WorldViews: Al-Shabaab


Posted at 05:25 PM ET, 02/14/2012

Al-Shabaab tweets photos showing mujahideen pledging allegiance to al-Qaeda

The photos showed al-Shabaab pledging allegiance to al-Qaeda, days after the two groups linked up.

By Elizabeth Flock  |  05:25 PM ET, 02/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  World, Somalia, al-Shabaab, al-Qaeda, Ayman al-Zawahiri

Posted at 11:04 AM ET, 01/31/2012

Al-Shabaab bans Red Cross in Somalia

The militant group said on Twitter that the Red Cross had distributed expired food.

By Elizabeth Flock  |  11:04 AM ET, 01/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  World, Somalia, Al-Shabaab

Posted at 05:56 PM ET, 01/19/2012

Al-Shabaab tweets photographs of supposed kidnapped Kenyan officials

The Twitter account of the al-Qaeda affiliatted group al-Shabaab posted photographs it claimed were kidnapped Kenyan officials

By Melissa Bell  |  05:56 PM ET, 01/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  World, Al-Shabaab, Al-Qaeda, Twitter