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Al Qaeda Affiliate Strikes African Union Base

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, 26/06/2015 12:15
Al Qaeda in Somalia Strengthened by Yemen Exodus

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, 06/05/2015 16:38
ISIS or Al Qaeda? Somalia's Shabaab Mulls Future

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, 26/04/2015 09:56
Somalian Islamists Execute Christian Women

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, 18/03/2014 11:14
Kenya: Attackers Likely Escaped Westgate Mall

Kenya: Attackers Likely Escaped Westgate Mall

NYPD report reveals how poorly-coordinated response to attack on Nairobi mall in September probably allowed attackers to escape.Ari Soffer, 11/12/2013 10:53
SEALs were Told to Catch, not Kill Terrorist

SEALs were Told to Catch, not Kill Terrorist

U.S. commandos pulled out during a raid in Somalia when it turned out the target couldn't be taken alive.Gil Ronen, 08/10/2013 14:31
Captured Al Qaeda Leader 'No Longer in Libya'

Captured Al Qaeda Leader 'No Longer in Libya'

Abu Anas al-Liby is considered “a major prize,” and is alive in American custody. Libya wants explanations.Gil Ronen, 06/10/2013 19:32
Interpol Issues Arrest Warrant for 'White Widow'

Interpol Issues Arrest Warrant for 'White Widow'

Samantha Lewthwaite, the British widow of London 7/7 bomber is suspected of involvement in Kenya terror.Adam Ross, 26/09/2013 22:51
Kenyan President says Westgate Siege is Over

Kenyan President says Westgate Siege is Over

Following a final gun battle with terrorists, three days of mourning have been called to mark one of Kenya's darkest chapters.Adam Ross, 25/09/2013 01:14
Kenya Mall Siege Continues as Fresh Gunfire Erupts

Kenya Mall Siege Continues as Fresh Gunfire Erupts

Over 60 people remain unaccounted for at the Westgate Mall in Nairobi.Adam Ross, 24/09/2013 16:23
4 Year Old Boy Confronts Terrorists, Escapes Alive

4 Year Old Boy Confronts Terrorists, Escapes Alive

"Islam is not a bad religion," gunmen tell wounded victim, before allowing children to escape with candy bars.Ari Soffer, 24/09/2013 12:52
Explosions in 'Final Assault' on Kenya Mall

Explosions in 'Final Assault' on Kenya Mall

Kenyan troops are carrying out a major assault against al Shabaab terrorists inside Westgate mall.Gil Ronen, 23/09/2013 08:06
Video Shows Dramatic Moments of Kenya Attack

Video Shows Dramatic Moments of Kenya Attack

Mobile phone video footage shows the moment that terrorists began executing shoppers in the Westgate Mall in Nairobi.Elad Benari, 23/09/2013 03:16
Israeli Forces Join Efforts to End Kenya Siege

Israeli Forces Join Efforts to End Kenya Siege

Gunmen, hostages, still reportedly holed up in shopping mall amid continuing reports that non-Muslims were deliberately singled out.Ari Soffer, 22/09/2013 12:45
American Al Qaeda Fighter Killed in Somalia

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, 12/09/2013 16:19
American Jihadi: Somalia is Like Disneyland

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, 10/08/2013 22:57
US Court Starts Sentencing for Would-be Terrorist

US Court Starts Sentencing for Would-be Terrorist

Sentencing has begun in New Jersey for one of two men convicted on conspiracy to join the Al-Shabaab terror group, linked to Al Qaeda.Chana Ya'ar, 15/04/2013 19:41
Islamist Terrorists Kidnap Foreigners in Algeria

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, 17/01/2013 00:13
1 Dead in Al Qaeda-linked Bombing in Kenya

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, 04/11/2012 16:41