Tag: Al Shabab

State-supported clan uprising bolsters offensive against al Shabab in central Somalia

September 27, 2022

Somali tribal militia backed by the Somali government have pushed al-Shabab terrorists out of large parts of the country's central area in the latest gains ... Read More

US says it killed scores of al-Shabab fighters in central Somalia air strike

September 22, 2022

The United States military said on Wednesday (21 September) it had killed 27 fighters from the al-Shabab militant group in an air strike in Somalia's ... Read More

Somalia’s president declares ‚all-out war’ on al-Shabab ‚terror scourge’

August 25, 2022

Somalia’s government will launch a "total war" against al-Qaida affiliated militant group al-Shabab following a recent deadly hotel siege in the capital Mogadishu staged by ... Read More

Heavy casualties reported as Somali forces end al-Shabab hotel siege

August 22, 2022

Somali forces took control of a popular hotel Sunday (21 August) and ended a deadly 30-hour siege in the country’s capital Mogadishu with security personnel ... Read More

US airstrike kills founding member of al-Shabab, Yusuf Jiis

April 8, 2020

The United States announced it has killed a founding member of the militant Islamist group al-Shabab, Yusuf Jiis, in an airstrike in Somalia carried out ... Read More

Kenya: Al Shabab burns down several houses in Garissa – Police  

February 14, 2020

Terrorist elements of the Somali jihadist group Al Shabab set fire to dozens of houses during an attack perpetrated in the night from Wednesday to ... Read More

Ethiopia arrests alleged ISIS members

September 13, 2019

The Ethiopian army has captured an undisclosed number of suspected Islamic State members operating in the country, local media reported. General Berhanu Jula, deputy chief ... Read More

International: Muslim world foreign ministers meet in Kuwait to discuss approaches to stem terrorism

May 28, 2015

Over 50 foreign ministers from the Islamic Cooperation are meeting in the Kuwait capital to address approaches and sustainable solutions that will help stem terrorism, ... Read More

ISIS Targets Ethiopian Christians

April 20, 2015

The Islamic State group has released a video showing its militants savagely beheading and shooting 30 Ethiopian Christians captured in Libya. This is the first ... Read More