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  • Obama toasts failed African socialist (as a role model)

    07/01/2013 2:56:55 PM PDT · by markomalley · 23 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 7/1/2013 | Neil Munro
    President Barack Obama toasted the founding dictator of post-colonial Tanzania on Monday, who collectivized the nation’s low-tech agricultural sector, established a one-party state and left that African nation’s economy in ruins.“[Y]ou might say an American child is my child. We might say a Tanzanian child is my child,” Obama said after quoting the Tanzanian saying “my neighbor’s child is my child.”“In this way, both of our nations will be looking after all of our children and we’ll be living out the vision of President [Julius] Nyerere,” Obama continued. “The core values that he proclaimed for Tanzania also describe what both our...
  • Somali Muslims March Through Upscale MN Town – Threaten to Rape Homeowner (VIDEO)

    07/06/2016 3:24:32 PM PDT · by Hojczyk · 118 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | July 6,2016 | Jim Hoft
    A mob of up to 30 young Somali men paraded through one of Minneapolis’ more upscale neighborhoods last week, yelling disparaging comments and threats against homeowners. A female resident of the neighborhood, obviously shaken in a TV interview, related how she was screamed at by a Somali man who threatened to kidnap and rape her. “They were screaming at the house that they were going to kidnap you and they were going to rape you,” one Minneapolis resident told KSTP TV. “It was a very traumatizing experience.” Somalis living in Minneapolis are almost all Sunni Muslims, and residents of the...
  • Watch: Journalists Punched, Kicked, And Rammed With Car In Sweden’s ‘Little Mogadishu’ No-Go Zone

    03/20/2016 2:41:26 PM PDT · by Mr. Mojo · 34 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 20 Mar 2016 | LIAM DEACON
    An Australian TV station has released a shocking report showing its crew being attacked by masked men in a Stockholm suburb known as ‘Little Mogadishu’ due to its primarily Somali population. Since the report was filmed last month, Swedish police have dropped all charges, despite the migrants throwing missile and punches, fly kicking the journalist, and even running one over with a car. The Channel Nine crew and high-profile Australian news correspondent, Liz Hayes, had traveled to the Swedish capital to investigate how the migrant “overload” has affected Swedish society. Upon entering a migrant area, Rinkeby, they were quick to...
  • Somalia’s First Female Presidential Candidate Vows to Negotiate With Al Shabaab

    07/01/2016 6:31:13 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 18 replies
    okayafrica.com ^ | 07/01/2016
    Dayib was born in Thika, Kenya where her mother migrated after losing her kids. They were deported back to Somalia in 1989. When the civil war started in Somalia in 1990 Dayib fled to Finland with her sibling as unaccompanied minors. Here she spent 26 years as a refugee but always with her Somali roots in mind. ... "Unfortunately, we do not have the military means to win the fight with Al-Shabaab. We do not have the financial means to do that. We do not have the ideological means to do that. Therefore, the only option for us is to...
  • Sources: Obama to reveal civilian deaths from drones

    07/01/2016 9:14:31 AM PDT · by McGruff · 23 replies
    Fox News ^ | July 01, 2016
    President Barack Obama is expected to disclose as early as Friday the number of civilians killed in U.S. military and CIA drone strikes in Pakistan, Yemen and Africa since he took office and will issue an executive order that makes protecting civilians a more integral part of planning U.S. military operations, according to activists and other individuals familiar with the report. The White House is to disclose the casualties with a range of numbers indicating that an estimated 100 civilians have been inadvertently killed by 500 drone strikes since 2009. The estimate is said to cover drone strikes in Pakistan,...
  • Somalia: Tributes to minister killed in al-Shabab hotel attack

    06/26/2016 12:32:11 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 2 replies
    bbc ^ | 06/25/2016
    The UN envoy in Somalia described Environment Minister Buri Mohamed Hamza as "passionate advocate". He was among at least 15 people killed at the hotel. Al-Shabab launches frequent attacks in a bid to oust the UN-backed government. But witnesses said the militants shot randomly at guests in the hotel, often used by politicians and tourists. A gun battle then erupted between Somali forces and the attackers. Michael Keating, the UN special representative in Somalia, condemned the "atrocious attack". "The death of minister Hamza is very saddening. He was a passionate advocate for Somalia's natural environment and was fighting against its...
  • Mogadishu: Al Shabaab militants claim hotel attack in Somalia that leaves at least 15 dead

