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Eritrea Pledges Support to Somalia Government

We'll never forget the solidarity of the Somali people and government to our struggle
We’ll never forget the solidarity of the Somali people and government during and after our struggle

By TesfaNews,

The Government of the State of Eritrea has thrown its full support and recognition towards the unity, sovereignty and territorial integrity of Somalia under the Federal Government of President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud.

According to Eritrean diplomat at the UN, it is now official that Eritrea recognizes the Federal government of Somalia as the legitimate representative of the people of Somalia.

Sources at the UN Security Council suggests that Eritrea has notified Council members about the said ‘recognition‘ in an informal way when it presents its statement during the informal consultation on July 12 with the Security Council Committee concerning Somalia and Eritrea.  Continue reading Eritrea Pledges Support to Somalia Government

UN Somali “Surge” vs. Al Shabab Expansion

“Damn those Al-Shabab, Damn all those ungrateful Somalis! has become the West’s not so silent Lament,”  Thomas C Mountain

The lesson never learned in Somalia is you cannot defeat an entire population by force

By Thomas C. Mountain,

In a worrying sign for the powers that be in the west, the Somali national resistance under the umbrella of AlShabab has made its first major breakthrough in the northern region of Somalia by bringing into its folds the Islamic Resistance in Puntland.

With Al Shabab this past year having unified all the major resistance movement in central and southern Somalia and with talks ongoing between Al-Shabab Continue reading UN Somali “Surge” vs. Al Shabab Expansion

Al-Shabaab Changes its name and Strategy

Hizbul Islam Leadership led by Dahir Aweys took over the role of leadership for the newly branded Al-Shabaab organization called Islamic Authority

By TesfaNews,

The nationalist factions of Somali Islamist group Al-Shabaab have announced the change of their organization name to Imaarah Islamiyah – meaning ‘Islamic Authority’ following several days of meetings in Baidoa.

Except the leader of Al-Shabaab, Ahmed Abdi Godane (Abu Zubeyr), all prominent members like Sheikh Ali Dhere, Sheikh Mukhtar Robow (Abu Mansoor), Fu’ad Shongole and Sheikh Hassan Dahir Aweys attended the meeting. Continue reading Al-Shabaab Changes its name and Strategy