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Somali group bars UN agencies
Al-Shabab says it will prevent three agencies from working in areas that it controls.
Last updated: 20 Jul 2009 14:15 GMT
Fighters overrun Somali town
Somali group al-Shabab seizes Baidoa hours after Ethiopian troops complete withdrawal.
Last updated: 27 Jan 2009 07:53 GMT
Somali MPs give backing to premier
Government supports retention of Nur Hassan Hussein after president moves to sack him.
Last updated: 15 Dec 2008 17:41 GMT
Deaths in Somalia market blast
Unidentified attackers throw grenades at police in the town of Baidoa.
Last updated: 27 Nov 2008 19:33 GMT
Ethiopia 'expands Somali mission'
Eye-witnesses report hundreds of fresh troops moving towards Mogadishu.
Last updated: 06 Apr 2007 22:48 GMT
Ethiopia pushes deeper into Somalia
Ethiopian jets bomb Mogadishu airport and capture a Somali town.
Last updated: 26 Dec 2006 06:47 GMT
Somali civilians flee fighting
Hundreds are reported killed as Islamic Courts forces approach stronghold of the transitional government.
Last updated: 22 Dec 2006 17:25 GMT
Somalia 'bracing for war'
Troops from the Union of Islamic Courts surround Baidoa as ultimatum expires.
Last updated: 18 Dec 2006 16:11 GMT
Somali Islamists seize strategic post
A powerful Islamist movement has seized control of a strategic trading post in southern Somalia, expanding its territorial control and fuelling fears of an all-out war with government troops.
Last updated: 26 Oct 2006 14:13 GMT
Rival Somali forces prepare for clash
The Islamic courts forces in Somalia have started massing on the outskirts of the city of Baidoa, the seat of the provisional government, as officials from the courts say they will attack.
Last updated: 26 Oct 2006 01:15 GMT
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