Wednesday, December 27, 2006

ICU leaders resign in Somalia

The rats are fleeing the sinking ship...

SomaliNet News
The top leaders of Islamic Courts Union in the capital have announced on Wednesday that they resigned and are ready to hand over the administration to the people in Mogadishu to avoid destruction and bloodshed in the city.

After having crucial and urgent meeting tonight in the capital, the leaders of executive and Shura councils of Islamic Courts Union and deputy leader of executive council of ICU, Sheik Hassan Dahir Aweys, Sheik Sharif Sheik Ahmed and Sheik Abdirahman Janaqow resigned and issued a joint press statement over the current situation in Somalia particular in Mogadishu[...]

2 comments:

Blogger Joe said...

Wow! You are the only one to report this on the WWW.

MikeT said...

And you're surprised by this...? Islamists have always been cowards when they face a strong offense from infidels. The only reason they made the gains they did early on was the relative weakness of the Persian Empire and the weakness of much of the former Roman Empire after its collapse 200 years earlier.