Friday, September 30, 2011

Key Terror Leader With Twin Cities Ties Killed In Yemen « CBS Minnesota

Key Terror Leader With Twin Cities Ties Killed In Yemen « CBS Minnesota

Heavy fighting in Somali border town. Al Qaeda-linked Al Shabaab Terroris launches offensive in south

update Somalia: Clam Returns to Key Border Town, Victories Over Battle Claime -

Al Qaeda-linked Al Shabaab Terroris Update
(Reuters) - Somali militants launched an offensive on border towns in southern Somalia, killing government troops, residents and officials said on Friday.Somalia's al Shabaab launches offensive in south  In what Western powers considered a strategic victory, government troops and African peacekeepers last month drove the al Qaeda-allied al Shabaab rebels out of the capital Mogadishu, as the group suffered from internal divisions, a reported lack of combatants and funding shortages.But the insurgents' latest assault shows they remain capable of launching major attacks for territorial gains at a time when aid groups are struggling to help more than 1 million Somalis struck by famine in southern and central Somalia...more

Heavy fighting in Somali border town.
Mogadishu - Heavy fighting broke out on Friday close to Somalia's border with Kenya as extremist Shabaab fighters launched a dawn attack on the town of Dhobley but were later repelled, fighters on both sides said."The fighting was very heavy but we emerged victorious, there are casualties on both sides," a senior commander of the Azania militia group controlling the area told AFP by phone from the battleground.
Dhobley is under control of forces from the self-declared state of Azania, an anti-Shabaab militia reportedly backed by Kenya to create a buffer zone along the troubled frontier."We have fully regained Dhobley after a fight, the Shabaab were pushed out of the area," the Azanian commander added, declining to be named.Civilian casualties are reported to be high with fighting inside the town itself.However, a senior Shabaab commander said his fighters had made a tactical withdrawal a short distance outside the town after intense fighting."The enemy suffered heavy casualties as planned, and we will return back again when it is good for us," said Sheikh Mohamed, claiming that Shabaab fighters had also seized large stores of weapons from the town.
Dhobley is just 5km from the Kenyan border, and is a key crossing point for people fleeing to the giant Dadaab refugee camps, some 100km into eastern Kenya.Dadaab, the largest refugee complex in the world houses some 450 000 people, with 140 000 Somalis fleeing drought, famine or violence arriving this year alone, according to the UN refugee agency.Civilians and fighters were reported to have crossed the border towards the Kenyan town of Liboi, while Kenyan tanks and helicopters were reported in the area.- AFP Via new24

Wasiirka ?? Badda Cabdiraxmaan Shiikh Ibraahim Maxamed oo fara galiyey Xornimadii Wadanka, Jabinayana Sharciga Badda Soomaaliya

Wasiirka Badda oo sheegay in Badda Soomaaliya xad lahalan, Soomaaliyana u baahnayn 200 oo mayl baddeed

Mooryaan  Cabdiraxmaan Shiikh Ibraahim Maxamed

Wasiirka ? moryaanka  Kalluumaysiga iyo Khayraadka Badda ee DFKMG Cabdiraxmaan Shiikh Ibraahim Maxamed oo qayb ka ahaa barnaamij ka baxay Tv-ga Somali channel, ayaa sheegay in badda Soomaliya aysan xad lahayn loona baahan yahay in la xadeeyo. Xadaynta wasiirka iyo dowladiisu doonayso ayaa ah in Soomaaliya loo sameeyo xad cusub oo aaga gaarka ah ee ganacsiga ah (EEZ).

1- Hadaba su'aalaha is waydiinta leh ayaa ah Badda Soomaliya hada xad maleedahay?

2- Badda Soomaaliya Xadkeedu intee cabirkiisu yahay?

3- Ma dhulbaddeed wadanka Soomaaliya leeyahay baa?

4- Mise waa aaga ganacsiga ee gaarka ah (EEZ)?

5- Maxaa loogu daray qoraalka loogu yeeray Road Map?

6- Xagee isaga xiran yihiin heshiiskii la baabi'iyey ee is afgarad (MOU) iyo qorshahan cusub

7- Maxaa looga gol leeyahay xadayntan cusub, yaase faa'iidaya.

Intaynaan jawaabaha su'aalahan u galin aan is la eegno hadalka Wasiirka Badda. Wasiirka?//moryaanka Badda oo aan fahmin macnaha Territorial water inuu ku xiranyahay xoriyada wadanka
Wasiirka Kalluumaysiga iyo Khayraadka Badda ee DFKMG C/raxmaan Sh. Ibraahim Maxamed oo September 23, 2011 shir jaraa'id ku qabtay Muqdisho, kaddib markii uu safar ku tegey Seychelles, London iyo Kenya ayaa waxaa hadalladiisii ka mid ahaa:
"Sidaad la socotaan waxaa deadline (waqti go'an) loo qabtay in la xadeeyo xuduudaha badda, waxaana la soo kulmay khubaro ku shaqo leh xadaynta badda oo hore wasaaradda hawlo ula wadey oo hore loo bilaabay sidii aan ka yeeli lahayn, waxyaabo badan ayaan ka soo wada hadalay sidii wax looga qaban lahaa iyo sidii loo dhamaystiri lahaa hawshaas oo waqtigeedu xadidan yahay, waxyaabo badana meel ayaan isla soo dhignay." read   ..more

American Traitor Anwar al-Awlaki Killed in Yemen! Two U.S.-Born Terrorists Killed in CIA-Led Drone Strike

American Traitor Anwar al-Awlaki Killed in Yemen! Upd: SAMIR KHAN, Threatened Rusty's Family, Dead!

Senior Al Qaeda leader Anwar al-Awlaki and another America-born militant were killed in Yemen early Friday morning by a CIA-led U.S. drone strike, marking the highest-profile takedown of terror leaders since the raid on Usama bin Laden's compound.

Fox News has learned that two Predator drones hovering above al-Awlaki's convoy fired the Hellfire missiles which killed the terror leader. According to a senior U.S. official, the operation was carried out by Joint Special Operations Command, under the direction of the CIA.

