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Vol 46 No 18

Published 9th September 2005


Somalia

Islamists at work

Al Itihaad al Islamia (AIAI, Islamic Unity), the most fervent and best organised of Somalia's Islamist groups, has links to several members of the Transitional Federal Government now in Mogadishu (see Feature), and to the city's powerful and well-armed Islamic Courts. Musa Sudi Yalahow and Yusuf Mohamed Siad 'Indha Adde' want an Islamic state; Indha Adde is widely believed to contribute funds to Al Itihaad.

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