newsroom of the BBC World Service - Members of the newly-created transitional parliament of Somalia are now embarking upon the process of choosing a president ....

Somalis Hail Result of Parliamentary Election MOGADISHU (Aug. 21) XINHUA - Demonstrations were held Monday throughout Mogadishu, the capital of Somalia, to celebrate ....

Somali assembly chooses Speaker DJIBOUTI (Aug. 21) BBC - The newly-created transitional parliament of Somalia has elected its speaker, as it moves towards appointing the first ....

Leading Somali Warlord to Attend Peace Talks in Djibouti DJIBOUTI (Aug. 18) XINHUA - A well-known warlord in northern Somalia will arrive here on Saturday to attend the ongoing Peace Conference ....

New parliament grapples with Somaliland and Puntland ARTA, Djibouti, 18 August (IRIN) - The leader of the Somali Transitional National Assembly (TNA), Mohamed Abshire, has announced that ....

Somalia Aims For Government Success ARTA, Djibouti , Aug. 17 (AP) - Defying skeptics, Somalia's new National Assembly has moved to form the country's first central government in almost 10 years ....

SOMALIA: Senior politician boycotts parliament Djibouti (Aug. 16) IRIN - General Jama Mohamed Ghalib, a senior politician from northwest Somalia, walked out of the first session ....

Somalia's Transitional Parliament to Elect Speaker Djibouti (Aug. 16) XINHUA - The transitional parliament of Somalia, inaugurated here Sunday, is due to elect its speaker in the coming two or three days ....

Transitional Parliament Raises Hope Among Somalis MOGADISHU (Aug. 15) XINHUA - While members of the Somali transitional parliament were debating national issues under the canvas of a tent in neighboring Djibouti ....

Somalia's warlords denounce first parliament MOGADISHU, 14 August (AFP English) - Warlords who have held sway in Somalia for the last decade have reacted with hostility to the inauguration ...

SOMALIA: New parliament sworn in amid continued wrangling ARTA, Djibouti, 14 August (IRIN) - The clan-based National Transitional Assembly (TNA) was inaugurated on Sunday with 172 parliamentarians ...

Divisions threaten Somali parliament MOGADISHU, 13 August (BBC) The first meeting of Somalia's transitional parliament has taken place amid ongoing wrangling between the country's rival factions ...

New parliament for Somalia MOGADISHU, 13 August (BBC) Somalia's first parliament in almost a decade has been inaugurated in the neighbouring state of Djibouti ....

SOMALIA: "Fists and sticks" over seats NAIROBI, 11 August (IRIN) - The four major clans have divided up the allocated 44 seats for the proposed Transitional National Assembly ....

Djibouti President Appeals for Somali Transitional Assembly Meeting ADDIS ABABA (Aug. 11) XINHUA - Djibouti President Ismail Omar Guelleh has urged the Somali National Peace Conference to hold the first sitting of the ....

Djibouti insists on first parliamentary session ARTE, Djibouti, 10 August (IRIN) - Sources in Djibouti told IRIN that President Ismail Omar Guelleh is frustrated with the pace of the Djibouti-hosted Somali National Peace Conference ....

SOMALIA: Parliamentary lists still awaited MOGADISHU, 9 August (IRIN) The Digle-Mirifle is the final clan grouping to hand in a list of agreed nominees for the proposed Transitional National Assembly (TNA) ....

Cash running out for Somalia conference MOGADISHU, 9 August (BBC) The Djibouti government has warned that the original budget for the Somali peace conference it's been ....

Somalia: Talks at "make or break" stage ARTE, Djibouti, 9 August (IRIN) - The Djibouti-hosted Somali talks have reached a "make or break" point after more than three months ....

Remaking Somalia ARTE, Djibouti, 9 August (The New York Times ) - About 2,000 Somalis are sitting together here in the heat, trying to build a central government for a nation that lacks one ....

Egypt Reiterates Keenness on Helping Realize Peace in Somalia CAIRO (Aug. 8) XINHUA - Egyptian Foreign Minister Amr Moussa said on Tuesday that his country is keen on helping realize peace ....

