Ali Mohamed H Rage "Ali Dheere"
Ali Mohamed Rage, also known as Ali Dhere, is al Shabaab’s head spokesman and a member of the group’s Shura Council. He also served as the group’s chairman of Banadir region until February 16, 2011, when Mohamed Hassan Omar Abdurahman replaced him. Neither the United States nor the United Nations has designated him as a terrorist.
Rage is a member of the Murursade, a sub-clan of the Hawiye clan, which has a strong presence in the Banadir region. He replaced Sheikh Mukhtar Robow, also known as Abu Mansur, as al Shabaab’s top spokesman in May 2009 following a dispute between Rage, Robow, and Ahmed Abdi Godane, also known as Mukhtar Abu Zubair.Show Less