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Al-Shabaab execute al-Amriki
Somaliland Sun ^ | April 14, 2012 | Somaliland Sun

Posted on 04/15/2012 12:44:50 AM PDT by JerseyanExile

The al-Qaeda-allied group al-Shabaab executed US-born jihadist Omar Hammami on April 5th, according to unconfirmed Somali media reports.

Hammami, known as Abu Mansour al-Amriki, said he feared for his life from other al-Shabaab leaders because of strategic and ideological differences in a statement released last month.

According to Somalia's Gedo Online, Hammami was the only one absent from a recent meeting attended by top al-Shabaab leaders in Baraawe.

Al-Shabaab reportedly hunted down Hammami after he left Marka in the Lower Shabelle region. He was reportedly beheaded on the spot and buried somewhere between Marka and Baraawe.

According to the report, the alleged execution angered some al-Shabaab leaders, who accused al-Shabaab leader Ahmed Abdi Godane of ordering the execution.

A group of foreign fighters and other top al-Shabaab members, including Fuad Mohamed Khalaf, also known as Fuad Shongoole, reportedly fled to the Galgala Mountains following the news of the execution.

Other leaders who left upon hearing the news include Hassan Dahir Aweys and Mukhtar Robow, Gedo Online reported.

Aweys recently accused other al-Shabaab leaders, including Godane, of shedding the blood of Muslims and murdering innocent civilians in the name of Islam. He described the actions of al-Shabaab's leaders as far removed from Islam.

Somali analysts say the al-Qaeda affiliated al-Shabaab group is on the verge of splintering due to deepening internal divisions exacerbated by recent military setbacks.


TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: ahmedabdigodane; alamriki; alqaeda; alshabaab; hammami; somalia

1 posted on 04/15/2012 12:44:59 AM PDT by JerseyanExile
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To: JerseyanExile

Say hi to Osama!


2 posted on 04/15/2012 1:01:25 AM PDT by Slings and Arrows (You can't have Ingsoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: Slings and Arrows; Yehuda; dennisw; Nachum
He was reportedly beheaded on the spot and buried somewhere between Marka and Baraawe.

Oh nos!

A brutal end to jihadi rap.

Hip hop? Chop chop! (Hmmm, Dr. Seuss material)

3 posted on 04/15/2012 1:21:25 AM PDT by Ezekiel (The Obama-nation began with the Inauguration of Desolation.)
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To: JerseyanExile

Or they just pretend to be dead so no one looks for them.


4 posted on 04/15/2012 1:23:48 AM PDT by DB
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To: Slings and Arrows

“Say hi to Osama!”
Say hi to Osama in hell.
(there, fixed it)


5 posted on 04/15/2012 3:43:12 AM PDT by Joe Boucher ((FUBO) Hey Mitt, F-you too pal)
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To: JerseyanExile

See......even if you convert to this blood-soaked “religion”, even if you adopt their murderously insane dogma of “jihad”....even if you become a LEADER of jihadis.....they’ll still saw your noggin off.

Take a hint, world. These are subhuman demons. Stay away.


6 posted on 04/15/2012 3:43:38 AM PDT by RightOnline (I am Andrew Breitbart!)
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To: JerseyanExile; AdmSmith

It’s taken 10 days for that news to come out?
Hope it’s true


7 posted on 04/15/2012 4:10:18 AM PDT by nuconvert ( Khomeini promised change too // Hail, Chairman O)
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To: JerseyanExile

“And they that rolleth a stone, it shall return upon them”


8 posted on 04/15/2012 4:12:43 AM PDT by Jimmy Valentine (DemocRATS - when they speak, they lie; when they are silent, they are stealing the American Dream)
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To: JerseyanExile

If true...Bwahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahaha!


9 posted on 04/15/2012 4:41:54 AM PDT by hal ogen (1st Amendment or Reeducation Camp?)
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To: JerseyanExile

ALAHU REBAR !


10 posted on 04/15/2012 4:45:49 AM PDT by Candor7 (Obama fascist info....http://www.americanthinker.com/2009/05/barack_obama_the_quintessentia_1.html)
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To: JerseyanExile
Looks like he lost his head.

Meh.

High School Senior left, Jihadi Right.

Photobucket

11 posted on 04/15/2012 4:53:25 AM PDT by Candor7 (Obama fascist info....http://www.americanthinker.com/2009/05/barack_obama_the_quintessentia_1.html)
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To: Joe Boucher

It seemed redundant.


12 posted on 04/15/2012 5:02:30 AM PDT by Slings and Arrows (You can't have Ingsoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: JerseyanExile

‘Hope his mom and dad are real proud


13 posted on 04/15/2012 5:05:26 AM PDT by freeangel ( (free speech is only good until someone else doesn't like it)
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To: JerseyanExile
Aweys recently accused other al-Shabaab leaders, including Godane, of shedding the blood of Muslims and murdering innocent civilians in the name of Islam.

And his point was what, exactly?

Isn't murdering innocent civilians in the name of Islam kind of what it's all about for them? And, aren't they all in favor of shedding the blood of Muslims, as long as it is Muslims who are doing the killing?

Get with the program, dude...

14 posted on 04/15/2012 5:15:31 AM PDT by Zeppo ("Happy Pony is on - and I'm NOT missing Happy Pony")
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To: Candor7

Beheading gung-ho Western jihad volunteers is a great recruiting tool.


15 posted on 04/15/2012 6:04:08 AM PDT by Travis McGee (www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com)
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To: Zeppo

He was real surprised that islam wasn’t so tolerant after all.

Dumb ass, say hi to Osama in hell!


