War in Somalia (2006–09)
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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Battle of Kismayo (2008)
The Battle of Kismayo began on August 20, 2008 when Islamist al-Shabaab and Islamic Courts Union (ICU) fighters began an offensive to conquer the Southern Somali port of Kismayo from pro-government m...
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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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2006 timeline of the War in Somalia
The timeline of events in the War in Somalia during 2006 is set out below.
On December 20, first major hostilities broke out on many sides around Baidoa. Heavy shooting broke out between Somali go...
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Battle of Beledweyne (2006)
The Battle of Beledweyne occurred on December 24 to December 25, 2006 when Ethiopian troops seized that Somalian town from Islamic Courts Union fighters, according to some news agencies. Beledweyne is...
Dobley airstrike
At 3:25 AM on 3 March 2008, two BGM-109 Tomahawk cruise missiles launched by a United States Navy warship hit the village of Dobley in Somalia. According to US military officials the target of the att...
Fall of Mogadishu
The Fall of Mogadishu occurred on December 28, 2006, when the militaries of Somalia's Transitional Federal Government (TFG) and Ethiopian troops entered the Somali capital unopposed. It came after a s...
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Battle of Beledweyne (2008)
The July 2008 Battle of Beledweyne began on July 1, 2008 when Islamic militants from the Somali Islamic Courts attacked the town of Beledweyne which was defended by a garrison of Ethiopian troops.
OEF-HOA
Operation Enduring Freedom – Horn of Africa (OEF-HOA) is the name of the military operation defined by the United States for combating militant Islamism and piracy in the Horn of Africa. It is one com...
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Battle of Bargal (2007)
The Battle of Bargal occurred in June 2007 around the town of Bargal in the northern province of Bari, in the semi-autonomous region of Puntland.
On May 30, between 12 to 35 heavily armed Islamist...
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Ethiopian involvement in Somalia
The Ethiopian–Somali conflict was a territorial and political dispute between the territories of present-day Ethiopia and Somalia. Lasting from the late 1940s until 2009, the tensions culminated in th...
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Somali Civil War (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...
Somali Civil War (2006) - Wikipedia
February 2008 Bosaso bombings
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, ...
Dhusamareb airstrike
The Dhusamareb airstrike took place on May 1, 2008, at around 3:00 am local time when an American plane dropped three large bombs on a house in the Dhuusamarreeb region in central Somalia. The attack ...
Gabre Heard
General Gabre Heard was the supreme commander of the Ethiopian military forces in Somalia.General Gabre has been criticized for the Ethiopian military's indiscriminate use of heavy weapons in civilian...
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.
African Union Mission to Somalia
The African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) is an active, regional peacekeeping mission operated by the African Union with the approval of the United Nations in Somalia. It is mandated to support tr...
Battle of Wabho
The Battle of Wabho was a large battle fought on Friday, June 5, 2009 between on one side, rebels of Hizbul Islam and al-Shabaab and on the other side a pro-government militia Ahlu Sunna Waljama'a ove...
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2009 timeline of the War in Somalia
The timeline of events in the War in Somalia (2006–2009) during January 2009 is set out below. From the beginning of February the timeline of events in the War in Somalia (2009–) is set out following ...
2009 timeline of the War in Somalia - Wikipedia
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
Battle of Ras Kamboni
The Battle of Ras Kamboni was a battle in the 2006-2007 Somali War fought by the Islamic Courts Union (ICU) and affiliated militias against Ethiopian and the Somali Transitional Federal Government (TF...
Fall of Kismayo
The Fall of Kismayo occurred on January 1, 2007, when the troops of Somalia's Transitional Federal Government (TFG) and Ethiopian forces entered the Somali city of Kismayo unopposed. It came after the...
Battle of Mogadishu (2009)
The Battle of Mogadishu (2009) started with an Islamist offensive, when rebels from al-Shabaab and Hizbul Islam attacked and captured government bases in the capital of Mogadishu, the fighting soon sp...
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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...
Battle of Jilib
The Battle of Jilib was a battle in the 2006 Somali War fought by the Islamic Courts Union (ICU) and affiliated militias against Ethiopian and Transitional Federal Government (TFG) forces for control ...
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Siege of Baidoa
The Siege of Baidoa (July 2008 - January 2009) was a military confrontation in which the Al-Shabaab militia laid siege to the headquarters of the Somali Transitional Federal Government (TFG).
On J...
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2007 timeline of the War in Somalia
The timeline of events in the War in Somalia during 2007 is set out below.
On January 1, Islamists abandoned their last stronghold in Kismayo. After their departure, looters took to the streets, b...
2007 timeline of the War in Somalia - Wikipedia
Battle of Baidoa
The Battle of Baidoa began on December 20, 2006 when the Somali Transitional Federal Government's forces (TFG) allied with Ethiopian forces stationed there attacked advancing Islamic Courts Union (ICU...