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Somalia: Al-Shabab lifts ban on aid agencies in Somalia

The Somali Islamist militant group, al-Shabab, has decided that international aid agencies will be able to operate in the parts of the country that it controls.

They were banned in 2009 for being "anti-muslim" but now the drought gripping the Horn of Africa has forced a rethink.

Jonathan Josephs reports.

  • 06 Jul 2011