    06/26/2016 4:20:25 AM PDT · by nuconvert · 9 replies
    ABC ^ | 6-25-16
    At least 15 people have been killed in an attack on a hotel in the Somali capital Mogadishu that was swiftly claimed by Al-Qaeda-affiliated Al Shabaab militants, police said. The death toll includes guards, civilians and militants. The assault was led by a suicide attacker driving a car laden with explosives The attack began at 4:30 pm (11:30 pm AEST) with a powerful blast followed by heavy gunfire, an AFP journalist and a witness said. The Naasa Hablood hotel in southern Mogadishu is often used by politicians and members of the Somali diaspora visiting the city.
  • REFUGEES SENDING 'SUITCASES OF WELFARE CASH' HOME TO SOMALIA

    06/25/2016 7:43:27 PM PDT · by Whenifhow · 53 replies
    WND ^ | May 18 2016 | LEO HOHMANN
    Men and women pulling “suitcases full of cash” started showing up at Seattle’s Sea-Tac Airport last year holding tickets for international flights bound for Africa. Transporting large amounts of cash overseas is perfectly legal. But it was who was carrying the money … and where it was going that caught the attention of law enforcement, according to a report by KING 5, the local NBC affiliate for western Washington. Those hauling the cash-laden cases were Somali-Americans who’d come to this country as refugees. They routinely send money back to Somalia. And many of the greenbacks headed to the jihadist-infested East...
  • HUGE EXPLOSION AT HOTEL IN SOMALI CAPITAL; GUNMEN INSIDE

    06/25/2016 7:46:12 AM PDT · by dynachrome · 128 replies
    AP ^ | 6-25-16 | ABDI GULED
    MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) -- A suicide bomber detonated an explosives-laden vehicle at the gate of a Mogadishu hotel, followed by a second explosion heard inside the hotel as gunmen fought their way inside, police said Saturday. At least four bodies were seen outside the hotel, one officer said.
  • Big blast rocks Mogadishu hotel

    06/25/2016 7:47:18 AM PDT · by orchestra · 12 replies
    BBC ^ | 6/25/2016
    A large explosion has rocked a hotel in the centre of the Somali capital Mogadishu and there is ongoing gunfire after what is suspected to be an al-Shabab attack. The BBC's Ibrahim Aden, in Mogadishu, says the blast hit the Naso Hablod hotel, a mile from the city's airport. There is no word on casualties. Reports say there may have been a second blast. Al-Shabab Islamists frequently carry out attacks in the city in their bid to topple the Western-backed government.
  • Kenya will build a wall to keep herself safe, but we can’t?

    05/04/2016 5:59:27 AM PDT · by jmaroneps37 · 8 replies
    thecoachsteam.com ^ | May 4, 2016 | By Kevin “Coach” Collins
    Fearful of being overrun by Somali Muslim terrorists, Kenya has announced it will build a 435 mile wall on its northeastern border with Somalia. The Kenyan people are not concerned with political correctness or turning Somali savages into voting, contributing “Citizens;” they see their physical safety as more important than being well thought of by Barack Obama and America’s political class. Kenya’s desire to keep al-Shabaab animals away from them has made building a wall a practical and sensible solution for the African nation. Contrary to what American politicians like Ted Cruz’s Vice Presidential selection Carly Fiorina has to say...
  • Obama Admin. On Pace to Issue One Million Green Cards to Migrants from Majority-Muslim Countries

    06/17/2016 9:40:53 AM PDT · by Hojczyk · 58 replies
    Breitbart News ^ | Jue 17,2016 | CAROLINE MAY
    Green cards, or Lawful Permanent Residency, puts immigrants on the path to citizenship and allows for lifetime residency, federal benefits, and work authorization. Included in the totals are refugees, who are required to apply for a green card after one year of residency in the U.S. Unlike other types of immigrants, refugees are immediately eligible for welfare benefits including Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF), food stamps, and Medicaid Green Card Totals, FY09-FY14: Pakistan (102K), Iraq (102K), Bangladesh (90K), Iran (85K), Egypt (56K), Somalia (37K), Uzbekistan (30K), Turkey (26K), Morocco (25K), Jordan (25K), Albania (24K), Afghanistan (21K), Lebanon (20K), Yemen...
  • Somali Muslim OPENS FIRE, TAKES HOSTAGES at Wal-Mart in Texas