SOMALIA: Clan nominees completed Arta, August 08, (IRIN)- Djibouti President Ismail Omar Guelleh said on Tuesday that the Djibouti-hosted Somali National Peace Conference had reached ....

Somali clans settle seat quotas in first parliament for a decade ARTA, Djibouti, Aug 8 (AFP) - A Somali parliament is due to sit for the first time in almost a decade this weekend after delegates at peace ....

Somali peace talks plea Arta, August 08, (BBC)- Djibouti President Ismael Omar Gelleh has appealed to Somalis to make a success of a peace conference taking place in Djibouti. ....

Somali Presidential Race Arta, August 08, 2000 - The ongoing talks for the allocation of the Transitional National Assembly seats ....

Progress Reported At Peace Conference ARTA, Djibouti (IRIN) (UN Integrated Regional Information Network, August 3, 2000) - After weeks of political haggling, two Somali groups on Wednesday handed in lists ....

SOMALIA: Arbitration over clan deadlock Arta, Djibouti August 1 (AFP)- In an attempt to break the deadlock over the apportionment of clan-based parliamentary seats, Somalis at the Djibouti-hosted ....

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 ....

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 ....

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 ....

Somalis Place Hopes on Peace Talks MOGADISHU, Somalia July 24 (AP) - HornAfrik TV began its nightly broadcast of Somalia's peace talks, and the calls started flooding ...

Egyptian ambassador denies boycott DJIBOUTI, July 21 (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 ...

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 ....

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 ....

SOMALIA: Aideed arrives at Djibouti talks DJIBOUTI, 14 July (IRIN) - Mogadishu-based faction leader Hussein Mohamed Aideed arrived in Djibouti on Friday for the ....

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: 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 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 (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

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 .....

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 ......

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 ......

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, ......

IMF, World Bank Somalia Talks NAIROBI, Kenya June 30 (AP) -- The International Monetary Fund and World Bank have held talks with representatives of Somalia for the first time in 10 years ......

Security Council praises Somalia peace effort (From the newsroom of the BBC World Service )- (June 29) - The United Nations Security Council has said it strongly supports the peace initiative by Djibouti aimed ......

Djibouti Seeks Help for Somali Unification Talks UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Little Djibouti said on Thursday that the reconciliation process it started last year for its giant Red Sea neighbor Somalia was attracting more and more participants but required financial ......

Govts. Urged To Back Somali Peace UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- The Security Council gave strong support Thursday to a proposal aimed at ending a decade of violence in Somalia, and urged governments to provide political and financial backing to the process ......

China Calls for Full Participation of Somali Factions in Peace Process UNITED NATIONS (June 29) XINHUA - China Thursday strongly urged the Somali faction leaders, who remain outside the peace process, to join the others in the peace efforts to ......

U.N. Leader Calls for World Support to Djibouti on Somalia UNITED NATIONS (June 29) XINHUA - A senior U.N. official Thursday called on the international community to assist Djibouti financially in its peace initiative for Somalia in a bid to restore peace in the war-torn ......

Somaliland says Djibouti conference misguided From the newsroom of the BBC World Service , 26 June (BBC) - Hundreds of people have been on the streets of Hargeisa, in the self-declared republic of Somaliland, celebrating independence day ......

Somalia: Djibouti delegates secure two more weeks for debate DJIBOUTI, 26 June (IRIN) - Somali delegates attending peace talks in Djibouti won more time in which to agree on steps towards the ......

Corrupt Leaders and Warlords Are a Menace to Sustainable Peace Bossaso City (Somali Peace Rally, June 26, 2000) - (Somali Peace Rally) - The Somali Peace Rally (SPR) still keeps the believe that the Djibouti government's peace initiative for Somalia is ......

Three more committees formed in Carte Arte (DJIBOUTI), June 26-Somali delegations arriving from Somalia and other parts of the world are still pouring into Arta ......

Peace conference tackles status of Mogadishu NAIROBI, 21 June (IRIN) - Somali delegates in Arta, Djibouti, formed committees on Wednesday to discuss key issues related to the political crisis in Somalia......

