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Somalia border Kenya based al qudea Terrorist group

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Al-Shabaab (militant group): Somalia border Kenya based al qudea Terrorist group
Harakat al-Shabaab al-Mujahideen, more commonly known as al-Shabaab (; is a jihadist fundamentalist group based in East Africa. In 2012, it pledged allegiance to the militant Islamist organization Al-Qaeda. In February 2012, some of the group's leaders quarreled with Al-Qaeda over the union, and quickly lost ground. Al-Shabaab's troop strength was estimated at 7,000 to 9,000 militants in 2014. As of 2015, the group has retreated from the major cities, however al-Shabaab still controls rural parts of southern Somalia.

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U.N. says Somali militants using home-made explosives to step up attacks

u.n. says somali militants using home-made explosives to step up attacks
By Katharine Houreld NAIROBI, May 17 (Reuters) - Somali Islamist insurgents are making their own explosives, according to a confidential U.N. report seen by Reuters, as they mount more frequent and..
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