Special Report: The State of Somalia

Mohammed Adow visits violence-ridden country to assess progress made by troops and militias in fighting al-Shabab.

    Al Jazeera's Mohammed Adow is in Somalia to report on the conflict between the federal transitional government and al-Shabab, the anti-government group with links to al-Qaeda.

    In the first two of five exclusive reports, he meets the Ahlu Sunnah Wal Jama - followers of Sufism, or mystical Islam - a militia that has declared war against al-Shabab and is driving its fighters out of Mogadishu, the capital.

    Adow has also blogged about life in the Horn of Africa nation: 'If I was sane, I would have fled!'

    The human cost of Somalia's civil war

    Millions endure drought in Somalia

    Somalia's al-Shabab meet their match

    Troops roll back al-Shabab fighters in capital

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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