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#Al Shabab

# al-shabab - Friday 5 February, 2021

Ex-Manchester United striker Ighalo finds new club
# Transfer News
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# Transfer News

Ex-Manchester United striker Ighalo finds new club

Feb 5th 2021, 9:16 PM 11,033 Views 2 Comments

The Nigerian striker has joined Saudi Arabian side Al-Shabab from Shanghai Shenhua.

# al-shabab - Wednesday 16 January, 2019

21 people now confirmed dead following Islamist attack on hotel complex in Kenya
# Nairobi
# Nairobi

21 people now confirmed dead following Islamist attack on hotel complex in Kenya

Updated Jan 16th 2019, 9:11 PM 18,551 Views 26 Comments

Among the dead was an American citizen, a US State Department official said.

# al-shabab - Saturday 26 November, 2016

At least 11 people killed in 'horrific' bombing at busy Somali market
# Mogadishu
# Mogadishu

At least 11 people killed in 'horrific' bombing at busy Somali market

Nov 26th 2016, 1:26 PM 5,917 Views 10 Comments

The death toll is likely to rise.

# al-shabab - Sunday 3 January, 2016

Donald Trump is not backing down over comments being used to recruit Islamic extremists
# Not Worried
# Not Worried

Donald Trump is not backing down over comments being used to recruit Islamic extremists

Jan 3rd 2016, 2:13 PM 10,706 Views 69 Comments

The Republican hopeful doesn’t think that the use of the footage is a good enough reason to dial back his rhetoric.

# al-shabab - Monday 16 June, 2014

Militants attack Kenyan town as residents watch World Cup. 48 people killed.
# Al Shabab
# Al Shabab

Militants attack Kenyan town as residents watch World Cup. 48 people killed.

Jun 16th 2014, 8:06 AM 5,938 Views 16 Comments

Authorities are blaming al-Shabab, Somalia’s al-Qaida-linked terror group, for the attack at Mpeketoni.

# al-shabab - Saturday 7 December, 2013

Column: Should Ireland join NATO?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Should Ireland join NATO?

Dec 7th 2013, 7:30 PM 567 Views 144 Comments

Forging closer ties with NATO could enable Ireland to combat global terrorism writes Colm Ó Broin.

# al-shabab - Monday 23 September, 2013

Heavy gunfire and explosions heard as siege continues at Kenyan shopping mall
# Kenya
# Kenya

Heavy gunfire and explosions heard as siege continues at Kenyan shopping mall

Sep 23rd 2013, 7:25 AM 4,220 Views 53 Comments

As the stand-off enters its third day, sustained bursts of rapid gunfire erupted at dawn and lasted 15 minutes, and soldiers posted around the complex ducked for cover.

# al-shabab - Sunday 14 April, 2013

16 dead following al-Shabab attack in Somalia's main court complex
# Mogadishu
# Mogadishu

16 dead following al-Shabab attack in Somalia's main court complex

Apr 14th 2013, 5:45 PM 3,397 Views 28 Comments

The preliminary death includes all nine attackers.

# al-shabab - Monday 18 February, 2013

Danish brothers charged with plotting terror attack
# Denmark
# Denmark

Danish brothers charged with plotting terror attack

Feb 18th 2013, 9:47 PM 8,254 Views 21 Comments

Two brothers with links to Somalia’s Islamist Shebab rebels have been formally charged over suspicions of plotting a terror attack.

# al-shabab - Saturday 12 January, 2013

Captors kill hostage in Somalia during French raid
# Rescue Attempt
# Rescue Attempt

Captors kill hostage in Somalia during French raid

Jan 12th 2013, 10:53 AM 6,448 Views 11 Comments

The hostage, known as Denis Allex, had been captured in 2009.

# al-shabab - Thursday 23 February, 2012

World leaders threaten sanctions over Somalia
# Somalia
# Somalia

World leaders threaten sanctions over Somalia

Feb 23rd 2012, 8:48 PM 2,307 Views 14 Comments

Those who hamper the troubled state’s political progress will face serious sanctions, leaders attending today’s major international conference in London warned.

