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Omar Hammami [Abū Manṣūr al-Amrīkī] on Usāmah Bin Lāden’s Martyrdom

NOTE: The below speech is from Omar Hammami an American member and key commander in al-Shabāb in Somalia. For more on this conference that Hammami spoke at see Christopher Anzalone’s post on it. Wonder why he spoke in English and not Arabic or Somali.


  1. why in English? cos it was for a foreign audience….

  2. I was thinking that too. Just funny to think that I’m guessing most people he was speaking to probably did not understand what he was saying.

  3. Ibn Siqilli says:

    At least one other leader present probably understood him: Shaykh ‘Abd al-Qadir Mu’min from Britain (London, I believe).

  4. 0987qwert says:

    Actually Amriki spoke in Somali during that meeting and demonstrated a competency that surprised many Somalis.

  5. […] Muhammad is a nation whose destiny is independent of its leaders, no matter how great,” said American-born al-Shabaab commander Omar Hammami about the death of Osama bin Laden. For terrorists […]

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