Muslim Youth Center
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MYC Comments on Hammami's Death, Justifies His Killing

The Kenya-based Muslim Youth Center (MYC) issued a statement on the reported killing of American jihadist Omar Hammami (AKA Abu Mansour al-Amriki) by the Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement, justifying his death and defending Shabaab leader Mukhtar Abu al-Zubeir.

Saturday, 14 September 2013
MYC Pledges to Continue Jihad on Anniversary of Radical Cleric's Killing

The Kenya-based Muslim Youth Center (MYC) pledged to continue supporting jihad in a message issued for the first anniversary of radical cleric Abou Rogo Mohammed's killing.

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Tuesday, 27 August 2013
MYC Responds to UN Somalia and Eritrea Monitoring Group Report

The Kenya-based Muslim Youth Center (MYC) responded to the July 2013 Somalia report from the UN Monitoring Group on Somalia and Eritrea, criticizing it for inventing "wishful thinking conspiracies".

Friday, 02 August 2013
MYC Publishes Interview with Leader, Ahmad Iman Ali

The Kenya-based Muslim Youth Center (MYC) published an "exclusive" interview with its leader, Ahmad Iman Ali, about jihad in Kenya and Somalia, his role in the Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement and appearances in its videos, and allegations that the Shabaab abuses foreign fighters.

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Friday, 19 July 2013
MYC Says Interview Forthcoming with Leader, Defends Shabaab

The Kenya-based Muslim Youth Center (MYC) announced that it will soon release an exclusive interview with its leader, Ahmad Iman Ali, and noted his support and theirs for the Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement and its leader, Mukhtar Abu al-Zubeir.

Wednesday, 03 July 2013
MYC Announces Death of Fighter in Nairobi, Activity in Another Jihadi Front

The Kenya-based Muslim Youth Center (MYC) announced the death of a fighter nicknamed "Fast n Furious" in the Kenyan capital, Nairobi, and said that its members are "expanding their Jihad experiences" in another jihadi front.

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Wednesday, 29 May 2013
MYC Accuses Hammami of Masterminding Official's Appeal to Zawahiri

The Kenya-based Muslim Youth Center (MYC) accused Omar Hammami (AKA Abu Mansour al-Amriki) of masterminding the message attributed to a founding member of the Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement in which he spoke out against Shabaab leader Mukhtar Abu al-Zubeir and appealed to al-Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri for intervention.

Wednesday, 10 April 2013
MYC Congratulates Shabaab for Penetrating Somali Presidential Palace

The Kenya-based Muslim Youth Center (MYC) and its branches in Somalia and Tanzania congratulated the Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement for allegedly penetrating Villa Somalia and stealing classified documents.

Wednesday, 03 April 2013
MYC Demands Shabaab Take Action against Omar Hammami

The Kenya-based Muslim Youth Center (MYC), together with its members in Somalia and Tanzania, and the “majority” of fighters in Kenya, demanded that the Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement take action against Omar Hammami (AKA Abu Mansour al-Amriki) for fomenting dissent.

Friday, 29 March 2013
Jihadist Gives Biography of Slain Radical Kenyan Cleric Aboud Rogo

A jihadist gave a biography of Abou Rogo Mohammed, a radical Kenyan cleric who was designated by the US Treasury Department for supporting the Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement in Somalia, and was murdered by unknown gunmen in Mombasa, Kenya, in August 2012.

Tuesday, 26 March 2013
MYC Denies Claim of Shabaab Weakness, Responds to Hammami

The Kenya-based Muslim Youth Center (MYC) denied a report published by Sabahionline.com, an East Africa-focused news organization, that the third issue of the pro-Shabaab magazine "Gaidi Mtaani" (Terrorism Street) exposes weaknesses in the group.

Wednesday, 20 March 2013
MYC Reports Death of Kenyan Fighter in Nairobi

The Kenya-based Muslim Youth Center (MYC) reported the death of a fighter in the capital, Nairobi, and asked fellow fighters in Kenya and Tanzania to redirect their anger and "obvious desire for revenge" to support for his family.

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Tuesday, 19 March 2013
MYC Condemns Suspension of Shabaab's Twitter Account

The Kenya-based Muslim Youth Center (MYC) condemned the suspension of the Twitter account operated by the Press Office of the Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement, and offered to help disseminate the group's messages.

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Monday, 28 January 2013
MYC Comments on Hammami-Shabaab Controversy

{Image: Omar Hammami holding a sign reading January 11, 2013}

The Kenya-based Muslim Youth Center (MYC) commented on the controversy between Omar Hammami (AKA Abu Mansour al-Amriki) and the Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement, taking the latter’s side that Hammami’s public airing of grievances is to promote his own worth.

Saturday, 12 January 2013
MYC Celebrates "Great Triumphs" in 2012

The Kenya-based Muslim Youth Center (MYC) celebrated "great triumphs" in 2012, including youths throughout East Africa being inspired to participate in jihad and Kenya becoming a "legal war zone."

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Wednesday, 26 December 2012
MYC Addresses Message to Leader, Pledges Continued Support

{Image: MYC leader Ahmad Iman Ali}

The Kenya-based Muslim Youth Center (MYC) addressed a message to its leader, Ahmad Iman Ali, pledging to maintain its commitment to him and praising him for his work in Somalia.

Monday, 17 December 2012
MYC Focuses on Kenya and East Africa, Declares Commitment to Somalia

The Kenya-based Muslim Youth Center (MYC) declared that while it is focusing its efforts on supporting jihad in Kenya and East Africa, it remains committed to the jihad in Somalia waged by the Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement.

Tuesday, 11 December 2012
MYC Encourages Participation in Jihad in Somalia

The Tanzanian branch of the Muslim Youth Center (MYC) encouraged aspiring fighters in East Africa to travel to Somalia for jihad and ignore the "few tactical setbacks" suffered by the Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement.

Friday, 23 November 2012
MYC Urges Kenyan Muslims to Defend Family of Slain Radical Cleric

{Image: Aboud Rogo Mohammed}

The Tanzanian branch of the Muslim Youth Center (MYC) urged Muslims in Kenya to defend the family of slain radical cleric Aboud Rogo Mohammed from "continuous harassment and humiliation," claiming that the arrest of three family members already is proof of the enemy's intentions.

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Wednesday, 14 November 2012
MYC Gives Statement on Status of its Leader, Ahmad Iman Ali

{Image: MYC leader Ahmad Iman Ali}

The Tanzanian branch of the Muslim Youth Center (MYC) released a statement on the status of the group's leader, Ahmad Iman Ali, saying that it is "unable to confirm or deny" reports that he has been arrested or killed in Somalia.

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Saturday, 20 October 2012