President Obama called the strike a major "milestone" in the fight against Al Qaeda and its affiliates.
"The death of Awlaki is a major blow to Al Qaeda's most active operational affiliate," Obama said Friday. "He took the lead in planning and directing efforts to murder innocent Americans ... and he repeatedly called on individuals in the United States and around the globe to kill innocent men, women and children to advance a murderous agenda."
Read more:Two U.S.-Born Terrorists Killed in CIA-Led Drone Strike

Thursday, September 29, 2011

Somali Government Troops Launched Assaults on Al Qaeda linked al-shabaa militant in jubbland region. parts of Gedo

Terrorist Cowards On The Run from  Gedo (jubbland  region)
At Twelve Al Qaeda linked al-shabaab have been killed and nine others wounded when Al-Shabaab rebel group and jubbland  government troops clashed in Ras Qode area, 12 km east of Garbaharey, Gedo. Jubbland region.The fighting erupted after somali government government(jubbaland troops) launched assaults on a militant manned checkpoint in the area.Speaking promised to continue with their assault against the militia till they drive them away from the entire region. sourse Kismayo24, Somali legislator in Garbaharey mohamud Sayid Adan said government troops descended on the militia’s checkpoint after they received complains from locals that the Al Qaeda linked  militants were robbing people in the area.He confirmed two of their soldiers dead and three others injured while three of the Twelve Al Qaeda linked al-shabaaab  were killed and six others wounded during the fight.He claimed that government troops seized the checkpoint and the entire Ras Qode area and promised to continue with their assault against the militia till they drive them away from the entire region. H/T Kismayo24

Ashland man faces terrorism charges

ASHLAND - An Ashland man who holds a physics degree from Northeastern University was charged yesterday with an Al Qaeda-inspired plot to send a remote-controlled aircraft carrying explosives into the Pentagon and the US Capitol “to kill as many people as possible,’’ according to a complaint filed in federal court.Tweet ShareThis Rezwan Ferdaus, 26, a US citizen whose only known previous crime was vandalism, told FBI agents working undercover as Al Qaeda members that he wanted to “change the world,’’ according to the complaint.“I just can’t stop; there is no other choice for me,’’ he told the agents, according to an affidavit written by FBI Special Agent Gary S. Cacace.“This is what we have to do. This is the righteous way . . . to terrorize enemies of Allah,’’ he said, calling for the deaths of any kafir, the Arabic term for nonbeliever.Federal officials said that at no point did Ferdaus have sole control of explosive materials, such as C-4, or guns and that he was closely monitored by the FBI during his alleged plotting in the past year. But they also say that he was repeatedly questioned about his plans and that he was committed to carrying out the attacks.
“Our top priority is to protect our nation from terrorism and national security threats,’’ US Attorney Carmen M. Ortiz said in a statement.“The conduct alleged today shows that Mr. Ferdaus had long planned to commit violent acts against our country, including attacks on the Pentagon and our nation’s Capitol.’’She and Richard DesLauriers, special agent in charge of the FBI’s Boston division, said the arrest should not reflect on the larger Muslim community.Prosecutors say that Ferdaus modified mobile phones to act as electrical switches for improvised explosive devices and that he gave eight of them to the FBI undercover agents, who he thought were Al Qaeda recruiters. According to the affidavit, when told that one of the devices had killed three US soldiers and injured at least four others in Iraq, he exclaimed, “That was exactly what I wanted.’’Also, prosecutors said that Ferdaus had already hatched a plan to attack federal buildings before he met the undercover agents in March 2011. He later traveled to Washington, D.C., and took pictures of the Pentagon and the Capitol. He subsequently received at least $7,000 from the agents to purchase one of the remote-controlled planes, which was the size of a human body. The agents also delivered 25 pounds of C-4 explosives, three grenades, and six AK-47 assault rifles to Ferdaus. He planned to recruit other men to shoot at people fleeing the Pentagon, prosecutors said.Ferdaus obtained the first plane in August. He then had the undercover agents deliver the explosive materials and guns yesterday to a storage facility in Framingham that he had rented to plan his attacks. Once he took possession of the materials, he was arrested.Continued

H/T  From Jawa MA Man Arrested in Plot to Blow Up Capitol, Pentagon

Mahiga Having Good time With SNM Women in MN

Mahiga  Join Exclusive Club. The Biggest  lobbyists  Club for   Breakaway One-Clan Secessionist Matt Byden,Peter Pham , Peter Techel, Richard Onyonka ,Tyler  Stien, Gunter Bischoss  ..unfortunately all have one thing in common they all have  wives  from One-Clan Secessionist (snm)
Somali-land an illegal entity being created by a particular clan (Isaaq) in order to serve personal interests, and as a proxy being used by foreign powers (mainly Ethiopia) in order to keep Somalia divided and weak.

update onMahiga: another UN operative who may have fallen in love with One-Clan secessionist Enclave aka Somaliland and  Reality check on ambassador Mahiga and his Friends’
watch this video
Mahiga Having Good time With SNM Women in MN.

 Augustine Mahiga Oo Laxididay Hogaamiyaha Jamhada SNM Axmed Siilaanyo.

Tuesday, September 27, 2011

Mahiga: another UN operative who may have fallen in love with One-Clan secessionist Enclave aka Somaliland

update on UNPOS and Ethiopia killed the hope for sovereign Governance in Somalia
 Somali-land an illegal entity being created by a particular clan (Isaaq) in order to serve personal interests, and as a proxy being used by foreign powers (mainly Ethiopia) in order to keep Somalia divided and weak.
They say that pictures are worth a thousand words and the one on the right seems to tell us that Mahiga, the current United Nations Special Representative and Head of the United Nations Political Office for Somalia, may have fallen in love with the s clan-based entity that has taken advantage of the current chaos in Somalia to lobby for world recognition and in the process inadvertently advanced the interests and nefarious ambitions of the enemies of Somalia such as Ethiopia and Kenya, two states that armed the clan-based rebel movements that brought the Somali State to its knees in the late 1980s.

