Tuesday, May 1, 2012

Al-Shabaab takes over privately-owned radio station in Gedo. 2 lawmakers killed in suicide bombing at Somalia cafe where gov’t officials were meeting

Al-Shabaab militants in Gedo region have reportedly taken over an FM radio staion in Bardera town, south-west Somalia.Armed militants entered Radio Markabley compound early on Tuesday and ordered the staffs to vacate and demanded keys to studios and other offices in the compound.The militant group immediately rebranded the station to Radio Andalus, a pro-rebel FM station based in the port city of Kismayo, according to one of the staffs working in the station.The area Al-Shabaab gedoo region  leader Barre Qoje and Hassan Abdirahman Bulley who is said to be one of the pro-rebel Andalus station administrators were leading the armed militants who raided the station.Radio Markabley, was one of the local independent radio station which has been operational in the region for the last five years.The group has been strict on privately owned radio stations in southern Somalia and sometime dictating what to air or not.It has also banned these stations from playing Music and what ever they see to be against their wishes like sports programmes.


2 lawmakers killed in suicide bombing at Somalia cafe where gov’t officials were meeting



Suicide Blast Kills Lawmakers in Galgadud




At least seven people were killed, including two lawmakers, one bodyguard and four civilians, and seven were wounded in a suicide bomb attack in a restaurant of a hotel in Dhusamareeb town, the capital city of Galgadud region, in central Somalia at noon today. The attack targeted a lunch meeting of high ranking Somali lawmakers and politicians from the central regions of Somalia who have been visiting Galgadud over the last three days to discuss setting up a regional administration. Initial reports confirmed that two Somali lawmakers, Yusuf Mirre Seerar and Abdiwali Aw Nohamuud, were killed in the attack. An unconfirmed number of well-known officials, including Ahmed Abdisalaan Haaji Aden, were among those wounded. Guriceel ASWJ governor Osman Isse who spoke to terrorfree somalia said that at least three people were confirmed dead while officials in Galgadud region said seven people were wounded in the attack. Some of the victims are in critical condition, including Ahmed Abdisalan who was rushed to Guriceel district for medical treatment. Officials at the Istarliin hospital in Guriceel told tf.sf  that several wounded officials were brought to the hospital and others are still arriving from Dhusamareeb.“I slam this barbaric attack which killed two Somali lawmakers and I have to place the blame on al-Shabaab because I was told that they claimed the responsibility of the attack," said Somali Prime Minister Abdiwali Mohamed Ali who spoke to VOA Somali Service.Al-Shabaab, a hardline Islamic militant group battling for control of Somalia, has not yet claimed responsibility for the attack, but initial information posted on pro-al-Shabaab websites indicate that Islamist officials are monitoring the casualties figure and will release a statement soon.Dhusamareeb is under control of Ahlu Sunna Wal Jamaa (ASWJ), a pro-Somali government militia that is fighting against the al-Qaeda affiliated al-Shabaab group.“It was a big surprise that an al-Shabaab fighter could dare to use explosives to blow himself up here in Dhusamareeb. We are still investigating this,” said senior ASWJ official who declined to be named.
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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
Somalia

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