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Germany Jails Five Men Who Joined Al-Shabaab Terror Group

Five German men have been jailed for joining the al-Qaeda linked al-Shabaab terrorist group in Somalia. A sixth man, who was accused by the group of being a spy and was tortured, received a suspended sentence. The Frankfurter higher regional

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Kenyan Government, Al-Shabaab Both Claim Control of Village Near Garissa

Islamist terror group Al-Shabaab has once again begun to strike rural villages near the Kenyan town of Garissa, little more than a month after the jihadists stormed Garissa University and killed 147 Christian students after separating them from their Muslim colleagues.

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Kenya Begins Construction on Border Wall to Keep Somalis Out

The Kenyan government has broken ground on a new wall that will span a large swatch of the border between Kenya and Somalia. While the project had been announced in March, Kenyan authorities appear to have expedited the groundbreaking in response to the terrorist attack at Garissa University.