Tag: Al-shabaab

  • Pirate Cleansing

    The Al shabaab movement on Sunday claimed that have purged Somali pirates from the coastal town of Harardhere in central Somalia. Sheikh Yusuf Sheikh Isse, Al shabaab’s governor of Galgudud […]

  • Extreme Threat

    The U.S. military commander for Africa says he believes Islamists fighting the U.N.-backed Somali government are getting some funding from piracy there and that al-Qaida militants will link with the […]

  • Joined Up Action

    The East African Community (EAC) secretariat has called upon member states of the trading bloc to jointly deal with Somali pirates whose attacks on commercial ships are stunting the region’s […]

  • Somali Scaremongering

    Somali Prime Minister Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed has warned the UN Security Council that the piracy epidemic centered on his struggling nation could all too easily feed into terrorist activities. “It will […]

  • Ransom Dispute

    Local Somali media sources have been covering a “summit” between pirate groups and Islamist insurgents. The reports claim that a 2-day meeting between Al-Shabab which controls over 10 regions in […]