Al-Shabaab

Type: Organization
Name: Al-Shabaab
Nationality: Somalia
Fact Sheet: Fact Sheet for Al Shabab
First reported 10 mins ago - Updated 10 mins ago - 1 reports

Somali 'killed for not wearing veil'

Militant Islamists in Somalia have shot dead a Muslim woman for refusing to wear a veil, her relatives say.The nomadic woman was killed outside her hut near the southern Somali town of Hosingow by gunmen belonging to the al-Shabab group, they added.The ... [Published BBC - 10 mins ago]
First reported 1 hour ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 1 reports

Somalia: Food Shortages Worsened By NGO Policy, Anti-Terror Laws

As the UN warns of an impending famine in Somalia, it is important to look at the track record of aid organisations in responding to emergencies in the country. This will help explain what should be done to aid local communities in becoming better pr ... [Published AllAfrica.com - 1 hour ago]
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 1 reports

Kenya’s tourism crisis: Al Shabaab hits where it hurts the most

If the Kenyan government is to be believed, tourist arrivals are down a little bit on last year. Hotel operators tell a different story, speaking of a crisis rather than a decline. It’s a potentially devastating blow for Kenya’s economy. For this, Kenyan ... [Published Daily Maverick - 9 hours ago]
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 1 reports

Al-Shabaab Calls for Muslims to Atta...

In an audio-recording released on pro-al-Shabaab websites Sunday (July 27th), al-Shabaab spokesman Ali Mohamud Rage called on Muslims to attack Jewish people and their assets wherever they may be.Rage, also known as Ali Dheere, said it is the duty of ... [Published AllAfrica.com - 5 hours ago]
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 1 reports

Somali Women 'Untapped Resource' in Fight Against Al-Shabaab

Mogadishu — For years women in Mogadishu have been on the side-lines in the fight against al-Shabaab, but more recently they have begun to play a more active role by providing critical information about suspicious activity and people to security agencies, ... [Published AllAfrica.com - 5 hours ago]
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 1 reports

Kent woman released before trial on terrorism charges

A local Somali woman accused of raising money for the terrorist group al-Shabab was released from custody, pending a trial in Virginia, after more than 100 community members packed a Seattle federal courtroom Tuesday in her support.The decision to release ... [Published Seattle Times - 7 hours ago]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated 18 hours ago - 2 reports

Gulf of Aden Security Review - July 29, 2014

Yemen: AQAP releases martyrdom video for militants that participated in June 26 attacks in Hadramawt; AQAP militants assassinate Yemeni military officer in Abyan. Horn of Africa: Al Shabaab spokesman threatens attacks against AMISOM supply lines; rumored ... [Published Critical Threats - 18 hours ago]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 2 reports

Kenya: Key Rights Report in Spotlight After Kenya Violence

Analysts believe recommendations in key report could reduce tensions which have surfaced after recent bloodshed.In the wake of recent attacks in Kenyan coastal areas which have killed more than 90 people, analysts say old grievances have resurfaced, making ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 2 reports

Al Shabaab changes tack to directly take on KDF in Lamu

Three months after Western countries warned of possible terrorist attacks in Nairobi, Mombasa and other Coastal towns, the politicisation of Kenya’s security has intensified long-standing sectarian divisions among the Coastal people to a potentially explosive ... [Published East African - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 3 reports

Gunned Down in Mombasa - the Clerics That Have Died

Mombasa — More than 21 Islamic clerics have been gunned down in Kenya's southeastern port city of Mombasa over the past two years, according to the human rights group Haki Africa. All but one of them was linked by the government to terrorism and support ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Jul 28 2014]
Entities: Mombasa, Kenya, Jihad
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 3 reports

AMISOM captures weapons from Al Shabaab

(WIC) ¬ - AMISOM troops together with the Somali National Army have today captured an assortment of weapons and ammunition from al Shabaab suspects in the capital Mogadishu.According to a press release AMISOM sent to WIC, these were seized at the AsumanAtto ... [Published Walta Information Center - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 2 reports

Ranking high on the wrong measures

FOR years Africa was a backwater for al-Qaeda-linked insurgents, but today it is rising axis for extremism. Two African insurgencies now rank among the most dangerous internationally: Boko Haram in Nigeria and Somalia’s al-Shabab. Going by the number ... [Published The Economist - Jul 28 2014]

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"There is always a ransom or an exchange of some sort: money, the release of prisoners, arms deliveries."
"If we cannot reach them [in Israel], you are in Kenya, America, Europe, reach them there," he said. "Jews have spread themselves around the world. Everywhere they have property, assets, money. If you see that [individual] kill him. Jews are Jews"
"These are the elements we have been looking for and others will also be arrested" Tana Delta Police Boss Robison Thuku told Kenya's The Star
...engaged in destabilising actions such as planning explosions or preparing to assassinate a person, and we captured those people," Issa told Sabahi. "We have arrested individuals who came from regions far away and who were sent by al-Shabaab to create chaos in the city during Ramadan. This came about as a result of the women's efforts as they provided a lot of intelligence."

