Somali group meets its match

Militia comprised of Sufi students makes remarkable progress in clearing Mogadishu of al-Shabab fighters.

    Somalia has a new militia faction that is about the only group in the country to go against al-Shabab and win.

    The Ahlu Sunnah Wal Jama - followers of Sufism or mystical Islam - are mostly volunteering students who say they have no political ambitions beyond expelling al-Shabab from the capital, one district at a time.

    Al Jazeera's Mohammed Adow has this exclusive report from Mogadishu.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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