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Rival Terror Groups — ISIS and al-Shabaab — Descend on Somalia, Making Life Even More Perilous for Christians - ChristianToday;

Rival Terror Groups — ISIS and al-Shabaab — Descend on Somalia, Making Life Even More Perilous for Christians - ChristianToday

ChristianTodayRival Terror Groups — ISIS and al-Shabaab — Descend on Somalia, Making Life Even More Perilous for ChristiansChristianTodayAl-Shabaab militants parade new recruits after arriving in Mogadishu from their training camp south of the Somalia capital in this Oct. 21, 2010 file photo.Reuters. Darkness is growing in Somalia. Last week, the Islamic State (ISIS) terrorist group ...and more »

Somalia: Al shabaab seized control of Goofgaduud town again in a week - Garowe Online;

Somalia: Al shabaab seized control of Goofgaduud town again in a week - Garowe Online

Garowe OnlineSomalia: Al shabaab seized control of Goofgaduud town again in a weekGarowe OnlineGoofgaduud, Somalia- Al Qaeda-affiliated Islamic extremist group Al shabaab has wrested full control of the strategic town of Goofgaduud after Somali troops and Southwest state troops withdrawal on Tuesday afternoon, Garowe Online reports. A senior ...and more »

Al Shabaab's Record of Resilience - STRATFOR;

Al Shabaab's Record of Resilience - STRATFOR

STRATFORAl Shabaab's Record of ResilienceSTRATFORAl Shabaab, the militant Islamist group in Somalia, has taken over more territory over the past few weeks. With African Union and Somali troops stretched thin, the group has been able to steadily add to its holdings. But there is only so much al ...and more »

Somalia: MP - Al Shabaab 'Beheads 5 Civilians' in Tiyeglow Town - AllAfrica.com;

Somalia: MP - Al Shabaab 'Beheads 5 Civilians' in Tiyeglow Town - AllAfrica.com

AllAfrica.comSomalia: MP - Al Shabaab 'Beheads 5 Civilians' in Tiyeglow TownAllAfrica.comA member of Somali parliament Mohamed Hussein Isack known as (Afarale) said Al shabaab fighters have beheaded five men in Tiyeglow, days after they took the town from Somali and AU troops lastt week. The MP said Al shabaab has executed the five for ...and more »

Somalia: Al Shabaab militants blamed for five beheadings in Tiyeglow, residents flee - Garowe Online;

Somalia: Al Shabaab militants blamed for five beheadings in Tiyeglow, residents flee - Garowe Online

Garowe OnlineSomalia: Al Shabaab militants blamed for five beheadings in Tiyeglow, residents fleeGarowe OnlineTIYEGLOW, Somalia - Al Shabaab militants have beheaded five civilians in Tiyeglow district in Bakool region, after seizing control of the town following the withdrawal of Ethiopian and Somali forces, Garowe Online reports. Mohamed Isack Hussein ...and more »

Ethiopia troop withdrawal linked to domestic crisis - Al Shabaab chief - africanews;

Ethiopia troop withdrawal linked to domestic crisis - Al Shabaab chief - africanews

africanewsEthiopia troop withdrawal linked to domestic crisis - Al Shabaab chiefafricanewsAn al Shabaab governor has averred that the withdrawal of Ethiopian troops from Somalia was linked to the domestic political crisis back home. ADVERTISING. inRead invented by Teads. According to Hassan Yaqoub, al Shabaab as a group were delighted ...and more »

Waiting Out the Enemy in Somalia - STRATFOR;

Waiting Out the Enemy in Somalia - STRATFOR

STRATFORWaiting Out the Enemy in SomaliaSTRATFORAl Shabaab, the militant Islamist group in Somalia, has taken over more territory over the past few weeks. With African Union and Somali troops stretched thin, particularly as Ethiopian forces withdraw from Central Somalia, the group has been able to ...and more »

Somalia enters freefall following ISIS, al-Shabaab flurry - Mission Network News;

Somalia enters freefall following ISIS, al-Shabaab flurry - Mission Network News

Mission Network NewsSomalia enters freefall following ISIS, al-Shabaab flurryMission Network NewsSomalia (MNN) — Today begins another worrisome week in one of the world's most volatile nations. The Islamic State gained its first foothold in Somalia last week, and an al-Shabaab takeover seems imminent following Ethiopia's troop withdrawal. Will ...and more »

Somali Troops Recapture Village from al-Shabab - Voice of America;

Somali Troops Recapture Village from al-Shabab - Voice of America

Voice of AmericaSomali Troops Recapture Village from al-ShababVoice of AmericaSomali government troops recaptured Goofgaduud in southern Somalia after al-Shabab militants briefly took control of the village Sunday, officials and witnesses said. “The militants attacked a government military base. The troops made a strategic ...and more »

