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 - 2 reports

Kenyan security strategy wanting — experts

Analysts say the authorities have failed to design a coherent counter-terrorism policy.Rachel used to run a beauty salon in Nairobi’s Westgate shopping centre. A year ago, as she tried to escape from the carnage unleashed by Somali Islamist militants, ... [Published The Star (Kenya) - 1 hour ago]
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

Pakistan expresses solidarity with flood-hit Bosnia; lauds Somali efforts to disrupt Al-Shabab

UNITED NATIONS, Sept 23 (APP): Pakistan stands ready to extend all possible technical assistance to the efforts aimed at strengthening Bosnia and Herzegovina, while reiterating strong support for the country’s sovereignty and territorial integrity, Foreign ... [Published Associated Press of Pakistan - 2 hours ago]
First reported Sep 22 2014 - Updated 7 hours ago - 4 reports

Two German Nationals suspected to be Al-shabaab deported from Nairobi

Two German Nationals suspected to be Al-shabaab deported from NairobiShare this video:Added on September 23rd, 2014Two German Nationals deported from Nairobi for allegedly being members of Somalia's Al-Shabaab terror group.The two were arrested on Saturday ... [Published East African Standard - 7 hours ago]
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 20 hours ago - 2 reports

XINHUA - Somali president leaves for UN meeting

Somali president leaves for UN meetingContributed by NAMPA / Xinhua.MOGADISHU, Sept. 22 (Xinhua) -- Somali President Hassan Sheikh Mohamoud on Monday left for a UN summit meeting in New York this week, state radio reported.The Somali leader will speak ... [Published Namibia Press Agency - 20 hours ago]
First reported Sep 22 2014 - Updated 20 hours ago - 2 reports

somalia:Dozen Al-Shabaab rebels surrender in Somalia

A 45-day ultimatum and amnesty offer by the Somali government has seen dozens of Al-Shabaab militants surrender their arms, a government official has said. “We are receiving defectors on a daily basis since the president issued the amnesty,” National ... [Published Mareeg News Online - 20 hours ago]
First reported Sep 22 2014 - Updated 21 hours ago - 2 reports

Kenya Returns Shabab Suspects to Germany

German federal prosecutors say Kenya has extradited back to Germany two suspected members of the Somalia-based terror group al-Shabab. Both are German citizens, while one also has Tunisian nationality.Germany's Federal Prosecutions Office announced on ... [Published DailyMe.Com - 21 hours ago]
First reported Sep 21 2014 - Updated Sep 22 2014 - 11 reports

Kenya Remembers Westgate a Year on

Memorials are held in Kenya to commemorate the anniversary of the attack on a shopping centre by Al-Shabab.$NEWLINE$BEGINSCRIPT src=\"http://host.coxmediagroup.com/cop/digital/sites/common/js/chartbeat_topwidget.js\" type=\"text/javascript\" language=\"javascript\">$ENDSCRIPT$NEWLINE$BEGINSCRIPT ... [Published Journal-News - Sep 22 2014]
First reported Sep 22 2014 - Updated Sep 22 2014 - 1 reports

Iringo warns heads against al Shabaab

SCHOOL head have been urged to closely monitor behaviours of pupils to avoid radicalisation.Defence PS Mutea Iringo said terrorist secretly target pupils and students for recruitment into criminal activities.He was speaking on Friday at Materi Girls, ... [Published The Star (Kenya) - Sep 22 2014]
First reported Sep 22 2014 - Updated Sep 22 2014 - 1 reports

Towns Liberated From Al-Shabaab Slowly Come Back to Life

By Fuad AhmedMogadishu — Traditional elders from the Hiran and Lower Shabelle towns of Bulo Marer and Jalalaqsi, which were liberated by allied forces in recent weeks, say life is slowly coming back to normal.Farah Abdi Ware, a prominent elder from Hiran ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Sep 22 2014]
First reported Sep 21 2014 - Updated Sep 21 2014 - 32 reports

Kenya Observes 1-Year Anniversary of Al-Shabab’s Westgate Mall Attack (Watch)

*(Via Newsy) – Sunday (09-21-14) marks a year since armed militants attacked an upscale shopping mall in Nairobi, Kenya, killing close to 70 people.At least four Al-Shabab gunmen carried out the attack, which injured more than 170, and were able to hold ... [Published EURweb - Sep 21 2014]
First reported Sep 21 2014 - Updated Sep 21 2014 - 2 reports

Kenyans Mark 1 Year Since Al-Shabab's Westgate Mall Attack

A year after Al-Shabab gunmen killed more than 60 people in the Westgate Shopping Mall attack in Nairobi, the group remains at large. ... [Published KTVU - Sep 21 2014]
First reported Sep 21 2014 - Updated Sep 21 2014 - 1 reports

2 Al-Shabab Suspects Arrested in Frankfurt

German authorities have arrested two suspected members of the Somali-based extremist group al-Shabab after they landed at Frankfurt airport Saturday. The federal prosecutors' office said in a statement Sunday that the men were detained in Kenya last month ... [Published Austin American Statesman - Sep 21 2014]

