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It was offensive to the president because the president was "a national president" and not a local official, the presiding judge said. Somaliland, a former British protectorate, declared unilateral independence from Somalia in 1991 as the regime of Mohamed Siad Barre collapsed, but has not been ...
Mohamed Siad Barre had been sitting in the drivers seat in Somalia since 1969, but 1991 marked his forceful exit. Few had predicted at the time that his departure would drag Somalia into decades of uncertainty, calamity and lead to the collapse of the state. The United Nations swiftly embarked on ...

During this week, warlike actions ocurred as a result of an ongoing crisis that began in 1991, when a rebel alliance overthrew then president Mohamed Siad Barre. Six people died Friday, two of them soldiers, and several were injured in a couple of explosions in this capital. The first detonation happened in a control post ... Armed Conflict
That organization operates on central and southern territories of Somalia, from which it launches attacks against civilian and government facilities. Somalia is facing a state of civil war as well as a military, political and social government turmoil since the overthrow of president Mohamed Siad Barre in 1991, and since ... Terrorists
Having borne the brunt of the Somali dictator Mohamed Siad Barre's violence against insurgents and dissidents, the Somali National Movement (SNM) and clan elders agreed that Somaliland (re)declare its independence. In the centre of the capital, Hargeisa, is the 18 May independence memorial, ... Terrorists
... about the life of Ethiopians in Cuba during their studies there, when many of them were still younger than 12 years. The victory in Ogaden, on March 15th, 1978, ended with the invasion of Somalia, the President of which, Mohamed Siad Barre, sought to control Ethiopia and much of the Horn of African, to establish a single ... Terrorists

Having borne the brunt of the Somali dictator Mohamed Siad Barre's violence against insurgents and dissidents, the Somali National Movement (SNM) and clan elders agreed that Somaliland (re)declare its independence. In the centre of the capital, Hargeisa, is the 18 May independence memorial, ... Terrorists
The SPF was an official branch of the Somali National Armed Forces (SNAF) until 1991, when Mohamed Siad Barre, former president of Somalia and SNAF commander-in-chief, was overthrown. (Today, the SPF is still part of the armed forces.) Barre, like many other military rulers of the past and present, ... Terrorists
Somalia has been mired by security problems since 1991 when war lords toppled dictator Mohamed Siad Barre. Backed by the African Union force AMISOM, the government is struggling to defeat an Islamist insurgency by the al Shabaab group. Al Shabaab wants to topple the government and establish its ... Terrorists
A Somali television journalist was killed in a car bombing in the capital Mogadishu on Monday, an editor for the TV station and local authorities said. Mohamed Ibrahim Gabow had borrowed the car from a friend, Mohamed Moalim Mustaf, an editor at Kalsan TV, told Reuters. "Unexpectedly it exploded and ... Terrorists
Somalia is facing yet another major crisis as the United States steps up its drone attack and combat operations in this Horn of Africa state. Drone attacks are promoted by the Defense Department and the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) as an effective means of targeting so-called “terrorists” without ... Terrorists
1991 – Mohamed Siad Barre is removed from power in Somalia, ending centralized government, and is succeeded by Ali Mahdi. 1992 – Boris Yeltsin announces that Russia will stop targeting United States cities with nuclear weapons. 1998 – Lewinsky scandal: On American television, U.S. President Bill ... Terrorists
... when clan-based warlords overthrew authoritarian ruler Mohamed Siad Barre then turned on each other. In recent years, regional administrations headed by the Mogadishu-based federal government have emerged, and African Union peacekeepers supporting Somali troops have gradually clawed back ... Terrorists
Even though the attack, for which Al Shabaab claimed responsibility, was the deadliest Somalia has seen in decades, the country has long witnessed such acts of terror since Mohamed Siad Barre was ousted from power in 1991. He had been president since he captured power in a coup in 1969. His ouster ... Terrorists
The General was the fourth in rank of the police force in Somalia whilst General Mohamed Abshir was the higest in rank in the police force followed by General Mohamed Siad Barre and General Abdalla Sandhere as the third in rank of the police force. General Hersi showed no sympathy to the Somaliland ... Terrorists
It was during the regime of ruthless dictator Mohamed Siad Barre that the North (modern-day Somaliland) decided it had enough, and launched the SNM, its rebel movement. In May 1991, Somaliland unilaterally declared independence, having succeeded in exiling the dictator and his military forces. Terrorists
Rebels loyal to Yemeni Huthis have threatened to attack the self-declared Republic of Somaliland for supporting their enemies. The rebels, in a social media video message read by hooded fighters, say they were aware of Somaliland intending to provide a military base to the United Arab Emirates (UAE). Terrorists

