Baidoa

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military campaign

Government (TFG), which recently completed a military campaign against the Islamic Courts Union (ICU). The Islamic Courts Union is now part of the TFG, along with the Alliance for the Re-liberation of Somalia The TFG is supported by the United Nations. Until recently, it governed out of an administrative capital in Baidoa. In the last days of 2006, forces of the transitional government supported by Ethiopian forces ousted the ICU from Mogadishu. Peace keeping forces from the African Union are expected to support the transitional government in its bid to control the country. left thumb Flag of al-Shabaab (Image:Somalia Islamic Courts Flag.svg), Somalia's most prominent rebel group since the collapse of the Islamic Courts Union. Mogadishu was subsequently run by competing warlords until 2006, when Islamists (Islamism) and businessmen formed a successful coalition government, which came to be known as the Islamic Courts Union (ICU). The ICU seized control of the entire country, except for the town of Baidoa, which was held by the Transitional Federal Government, the internationally recognized government of Somalia. Later that same year, the Ethiopian military (Ethiopian National Defense Force) ousted the ICU and restored the internationally-recognized government, birth_place Baidoa, Somalia death_date Early years Born in Baidoa, Somalia, Farah is the son of a merchant father and a poet mother. As a child, he attended school at Kallafo (Kelafo) in the Ogaden, and studied English (English language), Arabic (Arabic language), and Amharic (Amharic language). In 1963, three years after Somalia's independence, Farah was forced to flee the Ogaden following serious border conflicts. For several years thereafter, he pursued a degree in philosophy, literature and sociology at Panjab University (Panjab University, Chandigarh) in Chandigarh, India. DATE OF BIRTH November 24, 1945 PLACE OF BIRTH Baidoa, Somalia DATE OF DEATH On February 23, 1999, militiamen loyal to Aidid murdered 60 civilians in Baidoa and Daynunay. The RRA was found in a ''shir'' assembly at Jhaffey, west of Baidoa, on 13 October 1995. Col. Hassan Mohamed Nur, "Shaargaduud" (Red Shirt) was elected chair, and an executive committee composed of officers, traditional and religious leaders, and intellectuals was established. The formation of the RRA was triggered by the invasion of Baidoa by Hussein Mohamed Farrah's militia on 17 September 1995, which overthrew the local government, The Digil-Mirifle Supreme Governing Council, which was established in March 1995. Aideed completed the occupation of Reewin land by capturing Huddur in the Bakool Region (Bakool). The MEU's ground combat element, 2nd Battalion 9th Marines (2 9), performed simultaneous raids on the Port of Mogadishu and Mogadishu International Airport, establishing a foothold for additional incoming troops. Echo and Golf Company assaulted the airport by helicopter and Amphibious Assault Vehicles, while Fox Company secured the port with an economy of force rubber boat raid. The 1st Marine Division's Air Contingency Battalion (ACB), 1st Battalion, 7th Marines, arrived soon after the airport was secured. Elements of BLT 3 9 India Co, 3rd Battalion 9th Marines and 1 7 went on to secure the airport in Baidoa, the port city of Kismayo, and the city of Bardera. Air support was provided by the combined helicopter units of HMLA-267, HMH-361, HMM-164 and HC-11 DET.10. * Amidst scandals regarding the sale of land in Jerusalem, Patriarch Irenaios I of Jerusalem (Patriarch Irenaios) has been replaced by Metropolitan Cornelius of Petra (Metropolitan Cornelius), who serves as ''locum tenens'' of the Orthodox Church of Jerusalem.BBC * Fighting in the proposed Somali (Somalia) capital of Baidoa threatens the stability of the Transitional Federal Government of Somalia. BBC * Angela Merkel is elected by the CDU (Christian Democratic Union (Germany)) CSU (Christian Social Union of Bavaria) as candidate to become Chancellor of Germany (Chancellor of Germany (Federal Republic)) in the upcoming German federal election, 2005. (Spiegel online, German) Mogadishu's fruit and vegetable market used to have a section containing Bardera's famous onion product. Since the start of the civil war in Somalia, produce from Bardera to large cities like Mogadishu, Kismayo or Baidoa were diverted to Kenyan markets such as Wajir, Garissa, Mombasa and Nairobi. The Somali government, the Transitional Central Government in city of Baidoa (w:Baidoa), a bystander to the recent events, is the 14th of such authorities in Somalia since the overthrow of dictator Mohamed Siad Barre (w:Siad Barre) in 1991. The government is currently seeking talks with the Islamists groups with a view to establishing peace for the country. Abdi Qeybdid is thought have been injured and still hiding inside the city. He is one of the last of the United States (w:United States of America) backed secular warlords who took control of the capital with the collapse of the government in 1991. The government itself is too weak to maintain the capital and so has been based in the southern town of Baidoa (w:Baidoa). It is now divided over whether to continue negotiations with the Islamists, who it accuses of breaking an agreed ceasefire; talks between the two sides were supposed take place on Sunday in Khartoum. (w:Khartoum)


