Friday, May 20, 2011

Police probe former al Shabaab fighters.Army awaits Kibaki orders to hit raiders

Police are questioning three men alleged to have returned to Kenya after joined Somalia's al-Shabaab militia. The men's identification and travel documents were confiscated by the CID in Mombasa. Sources said the police took the documents early this year after they gathering information on their former activities.
Council of Imams and Preachers of Kenya South Coast chairman Amir Banda said the men had gone to Somalia in 2002 and returned in 2007, just before the elections. “There was a lot of campaigns by religious leaders to have the men brought back since they have families and their transition to Somalia was done secretly. The men didn't know what they were going to face,” he said.
Banda said the three were promised lucrative jobs, only to land in the war-torn country, where they underwent torture after being forced by the militants to engage in wars. The men who have since their return gone into business and farming in Ukunda still cannot associate freely with others. They don't even go to mosques. They also don't talk about their ‘failed’ mission in Somalia fearing further victimisation.
They are believed to be the first Kenyans sent to Somalia, to ever come back alive.
Banda said the Muslim community has continued with its campaigns against recruitment of youths by the al Shabaab although more than 50 men are believed to in Somalia already.
The Coast CID boss, Ambrose Munyasia said the matter may have been handled by the Diani CID officers and promised to give feedback over the same. the STAR
Army awaits Kibaki orders to hit raiders
The military is awaiting orders from President Kibaki to attack militias from neighbouring countries that have encroached on Kenyan territory. Defence assistant minister David Musila said on Thursday the Armed Forces were ready to defend the country from foreign aggression.However, he said, the orders could only be issued by the President, who is the Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces.“The international norms on military deployment are very categorical. You cannot cross an international border without the orders of the Commander-In-Chief,” he said.He added: “As and when those orders are given by the Commander-In-Chief, our forces will move in.They are ready at any time to defend the integrity of our borders.”Mr Musila spoke a day after Prime Minister Raila Odinga accused the military of failing to protect Kenyans from external aggression along its problematic borders with Uganda, Sudan, Ethiopia and Somalia.Citing the recent attacks in Turkana, where 20 Kenyans were killed by Merille tribesmen from Ethiopia, the PM said the military, not the police, should be blamed.“The responsibility of protecting our borders is that of the military and not the police. We spend a lot of money on the military. We recruit, we train, we promote and maintain them until retirement when there is no war. Therefore, when people invade our territory, there should be no question on who should be responsible,” he said.
The PM, who was issuing a statement on security in Todonyang, Turkana North District, said that specific instructions had been given to the Defence ministry to safeguard Kenya from external aggression on all fronts, including Migingo and Ugingo islands.MPs accused the government of being too soft on aggressors, and demanded immediate action to kick out the Merilles and Ugandan forces from Migingo. Kenya’s relations with Uganda were strained two years ago after Kampala sent soldiers to Migingo Island on Lake Victoria, resulting in a protracted border dispute.On Thursday, Mr Musila said the military had not been deployed in Turkana as that would have amounted to a declaration of war on Ethiopia, whose tribesmen have invaded Kenyan territory.“For the military to go to an international border, it would mean a declaration of war on a neighbour. We are careful and it will be done within international norms of deploying armed forces,” he said.Such an act, said the Mwingi South MP, will cause tension and turn Uganda, Sudan and Ethiopia into hostile neighbours.He said this was largely the reason the government always deployed the police and General Service Unit to contain tensions on the border.“We rely on the police and the GSU to contain the situation within our borders,” he said. daily nation

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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

The Honourable Ronald Reagan,

When our world changed forever

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

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