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Sheikh Hassan Dahir Aweys Arrested in a Blow to Somali Islamists

Sheikh Hassan Dahir Aweys Arrested in a Blow to Somali Islamists "He fled to Eritrea but returned three years later as leader of Hizbul Islam to battle the transitional government led by a former comrade. But the more powerful al Shabaab forced Aweys to merge his group with theirs." Reuters June 27, 2013 One of Somalia's most […]

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