The two states have benefited tremendously from the current situation in Somalia and secretly support the status-quo in this once-proud country that has fallen from grace after being destroyed at the hands of its own sons who put clan-interests above God and Country. The proud and self-sufficient people often used to be called the Irish of Africa, are now overflowing miserable refugee camps in Kenya and Ethiopia. A leaked Cable of the US Embassy in Addis Ababa shows Ethiopian Prime Minister Meles Zenawi lobbying for a ‘semi-recognition’ status for Somaliland as a precursor to eventual full recognition and the disintegration of Somalia into mini-states incapable of reclaiming territories illegally ceded to Ethiopia and Kenya by the British colonialists.. Read more .Our Friends at   more

AU forces say four soldiers responsible for journalist's death

New York, September 26, 2011--Four African Union soldiers deployed in Somalia have been suspended and returned to their home country of Burundi for potential trial after an internal investigation found them responsible for the shooting death of a Malaysian journalist this month. In a statement issued today, the African Union Mission in Somalia, or AMISOM, apologized for the shooting, which injured a second Malaysian journalist...more

Finland Says Terror Suspects Linked To Al Shabaab

Update on Two Arrested for Terror Financing in Finland, in which we answer Rusty's question: "who were they raising funds for

HELSINKI — A Somali man and woman arrested in Finland on suspicion of financing terrorism and terror recruitment are linked to the Somali insurgent group al-Shabab, police said Tuesday.

Only on Traffic congestion on rise across US
Reuters Wall Street protesters spread murky message ‘Trigger law’ put to the test in California AP Long-term jobless face issue with references Many teachers have little or no experience Cain: Straw poll win ‘not a protest vote’ Fear in Kabul: 'A city up for grabs' The National Bureau of Investigation said the suspects, who live in Finland and know each other, allegedly sent "small amounts" of money to Somalia's most powerful militant group.
Intelligence officials detained the suspects on Sept. 7 in the Helsinki region, in the Nordic country's first terror-linked arrests.The 34-year-old man is also suspected of recruiting at least one person abroad to commit an act of terrorism "in the direction of Somalia," linked to al-Shabab, the agency said. He has lived in Finland since 2005, has a residency permit and has had several jobs.The 28-year-old woman is a student who arrived in Finland in late 2008, police said.According to the agency's statement, police are also investigating other people, some of them abroad, and have confiscated material evidence during house searches in the Helsinki metropolitan area.Police have given few details about the operation since they announced the arrests on Sept. 16. The agency said it would provide more information next month.
Officials have until Dec. 15 to charge the suspects. MSNBC H/T jawa report

Al-Shabaab set to display crashed U.S drone That Went Down due to "mechanical problem..Somalia's al-Qaeda-linked Islamist al-shabaab falsely claiming they shot down?

Al-Qaeda-linked Islamist  Al-Shabaab  PR propaganda event Coming  soon coming"

Don't you think Carpet Bomb should  be avalable ?   in order to “crash the  Jihadist  party”

Somalia's al-Qaeda-linked Islamist  Al-Shabaab militia in the Port city of Kismayo has announced that it will display at Freedom Park on Friday a U.S. spy drone that has crashed in the city after it was allegedly hit by the militia.The militia who made the announcement using loudspeakers mounted on a militia car ordered the locals to avail themselves at the park to witness the drone they claimed they shot down.Abdirahman Sheikh Mudey, one of the Al-Shabaab leaders in the city claimed they shot down the drone while taking photographs of parts of the city.But locals say some herders have spotted the suspected drone crashed some 13 km from the city centre, where they immediately informed the militia leaders.Just Last week, The Washington Post reported that the U.S. is expanding a drone surveillance program in East Africa and the Arabian Peninsula to gather intelligence and attack Al-Qaeda-linked militants in Somalia and Yemen.The report said the U.S. is building a new installation for the drones in Ethiopia and has already flown drones over both Somalia and Yemen from a base in Djibouti.The U.S. has used drones to attack Al-Shabaab targets in Somalia in the past.

U.S. Expands Drone Flights to Take Aim at East Africa..“In a related story U.S. drone targets two leaders of Somali group allied with al-Qaeda, official says

Body of death shabaab Terrorist around villages Bourgas Lower Juba Region (Somalia).

Another three terrorists to dodge deportation by using Human Rights Act to stay in Britain

Poised to appeal: Somalian Ismail Abdurahman, Moroccan Younes Tsouli and Somalian Wahbi Mohammed

Fanatics will claim they could face ill-treatment in their homelands

Trio are among dozens of dangerous fundamentalists due to be released
A trio of foreign terrorists convicted of plotting mayhem in Britain are poised to use human rights laws to dodge deportation..The three fanatics will claim they could face ill-treatment if they return to their homelands because of the notoriety of their crimes..They are among dozens of dangerous fundamentalists jailed since the September 11 attacks set to be released on to the streets. Read more:

Monday, September 26, 2011

Admiral Faarax Qare "Soomaaliya Waxay ku Waayeysaa 97% xuquuqdeeda Badda ay haysato hadda, Haddii la tirtiro Law no. 37"

"... 12-mayl haddii aanaan diidi lahayn waxay noqon lahayd in riigagga batroolka laga qodo Xamar dushiisa meel aad arkeysid haddii aad xeebta istaagtid. Kalluunkii in laga dabto ayey noqon lahayd, qashinka in lagu shubo ayey noqon lahayd, Arrintaasi mid la qaadan karo ma ahayn...." "arrrintaas waa ka gariirnay, waxay noqotay ugu dambayntii in naloo soo jeediyo cudurdaar si rasmi ah wasiiradii (gaashaandhigga ee Bariga Afrika) noogu soo jeediyaan, qoraalkiina waa laga saaray 12-kii...." Faarax Qare... more

Somalia and US walks out as Iran delivers anti-US and Isreal speech (A Promise Made A Promise Kept )

Somalia delegation walks out as Iran delivers anti-US and Isreal speech
the only Asian, African an Latin American  and Muslim country to do such a protest .

on the Left Somali prime minister Dr. Abdiwali Mohamed Ali (Gaas).deputy PM and minister for foreign affairs Mohamed Ibrahim  . on the right
on their way to meeting at the United Nations general assembly in New York. Senior members of the somali delegation had  meeting with our Community .