# al-shabab - Tuesday 21 February, 2012

‘For children in Somalia, nowhere is safe’ – HRW report
# Child Soldiers
# Child Soldiers

‘For children in Somalia, nowhere is safe’ – HRW report

Feb 21st 2012, 9:40 PM 2,261 Views 4 Comments

The rights group has criticised all sides of the Somali conflict of recruiting child soldiers and failing to adequately protect children.

# al-shabab - Tuesday 29 November, 2011

Concerns raised for humanitarian work after Somali militants ban aid agencies
# Somalia
# Somalia

Concerns raised for humanitarian work after Somali militants ban aid agencies

Nov 29th 2011, 4:57 PM 757 Views 3 Comments

UNICEF says it fears for the lives of malnourished children who have been receiving food from its workers, who have been banned by al-Shabab fighters.

Somali militants ban 16 aid groups and UN agencies
# Somalia
# Somalia

Somali militants ban 16 aid groups and UN agencies

Nov 29th 2011, 8:48 AM 1,200 Views 11 Comments

The Islamist group has banned Concern, UNICEF, the World Health Organization and UNHCR – amongst others – from operating in the country, where 250,000 people face the immediate risk of starvation.

# al-shabab - Saturday 19 November, 2011

Ethiopian troops spotted in Somalia: report
# Somalia
# Somalia

Ethiopian troops spotted in Somalia: report

Nov 19th 2011, 7:37 PM 3,580 Views 11 Comments

Has Ethiopia followed Kenya in sending its troops to tackle Somali insurgents?

# al-shabab - Friday 4 November, 2011

Kenya warns of 'Al Shabab donkeys' in Somalia
# Al Shabab Donkeys
# Al Shabab Donkeys

Kenya warns of 'Al Shabab donkeys' in Somalia

Nov 4th 2011, 2:05 PM 488 Views 3 Comments

Tensions on the Kenya-Somalia border follows a spate of recent kidnappings and the imposition of a Kenyan military force in the region.

# al-shabab - Tuesday 25 October, 2011

Somali gunmen kidnap US, Danish aid workers
# Somalia
# Somalia

Somali gunmen kidnap US, Danish aid workers

Oct 25th 2011, 3:48 PM 150 Views 0 Comments

The two colleagues work for a Danish organisation which works to remove unexploded mines.

# al-shabab - Monday 24 October, 2011

14 injured in grenade attack at Kenyan nightclub
# Kenya
# Kenya

14 injured in grenade attack at Kenyan nightclub

Oct 24th 2011, 9:57 AM 254 Views 0 Comments

Kenyan police say they believe Somali militant group al-Shabab is behind the attack, which comes after the group’s recent warning of “bloody battles” which would endanger the lives of civilians.

# al-shabab - Friday 21 October, 2011

Al-Shabab display bodies of African Union peacekeepers
# Somalia
# Somalia

Al-Shabab display bodies of African Union peacekeepers

Oct 21st 2011, 10:47 AM 658 Views 5 Comments

The fighters displayed around 70 bodies of the troops after a battle in Mogadishu yesterday.

# al-shabab - Wednesday 19 October, 2011

Frenchwoman abducted in Kenya dies weeks after kidnapping
# Hostage
# Hostage

Frenchwoman abducted in Kenya dies weeks after kidnapping

Oct 19th 2011, 11:32 AM 656 Views 2 Comments

The 66-year-old woman was taken from her rented house on a Kenyan island earlier this month by suspected Somali militants.

# al-shabab - Friday 14 October, 2011

# al-shabab - Wednesday 21 September, 2011

Somali children given guns and grenades in radio contest
# Somalia
# Somalia

Somali children given guns and grenades in radio contest

Sep 21st 2011, 11:44 AM 695 Views 7 Comments

Islamist group al-Shabab gave the prizes to children aged between ten and 17 after testing them on their knowledge of the Koran.

# al-shabab - Monday 15 August, 2011

All sides to blame in Somali disaster, says human rights group
# Somalia
# Somalia

All sides to blame in Somali disaster, says human rights group

Aug 15th 2011, 11:45 AM 250 Views 1 Comment

In its latest report, Human Rights Watch says that government troops,

# al-shabab - Thursday 11 August, 2011

Somali children reportedly recruited by extremists
# Somalia
# Somalia

Somali children reportedly recruited by extremists

Aug 11th 2011, 4:19 PM 352 Views 1 Comment

The United Nations has warned that children are being targeted for recruitment by the Somali militant group who are working to overthrow the country’s unstable government.

