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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

Al Qaeda Affiliate Strikes African Union Base

Al Shabaab launches car bomb followed by hours-long gun battle against peacekeepers, claims it killed 35 soldiers.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/26/2015, 12:15 PM

Al Qaeda in Somalia Strengthened by Yemen Exodus

600 Al Qaeda terrorists flee Yemen war for former stronghold of Somalia, while Kerry offers aid without specifying details.Ari Yashar, 5/6/2015, 4:38 PM

ISIS or Al Qaeda? Somalia's Shabaab Mulls Future

Bloodthirsty but embattled terror group considers change of allegiance from AQ, as senior commanders push for ISIS allegiance.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/26/2015, 9:56 AM

Six Somali-American Men Try to Join ISIS

Six Somali-American men who planned to travel to Syria arrested and charged with conspiring to support a terrorist organization.Ben Ariel, 4/21/2015, 1:16 AM

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

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 in Attack

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

As the World Turns: Will the West Prevail?

"Jihadist Islam ... is creating rings of 'emirates' and 'Islamic states' in the Wastelands of Libya, the Sahel, Lebanon, Gaza, Syria, and Iraq ... and is securing beachheads among Islamic immigrant communities in Europe and North America."Dr. Michel Gurfinkiel, 10/26/2014, 11:41 PM

Three Denver Teen Girls Nabbed Joining ISIS

Long arm of ISIS proven yet again, as three US girls caught in Frankfurt on way to join jihad in Syria.Ari Yashar, 10/22/2014, 8:41 AM

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

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 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

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

Canadian Citizen Convicted Over Terrorism Charges

Mohammed Hersi, 28, arrested for attempting to join Al Qaeda group in Somalia; may face long prison sentence.Dalit Halevi, 6/1/2014, 6:02 PM

Somalian Islamists Execute Christian Women

Al Qaeda-linked Al Shabaab forces children to watch mother's execution; aims to 'wipe out' country's tiny Christian community.Ari Soffer, 3/18/2014, 11:14 AM

Confirmed: Al-Shabaab Leader Killed

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 Bombs Somali Al-Qaeda Camp

Kenyan warplanes bomb al-Shabab terrorist training camp in Somalia; operation in retaliation to Nairobi Mall attack.Ari Yashar, 11/1/2013, 8:59 AM

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 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

American Al Qaeda Fighter Killed in Somalia

US-born jihadi Omar Hammami reportedly killed in an ambush, after falling out with Al Qaeda-linked Al Shabaab group.Ari Soffer, 9/12/2013, 4:19 PM

Report: UK Government Aid "Seized by Al Shabab"

Al Qaeda-linked Somalian terrorist group took possession of enough aid to sustain it "for a fairly long time."Ari Soffer, 8/11/2013, 10:01 PM

American Jihadi: Somalia is Like Disneyland

Video by Al Qaeda's Somali branch includes interviews with enlistees from Minnesota, now dead, who urge others to join.Dalit Halevi, 8/10/2013, 10:57 PM

Islamist Terrorists Kidnap Foreigners in Algeria

Islamist terrorists have abducted at least two foreign nationals in eastern Algeria, according to the UK Foreign Office.Chana Ya'ar, 1/17/2013, 12:13 AM

American Jihadi Ousted from Terror Group

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

1 Dead in Al Qaeda-linked Bombing in Kenya

At least one dead and 11 wounded Sunday in a grenade attack on a church in Kenya by a terrorist group linked to Al Qaeda.Chana Ya'ar, 11/4/2012, 4:41 PM

Al Qaeda: Sandy Punishment for West's 'Disbelief'

Al Qaeda's cell in Somalia said Hurricane Sandy was Allah's punishment for America's “disbelief” and “crimes against Islam”.Rachel Hirshfeld , 10/31/2012, 10:23 PM

Al Qaeda 'Schools' Kidnaps Children to Attack West

Al-Qaeda has been kidnapping children in Somalia and brainwashing them to launch future attacks on the West.Rachel Hirshfeld, 8/14/2012, 2:46 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

EU Gunships Strike Somali Pirate Boats

Helicopters from EU naval forces engaged in anti-piracy operations off Africa's eastern coast upped the ante; staged a pre-dawn coastal raidGabe Kahn, 5/16/2012, 12:13 AM