The meeting took place on Friday September 16 at 2011 Waterford 6715 Commerce Street Springfield, Virginia  co-sponsored by The Washington D.C Metropolitan Area Somali Community and  Terror Free Somalia Foundation  we welcomes the Somali delegation led by H.E. Prime Minister of Somali Transitional Federal Government. ,

 On behalf of Terror Free Somalia Foundation. and Somali-American Community , I would like to take the opportunity to thank Somalia's U.N. Delegate for  Keeping the Promise, Never Sit down and listen : Holocaust denial Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad .

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — American diplomats led a walkout at the U.N. General Assembly Thursday as Iran's President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad fiercely attacked the United States and major West European nations as "arrogant powers" ruled by greed and eager for military adventurism.The two U.S. diplomats, who specialize in the Middle East, were followed out of the chamber by diplomats from more than 30 countries. They included the 27 European Union members, Australia, New Zealand, Somalia, Liechtenstein, Monaco, San Marino and Macedonia, a U.N. diplomat said. Israel boycotted the speech.Ahmadenijad's fiery anti-U.S. and anti-Israeli rhetoric has been a staple of the General Assembly's ministerial meetings.Last year, Ahmadinejad provoked a walkout by the U.S., EU, and others when he said a majority of people in the United States and around the world believe the American government staged the Sept. 11, 2001 terror attacks in an attempt to assure Israel's survival.The provocative comments prompted the U.S. delegation to walk out of Ahmadinejad's U.N. speech, where he also blamed the U.S. as the power behind U.N. Security Council sanctions against Iran for its refusal to halt uranium enrichment, a technology that can be used as fuel for electricity generation or to build nuclear weapons.Ahmadinejad's speech pitted the poverty and unhappiness of most countries against the riches and power of the U.S. and unnamed European nations that he accused of perpetuating wars, causing the current global economic crisis and infringing on "the rights and sovereignty of nations."He attacked the United States and European colonial powers for abducting tens of millions of Africans and making them slaves, for their readiness "to drop thousands of bombs on other countries," and for dominating the U.N. Security Council He singled out the U.S. for using a nuclear bomb against Japan in World War II and imposing and supporting military dictatorships and totalitarian regimes in Asia, Africa and Latin America.
"It is as lucid as daylight that the same slave masters and colonial powers that once instigated the two world wars have caused widespread misery and disorder with far-reaching effects across the globe since then," Ahmadinejad said. "Do these arrogant powers really have the competence and ability to run or govern the world?"The Iranian president answered by calling for "the shared and collective management of the world in order to put an end to the present disorders, tyranny and discriminations worldwide." Last year, he said "the future belongs to Iran" and challenged the U.S. to accept that his country has a major role in the world.Ahmadinejad made no mention of his disputed re-election in June 2009 when security forces systematically crushed opposition protests, the current internal political turmoil that has sharply diminished his power, or Iran's nuclear program which the U.S. and its allies believe is aimed at producing nuclear weapons."While President Ahmadinejad is lecturing the world from the U.N. podium," Human Rights Watch's U.N. Director Philippe Bolopion said, "dissent is still being crushed ruthlessly in Iran and basic rights demanded by millions in the Arab world are brutally denied to Iranians who are demanding the same.""The world assembly should take with a grain of salt the remarks of a leader who said nothing about the public hanging yesterday of a 17-year-old in his own country," he said.In his speech, Ahmadinejad noted "the widespread awakening in Islamic lands ... (in) the pursuit of the realization of justice, freedom and the creation of a better tomorrow." He said "our great nationa stands ready to join hands with other nations to march on this beautiful path."The Iranian leader accused the U.S. of threatening to place sanctions on anyone who questions the Holocaust and the Sept. 11 attacks with sanctions and military action.Without naming the United States, he asked: "Who imposed, through deceits and hypocrisy, the Zionism and over 60 years of war, homelessness, terror and mass murder on the Palestinian people and on countries in the region?"Ahmadinejad accused some unidentified European countries of still using the Holocaust "as the excuse to pay fine or ransom to the Zionists." He also said any question about the foundation of Zionism is condemned by the U.S. "as an unforgivable sin."Mark Kornblau, spokesman for the U.S. Mission to the United Nations, said: "Mr. Ahmadinejad had a chance to address his own people's aspirations for freedom and dignity, but instead he again turned to abhorrent anti-Semitic slurs and despicable conspiracy theories."When the idea of an independent fact-finding investigation of "the hidden elements" involved in the Sept. 11 attacks was raised last year, he said, "my country and myself came under pressure and threat by the government of the United States.""Instead of assigning a fact-finding team, they killed the main perpetrator and threw his body into the sea," Ahmadinejad said, referring to the U.S. military's killing of al-Qaida leader Osama bin Laden in early May.
"Would it not have been reasonable to bring to justice and openly to trial the main perpetrator of the incident in order to identify the elements behind the safe space provided for the invading aircraft to attack the twin world trade towers?," he asked.

US spy drone crashes in south Somalia: rebel, residents/Related Story.More dead Taliban. Anato airstrike last week provided a lethal dose of payback, killing Qari Tahir the Taliban commander responsible for the death of 30 US troops in Afghanistan last month.

Anato airstrike last week provided a lethal dose of payback, killing the Taliban commander responsible for the death of 30 US troops in Afghanistan last month.

Qari Tahir
(Reuters) - An unmanned U.S. spy drone has crashed in Somalia's southern port city of Kismayu, a bastion of the al Qaeda-allied al Shabaab Islamist group, a rebel official and residents said.

