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Big challenges for Mogadishu mayor

Mohamed Ahmed Noor left his comfortable London home to run one of the most dangerous capitals on Earth: Mogadishu, Somalia.

 
 

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Mohamed Ahmed Noor, the mayor of Mogadishu, attends a rally in support of Somalia's new prime minister. He is seated next to the commissioner of Medina, a neighborhood in Mogadishu, who was the target of an assassination attempt by the al Shabab militia and lost one of his legs.


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Mayor's rally offers moment of hope in war-torn Somalia
Video | Mohamed Ahmed Noor, the mayor of Mogadishu, holds a rally in support of the country's new prime minister and rails against the al-Qaeda linked insurgent group, al-Shabab. The Washington Post's Sudarsan Raghavan reports.

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