Sunday, June 12, 2011

Fazul Killing a Major Blow to Al Qaeda. Kenyans, Somalis praise killing of al Qaeda mastermind. 'Justice served': Hillary Clinton visits site of U.S. embassy bombing in Africa/ Clinton honors embassy attack victims- as Al Qaeda mastermind is gunned down in Somalia shootout.Terrorist leader killed in Somalia carried plans for bombing the West

Nairobi — The killing of Mohammed Abdullah Fazul in Mogadishu last Monday, nearly a month after the killing of its leader Osama bin Laden, has dealt a major blow to al Qaeda.
Fazul was among bin Laden's top commanders and head of al Qaeda's East African cell, which was responsible for the 1998 twin US embassy bombings in Nairobi and Dar-es-Salaam.
He was also blamed for the 2002 Kikambala Paradise Hotel attack that happened simultaneously with an attempt to bring down an Israeli airliner that was leaving Moi International Airport in Mombasa.
The killing of Fazul comes after that of another al Qaeda operative, Mombasa-born Saleh Ali Saleh Nabhan believed to have been the leader of the group's cell in Kenya.Nabhan, who was killed in Somalia by US special forces operating from a US warship in 2009, was reportedly responsible for the bombing of the Israeli-owned Paradise Hotel.The death of the two top al Qaeda operatives in East Africa not only weakens the terror group but also deals a big blow to Somali militant group al Shaabab which has been fighting the Transitional Federal Government.Al Qaeda operations in East Africa can be traced to Sudan, which in the early 1990s became a safe haven for Islamic extremist groups, according to US intelligence reports.Bin Laden used Sudan as a base for his operations beginning in 1992 to support various jihad efforts around the world, before he was expelled in May 1996 following an al Qaeda linked plot to assassinate deposed Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak.
But operational challenges appear to have led al Qaeda to view Somalia as more useful as a trans-shipment point for operations elsewhere in the region, particularly Kenya.
During this time, al Qaeda claimed responsibility for arming and training the Somali factions responsible for killing 18 US soldiers in Mogadishu in October 1993.Reports suggest that al Qaeda began planning a large-scale terrorist attack against American targets in East Africa in 1993, scouting for "soft" targets and establishing a cell in Nairobi.Bin Laden's personal secretary, Wadih el Hage, and Fazul, were key members of the Nairobi cell, which operated under the guise of a humanitarian relief organisation.On August 7, 1998, the US embassies in Kenya and Tanzania were struck by near-simultaneous truck bombs. Several cell members were subsequently apprehended.According to one account, Fazul became involved in al Qaeda money laundering through the so-called "blood diamonds" trade, and in 2001 he assembled operatives in Mogadishu to begin planning the next attack.He was briefly detained by Kenyan police in July 2002 on robbery charges, but reportedly escaped before they realised his identity.According to some sources, Fazul subsequently became a senior leader in Somalia's nascent Union of Islamic Courts (UIC), while Nabhan reportedly trained UIC militants.US officials believe that Fazul became the top al Qaeda leader in Somalia, a role he assumed after Nabhan's death.

Kenyans, Somalis praise killing of al Qaeda mastermind
'Justice served': Hillary Clinton visits site of U.S. embassy








Clinton honors embassy attack victims
bombing in Africa - as Al Qaeda mastermind is gunned down in Somalia shootout
Suspected al-Qaeda terrorist leader Fazul Abdullah Mohammed was carrying “very specific” plans for bombings in Western countries when he was killed by Somali soldiers near Mogadishu, a Somali intelligence official says.
Mr. Mohammed, the alleged mastermind of the 1998 bombings that killed 224 people at two U.S. embassies in East Africa, was shot dead when his vehicle apparently blundered into a military checkpoint by mistake.

Terrorist leader killed in Somalia carried plans for bombing the West

PRESS STATEMENT DECISION OF THE COUNCIL OF MINISTERS JUNE 11.2011 somali government army commander Gen. Abdikadir Sheikh Ali Dini. and Prime Minister Mohamed Abdullahi(Farmaajo)thanked Special task force team who killed al-Qaeda's Fazul Abdullah congratulating them
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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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