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15 dead in terrorist attack in Kenyan capital

15 dead in terrorist attack in Kenyan capital

Gunmen attack hotel and office complex in the Kenyan capital of Nairobi. Al-Shabaab claims responsibility.Ben Ariel, 16/01/2019 02:14
At least 23 dead in attack in Somalia

At least 23 dead in attack in Somalia

Suicide truck bomb explodes outside hotel in Mogadishu, killing at least 23 and wounding more than 30.Ben Ariel, 29/10/2017 01:35
Somalia: Number of dead in truck bombing rises to 270

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, 16/10/2017 08:23
Somalia: 5 killed in terror attack in capital

Somalia: 5 killed in terror attack in capital

Suicide bomber rams explosive-laden vehicle into police building in Mogadishu, allowing fighters to follow. 4 attackers also killed.Arutz Sheva Staff, 31/07/2016 10:54
Trump brushes aside appearance in group's video

Trump brushes aside appearance in group's video

Republican presidential frontrunner unfazed by his comments appearing in Al-Shabaab video, says "they use other people too".Elad Benari, 04/01/2016 01:12
Somali group uses Trump to recruit jihadists?

Somali group uses Trump to recruit jihadists?

Al-Shabaab reportedly uses an excerpt from Trump's comments against Muslims in a recruitment video.Ben Ariel, 03/01/2016 05:40
Somali terrorist group kills 15 in hotel attack

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, 01/11/2015 15:54
British 'White Widow' Now Top Leader of Al-Shabaab

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, 18/05/2015 17:35
United States Kills Al-Shabaab Leader in Somalia

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, 19/03/2015 03:43
Somali Terror Group Threatens Western Malls

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, 23/02/2015 04:12
American Airstrike in Somalia Targets Al-Shabaab

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, 30/12/2014 02:14
Somali Terrorists Separate Muslims in Attack

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, 22/11/2014 22:54
Al-Shabaab Names New Leader, Threatens Enemies

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, 07/09/2014 05:06
Pentagon Confirms Al-Shabaab Leader Killed

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, 05/09/2014 20:45
U.S. Airstrike Targeted Al-Shabaab Leader

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, 03/09/2014 04:14
U.S. Carries Out Operation Against Al-Shabaab

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, 02/09/2014 04:46
Confirmed: Al-Shabaab Leader Killed

Confirmed: Al-Shabaab Leader Killed

Somali officials confirm that an American missile strike in southern Somalia killed a senior Al-Shabaab commander.Elad Benari, 28/01/2014 06:12
U.S. Tries to Take Out Terrorist in Somalia

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, 27/01/2014 02:45
Kenya Charges 4 in Connection with Nairobi Attack

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, 05/11/2013 04:42
Target in Somalia was 'Foreign Fighter Commander'

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, 07/10/2013 06:13
U.S. Targets Senior Al-Shabaab Terrorist

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, 06/10/2013 03:52
Al-Shabaab Threatens Britain

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, 30/09/2013 06:45
Israel Warned Kenya Before Nairobi Attack

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, 30/09/2013 04:46
No Verification Americans Involved in Kenya Attack

No Verification Americans 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, 26/09/2013 00:45
Terrorists: Foreigners Are 'Legitimate Target'

Terrorists: Foreigners Are 'Legitimate Target'

Members of Al-Shabaab confirm they separated Muslims from non-Muslims in Kenya mall terror attack.Elad Benari, Canada, 25/09/2013 22:14
Kenya: Israel Helping Investigate Mall Attack

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, 25/09/2013 18:31
Kenya Blames Al-Qaeda for Terror Attack

Kenya 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, 24/09/2013 06:14
Kenyan Troops Take Control of Attacked Mall

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, 24/09/2013 01:13
Al-Shabaab: Americans Are Among Kenya Terrorists

Al-Shabaab: 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, 23/09/2013 05:46
Kenya: Most Hostages Rescued from Shopping Mall

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, 23/09/2013 02:14
Somali Terrorists Claim Kenya Attack

Somali Terrorists Claim Kenya Attack

Somali Al-Shabaab claims responsibility for attack in Nairobi, says attack is retaliation for Kenya’s military intervention in Somalia.Elad Benari, 22/09/2013 05:03
American Jihadi Ousted from Terror Group

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 , 18/12/2012 21:53
US Puts $33m Bounty on al-Shabaab Leaders

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, 08/06/2012 15:34
Video: US Al Qaeda Terrorist Pleads for His Life

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, 19/03/2012 17:21