Somalia: Islamist Leader in Hiran Region Declares ‘Jihad On Ethiopia’
AllAfrica.com, Washington December 10 2008
The top leader of the Islamic Courts Union (ICU) militia in central Somalia’s Hiran region has declared ‘jihad’ on Ethiopian troops amassing along border towns, Radio Garowe reported Tuesday.
Sheikh Abdirahman Ibrahim Ma’ow, the ICU chief in Hiran, told reporters via a telephone press conference that Ethiopia does not support the interests of the Somali people.
“I urge the Muslim people of Hiran [region] to join the jihad against Ethiopia, because the enemy of Islam has returned to our (…)