national defense

Developments url http: www.africa-union.org root au auc departments psc amisom AMISOM_Background.htm publisher AMISOM accessdate February 11, 2014 In December 2006, Ethiopian troops (Ethiopian National Defense Force) entered Somalia to assist the TFG against the advancing Islamic Courts Union,

seized control of the entire country, except for the town of Baidoa, which was held by the Transitional Federal Government, the internationally recognized government of Somalia. Later that same year, the Ethiopian military (Ethiopian National Defense Force) ousted the ICU and restored the internationally-recognized government,


international year

the history of a pastoral people, 1600-1900'', (University of Pennsylvania Press: 1982), p.102. In the early modern period, the Baidoa area was ruled by the Geledi Sultanate. The kingdom was eventually incorporated into Italian Somaliland in 1908, and ended in 1910 with the death of its last Sultan Osman Ahmed.


social science

of Social Science, the College of Education, the College of Health and Environmental Sciences, and the College of Jurisprudence. Additionally, an Institute of Social Research is being developed. Plans are also in the works to construct a new campus in an area around 15km north of Baidoa, as well as two new branches in two other principal cities in the Bay region. Transportation Air transportation in Baidoa is served by the Baidoa Airport. Sitting


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the unified command in accordance with Resolution 794 (United Nations Security Council Resolution 794) (1992). The U.S. Marine Corps (United States Marine Corps) landed with the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit in Mogadishu and, with elements of 1st Battalion (1st Battalion 7th Marines), 7th Marines (7th Marine Regiment (United States)) and 3rd Battalion (3rd Battalion 11th Marines), 11th Marines (11th Marine Regiment), secured nearly one-third of the city, the port, and airport facilities


influential

200px thumb left Flag of the Ajuran Sultanate (File:Muzzaffar (Mogadishu area) flag according to 1576 Portuguese map.svg), an influential Somali kingdom that held sway over Baidoa during the Middle Ages. Baidoa and the broader Bay region is home to a number of important ancient sites. Archaeologists have found pre-historic rock art on the city's outskirts, in Buur Heybe.

publisher HAAN Associates page 4 url http: www.google.com books?id kREOAQAAMAAJ During the Middle Ages, Baidoa and its surrounding area was part of the Ajuran Sultanate. The influential polity covered much of southern Somalia and eastern Ethiopia, with its domain extending from Mareeg in the north, to Qelafo (Kelafo) in the west, to Kismayo in the south. Lee V. Cassanelli, ''The shaping of Somali society: reconstructing


