Ugandan peacekeepers and Somali government troops stand guard inside the Mogadishu sports stadium. The stadium was a base for al-Shabab Islamist militants until the early hours of Saturday, when ... more 
Ugandan peacekeepers and Somali government troops stand guard inside the Mogadishu sports stadium. The stadium was a base for al-Shabab Islamist militants until the early hours of Saturday, when al-Shabab withdrew from their bases throughout the city Mogadishu , Somalia, Saturday, Aug. 6, 2011. Islamist fighters withdrew overnight from almost all their bases in the famine-struck Somali capital, the most significant gain for the embattled U.N.-backed government in four years. Commanders toured newly abandoned positions Saturday, including a former sports stadium where the militia's tyre marks were fresh in the grass.(AP Photo/ Katharine Houreld) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Katharine Houreld
Sat, Aug 6, 2011 11:51 AM EDT