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
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
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 ....
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 ....
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
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
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 . ...
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.
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
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....
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 ...
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 ....
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
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 .....
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 .....
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 .....
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 .....
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 .....
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 ......
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
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 ......
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, ......