Conference stage of Djibouti peace talks opens MOGADISHU (June 15) IRIN -The Somalia National Peace Conference opened on Thursday after completing its consultative phase. Since early May clan elders have ....

Djibouti says Somali conference progressing well MOGADISHU (June 12) BBC- The Foreign Minister of Djibouti, Ali Abdi Farah, has said the Somali national reconciliation conference, which began in Djibouti in early May, is progressing well ....

Djibouti peace conference must decide "old or new" delegates MOGADISHU (June 10) IRIN - The Somali peace conference held in Djibouti is coming to the end of its consultative phase, after composition of the predominantly-clan delegations was slowed ....

Puntland Recalls its delegation to the Djibouti Conference MOGUDISHU ,June 8 (QARAN) - The Puntand Federal State of Somalia recalls its delegation to reconcilation talks in ...

Somalis Envisage Peace from Djibouti Talks MOGUDISHU (June 8) XINHUA - Small and private industries are mushrooming in Mogadishu with the growing hope for the rebirth of Somalia as a result of the ongoing peace meeting in Djibouti ...

Egal reaffirms refusal to join Djibouti peace talks Mogadishu, May 31, (IRIN) - Somaliland President Mohammed Ibrahim Egal reiterated Somaliland's refusal to participate in the current Somali peace .....

Somali warlords lose influence From the newsroom of the BBC World Service (May 29) - President Ismael Omar Guelleh of Djibouti, who is sponsoring a peace conference on Somalia, says warlords can no longer impose their will on Somali society .....

Somalia's RRA Stages Demonstration against Djibouti Conference MOGADISHU (May 25) XINHUA - Hundreds of people on Thursday took to the streets of Baidoa town, some 250 kilometers southwest from the capital, protesting against the on-going conference .....

Security Council supports Djibouti peace effort for Somalia UN Department of Public Information (DPI) 23 May 2000 - Members of the United Nations Security Council today expressed their support for the peace initiative on Somalia ...

Digil & Mirifle Delegation Threaten to Withdraw from the Somali Peace Conference Arta ,Djibouti (This article was distributed via ArlaadiNet s of May 23 ) - As the Somali Peace Conference entering its crucial final stage, the Digil & Mirifle clans ...

UN seeks donor support for Djibouti peace talks MOGADISHU (May 23) IRIN- Following discussions with the Djibouti government, the UN has produced a report to present to donors on ways in which they can ...

SPR Supports Somali Traditional Clan Elders' Call For Peace Bosaso (May 22) - It is with great pleasure that the SPR has received and read the strong statement in support of peace and of national government issued by Somali traditional clan elders.......

Egypt's Grand Imam Calls for Reconciliation, Peace in Somalia CAIRO (May 22) XINHUA - Egypt's most prestigious cleric, Grand Imam of Al-Azhar Mohamed Sayed Tantawi, on Monday called on Somali factions .......

Somali clans choose chairmen for peace talks MOGADISHU, May 12(IRIN-CEA) - Most of the clan groups gathered in Djibouti for Somali peace talks have appointed group chairmen, and are preparing for the plenary .....

Somali groups disown Djibouti peace plan NAIROBI, May 10 (AFP) - Three Somali factions are worried that an ongoing peace conference sponsored by Djibouti could lead to more violence .....

Somalia: IRIN Interview with UN Representative David Stephen Nairobi , May 9(IRIN) - There is hope that the clan-based talks, initiated by Djibouti President Omar Guelleh, will succeed in establishing a new government - with or without the armed faction leaders .....

Djibouti Calls for Provisional Government in Somalia DUBAI, May 8 (Reuters) - Djibouti's president said on Monday that Somali delegates attending a reconciliation conference in his country should try to set up .....

Heavyweight Somali clan joins peace talks in Djibouti DJIBOUTI, May 5 (AFP) - A 50-strong delegation from the Rahanwein clan that controls much of southern Somalia has arrived in Djibouti .....

Somali peace conference on hold pending informal talks ARTA, Djibouti, May 3 (AFP) - Working sessions of the latest conference aimed at restoring a government to Somalia have been .....

