Somalia: Number of dead in truck bombing rises to 270

Somalia bombing kills 270, injures 230; authorities estimate that Al-Shabaab terror group is responsible for attack.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/16/2017, 8:23 AM

Somalia: 5 killed in terror attack in the capital

Suicide bomber rams explosive-laden vehicle into police building in Mogadishu, allowing fighters to follow. 4 attackers also killed.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/31/2016, 10:54 AM

Trump brushes aside appearance in terror group's video

Republican presidential frontrunner unfazed by his comments appearing in Al-Shabaab video, says "they use other people too".Elad Benari, 1/4/2016, 1:12 AM

Report: Somali group uses Trump comments to recruit jihadists

Al-Shabaab reportedly uses an excerpt from Trump's comments against Muslims in a recruitment video.Ben Ariel, 1/3/2016, 5:40 AM

Somali terrorist group kills 15 in hotel attack

At least 15 dead, including an army general who led an offensive against al-Shabaab, in attack on hotel in Mogadishu.Matt Wanderman, 11/1/2015, 3:54 PM

British 'White Widow' Now Top Leader of Al-Shabaab

British citizen Samantha Lewthwaite coordinates attacks in Somali and Kenya, intelligence officials say Monday.Tova Dvorin, 5/18/2015, 5:35 PM

United States Kills Al-Shabaab Leader in Somalia

Defense Department confirms it killed Adan Garar, a leader of the Somali terror group Al-Shabaab.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/19/2015, 3:43 AM

Somali Terror Group Threatens Western Malls

Shoppers in one of America's biggest malls warned to be on their guard after Al-Shabaab issues terror threat.Ben Ariel, 2/23/2015, 4:12 AM

American Airstrike in Somalia Targets Al-Shabaab

United States military carries out an airstrike against Al-Shabaab. Target identified only as a "senior leader".Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/30/2014, 2:14 AM

Somali Terrorists Separate Muslims Before Slaughtering

Al-Shabaab terrorists murder 28 in attack on bus in Kenya, pick out victims based on ability to read from the Koran.Ari Yashar, 11/22/2014, 10:54 PM

Al-Shabaab Names New Leader, Threatens Enemies

Al-Shabaab names Sheikh Ahmad Umar Abu Ubaidah as its new leader after a U.S. airstrike kills the previous one.Ben Ariel, 9/7/2014, 5:06 AM

Pentagon Confirms Al-Shabaab Leader Killed in Airstrike

Pentagon confirms death of Ahmed Abdi Godane, says it is a "major symbolic and operational loss" for Al-Shabaab.Ben Ariel, Canada, 9/5/2014, 8:45 PM

U.S. Airstrike in Somalia Targeted Al-Shabaab Leader

Officials confirm that U.S. military airstrike in Somalia targeted the leader of the Al-Shabaab group.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/3/2014, 4:14 AM

U.S. Carries Out Operation Against Al-Shabaab in Somalia

Pentagon says U.S. military forces conducted an operation against the Al-Shabaab terrorist network. No further information provided.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/2/2014, 4:46 AM

Confirmed: Al-Shabaab Leader Killed in Missile Strike

Somali officials confirm that an American missile strike in southern Somalia killed a senior Al-Shabaab commander.Elad Benari, 1/28/2014, 6:12 AM

U.S. Tries to Take Out Terrorist in Somalia

United States military carries out a missile strike on a senior Al-Shabaab terrorist. It is unclear if the raid was successful.Elad Benari, 1/27/2014, 2:45 AM

Kenya Charges 4 in Connection with Nairobi Attack

Four Somalis charged with "supporting a terrorist group" in connection with the Westgate mall massacre.Elad Benari, 11/5/2013, 4:42 AM

Officials: Target in Somalia was 'Foreign Fighter Commander'

The U.S. raid in Somalia on Saturday reportedly targeted a Kenyan of Somali origin known by the name Ikrima, say officials.Elad Benari, 10/7/2013, 6:13 AM

U.S. Targets, Fails to Capture Senior Al-Shabaab Terrorist

U.S. Navy SEALs took part in a raid in Somalia, aimed at capturing a senior leader of the Al-Shabaab terrorist group.Elad Benari, 10/6/2013, 3:52 AM

Al-Shabaab Threatens Britain

After Kenya, Britain is the next target for Al-Shabaab, warns a hate preacher who recruited terrorists to the group.Elad Benari, 9/30/2013, 6:45 AM

Israel Warned Kenya Before Nairobi Attack

Kenya received information warning of an impending attack before terrorists stormed the Westgate mall, according to security sources.Elad Benari, 9/30/2013, 4:46 AM

U.S.: No Verification Americans Were Involved in Kenya Attack

The United States has not confirmed that any Americans were involved in the Kenyan mall attack, says Attorney General.Elad Benari, Canada, 9/26/2013, 12:45 AM

Foreigners Are 'Legitimate Target', Say Somali Terrorists

Members of Al-Shabaab confirm they separated Muslims from non-Muslims in Kenya mall terror attack.Elad Benari, Canada, 9/25/2013, 10:14 PM

Kenya: Israel Helping Investigate Mall Attack

Kenyan minister says that Israel is one of the countries assisting in a forensic investigation of the terror attack on the Westgate mall.Elad Benari, Canada, 9/25/2013, 6:31 PM

Kenya's Foreign Minister Blames Al-Qaeda for Terror Attack

Al-Shabaab was not acting alone in the attack in Nairobi, Kenya's Foreign Minister says in an interview.Elad Benari, 9/24/2013, 6:14 AM

Kenyan Troops Take Control of Attacked Mall

Kenyan troops are "in control" of the Nairobi mall that was attacked by Al-Shabaab, says interior ministry.Elad Benari, 9/24/2013, 1:13 AM

Al-Shabaab Claims Americans Are Among Kenya Terrorists

Somali-based terror group tweeted the names of Americans it claimed took part in the attack on a mall in Nairobi.Elad Benari, 9/23/2013, 5:46 AM

Kenya: Most Hostages Rescued from Shopping Mall

Most of the hostages being held by terrorists in a shopping mall in Nairobi have been rescued. At least 68 are confirmed dead.Elad Benari, 9/23/2013, 2:14 AM

Somali Terrorists Claim Responsibility for Kenya Attack

Somali Al-Shabaab claims responsibility for attack in Nairobi, says attack is retaliation for Kenya’s military intervention in Somalia.Elad Benari, 9/22/2013, 5:03 AM

Terror Group Ousts American Jihadi for 'Childish Petulance'

Al-Shabaab, the Somali branch of al Qaeda, ousted an American jihadi from group after he posted video contrary to terror group's teachings.Rachel Hirshfeld , 12/18/2012, 9:53 PM

US Puts $33m Bounty on al-Shabaab Leaders

Somalia's al-Qaeda allied al-Shabaab has been targeted by US officials seeking information on the terror group's top leadersGabe Kahn, 6/8/2012, 3:34 PM

Video: US Al Qaeda Terrorist Pleads for His Life

Alabama’s Omar Hammami joined an Al Qaeda-linked group in Somalia but now fears his fellow terrorists may try to kill him.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 3/19/2012, 5:21 PM