local business

with local business, religious and civil society representatives as the TFG moved its base to the national capital. birth_place Baidoa, Somalia death_date Early years Born in Baidoa, Somalia, Farah is the son of a merchant father and a poet mother. As a child, he attended school at Kallafo (Kelafo) in the Ogaden, and studied English (English language), Arabic (Arabic language), and Amharic (Amharic language). In 1963, three years after Somalia's independence, Farah was forced to flee the Ogaden following serious border conflicts. For several years thereafter, he pursued a degree in philosophy, literature and sociology at Panjab University (Panjab University, Chandigarh) in Chandigarh, India. DATE OF BIRTH November 24, 1945 PLACE OF BIRTH Baidoa, Somalia DATE OF DEATH On February 23, 1999, militiamen loyal to Aidid murdered 60 civilians in Baidoa and Daynunay. The RRA was found in a ''shir'' assembly at Jhaffey, west of Baidoa, on 13 October 1995. Col. Hassan Mohamed Nur, "Shaargaduud" (Red Shirt) was elected chair, and an executive committee composed of officers, traditional and religious leaders, and intellectuals was established. The formation of the RRA was triggered by the invasion of Baidoa by Hussein Mohamed Farrah's militia on 17 September 1995, which overthrew the local government, The Digil-Mirifle Supreme Governing Council, which was established in March 1995. Aideed completed the occupation of Reewin land by capturing Huddur in the Bakool Region (Bakool). The MEU's ground combat element, 2nd Battalion 9th Marines (2 9), performed simultaneous raids on the Port of Mogadishu and Mogadishu International Airport, establishing a foothold for additional incoming troops. Echo and Golf Company assaulted the airport by helicopter and Amphibious Assault Vehicles, while Fox Company secured the port with an economy of force rubber boat raid. The 1st Marine Division's Air Contingency Battalion (ACB), 1st Battalion, 7th Marines, arrived soon after the airport was secured. Elements of BLT 3 9 India Co, 3rd Battalion 9th Marines and 1 7 went on to secure the airport in Baidoa, the port city of Kismayo, and the city of Bardera. Air support was provided by the combined helicopter units of HMLA-267, HMH-361, HMM-164 and HC-11 DET.10. * Amidst scandals regarding the sale of land in Jerusalem, Patriarch Irenaios I of Jerusalem (Patriarch Irenaios) has been replaced by Metropolitan Cornelius of Petra (Metropolitan Cornelius), who serves as ''locum tenens'' of the Orthodox Church of Jerusalem.BBC * Fighting in the proposed Somali (Somalia) capital of Baidoa threatens the stability of the Transitional Federal Government of Somalia. BBC * Angela Merkel is elected by the CDU (Christian Democratic Union (Germany)) CSU (Christian Social Union of Bavaria) as candidate to become Chancellor of Germany (Chancellor of Germany (Federal Republic)) in the upcoming German federal election, 2005. (Spiegel online, German) Mogadishu's fruit and vegetable market used to have a section containing Bardera's famous onion product. Since the start of the civil war in Somalia, produce from Bardera to large cities like Mogadishu, Kismayo or Baidoa were diverted to Kenyan markets such as Wajir, Garissa, Mombasa and Nairobi. The Somali government, the Transitional Central Government in city of Baidoa (w:Baidoa), a bystander to the recent events, is the 14th of such authorities in Somalia since the overthrow of dictator Mohamed Siad Barre (w:Siad Barre) in 1991. The government is currently seeking talks with the Islamists groups with a view to establishing peace for the country. Abdi Qeybdid is thought have been injured and still hiding inside the city. He is one of the last of the United States (w:United States of America) backed secular warlords who took control of the capital with the collapse of the government in 1991. The government itself is too weak to maintain the capital and so has been based in the southern town of Baidoa (w:Baidoa). It is now divided over whether to continue negotiations with the Islamists, who it accuses of breaking an agreed ceasefire; talks between the two sides were supposed take place on Sunday in Khartoum. (w:Khartoum)


