Monday, June 30, 2008

Somali Foreign Minister Criticizes Eritrea





Somali Foreign Minister Ali Ahmad Jama urged leaders of the African states who will meet in the Sharm al-Sheikh resort on the Red Sea coast the day after tomorrow to support his country's efforts the secure the deployment of international peacekeeping for Somali Foreign Minister Ali Ahmad Jama urged leaders of the African states who will meet in the Sharm al-Sheikh resort on the Red Sea coast the day after tomorrow to support his country's efforts the secure the deployment of international peacekeeping forces to bring about peace and stability. In statements to Al-Sharq al-Awsat on the sidelines of meetings to prepare for the African Union summit, Jama said: "We hope that the Africans will support the deployment of UN forces and participate in them. Somalia needs urgent Arab and international support at this stage." He accused Eritrea of playing a bad role in the Horn of Africa and funding the Somali opposition. Contrary to expectation, he refrained from leveling any criticism at the Arab League and its member states. Currently, there is argument in many Somali circles whether the Arab League is playing a positive role to end the Somali crisis and whether its secretary general, Amr Musa, is making mediation efforts, like the efforts that he made with regard to the political crisis in Lebanon. Jama said: "I do not want to make a comparison between the developments in Lebanon and Somalia. However, we hope for more Arab support for the peace agreement and contribution to the restoration of security and stability." He added: "We do not want to enter the game of trading accusations. What is important is to focus on the future. Also, it is important for the Arab League member states to intervene and extend more support and backing to their Somali brothers." Jama affirmed to Al-Sharq al-Awsat that people affiliated with the Al-Qa'ida organization are still in Somalia and work to block any attempt to achieve security and stability in the state that has been torn by a grinding civil war since 1991. He added that these people do not want good for Somalia and work to take advantage of the political and security chaos to secure a safe haven in the country. However, he asserted that his government, in cooperation with various world states, seeks to curb what he termed this subversive activity. He said groups that do not want peace and stability to be achieved sought to assassinate Somali President Abdullahi Yusuf and senior government officials more than once. The Somali foreign minister said: "Of course, their goal is well known. They want the chaos to continue and seek to undermine any attempt to achieve stability and national reconciliation. We have lost many Somali personalities who returned from abroad, volunteering to contribute to supporting national action." Earlier,Terrorist AL SHABAAB, which is on the US list of terrorism, claimed responsibility for three assassination attempts, which Somali President Abdullahi Yusuf suffered over the past two weeks. The Somali foreign minister criticized a recent call by Abu-Yahya al-Libi, one of the Al-Qa'ida leaders, on the Somalis to reject the UN-sponsored agreement that was recently signed in Djibouti between the leader of the Somali opposition alliance who is based in the Eritrean capital, Asmara, and the Somali prime minister, Col Nur Hassan Hussein (Adde). The Somali foreign minister said his government is not interested in disagreements within the opposition some leaders of which signed the agreement and others refused to sign. He added: "I do not want to interfere in personal disagreements between the oppositionists. However, we know that the leader of the opposition alliance and the president of the alliance's central committee approved the agreement on behalf of the majority of the alliance. Besides, the majority of the Somali people and most of population of the capital, Mogadishu, support this agreement." Jama noted that this agreement is not a personal matter and that its aim is to achieve reconciliation in Somalia. He said the leader of the opposition alliance, Shaykh Sharif Shaykh Ahmad, took a bold, difficult, and sound decision in the interest of security and stability in Somalia. The Somali foreign minister accused Eritrean President Isaias Afworki of playing a negative role in the Somali crisis. He also accused him of extending financial aid and providing weapons for the opponents of the transitional authority, which Somali President Abdullahi Yusuf has led since 2003. He said: "Eritrea plays a bad role, not only in Somalia, but also in the Horn of Africa. It suddenly created a border problem with Djibouti. We know that the Eritreans supply the opposition with money and weapons, and this fact is mentioned in a recent report by the UN Security Council on the current situation in Somalia."
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Ex-Somali Police Commissioner General Mohamed Abshir

Ex-Somali Police Commissioner  General Mohamed Abshir

Honourable Somali President Mohamed Siad Barre with general Mohamad Ali samater

Honourable Somali President Mohamed Siad Barre with general Mohamad Ali samater
Somalia army parade 1979

Sultan Kenadid

Sultan Kenadid
Sultanate of Obbia

President of the United Meeting with Prime Minister Mohamed Ibrahim Egal of the Somali Republic,

Seyyid Muhammad Abdille Hassan

Seyyid Muhammad Abdille Hassan

Sultan Mohamud Ali Shire

Sultan Mohamud Ali Shire
Sultanate of Warsengeli

Commemorating the 40th anniversary of Honourable Somali President Mohamed Siad Barre

