Wednesday, July 6, 2011

High alert on terror as Eritrea is warned . Kenya on Alert as Injured Al-Shabaab Official Seeks Treatment, Nation Says

Kenya placed its security agencies on high alert on suspicion that an aide to the former commander of Somalia’s al-Shabaab terror group travelled to the country for medical treatment.Bilal El Berjawi, a British national of Lebanese descent, may have suffered head injuries in a U.S. air attack at the weekend, the Nairobi-based newspaper
Photo/FILE Newly-trained al-Shabaab militias at Maslah camp in North Mogadishu on September 5, 2010. Al Shabaab has in the past warned Kenya, Uganda and Burundi of violent attacks over their continued support of the Transitional Federal Government in Mogadishu.


Kenya and its neighbours now want a No Fly Zone imposed on a part of Somalia to cut off arms supplies to the al Shabaab terrorist group. The calls came as security agencies were placed on high alert following reports that a top commander with the Somali-based terror group might have sneaked into Kenya for treatment after being wounded in a US attack.Bilal El Berjawi, a close aide of slain al Shabbab commander Fazul Abdullah, suffered head injuries in an American air bombardment on Sunday. (READ: US takes drone war into Somalia)


The British national of Lebanese ancestry is suspected to have been sneaked into Kenya for treatment after the attack that killed the mastermind of last year’s terrorist bombings in Uganda, known by his pseudonym, Badrudin.He was listed as the head of al-Qaeda Intelligence in Nairobi before fleeing to Somalia. Also believed to have survived the Sunday attack with injuries is another al-Qaeda commander only identified as Ikrima.
Nine top al-Shabaab operatives were believed to have been injured or killed during the attack on Sunday, as Kenyan security went into high alert at the border following intelligence reports that the wounded terrorists could have sneaked into the country for treatment.Kenyan police rank 27-year old Berjawi as a high profile terrorist only second to the late Fazul.Before travelling to Somalia through Kenya, Berjawi was a technician at an air conditioning and refrigeration installation company in London.In Addis Ababa, President Kibaki broke with the usual low-key diplomacy to lead regional leaders in asking UN to enforce No fly zones on key towns in Somalia controlled by the al Shabaab. (READ: Kibaki backs action on Eritrea terror link)The proposal was made during the Inter-Governmental Authority on Development Assembly (Igad) held on Monday.The regional bloc that usually refrains from direct criticism of member-states came out with a hard-hitting resolution calling on the United Nations to support the African Union forces in Somalia and enforce “a blockade of Kismayu, Barava, Merka and Elmaan and impose an air exclusion zone such as on Balidogle, N.50 and Cisaley to cut the supply lines to the extremist groups”.The meeting chaired by Ethiopian Premier Meles Zenawi accused Eritrea of supplying arms to the al Shabaab through Kismayu. The leaders also warned of possible terrorist attacks on South Sudan before or after its independence day celebrations set for Saturday by extremist groups allied to Eritrea.“The Presidents were really concerned about the role Eritrea continues to play in aiding these violent groups. “They were told that the Kampala bombers were trained in Eritrea, which also tried to use the OLF (Oromo Liberation Front) to bomb an AU meeting in Addis Ababa in January,” said a member of the Kenyan delegation which accompanied President Kibaki to Addis Ababa.Eritrean ambassador to Kenya Beyene Russom denied that his country was funding insurgent groups in the region.“Eritrea does not have the capacity and the will. It is not our agenda to see Somalia disintegrate. These are lies put across by Ethiopia,” said Mr Russom on a visit to the Daily Nation newsroom on Tuesday.“We have never brought a singe al Shabaab soldier to be trained in Eritrea,” he added. Mr Russom also denied that militant groups with links to Eritrea planned to attack South Sudan, describing the new state as a “long time friend.” “We supported SPLA from the very beginning. [President] Salva Kiir and the late [SPLA leader John] Garang are good friends of President Isaias Afeworki. We do not want to see problems in South Sudan,” he said. In Addis Ababa, the leaders signed a communiqué that “strongly condemns the activities of the State of Eritrea that has taken an active part in destabilising the region by supporting extremist and other subversive elements.” Al Shabaab has in the past warned Kenya, Uganda and Burundi of violent attacks over their continued support of the Transitional Federal Government in Mogadishu. Kenya has actively supported the war against terror while Uganda and Burundi are the main contributors to the African Union troops in Somalia (AMISOM) supporting the transitional government.

Al Shabaab claimed responsibility for the multiple blasts which killed 74 people watching the 2010 World Cup final at an entertainment joint in Kampala.The Igad assembly was attended by Presidents Yoweri Museveni (Uganda), Omar El Bashir (Sudan), Salva Kiir (South Sudan) and Sheikh Sharif Sheikh Ahmed (Somalia). Also present were former presidents Thabo Mbeki (South Africa), Abubakar Abusalam (Nigeria) and Pierre Buyoya (Burundi) who sit on the African Union High Level Implementation Panel.The assembly was also addressed by former Agriculture minister Kipruto Kirwa who is the Igad facilitator for Somalia Peace and National Reconciliation. President Kibaki who chairs the Igad sub committee on Sudan drew the Assembly’s attention to the growing destabilisation activities in the region believed to be supported by the Asmara regime.
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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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