Topic: Hassan Dahir Aweys
Somalis near the border with Ethiopia say that country's troops have crossed over, raising speculation of another battle with the militant Islamists closing in on Somalia's government.
05/20/2009 01:00 am
Militant Islamists have the moderate government surrounded in Mogadishu. If they took over, it would be a devastating blow to US counter-terrorism and anti-piracy efforts in East Africa.
05/17/2009 01:00 am
Sheikh Hassan Aweys, whom the US accuses of having ties to Al Qaeda, says he wants to unite warring Islamic factions.
04/24/2009 01:00 am
The move comes amid a rise in kidnappings of foreign aid workers and an escalating humanitarian crisis.
07/01/2008 01:00 am
06/11/2008 01:00 am
Monday, the government and an opposition bloc signed a UN-brokered peace deal. But Tuesday, Islamist hard-liners said they would continue to fight.
06/10/2008 01:00 am