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Somali militant group al Shabaab names new leader after Godane killed in U.S. airstrike Sep 7, 1:18 pm
London, Sep 07 (ANI): Somalia's al Qaeda linked militant group al Shabaab has named Ahmad Umar as their new leader after former head Ahmed Abdi Godane was killed in a United States airstrike earlier this week.
London, Sep 06 (ANI): The Pentagon has confirmed that Ahmed Abdi Godane, leader of al Qaeda linked militant group al Shabaab has been killed in Somalia in a United States airstrike that was carried out on Monday this week.
Johannesburg, Sep 4 (ANI): Somalia's government has announced that it is offering amnesty to the al Qaeda linked militant group al Shabaab whose leader was targeted in a United States airstrike on Monday.
New York, Sep 2 (ANI): The United States military has launched airstrikes in Somalia against an al-Qaeda linked militant group called al-Shabaab, the Pentagon announced on Monday.
Militant Islamists kill Somali woman for not wearing veil Jul 31, 10:59 am
London, July 31 (ANI): A Muslim woman in Somalia was shot down by Militant Islamists for refusing to wear a veil, said her relatives.
Islamabad, May 30 (ANI): Drone attacks in Pakistan's tribal areas have reduced since December last year after the US military announced its plans to terminate bases from Afghanistan.
London, May 29 (ANI): US President Barack Obama has promised the nation that they must not create more enemies than they take off the battlefield and said that the nation would still lead, but they would avoid the 'costly mistakes' they made in the past.
Islamabad, May 22 (ANI): India is reportedly ranked among countries where systematic violations of rights of workers are widely reported.
London, May 7 (ANI): The world's most wanted woman, Samantha Lewthwaite, dubbed the White Widow, is being protected in Somalia by al-Qaeda fighters.
Kenya mall attackers believed to be dead: FBI Jan 12, 3:58 pm
Johannesburg, Jan. 12 (ANI): The gunmen who attacked an upscale mall in Nairobi, killing at least 67 people, died in the attack, officials have said.
Somalian court sentences 19-year-old 'rape victim' Dec 10, 3:20 pm
London, Dec. 10 (ANI): A court in Somalia has given a suspended jail sentence to a 19-year-old woman who alleged she was raped.
US approves plan to beef up govt 'oversight' of drone attacks Nov 10, 2:45 pm
Islamabad, Nov. 10 (ANI): The US Senate Intelligence Committee has approved a plan to step up government oversight of the use of armed drones to kill suspected militants overseas, including American citizens.
Four charged over Nairobi Westgate mall attack Nov 5, 12:49 pm
London, Nov. 5 (ANI): Four people have been reportedly charged over the Nairobi Westgate mall attack that left nearly 67 people dead.
Terrorist attacks and deaths hit-record high in 2012: Report Oct 29, 4:01 pm
Washington, Oct. 29 (ANI): Terrorist attacks and fatalities soared to a record high in 2012, according to a new report.
Al-Shabaab fast becoming 'extended hand of al-Qaida' in Somalia Oct 29, 3:46 pm
London, Oct. 29 (ANI): Somalia's extremist group al-Shabaab has now become 'an extended hand of al-Qaida' with the African Union's (AU) campaign against extremism losing momentum, President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud has said.
London, Oct. 29 (ANI): Two senior commanders of Al Qaeda-lined militant group al-Shabab have been killed in an air strike in southern Somalia, residents of Jilib said.
Uganda on high alert after threat of Kenya-style mall attack Oct 19, 10:57 am
Johannesburg, Oct. 19 (ANI): Ugandan Police has issued a high alert over warnings of a possible mall type attack similar to the one that took place in Nairobi, Kenya last month.
London, Oct. 19 (ANI): Muslims in the UK, who speak out against extremism, are reportedly being warned of a possible attack by Somalia's terrorist group al-Shabaab.
Johannesburg, Oct. 15 (ANI): Somalia's most notorious pirate leader, also known as "Big Mouth", has been arrested at Brussels airport after being lured into making a documentary reflecting his life as a pirate.
London, Oct. 13 (ANI): Terrorists hiding Samantha Lewthwaite, dubbed the White Widow, have taunted detectives by revealing she recently travelled through a remote town in Somalia.
Libyan PM denounces abduction as 'attempted coup' Oct 12, 2:05 pm
London, Oct. 12 (ANI): Libyan Prime Minister Ali Zidan has reportedly denounced his abduction by the militias and said that it was an 'attempted coup'.
Libyan PM lashes out at militias over moves to terrorise government Oct 12, 11:01 am
Sydney, Oct. 12 (ANI): Libyan Prime Minister Ali Zidan has reportedly lashed out at militias for abducting him and keeping him in detention for several hours.
Washington, Oct. 9 (ANI): Britain's fugitive 'White Widow' Samantha Lewthwaite has been reportedly found to be connected to one of the United States Navy SEALs target in Somalia.
UK Home Secretary warns Syria becoming breeding ground for potential British terrorists Oct 7, 11:41 am
London, Oct. 7 (ANI): British Home Secretary Theresa May has said British residents had gone to Somalia and Syria for training and to fight alongside organisations linked to al-Qaeda.
US Navy Seal team raids Libyan capital, Somali town Oct 6, 10:01 am
Wellington, Oct 6 (ANI): A US Navy Seal team had reportedly raided the Libyan capital and carried out a stealthy seaside assault in Somalia against Islamic extremists who have carried out terrorist attacks in East Africa, and captured a man allegedly involved in the bombings of US embassies 15 years ago.
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