In the late 1980s, the area was the target of attacks from Somalia's central government and its dictator, Mohamed Siad Barre. Hargeisa, Somaliland's main city, was flattened and an estimated 200,000 people were killed in what many say was genocide. In the ensuing chaos, Ahmed and his family were ... Terrorists
The MIAF partnered with the Hargeisa-based Redsea Cultural Foundation (RCF) earlier this year to support both established and upcoming music professionals in a region where the dictatorial regime of Mohamed Siad Barre between 1969 and 1991 led to a devastating civil war that saw all art forms, ... Terrorists
... cast by more than 700,000 registered voters across the six regions of Somaliland. The new leader, a former Airforce pilot in the Somali government of General Mohamed Siad Barre which was toppled in 1991, months before Somaliland's unilateral declaration of independence from the rest of the Country. Terrorists
A Somali television journalist was killed in a car bombing in the capital Mogadishu on Monday, an editor for the TV station and local authorities said. Mohamed Ibrahim Gabow had borrowed the car from a friend, Mohamed Moalim Mustaf, an editor at Kalsan TV, told Reuters. "Unexpectedly it exploded and ... Terrorists
The military regime led by General Mohamed Siad Barre committed serious human rights violations. In 1991 the government collapsed after a decade of a bloody war. Somaliland announced its separation when the government of Siad Barre collapsed. Somaliland has a working political system based on a ... Terrorists
Once a commercial powerhouse known for its strategic access to trade routes through the Arabian Peninsula, Persia, India and beyond, the country has witnessed near-nonstop tumult since the overthrow of post-colonial revolutionary strongman Mohamed Siad Barre in 1991. The victorious rebel coalition ... Terrorists
On the 6th day of the assassination of the president (on 21 October 1969), Egal's civilian government was toppled in a bloodless military coup led by General Mohamed Siad Barre. Egal was arrested and languished in jail for the next twenty years. The military junta took advantage of longstanding of general ... Terrorists
Even though the attack, for which Al Shabaab claimed responsibility, was the deadliest Somalia has seen in decades, the country has long witnessed such acts of terror since Mohamed Siad Barre was ousted from power in 1991. He had been president since he captured power in a coup in 1969. His ouster ... Terrorists
Incumbent President Aden Abdulle Osman graciously ceded the 1967 election to Abdirashid Ali Shermarke. Somalia's democratic trailblazing in Africa came to a halt in 1969, however, when Gen. Mohamed Siad Barre seized power in a coup. Siad Barre ruled the country until his ouster in 1991, when a civil ... Terrorists
Immediately after the assassination of former President Shermarke on October 15, 1969, Mohamed Siad Barre led a military coup which seized ... Terrorists
... embargo on Somalia in 1992 to cut the flow of weapons to feuding warlords, who, a year earlier, had ousted dictator Mohamed Siad Barre. Terrorists
Despite Somalia's ongoing insecurity, sparked by the overthrow of former President Mohamed Siad Barre in the early 1990s, Somalis say ... Terrorists
At the end Mohamed Siad Barre's tenure as President in 1991, a period of almost two decades in which Somalia underwent significant social ... Terrorists
Somalia descended into conflict following the ouster of President Mohamed Siad Barre in 1991, prompting the deployment of a U.S.-led United ... Terrorists
... talents abroad to help often seedy foreign leaders like Philippine dictator Ferdinand Marcos, Somalia's Mohamed Siad Barre, Jonas Savimbi ... Terrorists
... of Somali Police Force from 1958 to early 1969 until the Military coup of Gen Mohamed Siad Barre, who was overthrown by Warlords in 1991. Terrorists
In 1969, following the assassination of President Abdirashid Ali Shermarke, Somali National Army General Mohamed Siad Barre seized power ... Terrorists
Mohamed Siad Barre built on that when he came to power in 1969, nearly a decade after independence. His military regime took control of the ... Terrorists
Mohamed Siad Barre built on that when he came to power in 1969, nearly a decade after independence. His military regime took control of the ... Terrorists
1969 - Mohamed Siad Barre leads a bloodless coup and becomes dictator. 1977-1978 - Somalia invades the Ogaden region of Ethiopia. Terrorists
1969 - Mohamed Siad Barre leads a bloodless coup and becomes dictator. 1977-1978 - Somalia invades the Ogaden region of Ethiopia. Terrorists
... to expand the port of Bossaso city, saying it is one of the legacies of former Somali military regime led by late Gen Mohamed Siad Barre. Terrorists
Seven people were killed and dozens more wounded on Thursday when a car packed with explosives detonated outside a restaurant in ... Terrorists
The aim was to cut the flow of weapons to feuding clan warlords, who a year earlier had ousted military dictator Mohamed Siad Barre. In 2013 ... Terrorists
Mogadishu, Sep 18 (Prensa Latina) The Somali militia Al Shabab currently controls the central city of Kalabeir after an attack on the military base that left six ... Terrorists
Somalia has been without a functioning central authority since the 1991 ousting of strongman Mohamed Siad Barre. Subsequent governments ... Terrorists
... of Somalia under the former military regime led by Mohamed Siad Barre who had been overthrown by armed clan Warlords in 1991. Terrorists
Somalia has been without a functioning central authority since the 1991 ousting of strongman Mohamed Siad Barre. Subsequent governments ... Terrorists
... to expand the port of Bossaso city, saying it is one of the legacies of former Somali military regime led by late Gen Mohamed Siad Barre. Terrorists
Seven people were killed and dozens more wounded on Thursday when a car packed with explosives detonated outside a restaurant in ... Terrorists
The aim was to cut the flow of weapons to feuding clan warlords, who a year earlier had ousted military dictator Mohamed Siad Barre. In 2013 ... Terrorists
Somalia has been plunged in a state of intermittent war since 1991, when guerrilla alliances overthrew President Mohamed Siad Barre. Terrorists
Somalia has been without a functioning central authority since the 1991 ousting of strongman Mohamed Siad Barre. Subsequent governments ... Terrorists


 

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