RENEGADE LEADER DEFECTS FROM AL-SHABAB TO SOMALIA GOVERNMENT AMID PURGE OF GROUP'S RANKS

A renegade leader of Somalia’s Islamic extremist insurgents, al-Shabab, has surrendered to the government.Mukhtar Robow was flown to Mogadishu Sunday from Hudur in southwestern Somalia, ...

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Mogadishu: Mogadishu , known locally as Xamar , is the largest city in Somalia and the nation's capital. Located in the coastal Banaadir region on the Indian Ocean, the city has served as an important port for centuries.