: news.bbc.co.uk 2 hi europe 4674885.stm (BBC) * In Israel, Omri Sharon, MP and son of Ariel Sharon, is indicted for involvement in illegal campaign contributions, perjury and forging documents. Omri Sharon states that he would give up his parliamentary immunity and stand trial (Jerusalem Post) (Haaretz) (Arutz Sheva) (Reuters) * In Somalia, transitional president Abdullahi Yusuf arrives in the town of Jowhar, intending to make it a base for his new government (BBC) * In Nepal, king's court sentences Sher Bahadur Deuba and three others to two years in jail for alleged embezzling (embezzlement). Deuba denounces the sentence as "character assassination". (Kantipur Online) (rising Nepal) (Reuters AlertNet) The '''Argus Reed Frog''' or '''African Reed Frog''' (Hyperolius argus). It is found in Somalia, Kenya, Tanzania, Mozambique, Malawi, Zimbabwe and South Africa. It is one of only five species of frogs in which males and females do not share the same coloring. Males are usually green colored, and Females usually Reddish with bright little spots. This species is highly variable in color and pattern. They live in low bushes and grasses in the wild. They show their best coloring at day time under the sun. They are also the only species of frog that are physically capable of changing their sex. Commons:Category:Somalia WikiPedia:Somalia Dmoz:Regional Africa Somalia
February 2010 Architecture thumb right The Citadel (File:Gondereshe2008.jpg) of Gondershe Somali architecture is a rich and diverse tradition of engineering and design involving multiple construction types, including stone cities (Stonemasonry), castles, citadels, fortresses (Fortification), mosques, temples, cisterns, towers, monuments, cairns, megaliths, menhirs, dolmens, Stelae steles
of Somalia. In July 2007, the district became part of the Maakhir autonomous region of Somalia. It has archaeological sites as well as ancient historic buildings, though most of these sites have yet to be fully explored. Participating Nations in 1st GANEFO The first edition of GANEFO was held in Jakarta, Indonesia on November 10–22, 1963 for 13 days where in total about 2,700 athletes participated from 51 nations in Africa, Asia, Europe and Latin America such as Afghanistan
of the Siad Barre regime in 1991 that the federal government controlled most of the country.
-parliament-speaker-dispute-over-tfg-term&catid 55:somalia&Itemid 79 archivedate 14 May 2011 title Somalia President, Parliament Speaker dispute over TFG term publisher Garoweonline.com date 12 January 2011 accessdate 12 June 2011 Following this defeat, the Islamic Courts Union splintered into several different factions. Some of the more radical elements, including Al-Shabaab (Al-Shabaab (Somalia)), regrouped to continue their insurgency against the TFG and oppose
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when he smuggled stories out of the country. He went on to become the bureau chief in Madrid and London and also served as the deputy foreign editor, the metropolitan editor and the cultural news editor at the ''Times''. He retired from the ''Times'' in 2005. *Senegal: Les Verts (Rally of the Ecologists of Senegal) *Somalia: Somalia Green Party *South Africa: Green Party of South Africa “The vice president and I have a disagreement about the use of troops,” Bush announced. “He believes in nation building. I would be very careful about using troops as nation builders,” he clarified, expressing particular concerns about the Clinton Administration’s (Clinton Administration) recent involvement in Somalia and Haiti, by telling Gore: '''Ali Mohamed Ghedi''' ( Commons:Category:Somalia WikiPedia:Somalia Dmoz:Regional Africa Somalia
to be inaccurate due to reported inconsistencies in the gathered data. The figure has consequently been nullified for an official recount; c.f. The 900,000 population estimate is from the 1989 Kenya census. ), Djibouti (464,600), and an unknown but large number live in parts of the Middle East, North America and Europe. File:Haji Bashir Ismail Yusuf.jpg thumb right Former President
." The last one, ''Sarajevo Spring'', was nominated for a national News & Documentary Emmy Award in 1997. The first deployment with the F A-18F commenced in 2006 and ended in the spring of 2007. During the cruise with USS Dwight D. Eisenhower, VFA-103 and VFA-143 supported Operations Iraqi Freedom, Enduring Freedom and operations off the Somali (Somalia) coast, and combined with VFA-131 and VFA-83, they dropped 140 precision guided weapons and performed nearly 70
, with Hadhrami settlers being instrumental in helping to consolidate the Muslim community in the coastal Benadir region in particular. During the colonial period, disgruntled Yemenis from the Hadhrami wars additionally sought and received asylum in various Somali towns. ref>
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; ref These numbered only 24,037 in 1891 but 51,616 on the eve of World War I. Naval cooks, including Sake Dean Mahomet, also came from what is now the Sylhet Division of Bangladesh.
volume 121 pages 351–359 year 2005 and are sometimes culled. Poaching is largely a threat to northern populations, while southern populations
Somalia has a population of around 10 million. Around 85% of residents are ethnic Somalis (Somali people), who have historically inhabited the northern part of the country. Ethnic minorities make up the remainder and are largely concentrated in the southern regions. .
In antiquity, Somalia was an important commercial centre, John Kenrick (1855) ''Phoenicia'', B. Fellowes, p. 199. Jeanne Rose, John Hulburd (1992) ''The Aromatherapy Book: Applications and Inhalations'', North Atlantic Books, p. 94, ISBN 1556430736. and is among the most probable locations of the fabled ancient Land of Punt. . Italy acquired full control of the northeastern and southern parts of the area after successfully waging the so-called Campaign of the Sultanates (History of Somalia#20th century) against the ruling Majeerteen Sultanate and Sultanate of Hobyo. Italian occupation lasted until 1941, yielding to British military administration. Northern Somalia would remain a protectorate, while southern Somalia became a United Nations Trusteeship (Trust Territory of Somalia) in 1949. In 1960, the two regions united to form the independent Somali Republic under a civilian government. ''The Illustrated Library of The World and Its Peoples: Africa, North and East'', Greystone Press: 1967, p. 338. Mohamed Siad Barre seized power in 1969 and established the Somali Democratic Republic. In 1991, Barre's government collapsed as the Somali Civil War broke out.
In the absence of a central government, Somalia's residents reverted to local forms of conflict resolution. A few autonomous regions (States and regions of Somalia), including the Somaliland, Puntland and Galmudug administrations, emerged in the north in the ensuing process of decentralization. The early 2000s saw the creation of fledgling interim federal administrations. The Transitional National Government (TNG) was established in 2000, followed by the formation of the Transitional Federal Government (TFG) in 2004, which reestablished national institutions such as the military (Military of Somalia).