Fazul Abdullah Mohammed

By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Jan 22nd, 2012
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A U.S. drone strike killed a British al-Qaida official fighting alongside insurgents in Somalia, officials said. Three missiles fired from an unmanned aerial vehicle hit Bilal al-Berjawi’s car on the outskirts of Mogadishu, according to a statement from the insurgent al-Kataib media foundation ...
By benim
In East Africa
Jul 2nd, 2011
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NAIROBI, Kenya – US military forces landed in Somalia to retrieve the bodies of dead or wounded militants after a US drone strike targeted a group of insurgents, Somalia’s defense minister said yesterday. The operation is at least the second time US troops have landed in Somalia after a targete...
By benim
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Jul 2nd, 2011
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A Tanzanian court has granted the extradition of a Kenyan man to Uganda to stand trial over July 2010 bombings that killed 76 people, a prosecutor told AFP Saturday.  The court in Tanzania’s commercial capital Dar es Salaam agreed to the prosecutor’s request to extradite Mohamed Moha...
By benim
In East Africa
Jun 29th, 2011
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A US drone fired on two senior commanders of Somalia’s Shebab Islamist insurgency after they were found to have ties to Al-Qaeda, the Washington Post reported, citing US officials. The strike last week is believed to have wounded the two leading militants and came amid increasing concern among ...
By benim
In Conflict/Tragedy
Jun 24th, 2011
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Unidentified aircraft attacked an insurgent base near the southern Somali port of Kismayu late on Thursday, wounding a number of fighters, al Shabaab officials and residents said. Al Shabaab insurgents with links to al Qaeda control much of southern and central Somalia along with parts of the capital...
By benim
In East Africa
Jun 20th, 2011
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The Ethiopian parliament during its 27th Cabinet meeting this week added a total of five domestic and international groups to its terror list, according to a statement by the government. Accordingly, the home-grown political organizations namely – the Ogaden National Liberation Front (ONLF), Or...
By benim
In News
Jun 15th, 2011
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South Africa – When an alleged mastermind of al-Qaida attacks on U.S. embassies was killed in East Africa, officials said he was carrying a fake South African passport — refocusing attention on warnings that corruption in South Africa is being exploited by terrorists. Security experts have been warni...
By benim
In East Africa
Jun 14th, 2011
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The black Toyota SUV pulled up to the security checkpoint in Mogadishu. It was night, and 22-year-old Somali soldier Abdi Hassan recalls that he ordered the driver to switch the headlights off and the interior lights on. “They are the elders,” said the driver, referring to the car’s...
By benim
In East Africa
Jun 13th, 2011
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Dar es Salaam – US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has honoured the victims of the 1998 US embassy bombings in Africa during a visit to the American compound in Tanzania.   She put flowers on a large rock just inside the main gate of the embassy, said a silent prayer and spoke with thre...
By benim
In East Africa
Jun 12th, 2011
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MOGADISHU, Somalia – The killing of an al-Qaida mastermind who planned the devastating bombings of two U.S. embassies in Africa drew praise on Sunday from Kenyans and Somalis, while Somalia’s president showed documents linking the dead man to militants who are trying to topple his nation’...