The incident over the weekend came as residents cited an increase in the frequency of drones flying over Kismayu in the past few weeks.The U.S. embassy in Nairobi declined to comment immediately."This plane was a spy for the American government and by the will of Allah, it crashed near the airport," al Shabaab official Sheikh Ibrahim Guled told Reuters on Monday."We did not target it but it fell down," he said, although the group's radio station in Kismayu said the drone was shot down by its militants as it patrolled above the airport.A Kismayu resident, who gave his name as Ali Gab, also confirmed he saw the crashed drone."I saw the plane at the police station ... We did not see any damage on it," he said, suggesting a technical fault may have caused the crash.
The United States has authorised covert operations in the Horn of Africa nation in the past. U.S. special forces killed one of east Africa's top al Qaeda militants, Kenyan-born Saleh Ali Nabhan, in southern Somalia in September 2009.U.S. officials have said they have a list of suspects they believe are in Somalia and constantly monitor the country with a view to striking if any are spotted.Last week The Washington Post reported the United States was building a ring of secret drone bases in the Horn of Africa and the Arabian peninsula as part of an aggressive campaign against al Qaeda affiliates in the anarchic Somali state and crisis-hit Yemen.
The article said Washington had flown drones over Somalia and Yemen from bases in the African nation of Djibouti. Classified U.S. diplomatic cables show that unmanned aircraft have also conducted missions over Somalia from the Seychelles.
Al Shabaab launched an insurgency against Somalia's Western-backed government four years ago, in the latest cycle of violence to grip the country since the 1991 toppling of Mohamed Siad Barre. Fighting has killed more than 21,000 people since al Shabaab launched its insurgency in 2007.

Saturday, September 24, 2011

SOMALIA: Security forces foil suicide attempt used for a donkey [PHOTOS]Al-Shabab uses a donkey for suicide attack

Somali Jihadist Out of Suicide Bombers?

So far, there is no statement from the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals question regarding barbaric terror tactics

MOGADISHU (tf.sf) The security forces of Somalia’s transitional federal government today thwarted a suicide attack used for a donkey which was planned by Al-Shabab extremists in Mogadishu.Col. Ibrahim Omar, a spokesman for Somalia National Security Agency [SNSA] told RBC Radio that in the morning of Friday the forces launched small operation near the busy junction on the main road that links the capital to Afgoi district on the south where they catch a donkey loaded with explosive devices.“The security agents informed us that the extremists were preparing suicide attack against the civilians and government forces so in the morning we launched the operation and found the explosives on this donkey”. Col. Omar told reporters in Mogadishu on Friday.Col. Omar then displayed the explosive devices containing chemical powder, battery and fuse which the security agents said where useful ones for suicide attacks.Since August when Al-Shabab group treated from the capital, they begun to arrange more suicide attacks against the government forces and the African Union troops in Mogadishu.The group mostly uses teenagers for conducting such attacks but the security officials say the group has changed many of their tactics and begun to use animals.

Thursday, September 22, 2011

Somalia: A Roadmap to Nowhere

By: Dr. Michael A. Weinstein

On September 6, the three-day “Consultative Meeting on Ending the Transition in Somalia” (C.M.), held in Mogadishu, concluded with the signing by the participants of a “statement” and their adoption of a “Roadmap” with elaborate and interlocking timelines and “benchmarks” specifying the stages to be gone through and the responsibilities for negotiating them in consummating Somalia’s move to a permanent constitutional government by August 2012.

The C.M. is the first step in the latest attempt by the Western great powers (United States and European Union) and their agent, the United Nations, to put the territories of post-independence “Somalia” under a functioning central government. At present, “Somalia” is represented internationally by the Transitional Federal Government (T.F.G.), which was formed in 2004 and was supposed to have executed the “transition to permanent statehood by August 2011. By the beginning of 2011, it had become clear that the T.F.G. was too divided and was not sufficiently motivated to carry through the “transition” if it was left to its own devices. The Western powers would have to take the initiative if any progress was to be made.

In February 2011, the U.N.’s special representative for Somalia, Augustine Mahiga, announce that the U.N. would sponsor a meeting in Nairobi, Kenya of domestic and external stakeholders in “Somalia” in order to get the “transition going. The effort was a failure due to divisions among and opposition to the “transition” process by Somali factions, particularly within the T.F.G., that the Western powers were unwilling to overcome by using their financial and diplomatic power. As a result, the Western powers ended up by spring 2011 – after tortuous twists and turns – acquiescing in an extension of the mandates of the transitional institutions until August 2012.

Knocked back, the Western powers and the U.N. picked themselves up and started all over again in the summer of 2011, setting up a new meeting – the C.M. This time, they seem to have realized that facilitating a meeting of Somali factions would not be enough; the Western powers would have to impose a plan. They have done that with the “Roadmap” and its “benchmarks;” it remains to be seen whether or not they will have sufficient resolve and will to marshal the necessary resources to implement it.

The Western powers want to get the “transition” over and done with. They bankroll the T.F.G. and the African Union peacekeeping mission (AMSOM) in Mogadishu that props it up militarily. Faced with their own financial crises and the growing global challenges, especially in the Middle East, the Western “donor’-powers want to reduce their commitments in “Somalia,” have a permanent government there with which they can make agreements and deals, and have more reliable collaboration in pursuing their major interests in the Horn of Africa: conducting their anti-terrorism and anti-piracy campaigns. Reducing their commitments overrides all their other interests.