    06/14/2016 12:49:06 PM PDT · by Nachum · 56 replies
    Pamela Geller ^ | 6/14/16 | Pamela Geller
    Burying the lede — The suspect, a current or former Walmart employee, was said to be a Somalian man wearing khaki pants, KFDA-TV reports. Police said in a press release at 12:25 local time that no victims had been found inside the building and there is no ongoing shooting “at this moment”. It is not known if anyone was wounded elsewhere. The initial call was for a suspect who was actively shooting inside the store, according to police radio dispatches. You can listen to the initial police and fire radio dispatches below:
  • SWAT: Shooting suspect at Texas Walmart shot, killed by police

    06/14/2016 12:29:44 PM PDT · by TheShaz · 55 replies
    wjla news- ABC News ^ | 6/14/2016 | Jeannie Nguyen, Brooke Self
    3 Somalis took hostages in a Wal*Mart. Texas SWAT solves problem, all hostages are safe. AMARILLO, Texas (KVII) -- The person who reportedly started an active shooter situation at an Amarillo Walmart was shot dead by SWAT officers. According to the APD, there were no confirmed victims suffering from gunshot wounds at the store.
  • Britain: ISIS Supporter Found Guilty of Attempt to Behead Traveller

    06/09/2016 5:34:36 AM PDT · by Michael van der Galien · 14 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 06-09-2016 | Michael van der Galien
    A Somali Muslim has been found guilty of trying to behead a man in London. The attempted murder took place in December last year. Muhiddin Mire -- a 30 year old Brit from Somalia -- attacked a 56-year-old musician Lyle Zimmerman after he walked out of the metro. The incident was filmed on security camera's and a mobile phone from another traveler who continued filming the incident even after Mire swung his blade at him. [VIDEO] While attacking Zimmerman, Mire shouted "this is for Syria," after which he tried to cut off his victim's head. He only failed in this...
  • African Woman Destroys Black/Liberal Praise Of Muhammad Ali With 1 Question

    06/11/2016 9:23:45 AM PDT · by SkyPilot · 37 replies
    Mad World News ^ | 11 June 16 | Mona Walter
    https://youtu.be/jnScuchi_SU
  • Anti-Trump Protester Celebrates Violence Outside San Jose Rally

    06/06/2016 10:55:07 AM PDT · by CreviceTool · 21 replies
    Western Journalism ^ | June 4, 2016 | Jack Davis
    "... an exercise in blame-shifting." A Twitter user going by the name Houdini, who identifies himself as a Black Muslim, has been celebrating his takedown of a white Trump protester during Thursday’s anti-Trump protests in San Jose. Coverage of the man’s self-congratulating publicity on The Gateway Pundit revealed him to be Seyfudin Mohamud, a Somali native who had come to California from Minnesota. He posted selfie videos from the protest, including one in which his clothes match those seen in an ABC News video of violence at the rally.
  • STILL SHOTS=> Black Muslim Chases, Tackles White Trump Supporter – Then Brags on Twitter

    06/03/2016 7:19:16 PM PDT · by boycott · 63 replies
    www.thegatewaypundit.com ^ | 6-3-2016 | Kristinn Taylor
    A poster on Twitter who identifies as a Black Muslim man claims to have been the person seen on news video chasing and tackling a young white male Trump supporter following a Trump rally in San Jose Thursday. Using the Twitter handle “Houdini @sizzle_seyf”, the man posted the news video and retweeted congratulations on his chasing and tackling the Trump supporter. Here are the still images of anti-Trump Muslim “Houdini” chasing and tacking a Trump supporter leaving the rally in San Jose, California.
  • STILL SHOTS=> Black Muslim Chases, Tackles White Trump Supporter After San Jose Rally...