Al Shabaab seizes town from Somali government - Reuters

Al Shabaab seizes town from Somali governmentReutersMOGADISHU The Islamist group al Shabaab seized a town northwest of Somalia's capital from government forces on Sunday, the latest small center taken by the militant group trying to topple the country's Western-backed government. Al Shabaab, which ...and more »

Al Shabaab seize more territory in Somalia - Citizen;

Al Shabaab seize more territory in Somalia - Citizen

CitizenAl Shabaab seize more territory in SomaliaCitizenIt's the third time this month that the group moves into a town after the withdrawal of Ethiopian forces. Despite previous military successes by African Union (AU) peacekeepers and the Somali military against militant group Al Shabaab, the militants ...and more »

Kenya: Police Arrest Three More Linked to Mandera Massacre - AllAfrica.com

Kenya: Police Arrest Three More Linked to Mandera MassacreAllAfrica.comPolice in Mandera have arrested three more suspects in connection to last week's terror attack on a lodge that left 12 people killed. Without revealing the identities of the suspects, County Commissioner Fredrick Shisia on Monday said the three were ...and more »

Refugee Crisis in Europe: Somalia a case study - Mareeg Media;

Refugee Crisis in Europe: Somalia a case study - Mareeg Media

Mareeg MediaRefugee Crisis in Europe: Somalia a case studyMareeg MediaBy Ali Osman MOGADISHU- Every boat that is lost in the sea the dead is certain to be ten percent Somalis. We know this; we attend the funerals and see the wailing of the mothers and fathers of the dead here in Mogadishu. And somewhere in Europe ...and more »

Kenya: Nairobi Speeds Completion of Security Wall at Border - AllAfrica.com

Kenya: Nairobi Speeds Completion of Security Wall at BorderAllAfrica.comThe Kenyan government will fast track completion of a 30-kilometer security wall along the border with Somalia to ward off infiltration by Al-Shabaab militants, officials have said. Mandera County Commissioner Fredrick Shisia told reporters that the ...and more »

Somalia: Al Shabaab Accused of Abducting Elder - AllAfrica.com

Somalia: Al Shabaab Accused of Abducting ElderAllAfrica.comThe militant group Al shabaab linked with Al Qaeda has been accused of kidnapping a renowned traditional elder in the town of Afmadow in southern Somalia on Saturday. Colonel Hujalle Aden Mohamed, a Somali army chief officer in the region, told Radio ...and more »

Somalia: Govt Soldiers Recaptured Town From Al Shabaab - AllAfrica.com

Somalia: Govt Soldiers Recaptured Town From Al ShabaabAllAfrica.comTwo US Army troops from the 10th Mountain Division are shown conducting a night time sweep for weapons in the small Somali village of Afgooye. Some Somali men, women and children are seen at the right. The 10th Mountain Division from Fort Drum, New ...and more »

Somalia Enters Freefall Following Isis, Al-Shabaab Flurry - AllAfrica.com

Somalia Enters Freefall Following Isis, Al-Shabaab FlurryAllAfrica.comToday begins another worrisome week in one of the world's most volatile nations. The Islamic State gained its first foothold in Somalia last week, and an al-Shabaab takeover seems imminent following Ethiopia's troop withdrawal. Will these obstacles be ...and more »

Somalia: Mogadishu Airport Security Foiled Al Shabaab Network - AllAfrica.com

Somalia: Mogadishu Airport Security Foiled Al Shabaab NetworkAllAfrica.comSomali's security forces on Monday arrested 20 Al shabaab network while they were trying to depart Mogadishu airport, Somali Security Minister Abdirisak Omar Mohamed said. The minister not mention where the network were going, he added that the men ...and more »

Somalia: Southwest forces recapture Goofgaduud after Al Shabaab retreat - Garowe Online;

Somalia: Southwest forces recapture Goofgaduud after Al Shabaab retreat - Garowe Online

Garowe OnlineSomalia: Southwest forces recapture Goofgaduud after Al Shabaab retreatGarowe OnlineBAIDOA, Somalia- Southwest State troops backed by AU soldiers have secured control of Goofgaduud district, about 30 km north of Baidoa city without a battle after Al shabaab fighters have pulled out of the town, Garowe Online reports. Reports said Al ...and more »

Al Shabaab seizes town from Somali government - defenceWeb;

Al Shabaab seizes town from Somali government - defenceWeb

defenceWebAl Shabaab seizes town from Somali governmentdefenceWebal Shabaab seizes Somali town Islamist group al Shabaab seized a town north-west of Somalia's capital from government forces on Sunday, the latest small centre taken by the militant group trying to topple the country's Western-backed government.and more »