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Islamist fighters mobilized yesterday in Somalia after claiming victory over a US-backed warlord alliance in Mogadishu.

Islamists claim rout of US-tied forces in Somalia

Antiterror efforts of CIA suffer a blow

By John Donnelly
Globe Staff / June 6, 2006

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PRETORIA -- Islamic fighters claimed control over the Somali capital of Mogadishu yesterday following weeks of deadly street battles that left hundreds dead and wounded, dealing a major blow to US counterterrorism efforts in the Horn of Africa region. (Full article: 1151 words)

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