16 posted on 04/15/2012 6:05:30 AM PDT by Travis McGee (www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com)
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To: JerseyanExile

How about a candidate that we can support?


17 posted on 04/15/2012 6:16:41 AM PDT by IbJensen (We now have a government requiring citizens prove they are insured but not that they are citizens.)
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To: IbJensen

The comment was made in reference to the FR posted vid.


18 posted on 04/15/2012 6:18:06 AM PDT by IbJensen (We now have a government requiring citizens prove they are insured but not that they are citizens.)
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To: JerseyanExile
did they saw his head off??? one can only hope
19 posted on 04/15/2012 6:18:29 AM PDT by Chode (American Hedonist - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: nuconvert

His video

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7mvXeMwztYg


20 posted on 04/15/2012 6:20:15 AM PDT by AdmSmith (GCTGATATGTCTATGATTACTCAT)
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To: AdmSmith

hmm...well, he was right about being in danger.


21 posted on 04/15/2012 6:30:36 AM PDT by nuconvert ( Khomeini promised change too // Hail, Chairman O)
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To: nuconvert

Kebab twitter account
https://twitter.com/#!/HSMPress
check the one from March 19

All reports of #AlAmriki’s arrest are false and intended purely for propaganda purposes. Beware of such inaccurate reports


22 posted on 04/15/2012 6:38:37 AM PDT by AdmSmith (GCTGATATGTCTATGATTACTCAT)
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To: JerseyanExile

Well if you lay down with dogs.........


23 posted on 04/15/2012 6:41:52 AM PDT by Robe (Rome did not create a great empire by talking, they did it by killing all those who opposed them)
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To: AdmSmith

Might have been false on Mar 19th. He wasn’t beheaded until Apr. 5th (supposedly)


24 posted on 04/15/2012 6:46:42 AM PDT by nuconvert ( Khomeini promised change too // Hail, Chairman O)
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To: nuconvert

Guess that the rumors of his death got a head start.

Nothing to lose his head over, though.


25 posted on 04/15/2012 7:04:38 AM PDT by Zeppo ("Happy Pony is on - and I'm NOT missing Happy Pony")
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To: AdmSmith

It’s interesting that he briefly breaks into english. Who’s benefit is that for? His parents? Other english speaking jihadis?


26 posted on 04/15/2012 7:25:34 AM PDT by nuconvert ( Khomeini promised change too // Hail, Chairman O)
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To: nuconvert

Probably a message to other “foreigners” in Shabaab:

There have long been disputes within al Shabaab about how fanatic one should be and these arguments have caused the organization to split into factions. Since news of Amriki’s death began spreading, so have rumors of other al Shabaab leaders are fleeing, fearful that the hardliners that killed Amriki (by beheading him) will come looking for other moderates.

Some al Shabaab leaders have openly urged their followers to head north, to Puntland (self-governing northeast Somalia), where there are some areas, or at least villages, controlled by Islamic conservative gunmen. But most people in Puntland oppose al Shabaab and will fight to keep Islamic terrorists out.

The most fanatic al Shabaab men are foreigners, and they can either flee to Yemen (which over a hundred have done), or try to survive in Somalia. That is becoming increasingly difficult. Al Shabaab has made too many enemies, and the fanaticism of the foreign Islamic terrorists has made lots of enemies in Somalia. This has also caused an increasing number of desertions by less fanatic Somali members. Al Shabaab is definitely in decline, but it still has several hundred hardcore members, and several thousand supporters (many of them armed, although less and less enthusiastic.)

http://www.strategypage.com/qnd/somalia/articles/20120415.aspx


27 posted on 04/15/2012 7:43:59 AM PDT by AdmSmith (GCTGATATGTCTATGATTACTCAT)
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To: AdmSmith
So much for the idea of Muslim Jihad “solidarity”.

Who is the most holy of the Muslim Jihad fighters? Ah, you disagree, behead the accursed apostate!

Interesting group of fanatics these Jihadist murderers.

28 posted on 04/15/2012 11:05:23 AM PDT by MasterGunner01 (11)
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To: All

Killed again...allegedly:

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/2565378/posts

Update:

http://www.longwarjournal.org/archives/2013/09/shabaab_kills_americ.php

“Shabaab kills American jihadist Omar Hammami and British fighter”

By BILL ROGGIO
September 12, 2013

SNIPPET: “Several Somalis in Bay province said that a large Shabaab force attacked Hammami and his small group of followers who were hiding out in a village near Dinsoor, the BBC reported. An Egyptian known as Khadap al Masri, who was with Hammami, is said to have surrendered to Shabaab forces.

Shabaab forces reportedly took the bodies of Hammami and al Britani from the scene of the attack. Shabaab has not officially claimed credit for the attack, but unnamed Shabaab officials are said to have confirmed Hammami’s death.

Hammami is said to have granted an Interview with Voice of America Somalia more than a week ago. In the interview, he said he had renounced his ties to Shabaab and al Qaeda but still considered himself a “terrorist.”

Hammami, who is better known as Abu Mansour al Amriki, is the most well-known foreign fighter in Somalia. Hammami occupied a prominent place in Shabaab’s propaganda arm. He also served as a recruiter, financier, and military commander. He was even seen with Shabaab’s top leaders at a public eulogy for slain al Qaeda emir and founder Osama bin Laden in May 2011. The US added him to the list of specially designated global terrorists for his ties to al Qaeda in July 2011 and offered a $5 million reward for information leading to his captured in March 2013.”


29 posted on 09/13/2013 1:36:46 AM PDT by Cindy
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