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US Woman Pleads Guilty to Sending Money to al-Shabab Terrorists

Posted December 1st, 2011 at 6:25 pm (UTC-5)
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A woman in San Diego, California has pleaded guilty to providing money and support to al-Shabab — an Islamic terrorist group looking to topple the government in Somalia. Nima Yusuf admitted in federal court Thursday that she sent about $1450 to four men who left the United States to fight for al-Shabab. One of the […]

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Al-Shabab Returning Somali Refugees to Famine Zones

Posted September 22nd, 2011 at 2:53 pm (UTC-5)
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A traditional leader in southern Somalia says al-Shabab militants are returning families to famine zones they fled. Ugas Isaq Ibrahim Hassan told VOA the Islamist extremists began moving the families out of the al-Shabab-controlled town of Baidoa earlier this week. Hassan said the al-Qaida-linked group gave the families 100 kilograms of rice, flour, cooking oil […]

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Somalia’s Al-Shabab Gives Weapons Prize to Children

Posted September 20th, 2011 at 10:41 am (UTC-5)
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Somalia’s al-Shabab Islamist group has awarded assault rifles and hand grenades to the winners of a children’s Koran recital competition. Andalus radio, which is run by the al-Qaida linked group, says the award ceremony was held in the town of Elasha, about 20 kilometers from the capital, Mogadishu. Andalus says the first prize winner of […]

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Somali Gov’t Offers Amnesty to Insurgents in Mogadishu

Posted August 9th, 2011 at 11:00 am (UTC-5)
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The Somali government has offered a general amnesty to insurgents in the capital, Mogadishu, following the withdrawal of the Islamist group al-Shabab. The government announced the offer Tuesday, three days after most al-Shabab fighters left the city. A statement said the amnesty is for insurgent fighters remaining in Mogadishu who give themselves up and renounce […]

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Somali Gov’t Offers Amnesty to Insurgents in Mogadishu

Posted August 9th, 2011 at 7:55 am (UTC-5)
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The Somali government has offered a general amnesty to insurgents in the capital, Mogadishu, following the withdrawal of the Islamist group al-Shabab. The government announced the offer in a statement Tuesday, three days after most al-Shabab fighters left the city. It said the amnesty would be extended to insurgent fighters remaining in Mogadishu who give […]

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Kenya Minister Denies Funding Somali Terror Group

Posted August 4th, 2011 at 10:10 am (UTC-5)
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Kenya’s tourism minister has rejected a United Nations report that accuses him and other prominent Kenyans of unwittingly funding activities of Somali insurgent group al-Shabab. Najib Balala told VOA Wednesday that he has not financed al-Shabab and denied having links to the al-Qaida-linked group. Balala said Wednesday that he does not believe in the Islamist […]

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