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Somali Islamists

Somali Islamists Order Radio Stations To Shut Down

AP | MOHAMED OLAD HASSAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

MOGADISHU, Somalia — A powerful Islamist group linked to al-Qaida on Wednesday ordered two radio stations in southwestern Somalia to stop broadc...

Somali Militants Kill 6 Peacekeepers To Avenge U.S. Raid: "The Best Blessing"

Al Jazeera. | Al Jazeera | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

At least 11 people including six African Union (AU) peacekeepers have been killed after two large car bombs exploded in the AU's headquarters in Mogad...

Somalia: Islamists Yank Gold Teeth Of 'Sinners'

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The notorious Somali Islamist group al Shabaab is yanking gold and silver teeth from the mouths of people in southern Somalia for transgressing from I...

Somalia: Islamist Groups Divvy Up French Hostages

BBC News | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Two French security advisers seized in Somalia this week have been split up and are now being held by two different hardline groups, reports say....

Somali Islamists Order Double Amputations For Teen Robbers

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

MOGADISHU, June 22 (Reuters) - Somali's al Shabaab insurgents sentenced four teenagers on Monday to each have a hand and a leg amputated as punishment...