A Roadmap to Nowhere

At present, the Roadmap is a series of directives on the instrumentalities for accomplishing the major “transitional tasks:” security, finalizing a constitution, reconciliation of Somali factions (inclusiveness), and “good governance” (curbing corruption and achieving transparency). In the “donor”-powers/U.N.’s ideal scenario, by August 2012, “Somalia” would have a permanent government established according to a constitution that would be granted legitimacy and support by major Somali factions and that would be able to defend itself. The Roadmap does not specify what the constitution will be; that depends on committees that have yet to be established. In all respects, the Roadmap is a framework that has not been filled in. The level of the “donor”-powers/U.N.’s financial support for the transitional process has not yet been specified, although support has been made contingent on the T.F.G., which has been charged with primary responsibility for executing the design, meeting the benchmarks. As the T.F.G.’s prime minister, Abdeweli Mohamed Ali (Gas) said on September 8, quoted by Reuters: “A roadmap without resources is a roadmap to nowhere.”.read more

Italy to release € 15 million for Somalia development

Italy and Somalia has signed a deal that will see Somalia receive €15 million development aid which was earlier aimed at the former Somali central government to meet its development goals.Somalia’s Prime Minister Abdiweli Mohamed Ali signed the deal with Italy’s foreign Affairs minister Franco Frattini on the sideline with the United Nations annual meeting in New York.In a join press conference, Frattini said Italy is committed in strengthening its relation with Somalia and supporting the Somali government in development projects.Prime Minister Abdiweli Mohamed Ali thanked the Italian government for its continuous support to the Somali government and organizing the UN Somalia conference which is set to kick off on 23 September this year.Italy and Somalia’s former central government have in 1988 signed a deal giving Somalia almost 15 million Euros for development projects. But the deal was immediately suspended after the fall of Siad Barre’s government. Via- Bar-kulan

Defence ministry working on bolstering security in Mogadishu, claims minister

Somalia’s defence ministry has said it is working on concrete plans aimed at boosting security situation the capital, Mogadishu, and whipping the Al-Shabaab militia out of the country.Deputy prime minister who is also the defence minister, Hussein Arab Isse told Bar-kulna that his ministry is currently working on a master plan to completely secure Mogadishu and other areas recently vacated by the Al-Shabaab militia.Isse said the government is also considering restoring vital social amenities like water and electricity in areas where the militant group has pulled out.He added that the government will tackle illegal firearms in the capital and promised to keep government forces in designated barracks outside the city centre.On foreign air strikes in parts of the country, the minister said the Somali government is aware of the air strikes targeting militant bases in Juba regions, stating that is part of their strategy in defeating the rebel group.The minister revealed that other friendly countries have expressed willingness to renovate the former headquarters of his ministry as part of their efforts to have all Somali government institutions working. .via-Bar-kulan.

Wednesday, September 21, 2011

Global players jockey for power in war-ravaged Somalia

After 20 years as a failed state, Somalia has become a playground for foreign occupiers of every stripe. Its crumbling streets and gutted buildings have attracted a host of powerful armies and agents from around the world, each with its own agenda and its own vested interests.This war-torn land, like the similarly crippled nation of Afghanistan, is too impoverished and too feeble to resist the interference from abroad. And now its deadly famine is luring another wave of outsiders – mostly well-intentioned, but each contributing implicitly to Somalia’s loss of independence.
Some of the foreign players are highly visible. Ordinary Somalis are forced to step aside to make room for those who are barrelling down the streets of Mogadishu: a heavily armed convoy that bears the flag of a European relief agency, or an armoured vehicle filled with Ugandan troops and painted with the initials of the African Union.

Others are lurking covertly in the background: U.S. intelligence operatives; Ethiopian secret agents; and Islamist militants who were trained in Pakistan or Afghanistan.

Critics of foreign aid sometimes suggest that African countries should be left alone to settle their own problems, but for Somalia it is too late. The country has been subjected to foreign interference for two decades, and its own people have little say in the matter.

Here are some of the key actors in Somalia today:


Washington is heavily involved in Somalia, despite its refusal to keep troops in the area after its severe losses in the disastrous Black Hawk Down battle of 1993. One of its levers is financial: it has spent more than $300-million since 2007 to prop up the official government, providing money for the Somali army and subsidizing the African Union peacekeepers in Mogadishu.

But its influence is more than monetary. It sends in shipments of weapons for the government forces. It provides training and dozens of “advisers” to the peacekeepers and the Somali army. It has sent its Special Forces operatives on helicopters into Somali air space to assassinate suspected members of terrorist organizations. It sends armed drones on surveillance missions over Somalia to hunt for militants. And its private security firms have been active as U.S. government contractors in Somalia, recruiting French and South African war veterans as “mentors” to the African peacekeepers.

An investigation this summer by a U.S. magazine, The Nation, reported that the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency has a heavy presence in Mogadishu, including a sprawling compound at Mogadishu airport, where it hires Somali soldiers and intelligence agents for “counter-terrorism” duties. The report said the CIA uses a secret prison in Mogadishu to interrogate prisoners, some of whom are captured in neighbouring Kenya and flown secretly to Mogadishu.


Thousands of Ethiopian troops, backed by the United States, invaded Somalia in 2006 to drive out an Islamist government in Mogadishu. They remained in Somalia until 2009, propping up the weak central government. But even after their formal withdrawal, the Ethiopians have remained big players in Somalia. They have supported and trained the government army, and they have continued to make occasional incursions into Somali territory.

“Ethiopia runs Somalia, even today,” says Tony Burns, operations director at Saacid, the biggest Somali relief agency.

“If you want to be president or prime minister, you make your trip to Addis Ababa to be anointed,” he says. “Ethiopia still has an embassy in Mogadishu, they have 250 military still in Mogadishu, and they have an intelligence network that still operates throughout the whole of Somalia. The U.S. Defence Department and the CIA still depend completely on the Ethiopian intelligence network.”


There is strong evidence of foreign support for the Islamist militants known as al-Shabab, who control most of southern and central Somalia. Al-Qaeda has become an ideological ally of al-Shabab, and foreign fighters have arrived in Somalia from al-Qaeda training camps in the Middle East, Afghanistan and Pakistan. Those foreign insurgents have also imported foreign tactics to Somalia: suicide attacks, roadside bombs and trench warfare. African Union peacekeepers say the insurgency by al-Shabab is fuelled by shipments of weapons from the Middle East into Somalia. And there were strong hints of its links to foreign terrorist organizations in July 2010 when al-Shabab launched a massive bombing attack in Uganda, killing more than 70 people.

