Chronology of Events
The Secretary-General's issues his latest report to the Security Council on Somalia. In it, he notes that he is...UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon issues a statement condemning the looting of UN offices in...Abdullahi Mohamed Ali, security minister, replaces Colonel Umar Hashi Adan who was killed in a suicide bombing in June. His appointment is part of an effort to reinvigorate the Somali National Plan for Security and Pacification.The revamped Joint Security Committee (JSC) meets for the first time in Mogadishu and is lauded as an important step towards reforming and improving security in Somalia. The JSC, originally established by the Djibouti Agreement to discuss security issues,...In his statement to the Security Council, the SRSG asks the Council for political and financial support to the Somali Government, immediate and concrete support to AMISOM as well as the regional organization, IGAD, and continued support in the fight against...Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs Johnnie Carson says the US is prepared to give more aid to Somalia. He also condemns Eritrea for allegedly providing weapons to the opposition.The Transitional Federal Parliament votes to reject the Memorandum of Understanding between Kenya and Somalia on maritime issues. Originally signed in April 2009, the MoU generated a negative reaction among many of the parliamentarians....US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton meets with President Sheikh Sharif demonstrating U.S. support for the government. Commenting to BBC, Somali Foreign Minister calls the event "a golden opportunity" adding that "the people of Somalia are sick and tired...In South Central Somalia, the United States Special Forces kills top East African Al-Qaeda militant. Kenyan-born Saleh Ali Saleh Nabhan, associated with Al-Shabab in Somalia, was suspected of involvement in the 2002 bombing of a Kenyan hotel and a failed...