    06/03/2016 2:16:07 PM PDT · by combat_boots · 66 replies
    GP ^ | 6/3/2016 | Kristinn Taylor
    STILL SHOTS=> Black Muslim Chases, Tackles White Trump Supporter After San Jose Rally – Then Brags on Twitter A poster on Twitter who identifies as a Black Muslim man claims to have been the person seen on news video chasing and tackling a young white male Trump supporter following a Trump rally in San Jose Thursday. Using the Twitter handle “Houdini @sizzle_seyf”, the man posted the news video and retweeted congratulations on his chasing and tackling the Trump supporter. Here are the still images of anti-Trump Muslim “Houdini” chasing and tacking a Trump supporter leaving the rally in San Jose,...
  • Black Muslim Chases, Tackles White Trump Supporter After San Jose Rally – Then Brags on Twitter

    06/04/2016 11:56:01 AM PDT · by Mr. Mojo · 75 replies
    The Gateway Pundit ^ | Jun 3rd, 2016 | Kristinn Taylor
    A poster on Twitter who identifies as a Black Muslim man claims to have been the person seen on news video chasing and tackling a young white male Trump supporter following a Trump rally in San Jose Thursday. Using the Twitter handle “Houdini @sizzle_seyf”, the man posted the news video and retweeted congratulations on his chasing and tackling the Trump supporter. Here are the still images of anti-Trump Muslim “Houdini” chasing and tacking a Trump supporter leaving the rally in San Jose, California. Before the Trump rally, Houdini had been posting about “My Ramadan.” https://twitter.com/sizzle_seyf/status/738517345157537793 https://twitter.com/sizzle_seyf/status/738454745434578944 “#ramadanconfessions me and the...
  • Somali Muslim Chases & Tackles Trump Supporter Through San Jose (VIDEO)Somali Muslim Chases Down & A

    06/04/2016 10:27:38 AM PDT · by mericanpatriot · 77 replies
    www.DownstreamPolitics.com ^ | 06/04/2016 | Jack Knox
    A Somali muslim man was caught on video chasing a young Trump supporter through the streets of San Jose before catching and assaulting him. The man identified himself on his social profiles as Seyfudin Mohamud and appears to have moved to the Bay Area from Minnesota, which has a large Somali immigrant population...
  • Facebook Censors Swedish Story About Rapes by Muslim Refugees

    06/04/2016 7:41:30 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 24 replies
    MRC TV ^ | June 2, 2016 | Jeff Dunetz
    Facebook censorship of individual member pages is not just limited to the United States. On Wednesday, Facebook deleted the personal account/page of Ingrid Carlqvist, the Gatestone Institute's Swedish expert. Her offense was posting a video news report she created for Gatestone that discussed an almost 1,500% increase in rapes in Sweden. Ms. Carlqvist suggests the increase of rapes may be attributable to the mass influx of immigrants coming mainly from Muslim countries such as Iraq, Syria and Somalia. Gatestone Institute is a non-partisan; not-for-profit international policy think tank run by former UN Ambassador John Bolton. Carlqvist's video (embedded below) is...
  • He's accused of war crimes in Somalia. Now he works security at a U.S. airport.

    06/01/2016 3:29:49 PM PDT · by Mount Athos · 16 replies
    cnn ^ | June 1, 2016 | Kyra Phillips, Scott Bronstein and Curt Devine, CNN Investigations
    An accused war criminal living in the United States is now working as a security guard at Dulles International Airport near Washington, DC. A CNN investigation found that Yusuf Abdi Ali, who is accused of committing atrocities while he was a military commander during Somalia's brutal civil war, has been living a quiet life near the nation's capital for about 20 years. He is just one of more than 1,000 accused war criminals living and working in the United States. Yusuf Abdi Ali served as a commander in the Barre regime and is accused of terrorizing the Isaaq people, torturing...
  • Blumenthal Emailed Hillary About ‘Setting Up Secret Channels Between Insurgents And Governments’

    10/31/2015 5:58:53 AM PDT · by Whenifhow · 26 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | Oct 30 2015 | Chuck Ross
    Emails released by the State Department on Friday show that Hillary Clintons longtime friend Sidney Blumenthal reached out to her on behalf of a former United Kingdom diplomat who was interested in setting up secret channels between insurgents and governments. Clinton was receptive to the idea which came via Blumenthal from Jonathan Powell, former U.K. Prime Minister Tony Blairs chief of staff. (Quote) Hillary, Jonathan Powell has launched a new NGO that has already initiated some very interesting work below the radar, (Unquote) Blumenthal wrote in the March 18, 2012 email. (Quote)Sid We are trying to replicate what we did...
  • Former US ambassador to Syria: I couldn’t defend US policy any longer

