- Associated Press - Wednesday, November 14, 2012

“I don’t think they hide it. That’s up there. There’s an information war going on, so I don’t have any problem with that,” Mr. Hashi said.

Mr. Osman said the articles on sabahionline.com are accurate and professional, but he fears terrorists could attack writers affiliated with the site. Eighteen Somalis who work with media outlets have been killed this year, often in targeted assassinations.

Somali writers “can lose their lives for working for this kind of a news outlet because of the extremists who target any critical voice or news service,” Mr. Osman said.