Somalia Hosts Heads of State Summit for 1st Time in 30 Years

September 13, 2016 11:03 AM

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Somalia is hosting its first regional summit of African heads of state in 30 years, a source of pride in this Horn of Africa country after years of chaos and attacks by al-Shabab extremists.

Security measures are high, and residents say celebrations of the Muslim holiday Eid al-Adha have been severely restricted in recent days.

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