Tag: al shabab

  • Suspected Al-Shabab Attack Against US Naval Base in Manda Bay, Kenya; 3 Killed, 2 Injured Serving the US and Significant Property Damage

    January 05: Suspected al-Shabab militants (affiliated with al-Qaeda) reportedly attacked a U.S. naval base known as Camp Simba in Manda Bay, located in Lamu County. Unverified reports indicate that U.S. […]

  • Somali Piracy Drops

    Kenya’s Parliamentary Defence and Foreign Relations Committee has heard testimonies from the Ministers of the Interior, Defence, and Foreign Affairs on how Al-Shabab has disrupted the economy through abduction of […]

  • Hornet’s Nest

    Kenya’s campaign to destroy al-Shabab’s capability to conduct kidnapping raids and damage its piracy operations in the Gulf of Aden was a mistake, J. Peter Pham, director of the Michael […]

  • Dirty Cash

    Cooperation between Somalia’s al Qaeda linked militants and pirate gangs is reported to be growing. The al Shabaab group has become more desperate for funding, the head of the U.N.’s […]

  • Friendly Fires

    Foreign military forces have joined the offensive against the Shabab militant group in Somalia as Kenyan troops advanced toward the rebel stronghold of Kismayu from two different directions, Kenya said […]

  • Heavy Price

    The price of feeding two million starving Somalis may be all out war, crime and piracy on an unprecedented scale. There are fears that U.S. food aid is getting into […]

  • Terror Alert

    According to the Indian Navy, terrorist organisations are working on using a hijacked ship as a means of launching attack. This is just one of the many possibilities that terrorist organisation have […]

  • Somalia Onshore: Where next for the transitional government, al-Shabab and the pirate industry?

    Somalia Onshore Where next for the transitional government, al-Shabab and the pirate industry? by Natznet Tesfay Somalia’s Transitional Federal Government (TFG) increasingly relies on outside support for its survival, which […]

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