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UN warned of Shabaab ally's 'new and more complex operations' in Kenya

A report published by a UN Monitoring Group in July warned that Al Hijra, Shabaab's affiliate in Kenya, was planning more complicated attacks utilizing fighters who had returned from Somalia. The report also revealed that the US has been funding the "Al-Shabaab/East Africa Al-Qaida Disruption Initiative," which has targeted Al Hijra's leaders.


Shabaab emir praises group's assault on Kenya mall

Sheikh Mukhtar Abu Zubayr threatened further attacks in Kenya if its military is not withdrawn from southern Somalia. He also noted that the assault on the Westgate Mall was "just 10 days after the anniversary date of the blessed 911 operations."


Somali Islamists Behind Kenya Attack Getting More Dangerous




Are you looking at an official Shabaab Twitter account?




Kenya mall attack: The training of a terrorist




Before Kenya Attack, Rehearsals and Planting of Machine Guns




Q&A: Al-Shabab defends Nairobi attack




Samantha Lewthwaite: The quiet Home Counties girl who now tops the list of terrorism suspects




Global jihad: smoke signals from Mumbai to Nairobi




Jihadist networks share first photo of 'Nairobi mall attackers'




Kenyan forces end Shabaab's siege at mall

President Kenyatta said that five Shabaab fighters were killed and 11 more were captured. Sixty-two civilians and six Kenyan troops were killed during the attack on the Westgate Mall.


In Kenya, the fear of terrorism was a constant companion




Shabaab threatens 'big surprise' as siege at Kenyan mall continues




Kenya : How 'white widow' Samantha Lewthwaite has escaped anti-terror police traps all along




Kenya : Detectives put Westgate Shopping Mall tenants on spot as investigation takes new turn




Israeli officials confirm sending experts team to advise on Kenya standoff




Kenya Mall Carnage Shows Shabab Resilience




Shabaab suicide teams target civilians in assault on Kenyan mall

At least 59 people have been killed and over 150 wounded in the largest terrorist attack in Kenya since al Qaeda's 1998 bombing of the US Embassy. The Shabaab assault teams singled out non-Muslims for execution. The attack is similar to Lashkar-e-Taiba's assault on Mumbai in 2008.


Court document references al Qaeda-linked chemical weapons program in Somalia




Competing jihadist groups comment on reports of Hammami's death