Al-Shabaab

Type: Organization
Name: Al-Shabaab
Nationality: Somalia
Fact Sheet: Fact Sheet for Al Shabab
First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 1 reports

Amisom Troops Take Gadon-Dhowe Village in Gedo

Kenya Defence Forces serving under the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) on Wednesday (August 20th) took control of Gadon-dhowe village in Gedo region from al-Shabaab, Radio Bar-Kulan reported.The AMISOM troops battled with al-Shabaab for about ... [Published AllAfrica.com - 3 hours ago]
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

Somalia: Somali Govt to Extend Cash Rewards Program for Information On Al-Shabaab

By Fuad AhmedMogadishu — Since the Somali Ministry of National Security started offering cash rewards to citizens for providing information on al-Shabaab, ten attacks have been prevented in Mogadishu in the past two months, ministry officials said.Based ... [Published AllAfrica.com - 2 hours ago]
First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 1 reports

Somalia: Somali Military Court Sentences Seven Al-Shabaab Members to Death

The Somali military court sentenced seven al-Shabaab members to death on Wednesday (August 20th) after finding them guilty of killing a government soldier detained at Mogadishu's central prison, Radio Mogadishu reported.The court also sentenced six others ... [Published AllAfrica.com - 3 hours ago]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated 7 hours ago - 2 reports

CS seeks help for tea exporters

Foreign Affairs Cabinet secretary Amina Mohammed speaks to the press at Harambee House yesterday. Standing next is Statehouse spokesman Manoah Esipisu. [PHOTO: GEORGE MULALA/STANDARD]Kenya : Foreign Affairs Cabinet Secretary Amina Mohamed has expressed ... [Published East African Standard - 7 hours ago]
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 1 reports

AFP - Kenya-attacks-Britain-trial

Kenya-attacks-Britain-trialContributed by NAMPA / AFP.British terror suspect in Kenya no 'monster': lawyerMOMBASA, Kenya, Aug 21, 2014 (AFP) - A British terrorism suspect in Kenya is no "monster" and has been falsely linked with a fugitive jihadist from ... [Published Namibia Press Agency - 11 hours ago]
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 10 hours ago - 1 reports

Uhuru picks new intelligence boss to end Islamist attacks

Nairobi - President Uhuru Kenyatta has nominated a new intelligence chief with experience in the war on al Qaeda-linked insurgents in neighbouring Somalia to stop a spate of attacks in Kenya blamed on Islamist militants.Kenyatta said he chose Major-General ... [Published News24 - 14 hours ago]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 18 hours ago - 1 reports

Insecurity along Wajir – Mandera road decried

Transport  operators plying Mandera-Wajir Road have expressed concern over increased criminal incidents targeting both private and public  service vehicles.This follows continued cases of carjacking and hijacking incidents between Fino and Lafey over ... [Published Kenya News Agency - 18 hours ago]
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 21 hours ago - 1 reports

Seven al Shabaab members receive death penalty

Mareeg.com- The military court convicted 13 more people yesterday. 7 were sentences to death as they were accused of jointly killing a prison inmate who was called Abdiaziz Muhidin Hiraabe.   The military court convicted 13 more people yesterday. 7 were ... [Published Mareeg News Online - 21 hours ago]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 3 reports

Somali Forces Arrest 30 Al-Shabaab Suspects in Mogadishu

Somali security forces on Tuesday (August 19th) arrested 30 suspected al-Shabaab members and seized a cache of illegal weapons in a daytime security operation in Mogadishu's Bakara Market, Somalia's RBC Radio reported.Hawlwadag District Commissioner Ahmed ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 2 reports

The Role of Land Issues in Kenya's Rising Insecurity (Page 1 of 2)

analysisBy Sebastian GatimuRecent violence in Kenya's Lamu County left more than 100 people dead and resulted in thousands of people fleeing from their homes. There has been a lack of clarity on the causes of the violence in the area, and Kenyans are ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 2 reports

Kenya: Suspected Al-Shabaab militia kidnap Kenyan driver

NAIROBI, KENYA: A Kenyan is missing after he and his three colleagues were attacked and robbed of two four-wheel drive vehicles in Bodhai area, near Kiunga at the Kenya- Somalia border.The turn boy of one of the two missing vehicles was identified as ... [Published East African Standard - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

Al Shabaab frees two Hostages

Two  hostages held by five heavily armed gunmen were abandoned at a thicket in Fino area of Mandera county.Ekai  Maruk  who  was  speaking  on Tuesday  on  behalf of  area  County Police  Commander, Noah Mwivanda said the land cruiser registration number ... [Published Kenya News Agency - Aug 20 2014]

Quotes

"If we are successful in collaboratively ensuring the safety of Mogadishu, we can certainly be a good example for the people of the other regions of the country so they can emulate us and stand together against al-Shabaab" he said
"Somalia will have no more conflict in the coming years, and with the help our friendly countries we are now ready to take full control," he said. "We welcome the capacity building trainings that our partners are conducting and I urge our countrymen to enforce what they have studied for the betterment of our country."
"There is an obsession that Samantha has to be brought into this case" Grant's lawyer Chacha Mwita told the court
"The objective of the conference was to identify the role of civil society in supporting inclusive political dialogue and initiation of"

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UN Funds Allocated for Somalia Untracked - Reports [Published Russia Profile - 15 hours ago]
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Analysis: ‘Non-kosher’ Islamists and ‘kosher’ ones [Published Jerusalem Post - 16 hours ago]
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The UK government and its muddled response to t... [Published Abu Dhabi National - 18 hours ago]
Somali child soldiers 'punished' in foreign-fun... [Published Yahoo! News - 18 hours ago]
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Seven al Shabaab members receive death penalty [Published Mareeg News Online - 21 hours ago]
Security deals with US signal fresh war against... [Published East African - 21 hours ago]
Somali independent radio manager 'in hiding' [Published Africa Review - 22 hours ago]
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Vexillology 2 [Published CSC Center for Strategic Communication - 8 hours ago]
[ by Charles Cameron -- in response to a comment by Zen on a previous post -- swasticas, anarchist flags, Gadsden flags, black banners, and their various variants ] . Yesterday, in response to my piece on Black Banners in the Washington Post Zen ...
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Within hours of his apparent execution being broadcast on the Internet, the mother of James Foley, the kidnapped American photographer, paid tribute to her son via a Facebook page, which had initially been set up to campaign for his freedom. Brief and ...
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Somalia: Communique of Ministerial Meeting on t... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Aug 21 2014]
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Blood spills in Somalia with at least four dead... [Published Reuters Video: Top News - May 24 2014]
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