    06/03/2014 12:56:49 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 13 replies
    Hotair ^ | 06/03/2014 | Ed Morrissey
    US Ambassador Robert Ford resigned from his State Department post a month ago, after a long and difficult time as the envoy to Syria. Ford showed great personal courage in his service while Bashar al-Assad instigated attacks on Western embassies and eventually provoked a massive civil war which has turned into a regional threat, thanks to the collapse of his power in large regions of Syria. The collapse of American policy in Syria over the past year was presumed to have prompted Ford’s departure, which he confirms with CNN’s Christiane Amanpour in an interview today.This is interesting for more...
  • Death of Muslim teen was an accident, not a hate crime, police investigation finds

    05/13/2016 9:22:29 AM PDT · by Mr. Mojo · 20 replies
    Seattle Times ^ | May 10, 2016 | Christine Clarridge
    The death of an Islamic teen in December, which fueled wide speculation about an anti-Muslim attack, was the result of a fall that followed the teen’s first use of marijuana, according to a report released Tuesday by Seattle police. Hamza Warsame’s death Dec. 5 drew national attention and sparked widespread speculation that he might have been the victim of an anti-Muslim hate crime, until it was ruled an accident a month later. A report released Tuesday by Seattle police reveals details of the investigation that bolster the conclusion made by the King County Medical Examiner’s Office.
  • Kenya says it will close all refugee camps, displacing 600,000 people

    05/09/2016 1:06:02 PM PDT · by ameribbean expat · 36 replies
    WaPo ^ | 05.08.2016 | Max Bearak
    Kenya’s government announced Friday that it was being “forced by circumstances to reconsider the whole issue of hosting refugees,” which is a huge deal because the country hosts more than 600,000 of them. Three quarters of the refugees in Kenya are from Somalia, many of whom fled a devastating famine between 2010 and 2012. Others have fled the violence that has plagued their home country.
  • He Said He Was 17, but High School Basketball Player May Be Closer to 30

    04/29/2016 11:22:52 AM PDT · by AZLiberty · 16 replies
    New York Times ^ | April 30, 2016 | Christopher Mele
    A South Sudan immigrant and standout basketball player at a Catholic high school in Canada has been arrested after it was revealed that his true age is not 17, but closer to 29, the authorities said.
  • 1.2% of Somalia’s population has been resettled in America

    04/24/2016 5:45:03 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 58 replies
    Creeping Sharia ^ | April 23, 2016
    For all the talk about the security risks of Muslim “refugees” coming from Syria, little is said about another refugee program that has been delivering thousands of Muslims annually to U.S. cities for 33 years. That country is Somalia, which, just like Syria, is a hotbed of Sunni jihad terrorism and warring factions of Shariah-compliant tribal clans. Every president since Ronald Reagan has his fingerprints on the Somali refugee program, but it really found its footing under President Clinton and hasn’t slowed down since. President Obama has, during his more than seven years in office, approved the resettlement of 47,500...
  • The superpowers’ playground ( Djibouti : Africa )

    04/14/2016 7:18:24 AM PDT · by george76 · 2 replies
    The Economist ^ | Apr 9th 2016
    Everyone wants a piece of Djibouti. It’s all about the bases. ... the New Jersey-sized nation. Yet its quiet stability within the volatile Horn of Africa has made the country of just 875,000 people a hub for the world’s superpowers. ... The stars and stripes flutters alongside the runway where military and passenger planes touch down: Camp Lemmonier, America’s only permanent military base in Africa, hosts 4,500 troops and contractors who conduct missions against al-Qaeda in Yemen and al-Shabab in Somalia. The outpost, leased for $60m a year, shares an airstrip with the international airport, ... Djibouti also hosts France’s...
  • Bono: Refugee Crisis ‘Threatens the Very Existence of Europe,’ Could Be a Challenge U.S. President

    04/12/2016 7:31:18 AM PDT · by dennisw · 52 replies
    breitbart ^ | 12 Apr 2016 | by Jeff Poor
    Tuesday on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe,” Bono, the lead vocalist of rock band U2, offered warning about the refugee crisis taking place due to turmoil in the Middle East and in Africa. Bono told “Morning Joe” this crisis threatens the existence of Europe and could be a hurdle for the next president of the United States to overcome. “What I learned from my trip along the border of Somalia and these camps along the borders of Syria saying – but what I learned from that trip with a lot of this work to get undone and furthermore, that it threatens the...
  • American yogurt billionaire: 'Hire more Muslim refugees'