Eritrea, which has fought a series of brutal wars against Ethiopia since the 1960s, has been another foreign supporter of al-Shabab and other Islamist militias in Somalia. Investigations by the United Nations have found that Eritrea provided weapons, money, transport and training for the Islamist fighters. Its support for the Islamists is partly aimed at counter-balancing Ethiopia’s influence in Somalia. The result was a proxy war between the two rivals on Somali territory.

These two East African nations are providing almost all of the 9,000 troops in the African Union peacekeeping force in Somalia. In heavy fighting across Mogadishu this year, they pushed back the fighters of al-Shabab and succeeded in removing them from most of the city. Uganda, a major regional power, has also become a key broker in Somalia’s political scene, putting pressure on politicians to settle disputes within the Somali government. But its military role is its greatest influence. As the leading power in the peacekeeping force, Uganda has been crucial in ensuring the safety of the fragile Somali government and protecting it from al-Shabab.  Via  The Globe and Mail

U.S. Expands Drone Flights to Take Aim at East Africa..“In a related story U.S. drone targets two leaders of Somali group allied with al-Qaeda, official says

U.S. drone targets two leaders of Somali group allied with al-Qaeda, official says

(The Wall Street Journal) - The US military is deploying a new force of armed drones to eastern Africa in an escalation of its campaign to strike militant targets in the region and expand intelligence on extremists, according to officials cited in The Wall Street Journal's Wednesday edition.The military has reopened a base for the unmanned aircraft on the island nation of Seychelles to intensify attacks on al Qaeda affiliates, particularly in Somalia, defense officials told the newspaper.The US has previously used the Seychelles base for flying surveillance drones, and for the first time will fly armed MQ-9 Reapers from the Indian Ocean site, supplementing strikes from a US drone base in Djibouti.The move comes as Defense Secretary Leon Panetta and other officials have stressed a need to urgently follow up on the killing of al Qaeda leader Usama bin Laden in May with operations to destroy his terrorist organization. US officials are concerned that al Qaeda -- under pressure from US operations in Pakistan, also involving drones -- is moving to expand operations through its affiliates in East Africa, and that a new charismatic militant leader could emerge there.The US military has long operated a base in Djibouti, in the Horn of Africa, and has already used drones against militants in Somalia.The new Seychelles base, with the Reaper deployment, will allow for more flights and improved operational security, giving the military a better chance at uncovering and destroying al Qaeda training camps in East Africa, officials said. Militants can sometimes spot and track drones that fly over land from the base at Camp Lemonier in Djibouti -- something that will be more difficult at an island base.The Seychelles' capital, Victoria, is about 920 miles (1,480km) east of the southern tip Somalia, and about 650 miles (1,050km) northeast of Madagascar. The new base will help increase surveillance of pirates operating in the waters off Somalia. A senior defense official said the US has not yet used the Reapers deployed in the Seychelles to conduct armed reconnaissance on pirate ships, but the option is open to use the drones to strike at pirates who have mounted attacks.Abdiweli Mohamed Ali, the prime minister of Somalia, said he did not object to US-run drones targeting members of al Shabaab, an Islamic militant group with links to al Qaeda, inside Somalia. But he said he expects to be consulted and have such operations coordinated with his government."One less Shabaab is better for Somalia," said the prime minister, who was appointed in June, in an interview in New York where he was attending the United Nations annual meetings. "We have the same goal and that is to eliminate this extremist threat, first in Somalia and then the rest of the world."He said he would object, however, to the drones killing Somali pirates. "That's a different issue," he said. "These are just disillusioned youths who need an alternative livelihood."Ronald Jumeau, the Seychelles ambassador to the US, said in an interview that his country welcomes the presence of the Reapers. "For the US to base such military material in our country, it shows trust on the side of the United States," he said.Source: The Wall Street Journal

Tuesday, September 20, 2011

UGANDA'S Defence minister in Somalia for talks. Today Somalia's minister of defense Husseing Arab Isse with General contractor visited former Somali defense ministry building( Minister Hussein Arab Isse announced rebuilding Ministry of Defence facility)

UGANDA'S Minister of Defence, Dr. Crispus Kiyonga is in Mogadishu where he is expected to meet the Somalia president Sharif Sheikh Ahmed including his Somali counterpart Somalia's minister of defense Hussein Arab Isse Somali and Somalia national army Commander Major General abdulkadir Sheikh ali Dini and other senior government officials, according to the army spokesperson, Felix Kulaigye.

 UGANDA'S Minister of Defence, Dr. Crispus Kiyonga is in Mogadishu where he is expected to meet the Somalia president Sharif Sheikh Ahmed and other senior government officials, according to the army spokesperson, Felix Kulaigye. Kiyonga flew to Somalia yesterday on a four-day mission during which he would meet the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) officers. He visited the AMISOM main camp in Mogadishu’s Halane neighbourhood yesterday, according to agencies. Kiyonga’s visit to the Somali capital is said to be for assessing the recent military achievements by both the Somali forces and AU peacekeepers. His trip is also aimed at showing Uganda’s continued support for the Somali government, according to sources there. The minister’s visit comes days after the Ugandan infantry commander visited the capital, following AMISOM’s successes against the al-Shabaab militants. Last month, AMISOM pushed al-Shabaab fighters out of their stronghold of Bakara Market in Mogadishu. The insurgents retreated and have since stayed out of the capital.
Today Somalia's minister of defense Husseing Arab Isse with General contractor visited former Somali defense ministry building

(tf.sf- Mogadishu )General contractor arrived at Mogadishu airport and toured key military bases manned by AMISOM and Somali forces in the capital .General contractor  was received by government officials including his Somali counterpart Hussein Arab Isse with  Somalia national army Commander .Somali -American From Ohio Major General abdulkadir Sheikh ali Dini  at Adan Ade international airport in war torn Mogadishu.Somali officials, visited key military bases like former Somali defense ministry building, Jalle Siad, Halane and Villa Baidoa all locate in the war weary Mogadishu.After the tour, Somalia's minister of defense and his Ugandan counterpart held press conference.The visit by the Ugandan delegation in Mogadishu shows how the world is ready to help the horn of Africa nation, Hussein Arab Isse told reporters.He says these developments came after the Somali army successfully forced Al shabaab to abandon the capital after years of insurgency. new military camps will be opened in the Somali capital where AMISOM and transitional government soldiers will be trained.It is know that Ugandan and Burundian forces in the capital are helping Somali forces and it is worthy-mentioning that they together managed to dislodge Al shabaab from Mogadishu.

