ARTICLES RELATING TO AL-SHABAAB

Al-Shabaab warns of more attacks against Kenya, US interests

2020-01-08 22:56

Somali Islamist group al-Shabaab has warned Kenya "will never be safe", threatening tourists and calling for more attacks on US interests after they stormed an American base at the weekend.

Al-Shabaab militants claim huge Mogadishu bomb attack that killed over 80 people

2019-12-31 10:25

Al-Shabaab Islamist militants have claimed responsibility for Saturday's massive car bomb in the Somali capital Mogadishu that killed 81 people, including two Turkish citizens.

Al-Shabaab attacks US base, EU convoy in Somalia

2019-09-30 19:56

The Al-Shabaab militant group claimed responsibility for an attack on a US base in Somalia on Monday, as the European Union confirmed a separate strike against a convoy of Italian advisers.

Suicide attack at Somalia hotel followed by gunfire

2019-07-12 20:00

A car bomb went off in a hotel in Somalia's port city of Kismayuo where legislators and local elders were meeting, followed by gunfire, a police officer says.

Two Cuban doctors kidnapped by suspected Al-Shabaab militants in Kenya

2019-04-12 23:01

Suspected Somali Al-Shabaab jihadis kidnapped two Cuban doctors and killed their police protection officer in northeastern Kenya, police sources said.

13 al-Shabaab fighters killed in Somalia - US army

2019-02-03 14:24

At least 13 fighters, part of the armed al-Shabaab group, have been killed in an airstrike outside the Somali capital, Mogadishu, the US army has said.

Kenyan police say attack on Chinese facilities is repelled

2019-01-21 05:43

Kenyan police say gunmen opened fire on Chinese construction facilities in an eastern area, days after Islamic extremists claimed responsibility for a deadly attack in Nairobi.

Why photographs of dead in Nairobi terror attack failed journalism – and dishonoured victims

2019-01-18 19:00

Foreign press took away the dignity from victims killed in the Nairobi terror attacks by publishing their pictures, writes The Conversation.

EXPLAINER: Who are al-Shabaab attackers of Kenya hotel?

2019-01-17 10:09

The overnight attack on a hotel complex in Nairobi that left 14 dead was quickly claimed by the Islamic extremist group al-Shabaab. Who are the al-Shabaab attackers of the hotel in Kenya's capital?

WATCH: Kenyan police officer reports 15 bodies

2019-01-16 10:21

A Kenyan police officer says 15 bodies have been taken to the morgue after an attack on a luxury hotel complex in Nairobi claimed by the al-Shabab extremist group.

 

Al-Shabaab jihadists attack US-Kenya military base

2020-01-05 12:10

Jihadists from Somalia's Al-Shabaab group have attacked a military base used by US and Kenyan forces in Kenya's coastal Lamu region, according to the army spokesperson.

Kenyan army attacked telecom towers in Somalia: UN

2019-11-13 22:00

A new report by United Nations special investigators says Kenya's military was responsible for five attacks on telecommunications masts in neighbouring Somalia, including strikes that killed two civilians.

LATEST: Foreigners among 26 killed, 56 injured in Al-Shabaab attack on Somali hotel

2019-07-13 11:00

At least 26 people, including many foreigners, have been killed and 56 were injured in a suicide bomb and gun attack claimed by Al-Shabaab militants on a popular hotel in southern Somalia.

Kenyan al-Shabaab returnees recount stories of pain and fear

2019-05-16 17:49

Human rights campaigners say hundreds of Kenyans willingly joined al-Shaabab as fighters, porters and wives or were duped to do so.

UN document shows Kenya seeking to close Somali refugee camp

2019-03-30 14:05

An internal UN document says Kenya again seeks to close the Dadaab camp that hosts more than 200 000 refugees from neighbouring Somalia and is one of the largest such camps in the world.

Kenyan court orders 4 more attack suspects to be held

2019-01-21 20:35

4 people suspected of helping Islamic extremists attack a hotel and office complex in the Kenyan capital last week have appeared in court

Kenya police arrest wife, father of hotel suicide bomber

2019-01-19 19:00

Kenyan police have arrested the wife and father of a man identified as the suicide bomber in an attack on Nairobi's Dusit hotel complex that left 21 dead, a police source says.

Son of Kenyan military officer named as 1 of Nairobi gunmen

2019-01-18 12:13

Kenyan investigators say one of the extremists who attacked a hotel and shopping complex in Nairobi this week was a son of a Kenyan military officer.

Death toll in Nairobi attack climbs to 21, plus 5 attackers

2019-01-17 05:53

Police in Kenya say the death toll from an extremist attack on a luxury hotel and shopping complex in Nairobi has climbed to 21, plus the five militants killed.

OVERVIEW: Kenya hotel siege over… all attackers eliminated, says President Kenyatta

2019-01-16 09:45

Another explosion and gunfire have been heard at the hotel complex in Kenya's capital even after authorities announced that all was secure following Tuesday's attack. Follow the live updates

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