    01/21/2016 1:08:33 PM PST · by b4its2late · 47 replies
    World Net Daily ^ | 1/20/2016 | Leo Hohmann
    Ever wonder why the federal government would be sending hundreds of foreign refugees to a relatively small town in Idaho? Wonder no more. They’re sent there, many of them, to work in the world’s largest yogurt factory. As WND previously reported, Twin Falls is in line to receive about 300 refugees this year, many of them Muslims from Syria. And the state of Idaho, despite its reputation as a mostly white, conservative farm state, has been a popular destination for refugees in recent years. Boise Mayor David Bieter has gone on record as a huge supporter of President Obama’s welcoming...
  • Obama Is Wrong Again=> TRUMP-like Remittance Plan Already in Effect with Somalia

    04/09/2016 9:53:39 AM PDT · by McGruff · 17 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | April 9th, 2016 | Jim Hoft
    On Tuesday Donald Trump announced he would force Mexico to pay for a border wall by threatening to cut off billions of dollars in remittances sent by immigrants living in the United States. Later that day Barack Obama took time to scold Donald Trump on his plan to cut off remittances to Mexico until they fork over the funds to pay for a border wall. Of course, Barack Obama is wrong about this, too. The US already cuts off remittance payments to Somalia. "Following the Sept. 11 terror attacks, Congress passed stricter money-laundering regulations, which caused several large U.S. banks...
  • BBC Radio Drama Gave Tips For Illegal Migrants In Somalia

    03/27/2016 5:11:04 AM PDT · by jamesmu · 13 replies
    A BBC department that produced a radio drama giving practical tips to would-be migrants on how to cross from Somalia to Europe received nearly Ł90 million of British tax payers’ money. The drama, broadcast to Somalia and Kenya at the height of the migrant crisis, featured one character advising a woman to travel only with small luggage to make the illegal crossing easier. Another character is later advised that “this current time is the best opportunity to reach Europe”.
  • US Airstrike Kills 150 Al-Shabaab Militants 1 Year After Terror Group Slaughtered 150 Students

    03/08/2016 9:26:47 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 4 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 03/08/2016 | Stoyan Zaimov
    A major U.S. airstrike has reportedly killed more than 150 al-Shabaab militants in Somalia, the Pentagon confirmed, nearly a year after the Islamic terror group slaughtered almost 150 Christian students in Kenya. "We know they were going to be departing the camp and they posed an imminent threat to U.S. and [African Union] forces," spokesman Captain Jeff Davis said, according to BBC News. "Initial assessments are that more than 150 terrorist fighters were eliminated," he added. The strikes targeted Raso Camp, which is located 120 miles from the capital of Mogadishu, and has been under surveillance for some time now....
  • U.S. airstrike kills more than 150 at Somalia terrorist camp, military says

    The United States launched a series of airstrikes on an al-Shabab training camp in Somalia Saturday, killing 150 militants and averting what a Pentagon official described as an “imminent threat” posed by the group to both U.S. and African Union troops stationed in the war-torn country.
  • U.S. strikes al Shabaab training camp in Somalia, more than 150 killed

    03/07/2016 10:46:43 AM PST · by BeadCounter · 18 replies
    Reuters ^ | Mar 7, 2016 | Phil Stewart
    The weekend strike using both manned and unmanned drone aircraft targeted al Shabaab's "Raso" training camp, a facility about 120 miles north of the capital Mogadishu, the Pentagon said. The U.S. military said it had been monitoring the camp for several weeks before the strike and had gathered intelligence, including about an imminent threat posed by the trainees. "We know they were going to be departing the camp and that they posed an imminent threat to U.S. and to Amisom, African Union mission in Somalia forces, that are in Somalia," said Pentagon spokesman Captain Jeff Davis.
  • CONFIRMED: OBAMA SENT WEAPONS TO MUSLIM TERRORISTS IN BENGHAZI

    02/29/2016 5:24:42 AM PST · by george76 · 102 replies
    FrontPage Magazine ^ | February 28, 2016 | Daniel Greenfield
    One of the few interesting items in the New York Times' whitewash of Hillary and Obama's illegal Libyan war is the confirmation of weapons shipments. ... The story blames the problem on Qatar aiding Jihadists and Obama's unwillingness to defy the terror oil state. But the claim that we had to arm terrorists to fight Qatar's arming of terrorists doesn't hold up too well. Furthermore we already know that US forces were told to turn a blind eye to Qatar's weapons shipments. We could have blocked them instead. ... Qatar was backing the Muslim Brotherhood. Just like Hillary and Obama.
  • MOHAMED "BARRY", OR MOHAMED BARRE?

