UNICEF Staff Killed in Al Shabaab Attack

This was a rare attack in the Puntland region of Somalia. “Somali militant group al Shabaab bombed a minivan carrying staff to a United Nations office in the semi-autonomous Puntland region on Monday, killing six people including four from the global body's ch...
Kenya

A Massacre in Kenya

At least 147 people were killed when al Shebaab militants attacked a college campus in the Kenyan town of Garissa, not far from the border with Somalia. This is the single worst terrorist incident in Kenya since the 1998 embassy bombings. “Masked men burst int...

Al Shebaab Threatens Western Targets

The group has so far not been able to extend its reach beyond Somalia, Uganda and Kenya. But western security officials are taking very seriously a threat contained in a video released this weekend. “The masked narrator concluded by calling on Muslims to attac...