Zubeir, Mukthar Abu
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Shabaab Deserter Discusses Recent Release on Former Leader’s Bio, Says Pledge to AQ was Out of “Convenience”

Abdurrahman bin Abdillah, an individual who deserted the Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement due to what he described as its criminality and oppression, discussed the group’s recent video release on the jihadi biography of its former leader, Mukhtar Abu al-Zubayr, disputing what it presented, and remarked that his pledge to al-Qaeda (AQ) was borne out of “convenience”.

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Wednesday, 19 July 2017
Shabaab Executes Four More Accused Spies for U.S., Kenyan, Somali Intelligence

The Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement, al-Qaeda’s branch in Somalia, announced that it executed four more men whom it accused and claimed had confessed to working with U.S., Kenyan, and Somali intelligence agencies.

Saturday, 11 June 2016
Zawahiri Attacks Baghdadi, IS for Exporting Infighting from Iraq and Syria in Video

Al-Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri attacked Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the chief of the Islamic State (IS), and his supporters in the IS for exporting the infighting from Iraq and Syria to other jihadi battlefields.

Wednesday, 09 September 2015
Shabaab Spokesman Calls for Revenge for Killing of Former Leader

In a eulogy for former Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement leader Mukhtar Abu al-Zubeir, the group’s spokesman, Ali Mahmoud Raji (AKA Ali Dheere) called upon Muslims in Somalia and East Africa to take revenge against America.

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Monday, 01 December 2014
Shabaab Supporters Release “Special Edition” of Gaidi Mtaani Magazine Featuring Last Speech of Former Shabaab Leader

The publishers of “Gaidi Mtaani” (Terrorism Street), a pro-Shabaab magazine, released the fifth issue, consisting solely of the English and Swahili transcripts of the final message from former Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement leader Mukhtar Abu al-Zubeir.

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Monday, 24 November 2014
Former Shabaab Leader Promotes Martyrdom in Posthumous Audio

The Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement released a posthumous audio lecture from its former leader, Mukhtar Abu al-Zubeir, promoting martyrdom in the battlefield.

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Thursday, 30 October 2014
Ansar al-Shariah in Tunisia Gives Condolences for Godane, Urges Revenge

Ansar al-Shariah in Tunisia offered its condolences to the Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement, al-Qaeda’s branch in Somalia, for the death of its leader in a U.S. airstrike, and urged Shabaab fighters to take revenge.

Thursday, 11 September 2014
AQIM Offers Condolence to Shabaab for Death of Godane, Threatens Revenge

The al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) offered its condolences to the Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement for the loss of its leader, Mukhtar Abu al-Zubeir (AKA Ahmed Abdi Godane).

Sunday, 07 September 2014
Shabaab Leader Calls to Fight Ethiopians in Somalia

Mukhtar Abu al-Zubeir, the leader of the al-Qaeda-affiliated Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement, called upon Somali Muslims to fight Ethiopian soldiers who have joined AMISOM in Somalia.

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Monday, 10 March 2014
Shabaab Leader Threatens Kenya to Withdraw from Somalia or Face Attacks

Mukhtar Abu al-Zubeir, the leader of the Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement, spoke on the four-day siege at the Westgate shopping mall in Nairobi, Kenya, and threatened more attacks if Kenya does not withdraw its military from Somalia.

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Wednesday, 25 September 2013
Jihadist Network Condemns Shabaab Leader, Fighters for Killing Hammami

The Shura Council of the Sinam al-Islam Jihadi Network condemned Mukhtar Abu al-Zubeir, the leader of the Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement, and the fighters who carried out his order to kill Omar Hammami (AKA Abu Mansour al-Amriki) and others.

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Friday, 20 September 2013
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
Shabaab Leader Advises His Fighters, Says War is "Borderless"

The Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement released an audio speech from its leader, Mukhtar Abu al-Zubeir, giving advice to the group's fighters and telling them that their war is "borderless" and not confined to any specific country.

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Tuesday, 30 July 2013
IWISC Releases Answers to Open Interview with Omar Hammami (Part 3)

Omar Hammami (AKA Abu Mansour al-Amriki) continued to focus on his issues with the Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement and its leader, Mukhtar Abu al-Zubeir, in the questions he chose to answer first in his open interview, and for questions 2-10, he discussed his reasons for using YouTube to expose the conflict to the public, and commented on whether other foreign fighters have the same problems as he.

Friday, 14 June 2013
IWISC Releases Answers to Open Interview with Omar Hammami (Part 2)

In response to the first question he chose to answer in his open interview, Omar Hammami (AKA Abu Mansour al-Amriki) discussed the issues between foreign fighters and Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement leader Mukhtar Abu al-Zubeir, and Zubeir's alleged violations of Shariah.

Friday, 07 June 2013
Shabaab Official Calls for Leader to be Judged by Independent Court

Zubeir al-Muhajir, who identified himself as the head of the Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement's Arbitration Court, called upon the group's leader, Mukhtar Abu al-Zubeir, to stand trial before an independent court for his alleged actions against Omar Hammami (AKA Abu Mansour al-Amriki) and four of Hammami's colleagues.

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Tuesday, 28 May 2013
Jihadist in Somalia Gives "Urgent Call" to Save Hammami's Life

An alleged jihadist in Somalia identified as "Abu Yusuf al-Gharib" called on fighters and jihadi leaders all over the world to intervene to save the life of Omar Hammami (AKA Abu Mansour al-Amriki) and those with him who are reportedly pursued for death by the Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement.

Friday, 10 May 2013
Shabaab Leader Calls for Attacks, Speaks on London Conference

The Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement released an audio speech from its leader, Mukhtar Abu al-Zubeir, calling for attacks against enemy forces in Somalia and speaking on the May 7, 2013, London Conference.

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Monday, 06 May 2013
Officials in Shabaab Faction Give Fatwa Against Targeting Hammami

Officials in a faction within the Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement that opposes the group's leader, Mukhtar Abu al-Zubeir, gave an alleged fatwa against his targeting of Omar Hammami (AKA Abu Mansour al-Amriki) and a British and Egyptian fighter with him.

Tuesday, 30 April 2013
Second Shabaab Official Publicly Criticizes Leader Over Fighter Grievances

The Somalia-based Islamic World Issues Study Center (IWISC) released a message attributed to another prominent figure in the Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement publicly criticizing the group's leader, Mukhtar Abu al-Zubeir, over grievances among foreign fighters.

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Wednesday, 24 April 2013
Shabaab Official Speaks Out Against Leader, Appeals to Zawahiri for Help (Document)

The Somalia-based Islamic World Issues Study Center (IWISC) released a message attributed to a prominent figure in the Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement and the jihadist movement in general, speaking out against Shabaab leader Mukhtar Abu al-Zubeir and appealing to al-Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri for intervention.

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Wednesday, 10 April 2013