    What else are they not telling us about Mohamed Barry? Yesterday in Columbus Ohio, a Somali immigrant walked into a restaurant, asked "where the owner was from", and, having been told the owner was from Israel, went back to his car, re-entered the restaurant, and began machete-hacking patrons. Four were injured, and later Mohamed Barry was chased down, and after attempts to subdue him with tasers, police shot him dead. Mohamed "Barry". My first thought was that this is a strange last name for a Somali. So I googled and found that there's a famous Somali former ruler named Mohamed...
  • Was machete attack the work of lone-wolf terrorist? FBI join investigation after 'Somali national'

    02/12/2016 3:33:58 PM PST · by traumer · 29 replies
    The FBI has joined the investigation into the machete-wielding man who stormed into an Ohio restaurant and attacked customers at dinner tables before being shot and killed by police. Four people were injured in the attack at Nazareth Restaurant and Deli, a Mediterranean restaurant owned by an Israeli man in Columbus, on Thursday. The victims were taken to an area hospital and are expected to recover, as the suspected attacker, Mohamed Barry, 30, was fatally shot by police. Columbus police Sgt. Rich Weiner said of the attacker: 'There was no rhyme or reason as to who he was going after.'...
  • Terror in Ohio: Was Restaurant Targeted In Machete Attack Because of Israeli Owner?

    02/12/2016 1:16:39 PM PST · by BigEdLB · 26 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 2/12/16 | Patrick Poole
    CBS News is reporting that the FBI is investigating the incident as a lone wolf terror attack. Suspect is a Somali, Mohamed Barry: CBS News has identified the suspect as Mohamed Barry, however neither 10TV nor Columbus Police have confirmed the suspect’s name. CBS News also reports Barry has a Somali background and may have traveled to Dubai in 2012. Law enforcement tells them the incident appears to be the type of “lone wolf terrorist attacks they’re trying to stop.” The FBI is assisting in the investigation. Original post: A suspect who attacked patrons and staff at the Nazareth Restaurant...
  • TSA: Total Security Abyss

    02/10/2016 5:15:16 AM PST · by Kaslin · 10 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | February 10, 2016 | Michelle Malkin,
    While a TSA agent pawed my hair bun this weekend, presumably on high alert for improvised explosive bobby pins, I pondered the latest news on the Somalia airplane terror attack. Intelligence officials released video footage of airport employees in Mogadishu handing a laptop to a jihadist suspect before he boarded Daallo Airlines Airbus Flight D3159 last week. The device allegedly contained a bomb that exploded on the plane, which created a massive hole out of which the bomber was fatally sucked. Two other passengers were injured in the blast before the pilot successfully made an emergency landing. Several airport workers...
  • (Funny/Surreal): Plane hit by suicide bomb blast lands safely in Somalia, pilot describes incident

    02/04/2016 3:45:09 PM PST · by Ulmius · 24 replies
    SunSentinel ^ | February 4, 2016 | Tribune News
    An explosion that blew a hole in a jetliner shortly after takeoff and left one man missing was believed to have been caused by a bomb, the pilot said Wednesday, describing how the crew calmed frightened passengers as smoke enveloped the cabin before he brought the plane back to Mogadishu's airport for an emergency landing. Residents of Balad, a town 30 kilometers (about 18 miles) north of Mogadishu, found the body of a man who might have been blown out of the Airbus 321 in Tuesday's blast, said police officer Mohamed Hassan.
  • Explosion, fire on board Somalia plane forces emergency landing