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

AU Peace Keepers Seize Major Al-Shabab Base

Ethiopian troops seized the town Baidoa, an important strategic base for the al-Shabab terror group in Somalia.Gabe Kahn., 2/23/2012, 7:51 PM

London Conference Aims to Resuscitate Somalia

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton gave Somalia's interim government a deadline for action at a London aid conference.Gabe Kahn., 2/23/2012, 5:13 PM

UNSC Targets Somalia's Al-Shabab

An African Union peacekeeping force fighting al-Shabab will receive more authority and funds to fight terror in Somalia. Gabe Kahn., 2/22/2012, 8:51 PM

Somalia: Shabab Becomes Al-Qaeda Franchise

The Shabab terror militias in Somalia touted their accession to the ranks of the multinational Al-Qaeda terror conglomerateGabe Kahn., 2/13/2012, 8:07 PM

Somalia's Al Shaba'ab Officially Joins Al Qaeda

Somalia's Al-Shaba'ab terrorist opposition group has officially joined the international Al Qaeda terror organization.Chana Ya'ar, 2/10/2012, 2:15 AM

US Special Forces Raid Somali Pirate Base

US special forces raided a pirate base in Somalia and rescued two hostages. 9 pirates killed.Gabe Kahn., 1/25/2012, 4:56 PM

Ethiopia Helps Fight Al Shabab in Somalia

Ethiopian troops entered neighboring Somalia Sunday to help in the fight against radical Islamist terrorists from the al-Shabab group.Chana Ya'ar, 11/20/2011, 10:47 AM

UN to Keep Somali Aid Despite Allegations of

An AP investigation found that food meant for starving Somalis is being stolen and sold in markets. UN's World Food Program unfazed.Elad Benari, 8/16/2011, 10:05 PM

Oxfam Calls for More Famine Aid from Africa

Oxfam says African governments not donating enough to famine relief in their own continent.Elad Benari, 8/15/2011, 6:45 PM

Humanitarian Crisis: Gaza Exporting Aid!

The Gazan humanitarian crisis has 'grown so deep' its residents are now exporting aid to Somalia. Gabe Kahn., 8/14/2011, 9:29 AM

Somalis Flee to Ethiopia, Fearing Al-Shabab

Some Somalis have fled to Ethiopia for fear their children may be forcibly conscripted by Islamist insurgents.Elad Benari, 8/11/2011, 3:52 PM

Somalia Records Added Disaster

In Somalia, drought disaster created famine conditions endangering millions, but Islamists deny it and won't let aid through.Amiel Ungar, 7/24/2011, 10:08 PM

UN Declares Famine in Somalia

The United Nations has declared a famine in Somalia as the worst drought in 60 years endangers some 12 million people.Chana Ya'ar, 7/20/2011, 7:10 PM

Somalia Minister Killed

Somalia's interior minister killed in a suicide bombing in the capital, Mogadishu, by the al-Shabab terrorist group.Chana Ya'ar and Elad Benari, 6/13/2011, 2:16 AM

Will Pirates Walk the Plank?

The commando tactics used by South Korea and Malaysia against piracy revives old debate.Amiel Ungar, 1/23/2011, 11:46 PM

64 Killed in Uganda Bombings

Terrorists bomb crowds watching World Cup match, murdering 64. Police suspect an Al-Qaeda-linked Somali group.Maayana Miskin, 7/12/2010, 11:51 AM

Israeli Cargo Nabbed by Pirates

A Turkish-owned ship named "Frigia" carrying cargo of the Israel Chemicals company has been captured by Somali pirates.Malkah Fleisher, 3/24/2010, 7:42 AM

Israel, Africans Fight Jihad

Israel is increasing its partnership in Africa, united with factions which are battling fundamentalist Islam.Malkah Fleisher, 3/9/2010, 11:25 PM

Israeli Ships Nabbed by Pirates

Somali pirates are negotiating the release of two Israeli-owned ships. No Israelis are among the crews held hostage for nearly a month.Hillel Fendel, 1/25/2010, 12:44 PM

Ayaan Hirsi Ali: Israel is a Liberal Democracy

Interview with prize-winning Somalian writer: "In Socialist eyes, whoever isn’t white or Western is a victim, and this includes Muslims... my family, however, was Muslim and taught me to be a racist."Dr. Manfred Gerstenfeld, 4/14/2013, 10:28 PM