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Shabaab Spokesman Comments on Zawahiri as New al-Qaeda Leader

{Image: Ayman al-Zawahiri gives eulogy for Usama bin Laden}

The Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement released an Arabic-translation of a statement broadcast in Somali by its spokesman, Ali Mahmoud Ragi AKA Ali Dheere, regarding the selection of Ayman al-Zawahiri as the new leader of al-Qaeda.

Monday, 20 June 2011
Shabaab Reports Repelling an Attack in Hiraan

The Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement reported that its fighters in Matabaan district of Hiraan region in Somalia repelled an attack by “militias of idolatry” in a communiqué issued on jihadist forums on June 15, 2011. 

Thursday, 16 June 2011
Shabaab Reports Surrender of Somali Soldier, Convenes Meeting

 

The Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement announced that a Somali soldier surrendered to its officials in Hiraan region of Somalia in a communiqué issued on jihadist forums on June 14, 2011.

Wednesday, 15 June 2011
Shabaab Claims Bombings, Reports Start of Traffic Police Work

  

The Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement announced that its newly-graduated traffic police started work in Lafoole district of Lower Shabelle region of Somalia, and provided a series of pictures showing their handcrafted signs and their work in the district. 

Tuesday, 14 June 2011
Shabaab Punishes Thieves, Hashish Smokers; Trains Traffic Police

The Shabaab Mujahideen Movement reported the whipping of two men for stealing a mobile phone, and the whipping of another pair for smoking hashish, and also announced its finishing a training course for traffic police in three communiqués issued on jihadist forums on June 10, 2011.

Monday, 13 June 2011
Shabaab Claims Assassination of Somali Interior Minister

The Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement claimed responsibility for the assassination of Somali Interior Minister Abdishakur Hassan Farah in a communiqué issued on jihadist forums on June 10, 2011.

Saturday, 11 June 2011
Shabaab Reports Bombing, Teaching of Shariah Courses

The Shabaab Mujahideen Movement issued five Arabic-language communiqués on jihadist forums on June 9, 2011, reporting on various military and civilian activities in Bay and Bakool, Hiraan, Jedo, and Lower Shabelle regions of Somalia. 

Friday, 10 June 2011
Shabaab Claims Suicide Raids Against Ugandan Troops in Capital

The Shabaab Mujahideen Movement claimed two suicide raids against Ugandan troops in the Somali capital, Mogadishu, in an English-language communiqué posted on jihadist forums and Shabaab-affiliated websites on June 10, 2011. 

Friday, 10 June 2011
Shabaab Reports on Civilian Related Activities in Somalia

The Shabaab Mujahideen Movement issued five communiqués on jihadist forums on June 2, 2011, reporting on various activities pertaining to Somali civilians in Banaadir, Bay, Galguduud, Hiraan, and Lower Shabelle regions of Somalia.

Friday, 03 June 2011
Shabaab Reports Clash in Border Town, Surprise Attack in Capital

The Shabaab Mujahideen Movement reported a clash in a village on the Kenyan-Somali border and a surprise attack by its “Special Forces Battalion” in the capital, Mogadishu, in two communiqués issued on jihadist forums on May 31, 2011. 

Wednesday, 01 June 2011
Shabaab Repels Attack, Reports Surrender of Somali Soldiers

The Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement reported that it repelled an enemy advance against Bakara market in the Somali capital, Mogadishu, in a communiqué issued on jihadist forums on May 25, 2011. 

Wednesday, 25 May 2011
GIMF Gives Eulogy for Usama bin Laden

The General Command of the Global Islamic Media Front (GIMF) gave a eulogy for slain al-Qaeda leader Usama bin Laden in a statement issued on jihadist forums on May 12, 2011. 

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Friday, 13 May 2011
Shabaab Reports Charity Distribution, Punishment for Theft

The Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement reported its completion of charity distribution in the Lower Shabelle region of Somalia, and announced its punishing of a thief in Banaadir region in two communiqués issued on jihadist forums on January 22, 2011.

Monday, 24 January 2011
Shabaab Graduates 130 Preachers, Punishes Thief

The Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement announced its graduating 130 preachers and its punishing a thief for stealing money and a carton of macaroni pasta in two communiqués issued on jihadist forums on January 16, 2011.

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Monday, 17 January 2011
Shabaab Claims Bombings in Mogadishu

The Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement claimed responsibility for two bombings in the Somali capital Mogadishu in two communiqués issued on jihadist forums on January 14, 2011.

Friday, 14 January 2011
Shabaab Executes Somali who Committed Fratricide

The Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement reported its execution of a Somali who committed fratricide in a communiqué issued on jihadist forums on January 8, 2011.

Monday, 10 January 2011
Shabaab Reconciles Two Warring Tribes

The Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement in Somalia announced its reconciling two warring tribes in a communiqué issued on jihadist forums on December 27, 2009.

Monday, 28 December 2009
Shabaab Strikes Militias, Parliamentarians

The Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement in Somalia claimed strikes on militia elements and Somali parliamentarians in Banaadir and Juba regions in four communiqués issued on jihadist forums from December 18-21, 2009.

Tuesday, 22 December 2009
Shabaab Stones Woman for Adultery

Shabaab Stones Woman for Adultery

Claiming an “advanced stage of jihad,” the Young Mujahideen Movement [Harakat al-Shabaab al-Mujahideen], an insurgent group in Somalia, states that it applies Islamic Shariah in provinces under its control.

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Friday, 31 October 2008
Shabaab Strikes Officials in Baidoa, Mogadishu

Shabaab Strikes Officials in Baidoa, Mogadishu

The Young Mujahideen Movement in Somalia [Harakat al-Shabaab al-Mujahideen] claims strikes targeting Somali government and intelligence officials in Baidoa and Mogadishu.

Tuesday, 07 October 2008
Shabaab Debuts New Magazine, “The Faith of Abraham

Shabaab Debuts New Magazine, “The Faith of Abraham”

The Young Mujahideen Movement [Harakat al-Shabaab al-Mujahideen], an insurgent group in Somalia, launched its new Arabic-language magazine, “The Faith of Abraham,” on jihadist forums on October 3, 2008.

Monday, 06 October 2008