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Somali 'killed for not wearing veil' [Published BBC - 10 mins ago]
Somalia: Food Shortages Worsened By NGO Policy,... [Published AllAfrica.com - 1 hour ago]
NYTimes: European Ransoms Now al-Qaida's Major ... [Published Naharnet - 1 hour ago]
The rise of terrorism in Africa - who cares? [Published News24.com - 2 hours ago]
Stop The Blame Game And Fight Crime Instead [Published The Star (Kenya) - 2 hours ago]
Al-Shabaab Calls for Muslims to Atta... [Published AllAfrica.com - 5 hours ago]
Kenya: Three Tanzanians Among Those Arrested Ov... [Published AllAfrica.com - 5 hours ago]
Somali Women 'Untapped Resource' in Fight Again... [Published AllAfrica.com - 5 hours ago]
[tt] (PRI) One group hopes to end poaching, Wik... [Published TranshumanTech - 6 hours ago]
Somali PM Abdiweli appeals for peace during Eid... [Published Walta Information Center - 6 hours ago]
Kent woman released before trial on terrorism c... [Published Seattle Times - 7 hours ago]
Array of contemporary global jihadist terrorism... [Published Meri News - 7 hours ago]
Al-Qaida relies on ransom money to finance its ... [Published KansasCity.com - 8 hours ago]
Kenya’s tourism crisis: Al Shabaab hits where i... [Published Daily Maverick - 9 hours ago]
Terrorism in Nigeria: A Call For Collective Act... [Published Nigeria Village Square - 13 hours ago]
How the world sees Israel, in one chart [Published VOX.com - 17 hours ago]
WAJIR - Governor: Our insecurity spills over fr... [Published Daily Nation - 17 hours ago]
Gulf of Aden Security Review - July 29, 2014 [Published Critical Threats - 18 hours ago]
Somalia: Mogadishu Mayor Survives Assassination... [Published AllAfrica.com - 20 hours ago]
Intellectual Close to Losing Confidence in Soma... [Published AllAfrica.com - 20 hours ago]
The new faces of global terror [Published Melbourne Age - 20 hours ago]
Global wildlife decline driving slave labor, or... [Published Environmental Research Web - 22 hours ago]
Gunned Down in Mombasa - the Clerics That Have ... [Published AA Kenya - 23 hours ago]
Kenya: Key Rights Report in Spotlight After Ken... [Published AllAfrica.com - Jul 29 2014]
ALARMING MALNUTRITION RATES IN MOGADISHU: “INSU... [Published Misna - Jul 29 2014]
Pan-African Ecobank: Kenya Upstream Oil Segment... [Published 4 Traders - Jul 29 2014]
Crush Crime Cartels To Save Rhino, Elephants [Published The Star (Kenya) - Jul 29 2014]
GOVERNMENT ACCUSED OF ODM DISINFORMATION [Published The Star (Kenya) - Jul 29 2014]
Westgate, Mpeketoni killings suspects held [Published The Star (Kenya) - Jul 29 2014]
Somalia: Puntland Govt Committed To' Implementi... [Published AllAfrica.com - Jul 29 2014]
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[tt] (PRI) One group hopes to end poaching, Wik... [Published TranshumanTech - 6 hours ago]
(Thanks, Eugen Leitl - TR) [ http://www.pri.org/stories/2014-07-14/one-group-hopes-end-poaching-wikileaks-style ] (... links deleted ...) One group hopes to end poaching, WikiLeaks-style [51]Living on EarthWriter [52]Adam Wernick July 14, 2014 ...
Gulf of Aden Security Review - July 29, 2014 [Published Critical Threats - 18 hours ago]
Yemen: AQAP releases martyrdom video for militants that participated in June 26 attacks in Hadramawt; AQAP militants assassinate Yemeni military officer in Abyan. Horn of Africa: Al Shabaab spokesman threatens attacks against AMISOM supply lines; rumored ...
World: Security Council Unanimously Adopts Reso... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jul 29 2014]
Source: UN Security CouncilCountry: World SC/11497 Security Council 7228th Meeting (AM) International, regional and subregional organizations must create partnerships that enable the international community to respond more quickly and effectively to ...
Gulf of Aden Security Review - July 28, 2014 [Published Critical Threats - Jul 28 2014]
Yemen: AQAP releases video for July 4 attack on Wadia border post and clashes with Yemeni security forces in Hadramawt; AQAP militants attack Yemeni army posts in Abyan; suspected AQAP militant detonates car bomb in Abyan; Yemeni security forces defuse ...
Kenya: Gunned down in Mombasa – the clerics tha... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jul 28 2014]
Source: IRINCountry: Kenya MOMBASA, 28 July 2014 (IRIN) - More than 21 Islamic clerics have been gunned down in Kenya’s southeastern port city of Mombasa over the past two years, according to the human rights group Haki Africa . All but one of them was ...
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Blood spills in Somalia with at least four dead... [Published Reuters Video: Top News - May 24 2014]
Blast in Mogadishu kills six, scores injured [Published Reuters Video: Top News - May 03 2014]
"The time of Al Shabaab is over," Somali Genera... [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Mar 23 2014]
Al Shabaab car bomb hits UN convoy, killing at ... [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Feb 13 2014]
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