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The United Somali Congress is a politico-military organization in Somalia based around the Habr Gidr clan (itself part of the larger Hawiye clan). It was led by Mohamed Farrah Aidid until his death in 1996: he was succeded by his son Hussein Mohamed Farrah. It was the main target of the unsuccessful U.N./U.S. Operation Restore Hope. This article does not cite its references or sources. ... The Hawiye (or Hawiya) is a Somali clan. ... Mohammed Farrah Aidid Mohamed Farrah Aidid (Somali: Maxamed Faarax Caydiid) (1934 - August 1, 1996) was a Somali politician and leader of the Habr Gidr subclan (itself part of the larger Hawiye clan). ... 1996 (MCMXCVI) is a leap year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year for the Eradication of Poverty. ... Hussein Mohamed Farrah (born August 16, 1962 in Beledweyne, Somalia) is the son of Mohamed Farrah Aidid. ... The United Nations (UN) is an international organization that describes itself as a global association of governments facilitating cooperation in international law, international security, economic development, and social equity. ... For other uses, see United States (disambiguation) and US (disambiguation). ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ...


Supporters of the United Somali Congress participate in the Transitional Federal Government formed in late 2004. 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


See also

Somalia has no strong, united national government at present. ...

External links

  • World Travel Guide - History and Government of Somalia
  • Dagne, Ted (2002). "Africa and the War on Terrorism". CRS Report for Congress, Washington (DC):Library of Congress.

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United Somali Congress - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (143 words)
The United Somali Congress is a politico-military organization in Somalia based around the Habr Gidr clan (itself part of the larger Hawiye clan).
It was led by Mohamed Farrah Aidid until his death in 1996: he was succeded by his son Hussein Mohamed Farrah.
Supporters of the United Somali Congress participate in the Transitional Federal Government formed in late 2004.
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