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US military conducts air strike against Al-Shabaab in Somalia

The air strike is the first in Somalia since President Joe Biden took office.

US military conducts air strike against Al-Shabaab in Somalia

Kenyan charged with plotting 9/11-style attack in the US

US federal authorities charge 30-year-old with trying to stage 9/11-style attack on behalf of Al-Shabaab.

Kenyan charged with plotting 9/11-style attack in the US

Al-Shabaab: Kenya attack because of Jerusalem recognition

Al-Shabaab terrorist group says it carried out attack in Nairobi in retaliation for Trump's declaration of Jerusalem as Israel's capital.

Al-Shabaab: Kenya attack because of Jerusalem recognition

15 dead in terrorist attack in Kenyan capital

Gunmen attack hotel and office complex in the Kenyan capital of Nairobi. Al-Shabaab claims responsibility.

15 dead in terrorist attack in Kenyan capitalplayer

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.

At least 23 dead in attack in Somaliaplayer

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.

Somalia: Number of dead in truck bombing rises to 270

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.

Somalia: 5 killed in terror attack in the capital

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".

Trump brushes aside appearance in terror group's video

Somali group uses Trump to recruit jihadists?

Al-Shabaab reportedly uses an excerpt from Trump's comments against Muslims in a recruitment video.

Report: Somali group uses Trump comments to recruit jihadists

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.

Somali terrorist group kills 15 in hotel attack

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

British citizen Samantha Lewthwaite coordinates attacks in Somali and Kenya, intelligence officials say Monday.

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

United States Kills Al-Shabaab Leader in Somalia

Defense Department confirms it killed Adan Garar, a leader of the Somali terror group Al-Shabaab.

United States Kills Al-Shabaab Leader in Somalia

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.

Somali Terror Group Threatens Western Malls

American Airstrike in Somalia Targets Al-Shabaab

United States military carries out an airstrike against Al-Shabaab. Target identified only as a "senior leader".

American Airstrike in Somalia Targets Al-Shabaab

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.

Somali Terrorists Separate Muslims Before Slaughtering

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.

Al-Shabaab Names New Leader, Threatens Enemies

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.

Pentagon Confirms Al-Shabaab Leader Killed in Airstrike

U.S. Airstrike Targeted Al-Shabaab Leader

Officials confirm that U.S. military airstrike in Somalia targeted the leader of the Al-Shabaab group.

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

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.

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

Confirmed: Al-Shabaab Leader Killed

Somali officials confirm that an American missile strike in southern Somalia killed a senior Al-Shabaab commander.

Confirmed: Al-Shabaab Leader Killed in Missile Strike

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.

U.S. Tries to Take Out Terrorist in Somalia

Kenya Charges 4 in Connection with Nairobi Attack

Four Somalis charged with "supporting a terrorist group" in connection with the Westgate mall massacre.

Kenya Charges 4 in Connection with Nairobi Attackplayer

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.

Officials: Target in Somalia was 'Foreign Fighter Commander'

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.

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

Al-Shabaab Threatens Britain

After Kenya, Britain is the next target for Al-Shabaab, warns a hate preacher who recruited terrorists to the group.

Al-Shabaab Threatens Britain

Israel Warned Kenya Before Nairobi Attack

Kenya received information warning of an impending attack before terrorists stormed the Westgate mall, according to security sources.

Israel Warned Kenya Before Nairobi 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.

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

Terrorists: Foreigners Are 'Legitimate Target'

Members of Al-Shabaab confirm they separated Muslims from non-Muslims in Kenya mall terror attack.

Foreigners Are 'Legitimate Target', Say Somali Terrorists

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.

Kenya: Israel Helping Investigate Mall 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.

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

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.

Kenyan Troops Take Control of Attacked Mall

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.

Al-Shabaab Claims Americans Are Among Kenya Terrorists

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.

Kenya: Most Hostages Rescued from Shopping Mall

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.

Somali Terrorists Claim Responsibility for Kenya Attack

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.

Terror Group Ousts American Jihadi for 'Childish Petulance'

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 leaders

US Puts $33m Bounty on al-Shabaab Leaders

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.

Video: US Al Qaeda Terrorist Pleads for His Lifeplayer