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Somali President Extends Amnesty to al-Shabab Fighters

The president of Somalia says his country will again offer amnesty to al-Shabab fighters who denounce the terrorist organization and its ideology. Speaking earlier this week in Mogadishu, Hassan Sheikh Mohamud said the new amnesty would run from November 1 through December 31. He said he was extending the amnesty the extra 60 days "for the young, brainwashed men" to denounce al-Shabab. The president asked parents to call on their boys to take advantage of the...

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