Monday, January 22, 2007

Islamic courts leader surrenders

A senior leader of the Union of Islamic Courts has surrendered to Kenyan authorities on the border with Somalia, Kenyan officials have said.Sheikh Sharif Sheikh Ahmed, chairman of the Executive Council of Islamic Courts, was reportedly detained with three other Somalis on Sunday.

"They captured him in the Liboi area. He's under US protection," the Somali intelligence official told Reuters news agency.

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