Politics of Somalia
The politics of Somalia have gone through various periods of change. Following the outbreak of the civil war and the ensuing collapse of the Siad Barre regime in the early 1990s, Somalia's residents r...
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Disarmament in Somalia
After two decades of violence and civil war (which began in 1986) and after the Transitional Federal Government (TFG) of Somalia captured Mogadishu and Kismayo, the TFG attempted to disarm the militia...
Rise of the Islamic Courts Union (2006)
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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War in Somalia (2006-present)
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, ...
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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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Transitional Federal Parliament
The Transitional Federal Parliament of the Somali Republic (TFP) (Somali: Golaha Shacabka Federaalka Kumeelgaarka ee Jamhuuriyada Soomaaliya; often Baarlamaanka Federaalka Soomaaliya) was the nati...
List of political parties in Somalia
The following is a list of political parties in Somalia.
During the civilian administration which existed prior to the seizure of power by the Supreme Revolutionary Council (SRC) in 1969, there we...
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Elections in Somalia
Elections in Somalia were last held during the tenure of Somalia's socialist administration in the 1980s. Popular elections were planned for the parliament in 2012, but were not held. The provisional ...
Communism in Somalia
The Somali Democratic Republic (Somali: Jamhuuriyadda Dimuqraadiga Soomaaliya, Arabic: الجمهورية الديمقراطية الصومالية al-Jumhūrīyah ad-Dīmuqrāṭīyah aṣ-Ṣūmālīyah‎, Italian: ...
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Economy of Somalia
According to the CIA and the Central Bank of Somalia, despite experiencing civil unrest, Somalia has maintained a healthy informal economy, based mainly on livestock, remittance/money transfer compan...
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Foreign relations of Somalia
Foreign relations of Somalia are handled by the President as the head of state, the Prime Minister as the head of government, and the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Federal Government of Somalia.<...
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Human rights in Somalia
Human rights in Somalia are guaranteed in the Federal Constitution, which was adopted in August 2012. They fall under the Ministry of Human Rights established in August 2013. The central authorities c...
Politics of Somaliland
The politics of Somaliland take place within a hybrid system of governance, which, under the Somaliland region's constitution, combines traditional and western institutions. The constitution separates...
Terrorism in Somalia
Harakat al-Shabaab al-Mujahideen (HSM; Arabic: حركة الشباب المجاهدين‎, Ḥarakat ash-Shabāb al-Mujāhidīn; Somali: Xarakada Mujaahidiinta Alshabaab, "Mujahideen Youth Movement" or "Movemen...
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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, ...
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Corruption in Somalia
Corruption in Somalia pertains to purported levels of corruption within Somalia's public and private sectors according to official metrics, anti-graft measures aimed at addressing those issues, as wel...
Muaskar Anole
Muaskar Anole (Anole School) also known as Anoole, Caanole, Mu'askar Anole, Mucaskarka Caanoole, Caanoole Mu'askar, Mucaskarka al-Furqan, al-Furqan Camp or al-Furqan Forces was an Islamist militia in...
Jubaland
Jubaland State of Somalia, also known as Jubaland (Somali: Jubbaland, Arabic: جوبالاند‎), the Juba Valley (Somali: Dooxada Jubba) or Azania (Somali: Aza...
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Foreign hostages in Somalia
The following is a list of known foreign hostages captured in Somalia, particularly since the start of the second and third phases of the civil war.
Mohammed Said Hersi Morgan
Mohammed Said Hersi Morgan (Somali: Maxamed Siciid Xirsi Moorgan; Arabic: محمد سعيد هيرسي مورغان‎) is a Somali military and faction leader. He was the son-in-law of Siad Barre and Minist...
Abdikarin Dahir
Abdikarin Dahir (Somali: Cabdikariin Daahir, Arabic: عبد الكريم ضاهر‎) is a politician from Somalia. From March 2013 to May 2013, he served as the interim Director of the National Intell...