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Harakat al-Shabaab al-Mujahideen (HSM) (Arabic: حركة الشباب المجاهدين‎; Ḥarakat ash-Shabāb al-Mujāhidīn, Somali: Xarakada Mujaahidiinta Alshabaab, "Mujahideen Youth Movement" or "Movement of Striving Youth"), more commonly known as al-Shabaab (Arabic: الشباب‎), meaning "The Youth", or "The Youngsters", is an extremist, jihadist terrorist group based in Somalia. In 2012, it pledged allegiance to the militant Islamist organization al-Qaeda.[


Somalia's al Shabaab fighters attack village in Kenya

Members of Somalia's Al Shabaab militant group parade during a demonstration to announce their integration with al Qaeda, in Elasha, south of the capital Mogadishu

from the Guardian

Kenya attack is product of brutal power struggle within al-Shabaab

Kenya attack is product of brutal power struggle within al-Shabaab | Simon Tisdall

Drones, África e al-Shabaab: a política externa norte-americana para o continente africano

Policemen missing after Al-Shabaab attack in northeastern Kenya Two policemen missing after Al-Shabaab militants from Somalia attacked a police base in northeasternKenyaearly on Thursday authorities say. The attack which is the latest in a ring of cross-border raids by the Islamists happened in the Garissa County according to a police spokesman. Fighters in two Landcruisers attacked the patrol base but the officers in the camp managed to repulse them amid fierce exchange of fire said in…

from CNN

Muslims shield Christians when Al-Shabaab attacks bus -

When Al-Shabaab militants ambushed a bus in Kenya and ordered the Muslims to separate themselves from Christians, the passengers refused.