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Dozens of Somali MPs leave govt seat, meet Islamists

A group of Somali lawmakers met powerful Islamists in their Mogadishu stronghold after leaving the temporary capital because of growing security fears since last month’s assassination attempt on the president. The Islamists’ most influential leader, Sheikh Hassan Dahir Aweys, welcomed the presence of 36 legislators in Mogadishu — of whom 26 met Islamists late on Wednesday — saying the movement was ready to work with them. Full Story

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