Sunday, May 22, 2011

Top Al-Shabaab Leader Killed at Bakara Market

Somali President Touring the Frontlines
senior al-Shabaab leader was killed today as the Transitional Federal Government (TFG) forces, backed by African Union peacekeeping forces (AMISOM), battled the militant Islamist group al-Shabaab for control of Bakara Market in Mogadishu.Terror Free Somalia confirmed that Abu Hubeyda was killed and is believed to have been among the top leadership of al-Shabaab's Mogadishu group. The al-Shabaab leader was shot and seriously wounded by the government forces as he was busy coordinating the anti-government offensive. He was later rushed to a local hospital in Daynille, a district under the control of the al-Shabaab, where he died from his wounds."We couldn’t manage. His wounds were severe and he had badly bled before being brought here," Abu Hubedyda's doctor told Somalia Report on the condition of anonymity.Al-Shabaab fighters took his body and quickly buried him in Afgooye district for fear that if the young fighters saw his demise then they may lose morale to continue the jihad.Jamal Yaree, an 18 year old former al-Shabaab fighter who defected to the TFG, knew Abu Hubeyda well and said he was the head of al-Shabaab in Bakara and in charge of the coordination of attacks and counter attacks.AMISOM Spokesman Paddy Akunda, speaking exclusively to Somalia Report while in the Halane base camp Mogadishu, said that they managed to kill Abu Hubeyda who they considered a main obstacle."Taking over Bakara is only a matter of days, just a little more effort and we are there. Very soon the business will resume after we flush out the al-Shabaab rebels," said Mr. Akunda."The Red Mosque is now under our control and we are advancing towards the centre of Bakara Market gradually, that is a boost to the forces. We will confirm the rebel leader's details tomorrow because we didn’t manage to see his corpse," he explained.The AMISOM Spokesman confirmed that 22 al-Shabaab fighters were killed while one AMISOM soldier died in the clashes.The Somali President, in a rare event, toured Radio Mogadishu headquarters and gave a lengthy speech on the gains made by TFG and AU forces, calling it a boost to the Somalia peace process."Victory to the people of Somalia, and congratulations to the Somali government forces for the bravery they have shown today," said the president.
"To the foreign fighters: its time you head back to your respective nations and the fighters time has come for all weapons to be laid down. The children that have been brainwashed to join the war need to go back to their parents," said the president on the radio.Our correspondent toured the frontlines in Howlwadag to witness the fighting and confirm that TFG forces did advance as several buildings and land previously held by the insurgents were placed under the TFG control.
TFG Soldiers Preparing to Fight in Bakara Market
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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.

Soomaaliya الصومال‎ Somali Republic

Soomaaliya الصومال‎ Somali Republic
Somalia

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