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Somalia

Hassan Dahir Aweys

Date of Birth: 1935


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Islamist takeover

Three ICU courts are regarded as most radical the most prominent being the Ifka Halane Court of the Habr Gidir/Ayr chaired by Sheikh Hassan Dahir 'Aweys' a former Itihaad military commander driven out of Gedo by Ethiopian troops in 1996...


Terror in Mogadishu

The Ifka Halane Court Chairman Sheikh Hassan Dahir 'Aweys' also refutes allegations of militancy though in a letter to President George W...


Foreign funds

He was appointed by Al Itahad al Islami leader Hassan Dahir 'Aweys' who controls the Courts in south Mogadishu...


Voters' voices

In Mogadishu Sheikh Hassan Dahir 'Aweys' head of the Islamic Courts will expand his position using the jihadist group of Al Itihaad al Islami led by Aden Hashi 'Ayro' as his main weapon...


Islamists at work

After 1997 Al Itihaad's most prominent figure Sheikh Hassan Dahir 'Aweys' declared he would concentrate on promoting the Islamic Courts and last year he won the chair of the Courts in Mogadishu...


The focus shifts

One report tells of a meeting of all these together with Colonel Sheikh Hassan Dahir Aweys (head of a south Mogadishu court and commander of Itahaad's militia forces) Sheikh Ali Dhere (former head of north Mogadishu Islamic courts) and dozens of others including senior members of the TNG up to President Abdi Kassim Salad Hassan himself...


Moving target

Hassan Dahir Aweys well known for over a decade as active in the politics of the Habr Gidir clan and of Islamism...


Alliances

The ONLF's anti-Addis wing (it split in 1995) has now allied with Somalia's Al Itahad al Islami whose military commander is Colonel Hassan Dahir Aweys...


Itahad international

Large numbers of Itahad supporters have been arriving in Gedo though its commander Sheikh Hassan Dahir Aweys a former Somali army colonel has denied recruiting Afghan mujahideen...


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