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December 8, 1992 | KIM MURPHY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
At this desert way station for governments that have lost their way, Somalia's prime minister, Umar Arteh Ghalib, waits in a marbled Arab palace for the phone call that will summon him back to the hell he calls home. It is the same palace where Kuwaiti Emir Jabbar al Ahmed al Sabah cooled his heels for several days after his desperate flight from the Iraqis in Kuwait city. Deposed Ugandan dictator Idi Amin sought refuge here from his enemies a few miles across the Saudi Desert to the west.
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December 8, 1992 | KIM MURPHY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
At this desert way station for governments that have lost their way, Somalia's prime minister, Umar Arteh Ghalib, waits in a marbled Arab palace for the phone call that will summon him back to the hell he calls home. It is the same palace where Kuwaiti Emir Jabbar al Ahmed al Sabah cooled his heels for several days after his desperate flight from the Iraqis in Kuwait city. Deposed Ugandan dictator Idi Amin sought refuge here from his enemies a few miles across the Saudi Desert to the west.
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February 3, 1991 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Somalia's interim President Ali Mahdi Mohamed approved a caretaker Cabinet, a week after rebels overran the capital of Mogadishu and ended the 21-year rule of President Mohamed Siad Barre. State radio named 10 ministers in the Cabinet, which it said was submitted to Mahdi by interim Prime Minister Umar Arteh Ghalib.
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July 23, 1992 | From Associated Press
Sen. Nancy Landon Kassebaum (R-Kan.) urged Wednesday that the United Nations immediately send troops to protect a massive relief effort in war-torn Somalia. Both Kassebaum and Rep. Bill Emerson (R-Ohio) urged a stronger U.S. and international response to a crisis that U.S. aid official Andrew Natsios said Wednesday is killing as many people each day as are dying each month in the higher-profile Balkan conflict. Assistant Secretary of State John R. Bolton strongly defended U.S.
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