Originally Posted by New_Muslim
A`udhu Billahi mina Shaytanir Rajeem,
Bismillahir Rahmanir Raheem
Assalamu alaykum wa'rahma-tullahi, wa'barakatahu,
don't believe everything that you hear or read about the ICU. according to the Somalians that i know, no one was killed for anything other that what Sharia provides for. [my personal opinion is that if the ICU let them have their girlfriends and their kat(sp?), they would have supported them whole heartedly]
the problem, in my eyes, is that although the majority seem to favor the ICU, they didn't seem to be prepared to "back them up". the whole "tribalism" thing appears to hurt any kind of Somalian solidarity. the Somalis seem to identify with their tribes MORE than anything else, including Islam. what happens in another part of Somailia is written off as "some tribes fighting", no need for me to get involved. :?
if they wanted to support the ICU, they have all the support of the Qur'an, which they might now be considering as they are in the process of "finishing off" what remains of the Ethiopian Army that is currently surrounded.
not much point in discussing the situation with "kaffirs", it's confusing enough just talking with Somalians!
May Allah(SWT) guide them back to the straight path, aid them and help them repel the invaders.