NAGs

Alliance for the Re-liberation of Somalia (ARS)- UIC


Year Formed: 2006
Year Terminated: 2008

Target States:
Somalia

Ideational Characteristics:
Religious

Objectives:
Toppling an Existing Leadership
Change of Regime Type
Demands for Policy Change

External Supporters:

Eritrea

Djibouti

Yemen

Saudi Arabia

Syria

Iran

Libya

Egypt

Sudan

United Kingdom

Sweden

 
Narrative Summary:

NAG Support Dataset Code: 317

UCDP/PRIO Code: 1355

References:

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___. "Somali Opposition Official Says Ethiopia Backing Militias in Central Regions." BBC Worldwide Monitoring. BBC Monitoring Africa - Political 25 May 2009: n. pag. Web.

___. "Somalia; Moderate Islamist Named President." Facts on File. World News Digest 5 Feb. 2009: 66D2. Web.

___. "Islamist Youth Wing, Faction in Somalia Merge." BBC Worldwide Monitoring. BBC Monitoring Africa - Political 14 Dec. 2008: n. pag. Web.

___. "Somalia, State of Anarchy." The Guardian. The Guardian, 17 Nov. 2008. Web. .

___. "Asmara-based Somali Leader Reportedly Defects to Djibouti." BBC Worldwide Monitoring. BBC Monitoring Africa - Political 3 June 2008: n. pag. Web.

___. "Somalia: Eritrean Leader Allegedly Embezzles Money from Somali Rebel Group." BBC Worldwide Monitoring. BBC Monitoring Africa - Political 30 May 2008: n. pag. Web.

___. "Somali Opposition Confirms Receiving Funds from Egypt." BBC Worldwide Monitoring. BBC Monitoring Africa - Political 5 May 2008: n. pag. Web.

___. "Somali Clan Elders Hold Talks with Opposition Alliance in Djibouti." BBC Worldwide Monitoring. BBC Monitoring Africa - Political 15 Apr. 2008: n. pag. Web.

___. "Eritrea-based Somali Opposition Group Agrees to Hold Talks with Government." BBC Worldwide Monitoring. BBC Monitoring Africa - Political 6 Apr. 2008: n. pag. Web.

___. "Donors to Hold Meeting on Somalia in Kenyan Capital 28 March." BBC Worldwide Monitoring. BBC Monitoring Africa - Political 28 Mar. 2008: n. pag. Web.

___. "Somali Rebel Leaders Arrive in Kenya; Hold 'crucial' Talks at UN Headquarters." BBC Worldwide Monitoring. BBC Monitoring Africa - Political 28 Mar. 2008: n. pag. Web.

___. "Somali Islamist Leader Reportedly Welcomes Talks with Government." BBC Worldwide Monitoring. BBC Monitoring Africa - Political 14 Mar. 2008: n. pag. Web.

___. "Somalia: Islamist Says Withdrawal of Ethiopian Troops No Condition." BBC Worldwide Monitoring. BBC Monitoring Africa - Political 16 Feb. 2008: n. pag. Web.

___. "Somali Islamist Leader Said in Talks with Egyptian Officials in Cairo." BBC Worldwide Monitoring. BBC Monitoring Africa - Political 12 Feb. 2008: n. pag. Web.

___. "Somalia: Top Islamist Says Peace Depends on Ethiopian Withdrawal." BBC Worldwide Monitoring. BBC Monitoring Africa - Political 11 Feb. 2008: n. pag. Web.

___. "Eritrea-based Opposition Praises Somali Premier over New Policies." BBC Worldwide Monitoring. BBC Monitoring Africa - Political 6 Feb. 2008: n. pag. Web.

___. "UK Arabic Paper Reports on Somali Youths Group." BBC Worldwide Monitoring. BBC Monitoring Africa - Political 8 Dec. 2007: n. pag. Web.

___. "Q&A: Why Renewed War between Ethiopia, Eritrea Is Not Likely." BBC Worldwide Monitoring. BBC Monitoring Africa - Political 23 Nov. 2007: n. pag. Web.