Today Somalia's minister of defense Husseing Arab Isse  with General contractor. visited former Somali defense ministry building.Somalia national Army Commander Major General abdulkadir Sheikh ali Dini  give a tour of the facility (Villa Baidoa).Somali defense ministry building. General abdulkadir consulted with his counterpar Hussein Arab Isse  on projects to start somali  Ministry of Defense Renovation and Construction

( Minister Hussein Arab Isse announced rebuilding Ministry of Defence  facility)
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Somali kids win weapons in Quran contest

 terrorist Sheikh Mukhtar Robow  presenting the awards   terrorist websites/forums are still up  Pics from Somali Al Qaeda  jihad  Website..when we are giong to shut down ?
MOGADISHU, Somalia—An Islamist insurgent-run radio station in Somalia says it is awarding guns, bombs and books to three children in a Quran recital contest

An Islamist-backed radio station in Somalia has awarded assault rifles and hand grenades to the winners of a children's Qur'an recital competition.
Andalus radio, which is run by al-Shabaab militia, said on Monday that the first prize was an AK-47 and £450. The runner-up received an AK-47 and £320, while the child who came third received two F1 hand grenades and £250. The three children also received religious books.Pictures of the senior Islamist leader and spokesman Sheikh Mukhtar Robow presenting the awards in Elasha Biyaha, about 11 miles from Mogadishu, were posted on an rebel-affiliated website.Al-Shabaab controls much of southern Somalia and is trying to overthrow the transitional government in Mogadishu. Designated a terrorist organisation by several western governments, the group has links to al-Qaida and practises an extreme version of Islam.In certain areas al-Shabaab leaders have banned musical ringtones, films, football broadcasts, dancing at weddings and even shop signs written in English or Somali, rather than Arabic. Punishments include double amputations and stonings. The rebels have also systematically recruited children under 15 to fight for them, according to Amnesty International.The Qur'an recital contest has been running for three years and takes place after Ramadan. The two previous award ceremonies have occurred in Kismayo, an al-Shabaab stronghold on the far southern coast. In 2009, prizes included hand grenades, anti-tank mines and an AK-47. The winners of that contest were between 17 and 20 years old.The age of the winners of this year's competition, who represented the towns of Elasha Biyaha, Kismayo and Mogadishu, are not known.Radio Andalus takes it name from Andalusia in southern Spain, which was part of the Islamic empire at various times between the eighth and 15th centuries.via  Guardian

Monday, September 19, 2011

BACKGROUND: Al Shabaab seeks recruits abroad

Al-Shabaab, Somalia’s most dangerous rebel group, is fighting to depose the UN-supported provisional government, and to replace it with a hard-line Islamic state.

The organisation controls the south of Somalia and it had control of much of the capital Mogadishu, but it withdrew from there recently.
Al-Shabaab is known to recruit members and fighters around the world, and it has hundreds of foreign jihadists among its ranks.
The Nordic Countries have always been a target of recruitment activities, says MP Pekka Haavisto (Green). He has worked in the Horn of Africa with the UN and as an expert for the Finnish Ministry for Foreign Affairs.
He notes that in one case, a Somali who had been recruited from Denmark carried out a suicide attack in Mogadishu. “He felt that he had been living an unworthy life in Denmark, and was looking for a fast track to paradise”, Haavisto recalls.
“In Norway, a taxi driver might say that he is a supporter of al-Shabaab.”
Haavisto adds that none of the Somalis that he has met in Finland have voiced support the organisation.
Al-Shabaab has vowed loyalty to the al-Qaeda terror network. The organisation is seen as an umbrella group for several smaller groups. It has set up an administration in the city of Kismayo.
It gets money from Saudi Islamist networks, and probably from Yemen and Pakistan as well.
The group conducted its first attack outside Somalia in July last year, when a bomb exploded in the Ugandan capital Uganda, killing 76 people. Uganda has soldiers in Somalia as part of the African Union peacekeeping operation.
A year ago an explosion in the centre of the Somali capital Mogadishu killed 30 people, including several Members of Parliament.

Its targets have included deliveries of aid to areas suffering from drought.

Al-Shabaab has also clashed with other rebel groups in Somalia.

The Hizbul Islam group does not approve of al-Shabaab’s links with al-Qaeda.
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Kidnapped wife kept on the move as she defies the killers by refusing food. Kidnapped Briton likely in Somali village

UPDATE ON The remote hut where British publisher was murdered and his wife kidnapped... but was pirate gang tipped off by hotel worker? UK Special Forces are now joining the hunt for Mrs Tebbutt amid fears she has been taken by Al-Qaeda linked Al-Shabab.Kidnapped Briton possibly in Somalia.Kenyan police detain suspect over death, kidnap of Britons
Deaf Brit was 'kicking and screaming' as armed bandits dragged her ashore

Kidnapped British tourist Judith Tebbutt is still refusing food and defying her captors who are continually moving her to different locations, sources in Somalia claimed today.Her desperate ordeal is now a week old and there are fears she will become caught up in a fresh military offensive against Islamist insurgents in the lawless country.Residents reported explosions, believed to be bombs dropped by Kenyan or U.S. helicopters, in the Kismayo area of Somalia where the 56-year-old mother of one was brought ashore 'kicking and screaming' last Monday after she was seized and her husband David shot dead at their Kenyan beach lodge.Read more:
Kidnapped Briton likely in Somali village

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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