A top Islamist leader, Sheikh Hassan Dahir Aweys, called for more suicide attacks against African Union peacekeepers. Shabaab spokesman Sheikh Ali Mohamud Rage, talking at Nasrudin mosque in Mogadishu, has warned schools not to use textbooks provided by the United Nations. A second senior Shabaab official addressed thousands of people in the football stadium of Mogadishu.
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