Al-Shabaab

Type: Organization
Name: Al-Shabaab
Nationality: Somalia
Fact Sheet: Fact Sheet for Al Shabab
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 17 mins ago - 5 reports

KDF kills 5 Shabaab militants in Mandera

Five suspected al Shabaab militants were on Saturday killed by Kenya Defence Force soldiers on the Kenya-Ethiopia border while attempting to drive an explosives-laden vehicle into the country.KDF troops operating under Amisom and their Somali National ... [Published The Star (Kenya) - 17 mins ago]
First reported 1 hour ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 1 reports

Al Shabaab Civilian Attacks Response to...

Mogadishu — Bishop Giorgio Bertin of the Catholic diocese of Djibouti and Apostolic Administrator of Mogadishu has said that Al-shabaab attacks on the civilian population are a response to military defeats.Speaking to Vatican Radio, the bishop said that ... [Published AllAfrica.com - 1 hour ago]
First reported 1 hour ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 1 reports

Soft diplomacy and PPP key to Somalia’s recovery and combatting Al Shabaab say experts

alternative employment for Somalia‟s young people.That‟s one of the key conclusions of the second high level meeting of public and private sector experts on Somalia brought together by DP World and knowledge partner the Institute for NearEast and Gulf ... [Published Noodls - 1 hour ago]
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 1 reports

U.S. Humanitarian Aid Going to … ISIS

Not only are foodstuffs, medical supplies—even clinics—going to ISIS, the distribution networks are paying ISIS “taxes” and putting ISIS people on their payrolls.GAZIANTEP, Turkey — While U.S. warplanes strike at the militants of the so-called Islamic ... [Published Daily Beast - 6 hours ago]
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 1 reports

Court sets date to rule on terror suspects bail

Kampala. The War Crimes Division of the High Court last week set November 7, as the date on which it will decide whether to grant bail to five of the 10 suspected al-Shabaab terrorists.The suspects; Abdi Abdullahi, Mohamed Ahmed, Yasimin Abdullahi, Hodan ... [Published Uganda Daily Monitor - 7 hours ago]
First reported Oct 18 2014 - Updated 17 hours ago - 3 reports

Somali cabinet consolidates hold on liberated regions

Somali cabinet ministers on Sunday discussed the formation of local administrations and the provision of public services to regions of the country newly liberated from al-Shabaab militants.Khalif Ahmed Ereg, the Minister of national security, who is the ... [Published StarAfrica.com - 17 hours ago]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 18 hours ago - 1 reports

XINHUA - (Special for CAFS) Kenyan soldiers kill 5 Al-Shabaab suspects in northern border

(Special for CAFS) Kenyan soldiers kill 5 Al-Shabaab suspects in northern borderContributed by NAMPA / Xinhua.NAIROBI, Oct. 19 (Xinhua) -- Kenya's military confirmed on Sunday its soldiers have killed at least five Al-Shabaab suspects along the border ... [Published Namibia Press Agency - 18 hours ago]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 18 hours ago - 1 reports

Supo was already on to main terror suspect in 2009

The first ever terrorism trial in Finland commenced at the District Court of Helsinki on 7 October, with three men standing accused of financially supporting al-Shabab, a terrorist faction based in Somalia, and one of them also of preparing and recruiting ... [Published Helsinki Times - 18 hours ago]
Entities: Al-Shabaab, Finland, Somalia
First reported Oct 19 2014 - Updated Oct 19 2014 - 1 reports

Govt On Alert Against Al shabaab Attacks

The Ethiopian foreign ministry said its security forces are on alert against Alshabaab attacks.Ambassador Taye Atsle Selassie from that ministry told that to international diplomats in Addis Ababa yesterday. This followed after the US Embassy in Addis ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Oct 19 2014]
First reported Oct 18 2014 - Updated Oct 18 2014 - 1 reports

UN alleges illegal arms trade, corruption rampant in Somalia

Governance in Somalia remains riddled with corruption, a new United Nations report says. It alleges that vast amounts of donor aid and port revenues are being stolen while some arms shipments intended for security forces have been diverted into the black ... [Published East African - Oct 18 2014]
First reported Oct 18 2014 - Updated Oct 18 2014 - 1 reports

Al shabaab linked to Mandera IED

AN improvised explosive device was discovered yesterday morning in Mandera.Police on patrol found the IED barely five metres from the site of the explosion on Wednesday that targeted Governor Ali Roba.Disposal experts detonated the IED.Briefing the media ... [Published The Star (Kenya) - Oct 18 2014]
First reported Oct 18 2014 - Updated Oct 18 2014 - 1 reports

The Repercussion of Al-Shabaab’s Loss…

Following the overthrow of dictator Siad Barre in 1991, Somalia did not have any stable government for over two decades and was in chaos. And since 2006, the country has been battling with militants including the Union of Islamic Courts and the Al-Qaeda-linked ... [Published ERTA - Oct 18 2014]

