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Al-Shabab Takfiri group ‘seizes town in Somalia’

August 4, 2017 11:26 am
Al-Shabab Takfiri group ‘seizes town in Somalia’

An African Union (AMISOM) soldier from Burundi is seen on patrol in Mogadishu on July 11, 2017. (Photo by AFP) Somalia’s militant group al-Shabab seized a town in the south of the country early on Friday after it was abandoned by the military and African Union-mandated (AMISOM) peacekeepers, residents said. […]

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US judge convicts two women of support for al-Shabab

October 26, 2016 6:00 am
US judge convicts two women of support for al-Shabab

Al-Shabab militants in an undisclosed location in Somalia (File photo) A federal judge in the US state of Virginia has convicted two women of providing financial support for the Somalia-based al-Shabab Takfiri militant group. According to the US Attorney’s Office for Eastern Virginia, Muna Osman Jama, 36, and Hinda Osman […]

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Al-Shabab Takfiri militants takes control of key town in central Somalia

October 23, 2016 9:30 pm
Al-Shabab Takfiri militants takes control of key town in central Somalia

A handout photo taken on June 10, 2016, and released by the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) shows Ethiopian soldiers serving under the mission in Halgan, Hiran province, Somalia. (Photo by AFP) Al-Shabab Takfiri militants have retaken control of a key town in Somalia’s central province of Hiran in […]

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Al-Shabab militants kill at least 10 people in key Somali town

October 18, 2016 8:43 pm
Al-Shabab militants kill at least 10 people in key Somali town

Members of the Somali military walk at the site of a car bomb attack near Mogadishu, September 18, 2016. (Photo by AFP) Al-Shabab militants have killed at least 10 people, including soldiers and civilians, in a key Somali town close to the capital Mogadishu after ramming a bomb-laden vehicle into a police […]

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Al-Shabab gunmen attack beach restaurant in Somali capital,Mogadishu

August 26, 2016 7:59 am
Al-Shabab gunmen attack beach restaurant in Somali capital,Mogadishu

Military and police gather at the scene of an attack in Mogadishu, Somalia, July 31, 2016. ©AFP At least nine people have been killed after militants with the al-Qaeda-linked al-Shabab terror group launched a car bomb attack on a beach restaurant in the Somali capital, Mogadishu. According to local police officials, […]

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Unlucky son of Kenya Government official was among gunmen in Garrissa University attack

April 5, 2015 4:09 pm
Unlucky son of Kenya Government official was among gunmen in  Garrissa University attack

Investigations by Kenyan police into the massacre of 147 students of Garrissa University on Thursday April 2nd has revealed that one of the masked men who carried out the attack was a son of a govt official. The gunman identified as Abdirahim Abdullahi is a law graduate from the University […]

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Kenya Garissa University College massacre: al-Shabaab’s deadliest attack on christians

April 4, 2015 5:33 am
Kenya Garissa University College massacre: al-Shabaab’s deadliest attack on christians

They arrived at dawn, strapped with explosives and armed with AK-47s, and separated the non-Muslims from the Muslims. In al-Shabaab’s deadliest attack on Kenya, the gunmen then shot the non-Muslims without mercy, according to witnesses. The gunmen rampaged through Garissa University College in northeastern Kenya (dawn Thursday local time), killing […]

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Al-Shabab masked gunmen storm Kenyan University, 5 killed

April 2, 2015 8:26 am
Al-Shabab masked gunmen storm Kenyan University, 5 killed

Masked gunmen suspected to be members of Somalia Islamic sect, Al-Shabab, stormed Kenyan’s Garissa University College, Garissa town, which is near the Somali border, this morning as students were praying in the school mosque and started shooting indiscriminately. According to Kenyan’s police spokesperson, Zipporah Mboroki, the attackers numbering about 5 […]

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Four people killed in Kenya’s Wajir town by deadly ‘al-Shabab’ attack

March 18, 2015 1:40 pm
Four people killed in Kenya’s Wajir town by deadly ‘al-Shabab’ attack

Al-Shabab still controls many parts of rural Somalia   Four people have been killed in an attack in north-east Kenya, officials say. Security sources said a group of hooded men threw a grenade at a small shop in the town of Wajir, about 100 km (60 miles) from the Somali […]

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