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Shabaab executes French hostage Denis Allex

Denis_Allex.jpg"With the rescue attempt, France has voluntarily signed Allex's death warrant," the terror group said in an official statement. Shabaab later announced he was executed. The French intelligence agent has been held by Shabaab since July 2009.


Shabaab releases photos of French commando captured in failed rescue mission

Shabaab displayed the body and equipment of a French commando who was wounded and captured late last week following a failed hostage rescue in Somalia, and later died. The terror group also said the "fate" of hostage Denis Allex will be announced soon.


A Dane tells of his life as a spy inside the al-Qaida network




Analysis: French early strike shakes up Mali intervention plan




Analysis: Mali - one African war France could not avoid




Shabaab kills, captures French soldiers during failed rescue mission in Somalia

French commandos from the General Directorate for External Security attempted to rescue Denis Allex, one of their operatives captured in 2009. The French said they believe Allex was killed in the raid; Shabaab denied the claim.


Osama bin Laden's documents cited by Canadian intelligence




Omar Hammami's personal dispute with Shabaab

The American jihadist's rants against Shabaab indicate a personal feud with the al Qaeda affiliate, and not a wider split between Somali jihadists and foreign fighters.


Sahel security global threat, 8-14,000 Jihadists now in Mali, region, to double in year: Study




Nigeria Emerges as Center for Pirate Attacks




'Swedes did not commit crime against America'




Alabama terror case could hinge on relationships




'Somali revenge attacks' hit suburbs of Kenyan capital




Shabaab rebukes American commander Omar Hammami

hammamiauto560.jpgAl Qaeda's affiliate in Somalia has broken its nearly year-long silence on the American jihadist who has claimed that deep divisions exist between foreign fighters and local jihadists.


'Al-Shabab' militants forced out of Jowhar




Boko Haram suicide bombs kill 11 at Nigerian military church

The al Qaeda-linked Nigerian terror group has carried out at least 19 suicide attacks this year. Boko Haram's targets have included churches, mosques, newspapers, government officials, and security forces.


'No civil war in Somalia': Swedish Migration Board




Al-Qaeda resurgent?




Somali journalist on braving Mogadishu




Shabaab suicide bombers attack restaurant in Mogadishu