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Hassan Dahir Aweys

Date of Birth: 1935


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The split that never was

He suggested the government should talk to another Al Shabaab dissident Hassan Dahir 'Aweys' whom he trusted but nothing happened...


US comes to struggling Amisom's aid

Ugas was an emir in charge of the Hiran region for the Islamist militia who was sacked during the internal Al Shabaab split or purge of dissidents of June 2013 according to AC's sources (AC Vol 54 No 14 Sheikh Hassan Dahir 'Aweys' breaks with Al Shabaab)...


Al Shabaab shake-up

Within days of Godane's death Abu Obeida had met and made up with Fuad Mohamed Khalaf 'Shongole' a ruthless Shabaab warlord whose loyalty to Godane was tested when the former Emir captured Sheikh Hassan Dahir 'Aweys' who had been the Islamist militia's spiritual leader...


Reports of his death… the UPDATE

The process culminated in the defection of Sheikh Hassan Dahir 'Aweys' formerly regarded as the spiritual leader of Al Shabaab whom Godane had detained (AC Vol 54 No 14 Sheikh Hassan Dahir 'Aweys' breaks with Al Shabaab)...


The warnings before Westgate

He has since consolidated his power eclipsing Robow Ali imprisoning Hassan Dahir Aweys (who later escaped AC Vol 54 No 14 Aweys at bay Madobe on top & Sheikh Hassan Dahir 'Aweys' breaks with Al Shabaab) and killing Ibrahim Haji Jama ‘al Afghani' in faction-fighting in June...


The TFG’s August deadline

Al Shabaab’s leadership has been reorganised after the collapse of the other main Islamist group Hizbul Islam (Party of Islam) whose Chairman Sheikh Hassan Dahir Aweys was coerced into a merger...


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