Musa Sudi Yalahow
Muse Sudi Yalahow (Somali: Muuse Suudi Yalaxoow; Arabic: موسى سودي يالاهو) is a notorious Somali warlord who served as Trade Minister in the Transitional Government of Ali Mohammed Ghedi. He was d...
Somali Civil War
The Somali Civil War is an ongoing civil war taking place in Somalia. It grew out of resistance to the Siad Barre regime during the 1980s. By 1988–90, the Somali Armed Forces began engaging various ar...
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Xeer
Xeer, pronounced [ħeːr], is the polycentric legal system of Somalia. Under this system, elders serve as judges and help mediate cases using precedents. It is an example of how customary law works wit...
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Hizbul Islam
Hizbul Islam ("Islamic Party"), also known as Hizbul Islaami, Hisbi Islam, or Hezb-ul Islam is a Somali Islamist insurgent group. It was formed after four Islamist groups merged to fight the new Somal...
Ahlu Sunna Waljama'a
Ahlu Sunna Waljama'a (ASWJ) (Somali: Ahlu Suna Waljamaaca) is a Somalia-based paramilitary group consisting of moderate Sufis opposed to radical Islamist groups such as Al-Shabaab. They are fighti...
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Somaliland
Somaliland (Somali: Somaliland, Arabic: صوماليلاند‎ Ṣūmālīlānd or أرض الصومال Arḍ aṣ-Ṣūmāl) is a self-declared independent state that is internationally ...
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War in Somalia (2009-)
The 2009–present phase of the Somali Civil War is concentrated in southern Somalia. It began in early February 2009, with the conflict between the forces of the Federal Government of Somalia assisted ...
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Alliance for the Re-liberation of Somalia
The Alliance for the Re-liberation of Somalia (ARS) is an Islamist organization based in the Horn of Africa. It was created in September 2007, when members of the Islamic Courts Union and Somali oppos...
ARPCT
The Alliance for the Restoration of Peace and Counter-Terrorism (ARPCT) (Somali: Isbaheysiga Ladagaalanka Argagaxisadda) was a Somali alliance created by various warlords and businesspeople. The a...
Transitional Federal Government
The Transitional Federal Government (TFG) (Somali: Dowladda Federaalka Kumeelgaarka, Arabic: الحكومة الاتحادية الانتقالية‎) was the internationally recognized government of the Republic ...
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Advance of the Islamic Courts Union
The Advance of the Islamic Courts Union is the period in the Somali Civil War that began on May 2006 with the Islamic Courts Union's (ICU) conquest of Mogadishu from the Alliance for the Restoration o...
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Puntland
Puntland (Somali: Buntlaand, Arabic: أرض البنط‎ ), officially the Puntland State of Somalia (Somali: Dowlad Goboleedka Buntlaand ee Soomaal...
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UNOSOM II
United Nations Operation in Somalia II (UNOSOM II) was the second phase of the United Nations intervention in Somalia, from March 1993 until March 1995.UNOSOM II carried on from the United States-cont...
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UNITAF
The Unified Task Force (UNITAF) was a US-led, United Nations-sanctioned multinational force which operated in Somalia between 5 December 1992 – 4 May 1993. A United States initiative (code-named Opera...
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UNOSOM I
United Nations Operation in Somalia I (UNOSOM I) was the first part of a United Nations (UN) sponsored effort to provide, facilitate, and secure humanitarian relief in Somalia, as well as to monitor t...
Somali Revolution (1986-1991)
The Somali Rebellion started in 1986 when Siad Barre began attacking clan-based dissident groups opposed to his rule with his special forces, the "Red Berets" (Duub Cas). The dissidents had been gaini...
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Islamic Courts Union
The Islamic Courts Union (ICU; Somali: Midowga Maxkamadaha Islaamiga; Arabic: اتحاد المحاكم الإسلامية‎ Ittihād al-mahākim al-islāmiyya) was a group of Sharia courts that united themselve...
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Al-Shabaab
Al-Shabaab or Al-Shabab (الشباب ash-Shabāb) is an Arabic phrase meaning "the Youth". It may refer to:
War in Somalia (2006-2009)
The War in Somalia was an armed conflict involving largely Ethiopian and Somali Transitional Federal Government (TFG) forces and Somali troops from Puntland versus the Somali Islamist umbrella group, ...
War in Somalia (2006-2009) - Wikipedia