New Leader Takes Over Rebel Faction
Garowe Online, 26 May 2009
At least seven people were killed Tuesday in the Somali capital Mogadishu after suspected insurgents targeted the presidential palace and Sheikh Hassan Dahir Aweys was crowned the… Read more »
Besieged Government Begs for International Help
CISA, 26 May 2009
The besieged Transitional Federal Government of Somalia has sent an international appeal for assistance as rebels marched to within kilometers of its base in Mogadishu. Read more »
Seven Killed in Shelling in Mogadishu, Islamists Fight in Southern Town
Shabelle, 27 May 2009
At least seven civilians have been killed in mortar shelling in Mogadishu after mortars were fired to the presidential palace, witnesses and officials said on Tuesday. Read more »
ICU Says They Organize Assault to Recapture Middle Shabelle Region
Mo'alin Dahir Adow Alasow, the chairman of the Islamic Courts Union in Middle Shabelle region has said on Wednesday that they are organizing an assault to recapture the control of… Read more »
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