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Source: IslamOnline.net

March 13, 2010

http://www.islamonline.net/servlet/Satellite?c=Article_C&cid=1235340696068&pagename=Zone-English-News/NWELayout

WASHINGTON – Denying military help to the Somali government against militants, the Obama administration has said it has no intention to “Americanize” the conflict in the Horn of African country. (more…)

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March 5, 2010

By Peter Beaumont, Guardian News

http://gulfnews.com/news/region/somalia/somalia-s-men-of-horror-1.590945

The plaque on the State House building in Hargeisa, capital of Somaliland, is an oblique commemoration to an event that never occurred. It was built in 1952 for a visit to the then British protectorate by the newly crowned Queen Elizabeth II. She never came. (more…)

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By MOHAMED OLAD HASSAN (AP) – 3/11/10

http://www.google.com/hostednews/ap/article/ALeqM5g7OaI4_kjeHA-o4UhlmP7vlWmrrwD9ECE2600

MOGADISHU, Somalia — Heavy fighting between Somali insurgents and pro-government troops has killed at least 43 people over two days, as African Union peacekeepers used tanks to help the beleaguered government beat back an insurgent attack, officials said Thursday. (more…)

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March 03, 2010, 5:22 AM EST

By Hamsa Omar, Bloomberg News

http://www.businessweek.com/news/2010-03-03/somalia-shelling-kills-nine-people-wounds-34-in-mogadishu.html

March 3 (Bloomberg) — At least nine people were killed and 34 others wounded in an overnight shelling in the Somali capital, Mogadishu, between Islamist rebels and government soldiers backed by African Union peacekeepers, witnesses and officials said. (more…)

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by AFP

MOGADISHU (AFP) — Islamist insurgents attacked African Union peacekeepers in the Somali capital, triggering fierce clashes that killed a civilian and wounded five others, witnesses said on Monday. (more…)

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