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By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, September 10th, 2019
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US joins opposition to UN sanctions against al-Shabaab due to restrictions on aid to Kenya, refugees

Six UN Security Council members on Wednesday blocked a move to include Somali jihadist group Al-Shabaab on a list of organizations such as Al-Qaeda that are under international sanctions, diplomatic sources said. Several More...

By Oscar Nkala On Sunday, October 7th, 2018
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Nearly 100 killed in one year of Islamist-linked terrorism in northern Mozambique

About 100 people have been killed and 70 others injured since a new Islamist rebel group launched attacks on villages and government installations in the Cabo Delgado region of northern Mozambique in October last More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, September 17th, 2018
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Kenya: Al-Shabaab Muslim terrorists execute two Christians pulled off of a bus

(International Christian Concern) – Al-Shabaab continues to be one of the biggest threats to Kenyan Christians lives. The Somali Based terror group rose to power around 2006, when another group splintered. Since More...

By Brandon Jones On Saturday, January 27th, 2018
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Somalia: Government officials detail rescue of 35 boys recruited by Al-Shabaab Islamists

The Somali government confirmed Wednesday its security forces rescued 35 male children who had been taken as recruits by the Islamist militant group, Al-Shabaab. The government’s ministry of information confirmed More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, September 29th, 2016
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King Abdullah talks Islamic State war, US not understanding ‘the rules’ as the battle headed to Libya

Speaking in an interview with CBS’ 60 Minutes in Amman, King Abdullah the Second Bin Al Hussein said the world needs to adopt a “global perspective” in combating Muslim terrorists in both the Middle More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, April 15th, 2016
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‘Eye in the Sky’ Review: Riveting, morally challenging thriller on drone warfare

Modern warfare in 2016 continues to pose new challenging moral conflicts as fast as technically, such as drone strikes, replace front line attacks against evil terrorist threats all over the globe. Eye in the Sky More...

By Guest Author On Tuesday, December 15th, 2015
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Hand Grenade Explosion At Grand Anwar Mosque In Ethiopia

As reported by Stratfor, a hand grenade had been thrown into the Grand Anwar Mosque in the capital of Ethiopia, and as a result, 6 people got injured. Authorities had stated that the explosion took place right after More...

By Zach Jones On Thursday, July 9th, 2015
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Muslim terrorists Al Shabaab continue to advance and recruit in Somalia

Muslim terrorists who are part of al-Shabaab moved across provinces in the northwest portion of Somalia as government forces withdrew. Hundreds of militants moved to seize towns, like Wanlaweyn, warning the residents More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Monday, April 20th, 2015
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Six arrested in Minnesota, California for links to ISIS, traveling with Hamza Ahmed

Six men were arrested in Minnesota and California on suspicions they tried to travel to Syria to fight with ISIS. Authorities released their names and more details today. A spokesman for the U.S. Attorney’s Office More...

By Laura Jones On Saturday, April 11th, 2015
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Kenya burying massacre victims, President Obama doesn’t call them ‘Christians’

Just a week out from the shocking Kenya massacre which left 148 dead, most Christians, the nation buries victims and attempts to regroup. President Obama is taking heat from critics for not acknowledging the victims’ More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Thursday, February 19th, 2015
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Minnesota man, Hamza Ahmed, charged in connection to ISIS

A Minnesota man pulled off an airplane bound for Turkey last year has been indicted on charges of conspiring to support Islamic State and lying to federal agents investigating recruitment by militant groups, prosecutors More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, October 17th, 2014
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UN Report warns of Islamic extremists group al-Shabaab growth

Al-Shabaab is shipping large quantities of charcoal from a port in Somalia controlled by the Kenya Defence Forces, United Nations monitors say in a report released Wednesday. The UN cautioned that the surge of More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, June 16th, 2014
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Kenya al-Shabaab attack: Nearly 50 confirmed killed, targeted Word Cup fans

 Al Shabaab terrorists shot and hacked people to death Sunday evening in the Kenyan coastal town of Mpeketoni. The group of attackers entered the town center and began killing people before moving into a residential More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, May 30th, 2014
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Chelsea Clinton discusses battle to end elephant poaching

“When my mom left the government, we knew this was one of the areas we wanted to work on together,” Chelsea Clinton told OUTSIDE in an interview. Clinton, vice chairwoman of the Clinton Foundation, is featured More...

By Brandon Jones On Sunday, March 16th, 2014
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Somalia: Islamic extremists behead female Christian and her cousin

Islamic extremists from the rebel Al Shabaab militia last week publicly beheaded a mother of two girls and her cousin in southeastern Somalia after discovering they were Christians, sources were quoted as saying More...

By Brandon Jones On Sunday, October 6th, 2013
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US military captures al Qaeda leader Abu Anas al Libi in Libya and Al-Shabaab head in Somalia

The US military reportedly captured two high profile targets Saturday. Abu Anas al-Libi Saturday in the Libyan capital of Tripoli, U.S. forces captured Abu Anas al Libi, an al Qaeda leader wanted for his role in More...

By Brandon Jones On Sunday, September 22nd, 2013
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al-Shabaab terrorist attack on mall in Nairobi Kenya leave 68 dead

Islamist militants were holding hostages on Sunday at a shopping mall in Nairobi, where at least 68 people were killed in an attack by the Somali al Shabaab group, which demanded that Kenya pull troops back from More...

By Robert Herriman On Saturday, September 7th, 2013
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Mogadishu bombings kill at least 15

At least 15 people have been killed in the Somali capital, Mogadishu, after two explosions ripped through a busy car park, according to multiple news sources.   Somalia map – CIA source The blasts More...

By Robert Herriman On Saturday, August 17th, 2013
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Somalia polio outbreak reaches 100 cases, ‘probably thousands more with the virus’ according to OCHA

According to the latest numbers from the Global Polio Eradication Initiative (GPEI), the number of wild polio virus cases in Somalia has reached the 100 mark, this from a country that hadn’t seen polio since More...

By Laura Jones On Monday, November 26th, 2012
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Muslim extremists in Somalia behead Christian convert

Al-Shabaab, Islamic extremists in Somalia, took responsibility for murdering a Christian near Barawa, accusing the man of being a spy and leaving Islam. Somalia map – CIA source Farhan Haji Mose, age 25, was More...


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