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Somali gov’t blames unrest on militants

The spate of deadly violence in Somalia’s capital in recent days is the work of an Islamic movement that was driven from Mogadishu and much of the country’s south last month, a government spokesman said Saturday. “They want to destabilize the country to show that there is no peace in Somalia,” Abdirahman Dinari said. No group has claimed responsibility for the attacks and Dinari did not offer evidence to prove the Council of Islamic Courts was behind the violence. But the radical group has vowed to launch an Iraq-style guerrilla war. Full Story

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