Middle East

Al-Shabab’s new leader possible ‘ghost,’ figurehead

Somali men watch the news on September 6, 2014 in Mogadishu on a television set where is broadcasted a portrait of Somalia's Al-Qaeda-linked Shebab slain leader Ahmed Abdi Godane, recently killed in a US air strike. AFP PHOTO / MOHAMED ABDIWAHAB

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Daily Star on September 08, 2014, on page 10.




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