    02/03/2016 3:37:00 AM PST · by SMGFan · 5 replies
    Fox News ^ | February 3, 2016
    MOGADISHU, Somalia – An explosion and fire blew a gaping hole in a commercial airliner, forcing it to make an emergency landing at Mogadishu's international airport late Tuesday, officials and witnesses said. The pilot said he thought it was a bomb. An aviation expert who looked at photographs of the hole in the fuselage said the damage was consistent with an explosive device. Two people were slightly injured as 74 passengers and crew of the plane were evacuated after the plane made a safe landing, Somali aviation official Ali Mohamoud said. It was not certain if all the passengers were...
  • BREAKING Explosion on board an A321 few mins after taking off from Mogadishu

    02/02/2016 5:53:07 AM PST · by b4its2late · 87 replies
    Airlive.net ^ | 2/2/2016 | Airlive.net
    A Daallo Airline Airbus A321 flight D3159 made an emergency landing at Mogadishu today after an explosion soon after takeoff from Mogadishu, Somalia. A loud bang was heard followed by flames, injuring 2 passengers.
  • Minnesota groups seek money to keep youths from extremism

    01/30/2016 11:26:00 AM PST · by Olog-hai · 23 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Jan 30, 2016 12:56 PM EST | Amy Forliti
    A community advocate who spends his days helping Somali families and a youth soccer coach who works to keep kids off the street are among the people lining up for a crack at federal and private funds aimed at stopping terror recruiting. Friday was the deadline for applicants to request roughly $400,000 in money being administered by a nonprofit entity as part of Minnesota's efforts to stamp out violent extremism. The program is part of a three-city pilot project, which includes Boston and Los Angeles, launched more than a year ago by the Obama administration. Minneapolis' program, called Building Community...
  • Mob rampage through Stockholm station beating up refugee children in revenge attack.

    01/30/2016 8:05:03 AM PST · by Altura Ct. · 83 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 1/30/2016
    A mob of masked men went on a rampage around Stockholm's main train station last night beating up refugees and anyone who did not look like they were ethnically Swedish. Before the attack, the group of 200 people handed out xenophobic leaflets with the message 'Enough now'. Swedish media reported that the thugs, allegedly linked to Sweden's football hooligan scene, were targeting unaccompanied minors with a 'foreign' background. The mob, wearing all-black balaclavas and armbands, 'gathered with the purpose of attacking refugee children' Stockholm police spokesman Towe Hagg said. 'Police are now looking into the leaflets that were handed out...
  • South Sudan's President Undermines Peace Deal

    01/27/2016 2:00:28 PM PST · by Kaslin · 7 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | January 27, 2016 | Aistin Bay
    South Sudan's civil war began on the night of December 15, 2013, when a firefight erupted between soldiers serving in the presidential garrison in the capital city, Juba. "Between" is an important word. The battle pitted soldiers from the Dinka tribe (largest in South Sudan) against soldiers in the Nuer tribe (second largest). The government, led by president Salva Kiir, a Dinka, and the rebels, led by Riek Machar, a Nuer, agreed to their first ceasefire on December 31. Fire and combat, however, never ceased. Instead, it spread. Every ceasefire and peace declaration since has failed to hold. Poor communication...
  • Jihadists Massacre 60 in Car Bomb Attack, Take Over Somali Military Base

    01/15/2016 6:48:32 AM PST · by detective · 13 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 15 Jan 2016 | Thomas D. Williams, Ph.D
    In an early morning ambush, Islamic terrorists of the radical al-Shabaab group attacked an African Union military base in southern Somalia Friday, breaching the walls by exploding a car bomb and overrunning the base. According to the officials of the Somali army, the blast demolished the entrance to the military base in in the town of El-Ade, Somalia, slaughtering dozens of Kenyan soldiers and allowing heavily armed jihadist militants to storm the base.
  • Somali al Shabaab militants use Donald Trump in recruiting film (not ISIS)

    01/02/2016 5:09:57 AM PST · by Libloather · 31 replies
    **SNIP** Trump, the billionaire developer, former reality TV star and Republican front runner, was shown in the 51-minute film making his December call for the United States to bar all Muslims from the country as his supporters cheered. It was shown between two clips of militant leader Anwar al-Awlaki, killed in a drone strike in Yemen in 2011, saying Muslims in the United States would face a choice between leaving for Islamic countries or staying at home to fight the West. The film was distributed on Twitter on Friday by the al-Kataib Media Foundation, an Islamist militant organisation, SITE reported.