historic+rock

200px thumb left Flag of the Ajuran Sultanate (File:Muzzaffar (Mogadishu area) flag according to 1576 Portuguese map.svg), an influential Somali kingdom that held sway over Baidoa during the Middle Ages. Baidoa and the broader Bay region is home to a number of important ancient sites. Archaeologists have found pre-historic rock art on the city's outskirts, in Buur Heybe. birth_place Baidoa, Somalia death_date Early years Born in Baidoa, Somalia, Farah is the son of a merchant father and a poet mother. As a child, he attended school at Kallafo (Kelafo) in the Ogaden, and studied English (English language), Arabic (Arabic language), and Amharic (Amharic language). In 1963, three years after Somalia's independence, Farah was forced to flee the Ogaden following serious border conflicts. For several years thereafter, he pursued a degree in philosophy, literature and sociology at Panjab University (Panjab University, Chandigarh) in Chandigarh, India. DATE OF BIRTH November 24, 1945 PLACE OF BIRTH Baidoa, Somalia DATE OF DEATH On February 23, 1999, militiamen loyal to Aidid murdered 60 civilians in Baidoa and Daynunay. The RRA was found in a ''shir'' assembly at Jhaffey, west of Baidoa, on 13 October 1995. Col. Hassan Mohamed Nur, "Shaargaduud" (Red Shirt) was elected chair, and an executive committee composed of officers, traditional and religious leaders, and intellectuals was established. The formation of the RRA was triggered by the invasion of Baidoa by Hussein Mohamed Farrah's militia on 17 September 1995, which overthrew the local government, The Digil-Mirifle Supreme Governing Council, which was established in March 1995. Aideed completed the occupation of Reewin land by capturing Huddur in the Bakool Region (Bakool). The MEU's ground combat element, 2nd Battalion 9th Marines (2 9), performed simultaneous raids on the Port of Mogadishu and Mogadishu International Airport, establishing a foothold for additional incoming troops. Echo and Golf Company assaulted the airport by helicopter and Amphibious Assault Vehicles, while Fox Company secured the port with an economy of force rubber boat raid. The 1st Marine Division's Air Contingency Battalion (ACB), 1st Battalion, 7th Marines, arrived soon after the airport was secured. Elements of BLT 3 9 India Co, 3rd Battalion 9th Marines and 1 7 went on to secure the airport in Baidoa, the port city of Kismayo, and the city of Bardera. Air support was provided by the combined helicopter units of HMLA-267, HMH-361, HMM-164 and HC-11 DET.10. * Amidst scandals regarding the sale of land in Jerusalem, Patriarch Irenaios I of Jerusalem (Patriarch Irenaios) has been replaced by Metropolitan Cornelius of Petra (Metropolitan Cornelius), who serves as ''locum tenens'' of the Orthodox Church of Jerusalem.BBC * Fighting in the proposed Somali (Somalia) capital of Baidoa threatens the stability of the Transitional Federal Government of Somalia. BBC * Angela Merkel is elected by the CDU (Christian Democratic Union (Germany)) CSU (Christian Social Union of Bavaria) as candidate to become Chancellor of Germany (Chancellor of Germany (Federal Republic)) in the upcoming German federal election, 2005. (Spiegel online, German) Mogadishu's fruit and vegetable market used to have a section containing Bardera's famous onion product. Since the start of the civil war in Somalia, produce from Bardera to large cities like Mogadishu, Kismayo or Baidoa were diverted to Kenyan markets such as Wajir, Garissa, Mombasa and Nairobi. The Somali government, the Transitional Central Government in city of Baidoa (w:Baidoa), a bystander to the recent events, is the 14th of such authorities in Somalia since the overthrow of dictator Mohamed Siad Barre (w:Siad Barre) in 1991. The government is currently seeking talks with the Islamists groups with a view to establishing peace for the country. Abdi Qeybdid is thought have been injured and still hiding inside the city. He is one of the last of the United States (w:United States of America) backed secular warlords who took control of the capital with the collapse of the government in 1991. The government itself is too weak to maintain the capital and so has been based in the southern town of Baidoa (w:Baidoa). It is now divided over whether to continue negotiations with the Islamists, who it accuses of breaking an agreed ceasefire; talks between the two sides were supposed take place on Sunday in Khartoum. (w:Khartoum)


establishing

Government officials and local representatives with the aim of establishing an autonomous state (States and regions of Somalia) in the area under the Provision Federal Constitution (Constitution of Somalia).

in the Bakool Region (Bakool). The MEU's ground combat element, 2nd Battalion 9th Marines (2 9), performed simultaneous raids on the Port of Mogadishu and Mogadishu International Airport, establishing a foothold for additional incoming troops. Echo and Golf Company assaulted the airport by helicopter and Amphibious Assault Vehicles, while Fox Company secured the port with an economy of force rubber boat raid. The 1st Marine Division's Air Contingency Battalion (ACB), 1st Battalion

to Kenyan markets such as Wajir, Garissa, Mombasa and Nairobi. The Somali government, the Transitional Central Government in city of Baidoa (w:Baidoa), a bystander to the recent events, is the 14th of such authorities in Somalia since the overthrow of dictator Mohamed Siad Barre (w:Siad Barre) in 1991. The government is currently seeking talks with the Islamists groups with a view to establishing peace for the country. Abdi Qeybdid is thought have been injured


history early

'' ), is a city in the south-central Bay (Bay, Somalia) region of Somalia. It is situated by road northwest of the national capital Mogadishu. For a brief period during the mid-2000s, Baidoa served as the temporary seat of the Transitional Federal Government. In 2014, it was made the capital of the Southwestern State of Somalia (Southwestern Somalia), a prospective Federal Member State (States and regions of Somalia). History Early history

Baidoa

'''Baidoa''' ( by road northwest of the national capital Mogadishu. For a brief period during the mid-2000s, Baidoa served as the temporary seat of the Transitional Federal Government. In 2014, it was made the capital of the Southwestern State of Somalia (Southwestern Somalia), a prospective Federal Member State (States and regions of Somalia).

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