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Senior Al Shabbab leadership in disarray

Al Shabab announced the execution of its senior commanders Ibrahim Haji Jama Mead and Abul Hamid Hashi Olhayi. Hassan Dahir Aweys, another senior Al Shabbab official was caught after fleeing the Southern port city of Barawe and is currently being held in central Somalia, Cadado. A delegation of clan leaders and government officials have convened in Cadado to hold talks with Hassan Dahir Aweys, the first major Al Shabbab leader arrested.



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Mohammed A

Mohammed Ademo is a freelance journalist based in Washington, DC. He's the founder and editor of, an independent news website about Ethiopia.

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