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Abu Ubeid Ahmed Omar

Abu Ubeid Ahmed Omar1 post
6 Sep, 2014

Names new leader

Al-Shabab names Omar its new leader after confirming Godane has been killed by U.S. airstrikes. Somalia goes on high alert as the killing and leadership change are confirmed. Security Minister Khalif Ahmed Ereg:

The remaining elements of al-Shabab are planning to carry out desperate attacks against school, medical, and government facilities. The government’s troops are ready to prevent such attacks.

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