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Somali President Renews Amnesty Offer for Al-Shabab Members

Somalia's president renewed an offer of amnesty Wednesday to members of the al-Qaida-linked militant group al-Shabab. President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud said that his government will ensure the safety of any al-Shabab members who acknowledge their crimes, reject the militant group, and embrace Somalia's peace-and-reconciliation process. In the comments, released by his spokesman, Mohamud also said his government will help defectors learn a trade or find a job. The comments...

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