Some Somali faction leaders boycott talks ARTA, Djibouti, May 3 (IRIN-CEA) - As the Somali peace talks opened in Arta, Djibouti, on Tuesday, Foreign Minister Ali Abdi Farah told Radio France Internationale (RFI) that the conference .....

Somali civilians in new peace drive ARTA, Djibouti, May 2 (BBC) - A national reconciliation conference aimed at restoring peace to Somalia has begun in Djibouti. .....

Somali peace talks open in Djibouti ARTA, Djibouti, May 2 (AFP) - Talks aimed at restoring peace in Somalia, which has lacked a central government since 1991, opened here Tuesday .....

Delegates arrive for Somali peace conference ARTA, Djibouti, May 2 (BBC) - Somali delegates have started to arrive in Djibouti in large numbers, ahead of tomorrow's national reconciliation conference at a village Arta south of Djibouti. .....

Somali peace conference getting underway DJIBOUTI, May 1 (BBC) - The Somali faction leader, Ali Mahdi Mohamed, has arrived in Djibouti to take part in the national reconciliation conference which is due to start tomorrow .....

Somali factions to make new reconciliation attempts DJIBOUTI, May 1 (AFP) - The latest Somalian national reconciliation conference starts Tuesday in Djibouti, but only one of the warlords who control the capital Mogadishu will be present. .....

Somali clan leaders divided over Djibouti peace initiative MOGADISHU, April 28 (AFP) - Leaders of one of Somalia's main clans were divided Friday over whether to support a bid by President .....

Delegates from Djibouti pursue peace talk agenda MOGADISHU, April 28 (IRIN-CEA) - Two delegations from Djibouti arrived in Somalia in an attempt to persuade Somali leaders to participate in a peace .....

Djibouti Delegations Arrive in Bay and Hiran for Support MOGADISHU (April 26) XINHUA - The Djibouti government has dispatched two top level delegations to southern Somalia as part of its last attempts to seek further support for the Somalia .....

Somalia peace conference postponed to May 2 DJIBOUTI, April 19 (AFP) - A major conference scheduled to convene Thursday to restore civil rule in Somalia has been postponed to May 2 .....

Djibouti delegation welcomed in Puntland MOGADISHU, April 19 (AFP) - A Djibouti delegation, led by deputy parliament speaker Idris Farah Harbi, arrived in Somalia's northeastern regional .....

Djiboutian Delegation Optimistic About Somali Peace Conference MOGADISHU (April 18) XINHUA - A top level Djiboutian delegation expressed tangible optimism Tuesday for a broader participation by the Somalis in the forthcoming reconciliation conference due to open in Djibouti on Thursday .....

Preparation for Djibouti's conference is going as planned Mogadishu, 17 April - The political adviser to Djibouti's President, Mr. Osman Ahmed Yusuf, informed the Somali community that the preparation for Djibouti's conference is going as planned .....

Somaliland discusses Djibouti expulsion From the newsroom of the BBC World Service , April 17 (BBC) - The leaders of the self-declared Republic of Somaliland have met to discuss the weekend expulsion .....

Somali warlord Ali Mahdi supported Djibouti's peace initiative MOGADISHU, April 16 (AFP) - Somali warlord Ali Mahdi Mohamed said Saturday he supported Djibouti's President Ismail Omar Guelleh's peace initiatives for .....

Demonstration against Djibouti's peace proposal MOGADISHU, April 16 (AFP) - Hundreds of people took to the streets of Somalia's central town of Baidoa on Saturday to demonstrate against Djibouti President Ismail .....

SOMALIA NATIONAL PEACE CONFERENCE DJibouti (April 13) DJIBOUTI,   20 APRIL    -   5 MAY 2000 .

Djibouti leaders arrive in Somalia MOGADISHU (April 13) BBC- A high-level delegation from Djibouti has arrived in Somalia to try and win support for its Peace and Reconciliation conference to be held in Djibouti .....

Somali Peace Conference to be Held in Djibouti Next Thursday MOGADISHU (April 13) XINHUA - The reconciliation conference aimed at giving Somalia a central government will start on April 20 in Djibouti .....

