Keyword Results for   'somalia'  
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.
Two al-Shabab commanders killed in likely U.S. drone strike in Somalia  Oct 29, 11:43 am
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.
Brit Muslims voicing against extremism warned of al-Shabaab threat   Oct 19, 9:54 am
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.
Somali pirate leader 'Big Mouth' nabbed in undercover Belgian operation  Oct 15, 10:38 am
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.
'White Widow' Samantha taunts detectives with Jimmy Cliff's Reggae song   Oct 13, 10:35 am
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.
'White Widow' likely linked to SEAL's high-value Somalian target   Oct 9, 4:54 pm
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.
Hundreds feared dead as ship sinks off Italian island  Oct 4, 1:31 pm
London, Oct. 4 (ANI): Nearly 130 African migrants have died and many more are missing after a ship carrying them to Europe caught fire and sank off the southern Italian island of Lampedusa.
Al-Shabab says no woman involved in Kenya mall attack  Oct 1, 11:17 am
Johannesburg, Oct. 1 (ANI): Somalia's al-Shabab Islamists have said no woman was part of the Nairobi shopping mall massacre.
US intelligence claims al-Shabab planning new Kenya-like attacks  Sep 28, 1:25 pm
Washington, Sept. 28 (ANI): The US intelligence community has reportedly said that the al-Qaeda linked terrorist group al-Shabab, which claimed responsibility for the Nairobi mall-attack, may be planning new attacks in East Africa, particularly Kenya.
U.S. Attorney General questions al-Shahab's capacity to attack America  Sep 27, 3:08 pm
Washington, Sept. 27 (ANI): U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder has said the intelligence community has still not received any credible evidence on whether Al Qaeda-linked terror group, Al-Shahab, which claimed responsibility for Nairobi mall massacre, had the capacity to conduct a similar strike on American soil.
Somalia president warns of recurrence of Nairobi like-attacks  Sep 27, 11:39 am
London, Sept. 27 (ANI): Somalia's President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud has warned similar attacks, like Nairobi mall massacre, will happen again as the Al Qaeda-linked terror group al-Shahab continues its fight for dominance.
Al-Shahab blames Kenyan govt. for 137 hostages killed in Nairobi mall siege  Sep 25, 4:29 pm
Islamabad, Sept. 25 (ANI): Al-Shahab, the Somali terror group that conducted the Nairobi mall massacre on Saturday, has claimed that a total of 137 hostages have died in the mall siege which ended on Tuesday.
Al-Shahab: Mall attack 'only beginning' if Kenya fails to withdraw forces from Somalia  Sep 25, 3:38 pm
Melbourne, Sept. 25 (ANI): Al-Shahab, the Somali terror group that claimed responsibility for Nairobi mall massacre, has warned the Kenyan government that the mall attack will be 'only the beginning' if it fails to withdraw its security forces from Somalia.
Somali terror group al-Shahab planned to develop chemical weapons  Sep 24, 3:19 pm
New York, Sept. 24 (ANI): A Brooklyn federal court has alleged that former British al-Shahab's aid was helping the Somali terror group to develop chemical weapons for use in military operations.
Al-Shabab Twitter account suspended again after Nairobi attack responsibility claim  Sep 23, 11:48 am
Johannesburg, Sept 23 (ANI): Somalia's al-Shabab Twitter account has been reportedly suspended after they claimed responsibility for the Nairobi shopping mall attack, in which 39 people were reported dead and 150 were wounded.