# al-shabab - Saturday 30 July, 2011

The Daily Fix: Saturday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Saturday

Jul 30th 2011, 8:15 PM 595 Views 0 Comments

Every evening, TheJournal.ie brings you a round-up of the day’s main news stories, as well as the bits and pieces you may have missed.

UN warns famine will spread in Somalia
# Somalia
# Somalia

UN warns famine will spread in Somalia

Jul 30th 2011, 12:20 PM 391 Views 5 Comments

Somali militant have been preventing aid from reaching parts of the country suffering serious food crisis amid major regional drought.

# al-shabab - Sunday 17 July, 2011

After two years UN aid delivered to Islamist areas of Somalia
# East Africa
# East Africa

After two years UN aid delivered to Islamist areas of Somalia

Jul 17th 2011, 11:40 AM 163 Views 1 Comment

It’s the first time aid has been delivered to some parts of the country in two years

# al-shabab - Wednesday 6 July, 2011

In pictures: A photo essay from war-torn Somalia
# Somalia
# Somalia

In pictures: A photo essay from war-torn Somalia

Jul 6th 2011, 8:27 PM 2,001 Views 10 Comments

Striking images from Somalia, where the worst drought in the region for 60 years is affecting some 7 million people.

Militants lift aid ban to help Somalia drought victims
# Drought
# Drought

Militants lift aid ban to help Somalia drought victims

Jul 6th 2011, 2:33 PM 547 Views 9 Comments

The powerful Islamist group Al-Shabab had previously placed a ban on aid from non-Muslim agencies to Somalia.

# al-shabab - Saturday 11 June, 2011

Al Qaeda chief in East Africa said to have been killed in Somalia
# Al Qaeda
# Al Qaeda

Al Qaeda chief in East Africa said to have been killed in Somalia

Jun 11th 2011, 5:18 PM 254 Views 4 Comments

Fazul Abdullah Muhammad, thought to be responsible for the 1998 US embassy bombings, was killed in Mogadishu earlier this week it was reported today.

Somali minister killed in suicide bomb attack by niece
# Somalia
# Somalia

Somali minister killed in suicide bomb attack by niece

Jun 11th 2011, 3:28 PM 407 Views 3 Comments

The militant group linked to al-Qaeda, al Shabab, has claimed responsibility for the bomb attack which is believed to have been carried out by the interior minister’s teenage niece.

# al-shabab - Friday 4 March, 2011

More than 50 peacekeepers killed in Somalia fighting
# Somalia
# Somalia

More than 50 peacekeepers killed in Somalia fighting

Mar 4th 2011, 3:55 PM 569 Views 0 Comments

African Union peacekeepers have been fighting insurgents linked to Al-Qaeda in the war torn African country.

# al-shabab - Thursday 21 October, 2010

Man pleads guilty to South Park terror threat
# South Park
# South Park

Man pleads guilty to South Park terror threat

Oct 21st 2010, 2:48 PM 434 Views 0 Comments

Zachary Chesser admits to encouraging attacks on cartoonists Trey Parker and Matt Stone over their depictions of Islam.

# al-shabab - Tuesday 31 August, 2010

Mortar attack kills 4 peacekeepers
# Somali Islamists
# Somali Islamists

Mortar attack kills 4 peacekeepers

Aug 31st 2010, 3:04 PM 575 Views 0 Comments

Four Ugandan peacekeepers have died following Somali Islamist group al-Shabab mortaring the presidential palace.

# al-shabab - Tuesday 24 August, 2010

Somali suicide blast kills 31
# Somalia
# Somalia

Somali suicide blast kills 31

Aug 24th 2010, 2:07 PM 126 Views 0 Comments

# al-shabab - Tuesday 13 July, 2010

Unexploded bomb discovered in Uganda
# Kampala Blast
# Kampala Blast

Unexploded bomb discovered in Uganda

Jul 13th 2010, 2:22 PM 157 Views 0 Comments

Four arrested in investigation into Sunday’s bombing.