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(WICHITA, Kan.) — The plot to bomb an apartment complex housing Somali immigrants in western Kansas was just the beginning of a plan by three militia members to “exterminate cockroaches,” a prosecutor told jurors Thursday. “Defendants wanted to send the message Muslims are not welcomed here ...
... Somali that they are still assessing Monday's strike in order to identify those targeted. He told VOA Somali that the occupants were al-Shabab officials but said details will be released after assessment is completed. Abdulle also told VOA Somali that Somali security forces captured two al-Shabab militants ...

The Deputy Force Commander of the AU Mission in Somalia, Maj-Gen Charles Tai Gituai is rooting for more efficient intelligence sharing modalities ... and dissemination, and emerging threats from terror group Al-Shabaab, even as the militants find themselves extremely weakened from the onslaught from ...
Three militia members go on trial Tuesday for plotting to bomb Somali immigrants working in the Kansas Meatpacking Triangle, a constellation of minority-majority, hardscrabble pioneer towns, that depend on foreign labor. Somali immigrants have all but abandoned one town, despite civic and police efforts ...
MOGADISHU, Somalia: Senior terrorist militant Commander of Al-Shabaab on Sunday surrendered to Somali National Army in Baidoa town, southwest ... Somali National Army Commander at 60th Division, Ismail Khalif Shire told Somali National News Agency that they would welcome any that denounces ...
Clashes in central Somalia between Somali army troops and al-Shabab militants have left at least 12 people dead, witnesses say. The clashes Thursday started after armed al-Shabab members tried to impose taxes on residents of villages around the town of Mahas, in the Hiran region. Resident Dahir ...

Months before the 2016 general election, members of a Kansas militia group that prosecutors say came to be known as the "the Crusaders" met in an office to pick the targets of bombings that they hoped would inspire a wave of attacks on Muslims throughout the United States. At a mobile-home dealership ...
Somali Federal Government forces have retaken control of a strategic town in Middle Shabelle region on Saturday from Al Shabaab militants, authorities said. A regional official said the US-trained Bancroft took Gambale, about 45Km east of Jowhar early in the morning without encountering a resistance ...
Al-Shabab militants in Somalia have shot and killed nine donkeys they said were transporting goods to a government-controlled area in the Bakool region. A security source told VOA Somali the militants seized the donkey carts early Wednesday near the village of Elboon, 15 kilometers west of Wajid.
At least 13 al-Shabab militants escaped from a rehabilitation center in Garowe, the capital of Puntland State on Sunday night. According to security officials, the escape occurred at around 8 p.m. local time, when the militants managed to scale a wall and slip into the darkness, the sources said. The men ...

MOGADISHU, Feb. 28 (Xinhua) -- The Somali National Army (SNA) on Wednesday captured Moqokori, a very strategic town in Hiraan region in central Somalia where Al-Shabaab militants were in full control earlier, an official said. "The Somali National Army took control of Moqokori town and other villages ...
MOGADISHU, Feb. 27 (Xinhua) -- The Somali government and the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) vowed Tuesday to enhance partnership in the war against terrorism in the Horn of Africa nation. Francisco Madeira, the Special Representative of the Chairperson of the African Union ...
MOGADISHU, Feb. 27 (Xinhua) -- At least five Al-Shabaab militants were killed on Tuesday during heavy fighting between the group and Somali National Army (SNA) in Gedo region of southwest Somalia, local authorities said. Deputy Governor of Gedo region, Sheikh Mohamed Hussein, told reporters that ...
GAROWE, Puntland - At least 10 former Al-Shabaab militants were reported to have escaped from a rehabilitation center in Garowe, the capital of Somalia's northeastern semi-autonomous region of Puntland state, Garowe Online reports. The ex-militants whose allegedly said to be minors and evaded ...
A U.S. drone strike has killed several al-Shabab militants in southern Somalia, officials tell VOA. Local sources said ... It was carried out by U.S. drone, helping our intelligence forces on the ground," a Somali government official told VOA Somali on the condition of anonymity. The attack was confirmed by ...
A U.S. airstrike in Somalia has killed three members of the al-Shabaab terrorist group, U.S. Africa Command (Africom) said Wednesday. The strike, done in coordination with the Somali government, took place Monday near the town of Jilib, about 230 miles southwest of the capital of Mogadishu, Africom ...
The first round of three-day talks between Ethiopian officials and representatives from the Ethiopian rebel group of ethnic Somalis, Ogden National Liberation Front (ONLF), began Sunday at a secret location in the Kenyan capital of Nairobi. Delegates from the two sides arrived Saturday for the talks that are ...
The Al-Qaeda-aligned Al Shabaab militants have withdrawn from Burdhubo district in Gedo region in Southern Somalia hours after it capturing it from Somali troops on Monday night. The residents in the town have told Radio Shabelle region that al-Shabab battle-wagons loaded with their weapons had ...
Two car bombs killed at least 18 people and wounded around two dozen more in Somalia's capital, Mogadishu, on Friday before militants assailed a pair of buildings near the presidential palace. Ambulances arrived immediately on the scene to bring the wounded to the hospital. One suicide car hit a hotel ...


 

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