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Poaching funds Somalia's al Shabaab, activists say




Shabaab plot to attack London planned to be 'similar to ... Mumbai'

A document found after Somali troops killed Fazul Abdullah Mohammed, al Qaeda's former leader in East Africa and a senior Shabaab commander, details a plot to conduct multiple Mumbai-like attacks that target civilians in London.


Somalis in Minn. say youths still enticed to join terror group




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Sheikh Mukhtar Abu Zubayr threatened further attacks in Kenya if its military is not withdrawn from southern Somalia.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




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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




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.


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




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




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.


A man threw a grenade into the money exchange center at the Bakara market in Mogadishu, killing at least two people and injuring four others, who included Yemenis. Officials arrested several suspects and blamed Shabaab for the attack, which occurred at the same time as a Shabaab massacre at a shopping mall in Nairobi, Kenya.




Somali government troops backed by African Union peacekeepers captured the town of Mahaday from Shabaab in the first military offensive in nine months. The town was taken with minimal resistance and was one of the last urban areas in central Somalia still under Shabaab control.




Mideast task force needed to fight Somali piracy, says expert