ARTICLES RELATING TO AL-SHABAB

Somali army invading homes after Shabab attack

2014-02-24 21:22

Security forces in Somalia's capital are carrying out a sweeping crackdown in a hunt for militants and weapons after the latest attack on the presidential palace.

Uganda ups security after Kenya attack

2013-09-23 22:30

Uganda has stepped up security after a raid by Somali-linked gunmen on a Kenyan shopping mall that killed at least 62 people.

Extremists who influenced UK attacker

2013-05-24 22:04

The slaying of a UK soldier in east London cast a spotlight on radical preachers who influenced Michael Adebolajo, the attacker seen in videos with bloody hands holding a butcher knife.

Dozens die in Somali fighting

2012-03-10 19:28

Witnesses say at least 23 people have been killed after Somali insurgents attacked Ethiopian troops near the joint border.

Terror financing trial begins

2010-09-07 19:19

The trial of a man suspected of financing Islamic insurgents in Somalia has opened in the Norwegian capital, says the Oslo district court.

Somalis march against al-shabab

2010-03-30 08:53

Hundreds of women and children have protested the destruction of tombs of Somalia clerics by al-Qaeda-linked militants wielding sledgehammers and pickaxes.

Jihadists recruited in Sweden

2010-01-24 19:13

Ten subway stops from downtown Stockholm is "little Mogadishu" - a drab suburb where radical Islamists are said to be recruiting for jihad in Somalia.

Somali fighting claims 16

2009-07-23 18:08

Somali Islamist insurgents have clashed with government forces and AU peacekeepers, killing six fighters on both sides and 10 civilians, a spokesperson says.

Amputations put off over heat

2009-06-23 18:17

An Islamic Somalian court that sentenced four men to hand and leg amputations, have postponed the punishment, saying the sweltering weather could kill them.

 

Terrorists used Q&A to spare Muslims

2013-09-29 12:27
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The masked gunmen who infiltrated Nairobi's Westgate mall arrived with a set of religious trivia questions: A high-stakes game of 20 Questions to separate Muslims from those they consider infidels.

ANC supports call to punish Kenyan militants

2013-09-23 20:19

The ANC says it supported the call that those responsible for the Nairobi mall attack, be found and punished.

Attacks on Somalis in Kenya escalate

2013-01-22 20:25

Human rights activists say Somalis in Kenya are facing increased attacks since the government issued an order that all Somali refugees should return to a camp.

Holiday terror plot thwarted

2012-01-08 14:19

Kenya officials say they thwarted Christmas and New Year terror plans by a Somali militant group.

Kenya vetoes Somali wish

2010-03-31 08:22

Somalia’s president wants thousands of troops trained in Kenya to be deployed to Mogadishu for an upcoming offensive against Islamist militants, but Kenya has denied the request.

Somalis protest against al-Shabab

2010-03-29 13:01

Hundreds of women and children are protesting in the streets of Somalia’s capital against militants linked to al-Qaeda.

Eritrea rejects sanctions

2009-12-02 08:47

Eritrea says a proposed UN resolution calling for sanctions against the country for supplying arms to opponents of the Somali government is politically motivated.

Hostage handed to al-Shabaab

2009-07-17 09:37

A Somali Islamist group has handed over one of two French hostages to al-Qaeda-linked al-Shabaab militants to avoid clashes between the two insurgent bands, rebels and officials say.

'Al-Shabab a serious threat'

2009-05-30 09:34

Somalia's new foreign minister says the Islamist insurgent group al-Shabab is controlling the fighting in Mogadishu and poses a threat to the entire country.

 
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