Somalia: Twice the Fun during Ramadan.

September 3, 2008

During Ramadan the fighters of the Islamic Courts Union (ICU) want to double their attacks on Ethiopian forces and government installations.

The ICU was pushed back in 2006 by Ethiopian forces intervening in the Somali civil war which lasts about 20 years now. Since then the ICU is slowly gaining back territory. A few days ago they claimed to have captured the third largest city of Somalia Kismayo.

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