Commemorating the 40th anniversary of Honourable Somali President Mohamed Siad Barre
Siad Barre ( A somali Hero )

MoS Moments of Silence

MoS Moments of Silence
honor the fallen

Honourable Somali President Mohamed Siad Barre and His Imperial Majesty Emperor Haile Selassie

Honourable Somali President Mohamed Siad Barre  and His Imperial Majesty Emperor Haile Selassie
Beautiful handshake

May Allah bless him and give Somali President Mohamed Siad Barre..and The Honourable Ronald Reagan

May Allah bless him and give  Somali President Mohamed Siad Barre..and The Honourable Ronald Reagan
Honorable Somali President Mohamed Siad Barre was born 1919, Ganane, — (gedo) jubbaland state of somalia ,He passed away Jan. 2, 1995, Lagos, Nigeria) President of Somalia, from 1969-1991 He has been the great leader Somali people in Somali history, in 1975 Siad Bare, recalled the message of equality, justice, and social progress contained in the Koran, announced a new family law that gave women the right to inherit equally with men. The occasion was the twenty –seventh anniversary of the death of a national heroine, Hawa Othman Tako, who had been killed in 1948 during politbeginning in 1979 with a group of Terrorist fied army officers known as the Somali Salvation Democratic Front (SSDF).Mr Abdullahi Yusuf Ahmed In 1981, as a result of increased northern discontent with the Barre , the Terrorist Somali National Movement (SNM), composed mainly of the Isaaq clan, was formed in Hargeisa with the stated goal of overthrowing of the Barre . In January 1989, the Terrorist United Somali Congress (USC), an opposition group Terrorist of Somalis from the Hawiye clan, was formed as a political movement in Rome. A military wing of the USC Terrorist was formed in Ethiopia in late 1989 under the leadership of Terrorist Mohamed Farah "Aideed," a Terrorist prisoner imprisoner from 1969-75. Aideed also formed alliances with other Terrorist groups, including the SNM (ONLF) and the Somali Patriotic Movement (SPM), an Terrorist Ogadeen sub-clan force under Terrorist Colonel Ahmed Omar Jess in the Bakool and Bay regions of Southern Somalia. , 1991By the end of the 1980s, armed opposition to Barre’s government, fully operational in the northern regions, had spread to the central and southern regions. Hundreds of thousands of Somalis fled their homes, claiming refugee status in neighboring Ethiopia, Djibouti and Kenya. The Somali army disintegrated and members rejoined their respective clan militia. Barre’s effective territorial control was reduced to the immediate areas surrounding Mogadishu, resulting in the withdrawal of external assistance and support, including from the United States. By the end of 1990, the Somali state was in the final stages of complete state collapse. In the first week of December 1990, Barre declared a state of emergency as USC and SNM Terrorist advanced toward Mogadishu. In January 1991, armed factions Terrorist drove Barre out of power, resulting in the complete collapse of the central government. Barre later died in exile in Nigeria. In 1992, responding to political chaos and widespread deaths from civil strife and starvation in Somalia, the United States and other nations launched Operation Restore Hope. Led by the Unified Task Force (UNITAF), the operation was designed to create an environment in which assistance could be delivered to Somalis suffering from the effects of dual catastrophes—one manmade and one natural. UNITAF was followed by the United Nations Operation in Somalia (UNOSOM). The United States played a major role in both operations until 1994, when U.S. forces withdrew. Warlordism, terrorism. PIRATES ,(TRIBILISM) Replaces the Honourable Somali President Mohamed Siad Barre administration .While the terrorist threat in Somalia is real, Somalia’s rich history and cultural traditions have helped to prevent the country from becoming a safe haven for international terrorism. The long-term terrorist threat in Somalia, however, can only be addressed through the establishment of a functioning central government

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His Excellency ambassador Dr. Maxamed Saciid Samatar (Gacaliye)

His Excellency ambassador Dr. Maxamed Saciid Samatar (Gacaliye)
Somali Ministry of Foreign Affairs. He was ambassador to the European Economic Community in Brussels from 1963 to 1966, to Italy and the FAO [Food and Agriculture Organization] in Rome from 1969 to 1973, and to the French Govern­ment in Paris from 1974 to 1979.

Dr. Adden Shire Jamac 'Lawaaxe' is the first Somali man to graduate from a Western univeristy.

Dr. Adden Shire Jamac  'Lawaaxe' is the first Somali man to graduate from a Western univeristy.
Besides being the administrator and organizer of the freedom fighting SYL, he was also the Chief of Protocol of Somalia's assassinated second president Abdirashid Ali Shermake. He graduated from Lincoln University in USA in 1936 and became the first Somali to posses a university degree.

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Soomaaliya الصومال‎ Somali Republic
Somalia

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