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US urges Somalia’s Islamists to halt expansion

A top US official pressed Somalia’s radical Islamists to halt expansion across the war-ravaged African nation and join talks with a teetering new transitional government. Jendayi Frazer, assistant US secretary of state for African affairs, said the latest activity by radical Islamists known as the Somali Supreme Islamic Courts Council (SSICC) was sparking worries in neighboring states and fomenting a humanitarian crisis. Full Story

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