A peace deal is struck in Somalia however it took just hours for the fighting to start again - an attempted ceasefire, thwarted by divisions within the country's opposition.

For 10 days, representatives from the interim government and the opposition worked towards peace, and technically, they achieved it - an agreement to stop the fighting within 30 days and to eventually bring in UN peacekeepers.

But a key leader of Somalia's Islamic movement rejected the ceasefire, calling the dealmakers "renegades with no authority", and vowed to carry on the fight.

Can the deal with the interim government be effective? Can it even hold? And can there ever be peace with a fractured opposition?

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This episode of Inside Story aired on Wednesday, June 11, 2008 at 17:30 GMT

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