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Abdirahman Mahamed Warsame (Karate)


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Al Shabaab wins on TV but loses in the field

The normally secretive Al Shabaab shed its shyness on London's Channel 4 News on 15 June in a filmed report from training grounds in Somalia featuring one of its top leaders Abdirahman Mahamed Warsame (aka 'Mahad Karate')...

Mahad Karate once headed the Amniyat Al Shabaab's intelligence branch and has long been high on the United States's most-wanted list and the subject of special forces operations aimed at his capture or killing (AC Vol 55 No 19 Al Shabaab shake-up & Vol 59 No 22 US strikes Shabaab gains)...

In a show of force the government held some important school exams in Bahdo two days after the battle to hammer home a message opposite to the one Mahad Karate had hoped to convey...


At the mercy of friends

Also Yasin may still be of use to Doha because his connections to Al Shabaab leaders Mahad Karate and Engineer Ismail (aka Abdullahi Osman Mohamed a bomb-making expert) could play an important role in any future peace negotiations (AC Vol 61 No 25 Testing time for elections)...


US strikes, Shabaab gains

The raiders believed they were on the track of Mahad Mohamed Ali 'Karate' an important Al Shabaab leader and former head of its Amniyat intelligence organisation (AC Vol 55 No 19 Al Shabaab shake-up)...

The raiders believed they were on the track of Mahad Mohamed Ali 'Karate' an important Al Shabaab leader and former head of its Amniyat intelligence organisation (AC Vol 55 No 19 Al Shabaab shake-up)...


Amisom struggles

In the media versions of the aftermath the KDF claimed to have killed several dozen leading Al Shabaab fighters including Mahad Mohamed Ali 'Karate' (aka Abdirahim Mohamed Warsame) Vice-Chairman of Al Shabaab and head of its powerful Amniyat (security) branch...

In the media versions of the aftermath the KDF claimed to have killed several dozen leading Al Shabaab fighters including Mahad Mohamed Ali 'Karate' (aka Abdirahim Mohamed Warsame) Vice-Chairman of Al Shabaab and head of its powerful Amniyat (security) branch...


Al Shabaab sees off Da'ish

In Middle Juba where most of the dissidents were they received no mercy from Amniyat boss Mahad Mohamed Ali 'Karate' who led the offensive against Da'ish supporters...

In Middle Juba where most of the dissidents were they received no mercy from Amniyat boss Mahad Mohamed Ali 'Karate' who led the offensive against Da'ish supporters...


Al Shabaab shake-up

Meanwhile credible information is emerging that prior to Godane's death several of Al Shabaab's elite Amniyat commanders Mahad Mohamed Ali 'Karate' Sultan Mohamed Sandhere 'Ukash' and Abdikadir Mohamed Abdikadir 'Ikrima' were cultivating links to Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant/Sham (ISIL/ISIS aka 'Islamic State' IS)...

Meanwhile credible information is emerging that prior to Godane's death several of Al Shabaab's elite Amniyat commanders Mahad Mohamed Ali 'Karate' Sultan Mohamed Sandhere 'Ukash' and Abdikadir Mohamed Abdikadir 'Ikrima' were cultivating links to Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant/Sham (ISIL/ISIS aka 'Islamic State' IS)...


Reports of his death… the UPDATE

Analysts believe that a likely successor is Mahad Karate the head of Al Shabaab intelligence and Godane's second-in-command...


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