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2006-08-01 06:31:57

BAIDOA, Somalia (Reuters) - Four more ministers resigned from Somalia's interim government on Tuesday, plunging the fragile administration into further turmoil after 18 top officials quit last week. "This is our decision because this cabinet has failed the reason for which it was established.

2006-07-30 09:26:11

By Guled Mohamed BAIDOA, Somalia (Reuters) - Some Somali lawmakers threw punches and wrestled on the floor after Prime Minister Ali Mohamed Gedi survived a crucial confidence vote that could have led to the collapse of his government.

2006-07-30 07:46:35

By Guled Mohamed BAIDOA, Somalia (Reuters) - Somali lawmakers threw punches and wrestled on the floor after Prime Minister Ali Mohamed Gedi survived a crucial vote of no confidence which could have signaled the collapse of his government.

2006-07-29 13:05:55

By Pascal Fletcher KINSHASA (Reuters) - The United States sent its most explicit warning yet to Horn of Africa foes Eritrea and Ethiopia on Saturday to stay out of the escalating crisis in Somalia where they are believed to be backing rival sides.

2006-07-28 13:23:10

By Guled Mohamed BAIDOA, Somalia (Reuters) - Gunmen shot dead a Somali minister outside a mosque on Friday, triggering riots by pro-government protesters who threw rocks and burned tyres at the interim administration's provincial base of Baidoa.

2006-07-28 13:21:37

By Guled Mohamed BAIDOA, Somalia (Reuters) - Gunmen shot dead a Somali minister outside a mosque on Friday, triggering riots by pro-government protesters who threw rocks and burned tyres at the interim administration's provincial base of Baidoa.

2006-07-28 08:35:15

By Guled Mohamed BAIDOA, Somalia (Reuters) - Gunm

2006-07-28 06:29:02

By Guled Mohamed BAIDOA, Somalia (Reuters) - Gunmen shot dead a Somali government minister outside a mosque on Friday in a killing sure to exacerbate tensions in the violence-plagued Horn of Africa nation.

2006-07-26 07:16:16

By Mohamed Ali Bile and Guled Mohamed MOGADISHU (Reuters) - Islamist leaders met in Mogadishu on Wednesday to decide whether to return to talks with the fragile interim government that many see as the only hope for averting war in the Horn of Africa country.

2006-07-26 04:55:34

NAIROBI (Reuters) - Ethiopian troops are in Somalia but in smaller numbers than the thousands some have estimated, the U.N. envoy to the Horn of Africa nation said on Wednesday.


Latest Horn of Africa Reference Libraries

African Wild Ass, Equus africanus
2014-04-30 11:15:27

The African wild ass (Equus africanus) is a species within the Equidae family that is thought to be that ancestor of the domestic donkey. This species resides in arid habitats in a range that includes the Horn of Africa, Somalia, Ethiopia, and Eritrea. This species hold four subspecies, including the Somali wild ass and the Nubian wild ass. The African wild ass reaches an average body length of 6.6 feet, a height between 12.1 and 14.1 hands at the shoulders, and a weight between 510 and...

Dibatag, Ammodorcas clarkei
2012-08-05 21:14:48

The dibatag (Ammodorcas clarkei), also known as Clarke's gazelle, is native to Somalia and Ethiopia. Its range is significantly smaller than it once was, and in many areas, populations are fragmented. In the region of Ogaden, where it was once abundant, the northern populations have dwindled due to human civilizations taking over. In southern Ogaden, it is still present in acceptable numbers, most likely due to the natural vegetation and habitat required to sustain it. It prefers a habitat...

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