___. "Somalia: Opposition Groups Says behind Mogadishu Fighting." BBC Worldwide Monitoring. BBC Monitoring Africa - Political 10 Nov. 2007: n. pag. Web.

___. "Alliance for Re-Liberation of Somalia Launches New Website." BBC Worldwide Monitoring. BBC Monitoring Africa - Political 7 Nov. 2007: n. pag. Web.

___. "Somalia: Eritrea Based Opposition Leader Reacts To Prime Minister Resignation." BBC Worldwide Monitoring. BBC Monitoring Africa - Political 1 Nov. 2007: n. pag. Web.

___. "Somali Militant Group Vows to Continue with Attacks in Mogadishu." BBC Worldwide Monitoring. BBC Monitoring Africa - Political 30 Oct. 2007: n. pag. Web.

___. "Somali Opposition Alliance Urgers Ugandan Forces to Withdraw." BBC Worldwide Monitoring. BBC Monitoring Africa - Political 16 Oct. 2007: n. pag. Web.

___. "Ugandan AU Peacekeepers in Somalia Attacked." BBC Worldwide Monitoring. BBC Monitoring Africa - Political 9 Oct. 2007: n. pag. Web.

___. "Somali Opposition Alliance in Asmara Appoints Executive Council Officials." BBC Worldwide Monitoring. BBC Monitoring Africa - Political 25 Sept. 2007: n. pag. Web.

___. "Newly Formed Somali Organization Holds First Central Council Meeting in Asmara." BBC Worldwide Monitoring. BBC Monitoring Africa - Political 18 Sept. 2007: n. pag. Web.

___. "Somali Congress in Asmara Ends by Electing Its Leaders." BBC Worldwide Monitoring. BBC Monitoring Africa - Political 14 Sept. 2007: n. pag. Web.

___. "'Britons Hurt' in Somalia amid Terror Funds Row." Yorkshire Post 10 Jan. 2007: n. pag. Web.

___. "More Turbulance in Somalia, a Nation on Edge; Riots Follow Killing of Aide at Mosque." The International Herald Tribune 29 July 2006, NEWS sec.: 2. Web.

___. "Weapons Arrive for Islamist Forces." Irish News 27 July 2006: 32. Web.

___. "USA Reportedly Says Yemen, Saudi Arabia, Eritrea Support Somali Islamists." BBC Worldwide Monitoring. BBC Monitoring Africa - Political 30 June 2006: n. pag. Web.

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Bengali, Shashank. "Months after Seizing Power, Mogadishu's Islamist Ruler Slowly Reveal Agenda." McClatchy-Tribune News Service. Knight Ridder Washington Bureau 14 Sept. 2006, INTERNATIONAL NEWS sec.: n. pag. Web.

Bloomfield, Steve. "UN Says Iran and Syria Gave Arms to Somalis." The Independent [London] 16 Nov. 2006, Fourth ed., WORLD sec.: 34. Web.

Crilly, Rob. "Somalia on the Brink of All-out War as Minister Is Shot Dead." The Times [London] 29 July 2006, OVERSEAS NEWS sec.: 45. Web.

Duhul, Salad. "CIVIL WAR THREAT; Arms Fear after Cargo Delivery." The Advertiser [Australia] 29 July 2006, FOREIGN sec.: 70. Web.

Gettleman, Jeffrey. "Somalia on Edge of Survival as Chaos Reigns." The International Herald Tribune 27 Sept. 2007, NEWS sec.: 8. Web.

Goodspeed, Peter. "Islamists Threaten Horn of Africa." National Post [Canada] 19 Aug. 2006, Toronto ed., NEWS sec.: A16. Web.

Manthorpe, Jonathan. "Washington Being Warned against Messing about in Somalia." The Vancouver Sun [British Columbia] 29 Nov. 2006, Final ed., EDITORIAL sec.: A17. Web.

Plummer, Simon Scott. "WORLD STAGE A Forgotten Democracy in the Horn of Africa." The Daily Telegraph [London] 16 Aug. 2006, FEATURES sec.: 15. Web.

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