Al Shabaab

Nairobi attack over, jihadists killed, fresh blasts reported

Nairobi: Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta said on Wednesday that Islamists who stormed an upmarket hotel complex, killing 14 people, had b...Read More

Explosions, gun fire in Nairobi

Explosions, gun fire in Nairobi

Nairobi: Explosions and heavy gunfire rocked an upscale hotel complex in the Kenyan capital on Tuesday in a terrorist attack that sent pe...Read More

Somalia: Suicide bomber attacks Mogadishu police academy, at least 13 dead

Somalia: Suicide bomber attacks Mogadishu police academy, at least 13 dead

Mogadishu: At least 13 police officers on Thursday lost their lives after a suicide bomber in police uniform blew himself up inside a pol...Read More

12 killed in Mogadishu blasts, Al-Shabaab claims responsibility 

Mogadishu: At least 12 people were killed and 16 others injured in Mogadishu blasts that targetted a popular park and a hotel near the So...Read More

Al Shabaab recruitment video features Trump to show racialism in US

Al Shabaab recruitment video features Trump to show racialism in US

London: Somalia’s Islamist militant group al- Shabaab has released a recruitment film featuring Republican frontrunner Donald Trump to sh...Read More

Decoding the IS threat and its ideology

Decoding the IS threat and its ideology

Just as the world changed after 9/11, the world will no longer be the same after the Paris attacks. Change however doesn’t mean that the ...Read More

No officer killed in Al Shabaab attack: Kenyan police

Nairobi: Kenyan police on Tuesday denied reports that Somalia’s Al Shabaab militant group on Monday night killed dozens of police officer...Read More

Former Al Shabaab commander calls for dialogue

Former Al Shabaab commander calls for dialogue

Mogadishu: Former Al Shabaab intelligence chief Zakariye Ismail Hersi, who surrendered to the government of Somalia last year, has urged ...Read More

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Somalia places up to $250,000 bounty on Al-Shabaab leaders

Mogadishu: The Somali government has placed a bounty of $100,000 to $250,000 on 11 most wanted leaders of the Al-Shabaab terrorist group.

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Al Shabaab warns Kenya of further attacks

Mogadishu: Somalia-based militant group Al-Shabaab has warned Kenya of further attacks three days after the attack on the Kenyan universi...Read More

70 die in Kenya varsity attack

70 die in Kenya varsity attack

Nairobi :  At least 70 people have been slain by al-Shabaab terrorists after a swoop down on Garissa University. The group raided the cam...Read More

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Kenyan soldiers kill three Al Shabaab militants

Nairobi: The Kenya Defence Force (KDF) said Friday that three Al Shabaab militants were killed during an ambush in the coastal town of Lamu.

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Somalia confirms arrest of Shabaab commander

Mogadishu : Somalia has confirmed the arrest of a top Al-Shabaab commander who had a bounty of $3 million on his head, a police official ...Read More

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36 massacred in Kenya, Al Shabaab claims hand 

Nairobi: At least 36 people were killed Tuesday in an attack on a stone quarry in Kenya’s Mandera town by Al Shabaab militants even as Pr...Read More