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"Attacks against the civilian population are a response to military defeats .The different opponents to the present government, of federal union - Al-Shabaab and perhaps also others - of course they cannot fight directly against an army, and so they have withdrawn to rural areas or mingled themselves among the civilian populations" said the Bishop
East and Gulf Military Analysis (INEGMA) in Dubai under the theme "Public-Private Partnership"
"The KDF under AMISOM together with Somali National Army intercepted a Prado with Kenyan registration laden ..."
...has since written to the Prime Minister’s chief of staff, Ed Llewellyn, to ask why the individuals do not appear on the list of sanctions targets. "He agreed to go away and look at that and suggested there shouldn’t be a difference" he said

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KDF kills 5 Shabaab militants in Mandera [Published The Star (Kenya) - 17 mins ago]
Al Shabaab Civilian Attacks Response to... [Published AllAfrica.com - 1 hour ago]
KDF kill five Shabaab militants, recover 100kg ... [Published Africa Review - 1 hour ago]
Soft diplomacy and PPP key to Somalia’s recover... [Published Noodls - 1 hour ago]
KDF kill five suspected Al Shabaab along Kenya-... [Published Mareeg News Online - 2 hours ago]
Africa has to raise Pax Africana from the dead [Published BDlive - 3 hours ago]
U.S. Humanitarian Aid Going to … ISIS [Published Daily Beast - 6 hours ago]
Soldiers kill five suspected terrorist bombers ... [Published Newstalk ZB - 7 hours ago]
Nation media scribe scoops CNN award [Published Uganda Daily Monitor - 7 hours ago]
Court sets date to rule on terror suspects bail [Published Uganda Daily Monitor - 7 hours ago]
KDF engage with Al shabaab Militants in a shoot... [Published East African Standard - 10 hours ago]
WAGA: Battlefront is no place for women [Published Daily Nation - 15 hours ago]
KDF kill five Shabaab militants, recover100kg e... [Published AfricanSeer - 17 hours ago]
Somali cabinet consolidates hold on liberated r... [Published StarAfrica.com - 17 hours ago]
Somalia: Troops clash with Shabaab, four killed [Published StarAfrica.com - 17 hours ago]
XINHUA - (Special for CAFS) Kenyan soldiers kil... [Published Namibia Press Agency - 18 hours ago]
Supo was already on to main terror suspect in 2009 [Published Helsinki Times - 18 hours ago]
Somalia:Failed Initiatives befoul Somalia’s future [Published Mareeg News Online - 20 hours ago]
Govt On Alert Against Al shabaab Attacks [Published AllAfrica.com - Oct 19 2014]
Give Democracy a Chance in the Middle East, inc... [Published Informed Comment - Oct 19 2014]
Terrorist paymaster targeted by Britain [Published Telegraph - Oct 18 2014]
Why The Ebola Outbreak Will Not Lead To Failed ... [Published AFK Insider - Oct 18 2014]
UN alleges illegal arms trade, corruption rampa... [Published East African - Oct 18 2014]
Govt in ‘unofficial’ talks with Al Shabaab [Published East African - Oct 18 2014]
Some 20 People Killed in Second DR Congo Massac... [Published RIA Novosti - Oct 18 2014]
Sierra Leone to deploy standby force back to ba... [Published StarAfrica.com - Oct 18 2014]
Al shabaab linked to Mandera IED [Published The Star (Kenya) - Oct 18 2014]
New massacre reported in DR Congo [Published BBC - Oct 18 2014]
Kenya’s police vetting goes at snail’s pace [Published CapitalFM Kenya - Oct 18 2014]
Kidnapping of foreigners by Al-Qaida: A deadly ... [Published Meri News - Oct 18 2014]
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Give Democracy a Chance in the Middle East, inc... [Published Informed Comment - Oct 19 2014]
By Neil Thompson When many Westerners think of the Middle East today they tend to see a region gripped by religious and sectarian violence. What all the many conflicts have in common is the participation of inflexible and fanatical groups of fighters ...
Gulf of Aden Security Review - October 17, 2014 [Published Critical Threats - Oct 17 2014]
Yemen: Al Houthi gunmen seize border post in Hajjah; AQAP calls on jihad groups to end infighting; Yemeni soldiers fire on Southern Movement protestors in Aden; armed tribesmen attack al Houthi militants in Ibb. Horn of Africa: AMISOM forces arrest ...
Terrorist recruiting and operations [Published BLACKFIVE - Oct 16 2014]
An excellent piece in how our enemies are gaining supporters and fighters from the Center for Security Policy's Nik Hanlon. The recent interplay between al Shabaab and the African Union military mission in Somalia offers new data on the role of ground ...
Gulf of Aden Security Review - October 16, 2014 [Published Critical Threats - Oct 16 2014]
Yemen: Ansar al Sharia militants target al Houthis in Ibb and al Bayda; AQAP militants attack military checkpoint in Hadramawt; tribes protest al Houthi control in Ibb. Horn of Africa: Al Shabaab militants detonate fourth VBIED in Mogadishu in as many ...
Gulf of Aden Security Review - October 15, 2014 [Published Critical Threats - Oct 15 2014]
Yemen: Al Houthi militants target AQAP; U.S. State Department offers cash rewards for information on AQAP’s leadership; Southern Movement issues deadline for Yemni military to leave South; Saudi border guards clash with tribal militants in Sa’ada; air ...
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Somali, African troops retake former al Shabaab... [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Oct 06 2014]
Somalia forces recapture key town held by al Sh... [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Oct 04 2014]
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]
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