Al-Shabaab
Al-Shabaab or Al-Shabab (الشباب ash-Shabāb) is an Arabic phrase meaning "the Youth". It may refer to:
U.S. Says Strike Kills 150 Al-Shabab Fighters In Somalia
The United States has carried out an air strike in Somalia, killing more than 150 fighters with the al Qaeda-linked Islamist group al-Shabab, following U.S. intelligence on preparations for a large-sc...
Al-Shabaab threatens malls, including some in U.S.; FBI downplays threat
Terror group Al-Shabaab has released a video calling for attacks on shopping malls in Canada, the UK and the U.S.
Somali capital Mogadishu hit by double explosions at hotel
Some 20 people, including senior officials, are killed in an al-Shabab attack during Friday prayers in the Somali capital Mogadishu, witnesses say.
Mujahideen
Mujahideen (Arabic: المجاهدين‎) is the plural form of mujahid (Arabic: مجاهد‎), the term for one engaged in Jihad.In English usage, it refers to the guerrilla type military outfits...
War in Somalia (2006-2009)
The War in Somalia was an armed conflict involving largely Ethiopian and Somali Transitional Federal Government (TFG) forces and Somali troops from Puntland versus the Somali Islamist umbrella group, ...
War in Somalia (2006-2009) - Wikipedia
2007 timeline of the War in Somalia
The timeline of events in the War in Somalia during 2007 is set out below.
On January 1, Islamists abandoned their last stronghold in Kismayo. After their departure, looters took to the streets, b...
2007 timeline of the War in Somalia - Wikipedia
Golden Age of Islam
The Islamic Golden Age refers to the period in Islam's history during the Middle Ages when much of the Muslim world was ruled by various caliphates, and when Islam experienced a scientific, economic, ...
Golden Age of Islam - Wikipedia
Timeline of the War in Somalia: 2006
The timeline of events in the War in Somalia during 2006 is set out below.
On December 20, first major hostilities broke out on many sides around Baidoa. Heavy shooting broke out between Somali go...
Timeline of the War in Somalia: 2006 - Wikipedia
Al-Shabaab threatens malls, including some in U.S.; FBI downplays threat
Terror group Al-Shabaab has released a video calling for attacks on shopping malls in Canada, the UK and the U.S.
Disarmament in Somalia
After two decades of violence and civil war (which began in 1986) and after the Transitional Federal Government (TFG) of Somalia captured Mogadishu and Kismayo, the TFG attempted to disarm the militia...
Abu Mansoor Al-Amriki
Omar Shafik Hammami (Arabic: عمر شفيق همّامي‎, ‘Umar Shafīq Hammāmī; 6 May 1984 – 12 September 2013), also known by the pseudonym Abu Mansoor Al-Amriki (Arabic: أبو منصور الأمريكي‎...
Abu Mansoor Al-Amriki - Wikipedia
Fazul Abdullah Mohammed
Fazul Abdullah Mohammed (Arabic: فاضل عبدالله محمد‎) (25 August 1972, 25 February 1974, or 25 December 1974 – 8 June 2011), also known as Fadil Harun, was a member of al-Qaeda, and the ...
Ahmed Gailani
Pir Sayyid Ahmed Gailani (born 1932), is the leader (Pir) of the Qadiriyyah Sufi order in Afghanistan, and the founder of the National Islamic Front of Afghanistan (Mahaz-i-Milli Islami ye Afghanista...
Jihadism
Jihadism (jihadist movement, jihadi movement and variants) is used to refer to contemporary armed jihad in Islamic fundamentalism. The term "jihadism" was coined in the 2000s and mostly used to cover...
Jihadism - Wikipedia
OEF-HOA
Operation Enduring Freedom – Horn of Africa (OEF-HOA) is the name of the military operation defined by the United States for combating militant Islamism and piracy in the Horn of Africa. It is one com...
OEF-HOA - Wikipedia
Hassan Abdullah Hersi al-Turki
Sheikh Hassan Abdullah Hersi al-Turki (Somali: Hassan Abdullah Hirsii al-Turki, Arabic: حسن عبد الله حرسي التركي الجامعة‎), also known as Hassan Zakariya Ismail Ahmed Hersi, or "Al-Turki...
Operation Linda Nchi
Operation Linda Nchi ("Protect the country"; Swahili: Linda Nchi) is the codename for a co-ordinated military operation between the Somalian military, the Kenyan military and the Ethiopian militar...
Islamic revival
Islamic revival (Arabic: التجديد الإسلامي‎ aẗ-ẗajdid l-ʾIslāmiyyah, also Arabic: الصحوة الإسلامية‎ aṣ-Ṣaḥwah l-ʾIslāmiyyah, "Islamic awakening") refers to a return to the pure fund...
Aden Hashi Farah
Aden Hashi Farah Ayro (Somali: Aaden Xaashi Faarax Ceyroow, Arabic: عدن هاشي فرح‎) (died 1 May 2008) was the military commander of the Hizbul Shabaab, the armed wing of the Somali Islami...
Propaganda in the War in Somalia
Even before the beginning of the War in Somalia (2006-2009) there were significant assertions and accusations of the use of disinformation and propaganda tactics, classed as forms of information war...
Hassan Dahir Aweys
Hassan Dahir Aweys (Somali: Xasan Daahir Aweys, Arabic: حسن طاهر أويس‎) (born 1935) is a Somali political figure who was added to the U.S. government's list of terrorists in 2001. Aweys ...
Abu Musa Mombasa
Abu Musa Mombasa is a Pakistani member of the Somali militant paramilitary group al-Shabaab who serves as the group's chief of security and training operations.
Mohamed Said Atom
Mohamed Said Atom (Somali: Sheekh Maxamed Sayid Atom, Arabic: محمد سعيد اتوم‎), alternatively Sheikh Mohamed Said Atom, is a Somali arms-smuggler, fraction leader and al-Shabaab commande...
February 2008 Bosaso bombings
The War in Somalia was an armed conflict involving largely Ethiopian and Somali Transitional Federal Government (TFG) forces and Somali troops from Puntland versus the Somali Islamist umbrella group, ...