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Somalia 3 months down the line

When President Donald Trump ordered roughly 700 U.S. troops to withdraw from Somalia late last year, it decreased the American footprint there. “There’s no denying that the repositioning of forces out of Somalia has introduced new layers of complexity and risk,” Army. Gen. Stephen Townsend, AFRICOM’s boss, told the Senate […]

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Al Shabaab go against Islamic teachings

The meaning of Jihad is struggle or effort, and it means much more than ‘holy war’. Muslims use the word Jihad to describe different kinds of struggle: A believer’s internal struggle to live by the Islamic faith in the best way possible. Also, Jihad is a struggle to build a […]

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Indoctrination of children into Al Shabaab

Al-Shabaab is a cold-hearted breed of violent extremists who have been involved in brutal executions that are condemned by Islam, the religion they claim to profess. The terrorist group has recently been threatening and abducting civilians in Somalia, Bay region to be specific. Their aim is to kidnap children from […]

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Loyalty/wrangles slowly finishing off Al Shabaab

The Al-Shabaab terror group began in Somalia in the year 2004 as the police wing of the Islamic Courts Union (ICU), a federation of local and clan-based Islamic courts that had been founded in southern Somalia in order to combat the lawlessness and banditry afflicting the country since the collapse […]

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Al Shabaab roadside bomb kills 5 civilians

  A roadside bomb explosion targeting a vehicle carrying a low-level government official has killed at least five civilians. The explosion that was apparently targeting Deynile district secretary Mahad Sharawe, has also injured about a dozen others, including women and children. According to the local police the bomb was placed […]

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Al Shabaab abducting and destroying children’s lives

“Bring Back our Girls” was the resounding clarion call six years ago when Boko Haram, a jihadist terrorist organization based in northeastern Nigeria had shocked the world by kidnapping 219 schoolgirls from Chibok Secondary school. Some of the girls managed to escape captivity, some weren’t so lucky ending up as […]

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Education against terrorism

A bus ferrying national examinations in Mandera was hit by an IED device killing three innocent civilians on the spot. Due to this incident, the exam had to be halted and it was Al- Shabaab’s intention. The terrorist group has been trying to make it impossible for students in conflict […]

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