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Employment History

President of the Disputed Regional State

Security Minister In the Northern Somalia Region

Home Security Minister


Transitional President


Home Security Minister


Somaliland Forum


Security Advisor

Web References (97 Total References)

SomaliaReport: Regaining Hope in Mogadishu

www.somaliareport.com [cached]

After the stepping down of the then TFG President Yusuf Ahmed and the subsequent withdrawal of the Ethiopian soldiers from Mogadishu, Sheikh Sharif Sheikh Ahmed was duly elected as president.

Yusuf Ahmed Khayr, the ...

www.wcyb.com [cached]

Yusuf Ahmed Khayr, the security minister in the northern Somalia region of Puntland, a pirate haven.

Mortars, killings shake Mogadishu as violence unabated

www.hiiraan.com [cached]

Ahmed was born in the town of Galkacyo, in the Mudug Region.He is now the transitional President of Somalia, elected by a session of the transitional Parliament held in neighbouring Kenya's capital, Nairobi, on October 10, 2004, and sworn in on October 14, 2004.He has been living in the Kenyan capital since his election.The election took place in Kenya because the Somali capital was regarded as being too dangerous.Ahmed is from the Majeerteen subclan of the Darod clan.[1]

He is a decorated war hero and fought for Somalia in the 1964 and 1977-1978 wars.He also played a key role in the creation of the powerful Puntland state, which covers one third of Somalia.
The U.S. Department of State, in its 2002 Country Report on Human Rights Practices, identifies milita members loyal to Ahmed as being responsible for at least two deliberate killings of non-combatants while he was president of the disputed regional state of Puntland:
On January 11, 2002, Garah Mohammed Said Gom'ad, a prominent businessman, was reportedly killed by forces of Yusuf Ahmed in a deliberate attack in which Yusuf's militia reportedly stopped his car and Gom'ad was fatally shot. On August 17 2002, Sultan Ahmed Mohammed Hurre, a British citizen, was killed by bodyguards in the employ of Yusuf Ahmed as their respective convoys passed each other approximately two miles south of the Puntland town of Garowe.Hurre was known for opposing the extension of Ahmed's presidency in the state of Puntland,[3]; according to the press reports, he was targeted by Ahmed for arrest as a religious extremist.Ahmed later claimed that the killing was accidental, but witnesses claimed otherwise.

Yusuf Ahmed Kheyr, ...

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Yusuf Ahmed Kheyr, Puntland's minister of home security, announced that he was preparing an operation to free the hostages by force.

The American Spectator

www.spectator.org [cached]

But in the face of this, returning Somali president Yusuf Ahmed has vowed that there will be no negotiation with the fleeing Islamists.

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