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Tag: Al Qaeda in East Africa

Shabaab says Nairobi attack carried out in accordance with Zawahiri’s guidelines

Shabaab released a two-page statement saying the Jan. 15 attack at a hotel in Nairobi was conducted in accordance with…

US amends terror designation of Shabaab to include Kenyan ‘wing’

The State Department has amended the terrorist designation of Shabaab, al Qaeda's branch in East Africa, to include Al-Hijra, which…

Shabaab ambushes AMISOM forces in southern Somalia

The African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) says that 12 Ugandan soldiers were killed in an ambush by Shabaab yesterday.…

Shabaab claims US is ‘Satan of our time,’ praises al Qaeda’s leadership

Shabaab, al Qaeda's branch in Somalia, released a nearly hour-long video celebrating al Qaeda's legacy and promoting its war as…

Shabaab’s leadership fights Islamic State’s attempted expansion in East Africa

Shabaab's leadership has actively opposed the Islamic State's expansion in East Africa. The Islamic State has made a major push…