Abdullah Mohamed Fadil

Abdullah Mohamed Fadil (Cabdallah Maxamed Fadhil, عبد الله محمد فاضل; died January 1991), also known as Abdalla Mohamed Fadil, was a prominent Somali military figure.wikipedia
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Supreme Revolutionary Council (Somalia)

Supreme Revolutionary CouncilSomali Women's Democratic Organization1969–1976; 1980–1991
Fadil was the first Joint Chiefs of Staff and Commander of the Somali Armed Forces (SAF), and was a senior member of the Supreme Revolutionary Council (SRC).

Somali Armed Forces

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Fadil was the first Joint Chiefs of Staff and Commander of the Somali Armed Forces (SAF), and was a senior member of the Supreme Revolutionary Council (SRC).
Under the leadership of General Abdullah Mohamed Fadil, Abdullahi Ahmed Irro and other senior Somali military officials formulated a plan of attack for what was to become the Ogaden War in Ethiopia.

Abdullahi Ahmed Irro

Abdullahi Yusuf Irro
Col. Abdullahi Ahmed Irro commanded SNA in the Godey Front.
Irro subsequently returned to Somalia where he worked in the office of the central command and the directorate of planning under Daud Abdulle Hirsi, and Siad Barre in 1960s, and later under Mohammad Ali Samatar and Abdullah Mohamed Fadil

Mohammad Ali Samatar

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In the 1970s Abdullah Mohamed Fadil and Muhammad Ali Samatar advised President Barre to select top Frunze graduates to lead the campaign in Ogaden against Ethiopia to liberate Somali territories and restore the greater Somalia.

Abdullahi Yusuf Ahmed

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Col. Abdullahi Yusuf Ahmed commanded SNA in Negellie Front.

Abdirizak Mohamud Abubakar

He was selected by the commanding officers to be part of the Supreme Revolutionary Council in 1969 along with his seniors Muhammad Ali Samatar, Abdullah Mohamed Fadil and others under the leadership of the Chief Commanding Officer Siad Barre.

Somalis

SomaliSomali peopleSomali clan
Abdullah Mohamed Fadil (Cabdallah Maxamed Fadhil, عبد الله محمد فاضل; died January 1991), also known as Abdalla Mohamed Fadil, was a prominent Somali military figure.

Yemen

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Fadil was the son of a Yemeni musketeer from Taiz governorate with the Sultanate of Hobyo and a Majeerteen mother of the Nuh Jabrail family.

Musketeer

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Fadil was the son of a Yemeni musketeer from Taiz governorate with the Sultanate of Hobyo and a Majeerteen mother of the Nuh Jabrail family.

Sultanate of Hobyo

Sultan of Hobyo
Fadil was the son of a Yemeni musketeer from Taiz governorate with the Sultanate of Hobyo and a Majeerteen mother of the Nuh Jabrail family.

Majeerteen

MajerteenIsmaan SultanateMajeerteen Sultanate
Fadil was the son of a Yemeni musketeer from Taiz governorate with the Sultanate of Hobyo and a Majeerteen mother of the Nuh Jabrail family.

Ali Yusuf Kenadid

Ali Yusuf
Both parents served under Sultan Ali Yusuf Kenadid, heir to Sultan Yusuf Ali Kenadid.

Yusuf Ali Kenadid

Yusuf Ali Keenadid
Both parents served under Sultan Ali Yusuf Kenadid, heir to Sultan Yusuf Ali Kenadid.

Major general

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A Major General in the military, he would also hold number of portfolios as a Minister, including as the Minister ofIndustry and Commerce, Minister of Health, Minister of Ports and Marine Transport, during the Siad Barre administration.

Siad Barre

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A Major General in the military, he would also hold number of portfolios as a Minister, including as the Minister ofIndustry and Commerce, Minister of Health, Minister of Ports and Marine Transport, during the Siad Barre administration.

Horn of Africa

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This was part of a broader effort to unite all of the Somali-inhabited territories in the Horn region into a Greater Somalia (Soomaaliweyn).

Greater Somalia

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This was part of a broader effort to unite all of the Somali-inhabited territories in the Horn region into a Greater Somalia (Soomaaliweyn).

Somali Civil War

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Following the outbreak of the civil war in 1991 and the collapse of the Barre regime, Mario Sica, then Italian ambassador to Mogadishu, documented that although the United Somali Congress (USC) professed that it was fighting against the Barre regime as a whole and not engaged in a clan-based struggle, public officials who belonged to the same clan as the USC's core constituents were not targeted.

United Somali Congress

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Following the outbreak of the civil war in 1991 and the collapse of the Barre regime, Mario Sica, then Italian ambassador to Mogadishu, documented that although the United Somali Congress (USC) professed that it was fighting against the Barre regime as a whole and not engaged in a clan-based struggle, public officials who belonged to the same clan as the USC's core constituents were not targeted.

Somalia

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