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Al shabaab in Kenya

By Tajuddin
In Local News
Dec 13th, 2015
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Mandera,Kenya ( AP + DIPLOMAT.SO) – A Kenyan official says Somalia’s Islamic extremist insurgents al-Shabab have ambushed an army truck killing one soldier and wounding two. Mandera County Commissioner Fredrick Shisia said Sunday the soldiers were travelling to Mandera town, in Kenya’s no...
By Tajuddin
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Dec 2nd, 2015
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Nairobi, Kenya ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – There is concern that thousands of youth reportedly missing from learning institutions or their homes might have been recruited into the militant group and travelled to Somalia for training. In early October, a standard eight pupil suspected to have be...
By Tajuddin
In Local News
Nov 30th, 2015
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Nairobi, Kenya ( Aljazeera + DIPLOMAT.SO) – In an attempt to shield itself from the armed group al-Shabab, Kenya has started construction on a 700km-long wall along its porous border with Somalia. The ambitious project, which consists of brick walls, fences and observation posts, will stretch f...
By Tajuddin
In SPOTLIGHT
Nov 28th, 2015
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Nairobi, Kenya (Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – At least 12 suspected Al Shabaab militia on Friday are said to have taken hostage the Kenyan border village of Konton, Wajir East. The militia are said to have crossed from the Somalia border where they allegedly mounted the black Al Shabaab flag in a l...
By Tajuddin
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Nov 26th, 2015
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Garrisa, Kenya’s Somali North Eastern region (The Long War Journal + DIPLOMAT.SO)- Al Shabaab, al Qaeda’s official branch in Somalia, has released a statement claiming attacks in the northeastern part of Kenya. The group also claimed to have temporarily gained control of a town near the border ...
By Tajuddin
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Nov 19th, 2015
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Nairobi,Kenya ( The Star + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Abubakar’s first day at the al Shabaab training camp in Afmadow in southwest Somalia was intense. He arrived in 2008 as a madrasa teacher. Little did he know that he had to undergo paramilitary training, including assembling and detonation of Improvise ...