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Friday, December 29, 2006

The Week in Review

Ethiopian troops ride on a military truck in Somali's capital Mogadishu December 29, 2006. Somalia's Prime Minister Ali Mohamed Gedi swept into Mogadishu in an armoured convoy on Friday a day after his Ethiopian-backed forces drove Islamist rivals from the city they had ruled by sharia law since June. REUTERS/Sahal Abdulle (SOMALIA)

Ethiopian tanks are seen in Mogadishu airport on 29 December. Somali government forces backed by Ethiopian troops have clashed with Islamist fighters as they advanced on the final Islamist stronghold of Kismayo in the south of the country.

  • Monday - December 25, 2006

  • [Censorship in Ethiopia enters the next phase - All Internet cafes ordered to register users]

  • Tuesday - December 26, 2006

  • [Somalia could be Ethiopia's quagmire - and create the same problems the U.S. is facing in Iraq] - [A Reckless War Borne of Bad Choices] - [Mass Arrests on Christmas Day in Addis] - [UIC chairman says The duels with Ethiopia will be long and unending] - [Censorship in Ethiopia enters the next phase - All Internet cafes ordered to register users] - [Somali flare-up pits three African "dogs of war"] - [Ethiopian troops advance on Mogadishu] - [Meles says up to 1,000 Islamists dead in Ethiopia offensive}

  • Wednesday - December 27, 2006

  • [ETHIOPIAN WOMEN LEADING THE STRUGGLE AGAINST TYRANNY] - [U.N. envoy urges cease-fire in Somalia] - [Ethiopian troops move within 50 kilometres of Mogadishu] - [U.S. Signals Backing for Ethiopian Incursion Into Somalia] - [AFRICAN UNION AND ARAB LEAGUE CALL FOR ETHOPIA'S WITHDRAWAL] - [Ethiopia urged to withdraw army] - [Former US Ambassador Questions Ethiopian Military Strategy in Somalia]

  • Thursday - December 28, 2006

  • [The Road to Mogadishu Begins in Kaliti] - [SOCEPP: Ethiopian government intensifies repression in the country as war in Somalia rages on] - [CNN: Ethiopian troops enter Mogadishu] - [Somalia: Banditry insecurity rage in Mogadishu as Islamists leave] - [U.S. Should Not Support Ethiopia’s Invasion of Somalia] - [Pressure mounts on Ethiopia to withdraw troops from Somalia] - [Ethiopia's Invasion Bodes Ill for Regional Peace] - [Serkalem's struggle against tyranny] - [Kenya: MPs condemn Ethiopia’s attack on Somalia]

  • Friday - December 29, 2006

  • [Foreign Troops Must Leave Somalia - Rep. Donald Payne] - [Somalia faces months of martial law] - [Eritrea and Ethiopia Top Africa in Army Sizes]