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...Thankfully, David Haines' brother, Mike Haines, quoted verses from the Quran and made it clear by saying: "The Muslim faith is not to blame for ISIL , nor is it the fault of people of Middle Eastern descent."
"You don't know what the doctors are going to tell you," she said. "And then the nightmare of staying in the hospital for long - that is not what you had prepared for your life. It becomes more and more hard."
...In a frank letter addressed to Hassan Sheikh, Abrar claimed that political interference had prevented her from safeguarding the CBS's autonomy. "The message that I have received from multiple parties is that I have to be flexible, that I don't understand the Somali way" she wrote, adding that "my own personal security would be at risk... "
"Saudi Arabia and Qatar have mobilized their deep coffers to support extremist Sunni groups in the past and will continue to do so as long as it means they are able to counterbalance Iran and its support for Shia regimes and militant groups. This use of regional proxies has existed across the region for decades and will likely continue, exacerbating the Shia-Sunni divide" the report said

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Dirty Wars - conspiracy or cock-up? [Published Artslink.co.za - 1 hour ago]
Kenyan security strategy wanting — experts [Published The Star (Kenya) - 1 hour ago]
Somalia: Is Somalia Turning Into Dictatorship? [Published AllAfrica.com - 2 hours ago]
Pakistan expresses solidarity with flood-hit Bo... [Published Associated Press of Pakistan - 2 hours ago]
'The Muslim faith is not to blame for ISIL' [Published Yahoo! Maktoob News - 3 hours ago]
Kenya: On Mall Attack Anniversary, Kenyan Secur... [Published AllAfrica.com - 3 hours ago]
We Are Losing WWIII [Published American Thinker - 4 hours ago]
The President's Bank - Corruption Allegations T... [Published PredictWallStreet - 4 hours ago]
Report: Extremist threats more advanced and dif... [Published Washington Examiner - 4 hours ago]
Two German Nationals suspected to be Al-shabaab... [Published East African Standard - 7 hours ago]
Kenyan president ordered to appear at ICC [Published Irish Times - 10 hours ago]
KENYA: Memorials held for Westgate mall attack [Published Voxafrica - 12 hours ago]
The cyber-Ummah: Countering violent extremism o... [Published Jerusalem Post - 13 hours ago]
MUNENE: Kenya should overcome challenges [Published Business Daily Africa - 14 hours ago]
Battling ISIS: In Mid-East My Enemy’s Enemy Is ... [Published BlackStar News - 14 hours ago]
Congresswoman Bachmann On Bill To Revoke Citize... [Published Government Is Not God - 15 hours ago]
Westgate and Kenyan preacher's fiery sermons [Published Al Jazeera - 15 hours ago]
The Evolving Risks of Fragile States and Intern... [Published Brookings Upcoming Events - 16 hours ago]
No answers to shopping mall massacre [Published New Internationalist - 16 hours ago]
Islam Where You're From, Islam Where You're At ... [Published Chicago Now - 17 hours ago]
Gulf of Aden Security Review - September 22, 2014 [Published Critical Threats - 18 hours ago]
Famine Alert: Immediate Response Is Needed to C... [Published Huffington Post - 19 hours ago]
Shots fired at Nairobi mall rattle Kenyans a ye... [Published Sharenet - 19 hours ago]
XINHUA - Somali president leaves for UN meeting [Published Namibia Press Agency - 20 hours ago]
somalia:Dozen Al-Shabaab rebels surrender in So... [Published Mareeg News Online - 20 hours ago]
XINHUA - Kenya deports two Germans over terrori... [Published Namibia Press Agency - 20 hours ago]
Somali president leaves for UN meeting [Published China.org.cn - 20 hours ago]
Kenya deports two Germans over terrorism suspicion [Published Xinhua News Agency - 21 hours ago]
At Ground Zero in Minnesota [Published Power Line - 21 hours ago]
ISIS and the Real Forever War [Published Human Events Online - 21 hours ago]
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The Evolving Risks of Fragile States and Intern... [Published Brookings Upcoming Events - 16 hours ago]
Event Information September 29, 2014 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM EDT Conference Center Carnegie Endowment for International Peace1779 Massachusetts Ave., NWWashington, DC Register for the Event Even as today’s headlines focus on Islamic State of Iraq and Syria ...
Gulf of Aden Security Review - September 22, 2014 [Published Critical Threats - 18 hours ago]
Yemen: Al Houthi rebels take over northwestern Sana’a and force government to capitulate to demands; AQAP militants ambush al Houthi rebels in Sana’a; Ansar al Sharia releases statement claiming credit for attacks in al Dhaleh. Horn of Africa: Al Shabaab ...
At Ground Zero in Minnesota [Published Power Line - 21 hours ago]
(Scott Johnson) We’ve got a problem in the Twin Cities that is based in our large and still growing population of Somali immigrants. Minnesota’s Somali community — a/k/a “Minnesotans” — is the most fertile ground in the United States for the recruitment ...
Westgate one year on [Published ABN Digital - YouTube - Sep 22 2014]
<a style="font-size: 15px; font-weight: bold;font-decoration: none;" href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jJ0VDswckIM&feature=youtube_gdata"&gt;Westgate one year on Kenya has begun to mark its first memorial of the Westgate terrorist attack that left ...
Statement by NSC Spokesperson Caitlin Hayden on... [Published SocioLingo Africa - Sep 22 2014]
WASHINGTON, September 22, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- Today marks the one-year anniversary of the horrific al-Shabaab terrorist attack at the Westgate Shopping Mall in Nairobi, Kenya,...[[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website ...
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Kenyans recall mall attack terror [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Sep 21 2014]
Al Shabaab bombs two convoys, killing at least 12 [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Sep 08 2014]
African, Somali troops retake town on way to re... [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Aug 31 2014]
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]
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