IGAD ministers approve Somalia peace plan in Djibouti DJIBOUTI, March 29 (AFP) - Ministers from countries belonging to the east African Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) have approved Djibouti's peace plan for Somalia .....

Djibouti president woos ordinary Somalis DJIBOUTI, March 28 (BBC) - President Guelleh of Djibouti has been explaining his Somali peace plan to ordinary Somalis in a question-and-answer session broadcast on the BBC World Servic. .....

IGAD ministers discuss Somalia peace plan in Djibouti DJIBOUTI, March 28 (AFP) - Ministers from countries belonging to the east African Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) are to meet Monday in Djibouti to discuss the latest peace plan for Somalia .....

Support wanes further for Djibouti's plan for peace in SomaliaNAIROBI, March 24 (AFP) - President Ismael Omar Guelleh of Djibouti on Friday received another blow to his ambition to restore peace to Somalia when two important groups added their voice to a growing body of naysayers. .....

One killed in Somali Puntland clashes NAIROBI, 24 March (BBC) - There've been clashes in the north-eastern Somali area of Puntland between militiamen loyal to the regional leader there and a crowd of demonstratorss .....

Interview with DAVID STEPHEN, Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General for Somalia NAIROBI, 24 March (IRIN) - On Tuesday, a diverse group of Somalis kicked off a five-day meeting at the Sheraton hotel in Djibouti’s capital to talk about the upcoming Somali National Peace Conference. They are exploring ideas, issues .....

Somali region withdraws from Djibouti talks MOGADISHU, March 23 (BBC) -An important region in Somalia has said it no longer supports the Somali peace conference due to be held in Djibouti next month. .....

Somalia Revisited: Gadhafi's Plan for Partition ( Analysis of the Somali events as reported by Stratfor - March 22 ) The Libyan government is drafting plans that would put Somalia under the control of a two-headed government, controlled by a pair of the country's most important factions .....

End In Sight For Somali Civil War? Burao City , March 22 (africanews) - The Somali Peace Rally (SPR) strongly supports the Djibouti peace initiatives, yet the SPR remains worried about the recent rejections of the peace plan by Somali warlords .....

Somali faction leader rejects Djibouti peace initiative NAIROBI, March 20 (AFP) - One influential Somali faction leader rejected Monday a proposed reconciliation conference, saying a peace initiative led by Djibouti President Ismael Omar Guelleh was "unrealistic" .....

Somali reunification talks postponedMOGADISHU, March 19 (BBC) - A meeting intended to mark a fresh approach to reunifying Somalia has been postponed until Tuesday .....

Libya warns leaders opposed to Djibouti plan MOGADISHU, March 17 (BBC) - Three Somali faction leaders, who visited Libya this week, were warned by Gadaffi that "our friendship will come to an end" .....

UN envoy dismisses reports of outside involvement in Somalia plan MOGADISHU, March 16 (BBC) - Meanwhile, the UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan's special representative to Somalia, David Stephen, recently said the Djibouti peace initiative was proceeding as planned. In an interview with the .....

Somaliland Says No to Libyan Move on Somali Unity HARGEISA, Somalia, (March 12) Reuters - The leader of the self-declared Republic of Somaliland, Mohamed Ibrahim Egal, said on Sunday he had rejected a Libyan proposal that he should lead a new Somali government.. ......

OAU ministers approve Djibouti's peace plan for Somalia ADDIS ABABA, March 10 (AFP) - Ministers at an Organisation of African Unity (OAU) conference have unanimously approved Djibouti's peace plan for Somalia, Djiboutian Foreign Minister Ali Abdi Farah told AFP ......

Faction Leaders' Libya Tour Dims Djibouti Initiative for Somalia MOGADISHU (March 10) XINHUA - Major faction leaders in Somalia have gone to Libyan capital Tripoli, overshadowing the forthcoming Djibouti reconciliation meeting for the country which has had no central government since 1991 ......

Opposition to Somali peace plan mounts MOGADISHU, March 9 (BBC) - Three of Somalia's main political leaders have gone to Libya for talks ahead of a United Nations-backed conference on Somali reunification next month in Djibouti ......

 

 




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