2009 timeline of the War in Somalia

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The 2009 timeline of events in the Somali Civil War (2006–2009) during January 2009 is set out below.wikipedia
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Wadajir District

Medina districtMadina districtWadajir
Two battles occurred in Mogadishu resulting in the capture of a government checkpoint by Islamist insurgents in the Sinay district and the push back by government forces in the Madina district resulting in the deaths of 5 soldiers, 1 insurgent and at least 6 civilians.

Baidoa

BaidoraBaydhabo
Islamist forces take Baidoa, the last major city controlled by the Transitional Government.

Gedo

Gedo RegionGedo Region, Somalia
Pro-Government (or rather anti-Islamist) forces remain in control of a corridor of territory along the border with Ethiopia, and most of Gedo and Bakool.

Bakool

Bakool RegionBakool Region, Somalia
Pro-Government (or rather anti-Islamist) forces remain in control of a corridor of territory along the border with Ethiopia, and most of Gedo and Bakool.

HornAfrik Media Inc

HornAfrikRadio HornAfrik
Tahlil Ahmed, a journalist for HornAfrik was shot and killed in the capital of Mogadishu.

Dysentery

dysentrybloody diarrheadysenteric
In the Lower Shabbelle town of Jowhar three people have been killed by an outbreak of dysentery.

Mogadishu

Mogadishu, SomaliaMogadiscioMuqdisho
At least 25 people, including the chief of police of Mogadishu Ali Said, were killed during battles in Mogadishu. Forty fighters from Al-Shabaab, three government soldiers and three Ugandan AMISOM soldiers were killed in north Mogadishu during a battle when Al-Shabaab tried to attack Villa Somalia, the presidential palace of Somalia. Mortar attacks in Mogadishu occurred on October 21, 2009 when President of Somalia Sheikh Sharif Ahmed was leaving for Uganda.

Ali Said

At least 25 people, including the chief of police of Mogadishu Ali Said, were killed during battles in Mogadishu.

Al-Shabaab (militant group)

Al-ShabaabAl-ShababAl Shabaab
Forty fighters from Al-Shabaab, three government soldiers and three Ugandan AMISOM soldiers were killed in north Mogadishu during a battle when Al-Shabaab tried to attack Villa Somalia, the presidential palace of Somalia.

Villa Somalia

Presidential Palacepresident's residenceSomali presidential palace
Forty fighters from Al-Shabaab, three government soldiers and three Ugandan AMISOM soldiers were killed in north Mogadishu during a battle when Al-Shabaab tried to attack Villa Somalia, the presidential palace of Somalia.

African Union Mission to Somalia (2007–present)

AMISOMAfrican Union Mission to SomaliaAfrican Union Mission in Somalia
The African Union Mission to Somalia (AMISOM), guarding the palace, became involved in the fighting and was unable to take control of rebel strongholds.

Leptospirosis

Weil's diseaseFort Bragg feverWeil's syndrome
A mysterious infection (later determined to be leptospirosis) afflicts 21 peacekeepers forces from Burundi.

Sharif Sheikh Ahmed

Sharif AhmedSheikh Sharif AhmedSheikh Sharif Sheikh Ahmed
Mortar attacks in Mogadishu occurred on October 21, 2009 when President of Somalia Sheikh Sharif Ahmed was leaving for Uganda.

Uganda

UgandanRepublic of UgandaUGA
Mortar attacks in Mogadishu occurred on October 21, 2009 when President of Somalia Sheikh Sharif Ahmed was leaving for Uganda.

Battle of Mogadishu (2009)

2009 Battle of MogadishubattleBattle of Mogadishu
Per these reports: between 26 February and 6 May 2009, some 21 Insurgents, 23 Government Forces, two AMISOM Peacekeepers and 31 Civilians (including several aid workers) were killed in Mogadishu clashes.

Battle of Wabho

Per these reports, 31 Ahlu Sunna Waljama'a fighters and 24 mujahedeen had been killed in the battle.

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