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Al-Shabaab militants ban starving Somalis from accessing aid - The Guardian

Fears of widespread famine as people in extremist-controlled areas are threatened with death if they contact aid agencies. Jason Burke, Africa correspondent. Thu 27 Jul 2017 01.00 EDT Last modified on Mon 27 Nov 2017 14.27 EST. Share on Facebook ...and more »

Q&A: Gerard Waite on managing Somalia's displacement crisis - Devex

The humanitarian sector in Somalia is struggling to keep pace with an escalating food security crisis. Civilians fleeing famine-like conditions, including from areas controlled by militant group Al-Shabaab, face poor living conditions, disease ...and more »

Seven Christians Killed in Wake of Attacks Perpetrated by Al-Shabaab Militants - Christianity Daily

(Photo : Public Domain) Some members of al-Shabaab surrendered themselves to the African Union Mission in Somalia in Garsale in September of 2012, as pictured here. Seven Christians were killed in Kenya earlier this month by militants from the ...and more »

Somalia: Wanted Al-Shabaab Commander Arrested After Military Raid Read in Galkacyo -

A successful operation jointly carried by Puntland and Galmudug security forces saw the arrest of the highly sought-after Al-Shabaab commander of operations in Galkayo. Reports say the well-coordinated operation saw the arrest of Abdirsak Hussein ...and more »

Somalia: Captured al-Shabaab commander may have US residence, officials say - Garowe Online

WASHINGTON, U.S.- Senior commander for al-Shabaab group who was captured by joint security forces in Galkayo city was reported to have U.S. residency, Garowe Online reports. The commander identified as Abdirazaq Husain Tahliil aka “Ina Alool Geel” ...and more »

Somali state opens sharia court to rival al Shabaab justice system - africanews

Somalia's HirShabelle region has on Monday opened sharia and appeals courts in the regional capital Hiiraan to rival al Shabaab's justice system. President of the semi-autonomous region Ali Abdullahi Osoble said the courts will offer the people fair ...and more »

Al-Shabaab Commander And Suspected US Resident Captured In US-Somali Raid - The Inquisitr

In conjunction with Somali forces, U.S. armed forces captured an al-Shabaab commander, Abdirazaq Husain Tahliil alias Ina Alool Gee, in Somalia on Sunday. Although not a U.S. citizen, Tahil was a suspected legal U.S. resident from approximately 2006 to ...and more »

Somalia: First on CNN: Joint US-Somali raid nabs suspected US resident - Horseed Media

A joint US-Somali military raid on an al-Shabaab target in Somalia on Sunday resulted in the capture of an al-Shabaab facilitator who is suspected of being a lawful US resident, two US defense officials told CNN. US military advisers were conducting an ...and more »

Captured al Shabaab chief in Somalia suspected to be US resident - africanews

An al Shabaab commander captured on Sunday in a joint operation between security services of two Somali states is suspected to be a United States resident. Abdirazaq Husain Tahliil alias Ina Alool Geel was arrested together with four others by the ...and more »

US forces capture al-Shabaab facilitator planning attacks in Kenya and Somalia - TUKO.CO.KE

American soldiers in conjunction with Somali forces have captured a deadly al-Shabaab suspect. - The man is said to hold a US citizenship and was planning attacks in Kenya, Somalia and the East African region. A man said to be a dangerous member of the ...and more »