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Malaysia investigates suspected Somali militant activity

Last Updated: Friday, May 09, 2014, 14:56

Malaysian police are investigating whether al Qaeda linked Somali rebels were seeking to set up a base in the Southeast Asian country after a suspected insurgent was arrested, a source with knowledge of the investigation said Friday.

Somali militants say they killed French hostage

Last Updated: Thursday, January 17, 2013, 14:33

Somalia`s most dangerous militant group says it has killed a French hostage that French military forces tried to rescue last weekend.

Somali militants execute 3 said to inform CIA, MI6

Last Updated: Monday, July 23, 2012, 14:14

Somalia`s militant group says it publicly executed 3 of its members because they had spied on them for the US and British intelligence agencies.

Al-Zawahiri video urges Somali militants to fight

Last Updated: Friday, May 11, 2012, 23:35

In the video, al Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri urges al-Shabab militants not to be deterred by US drone attacks.

French forces join fight against Somali militants

Last Updated: Monday, October 24, 2011, 10:48

Kenya said that France`s Navy bombed a town in Somalia near a stronghold of al-Shabab.

Somali militants on the run: Kenyan official

Last Updated: Saturday, October 22, 2011, 16:47

Kenya last weekend sent troops into Somalia to wipe out al-Shabab as a fighting force.

Kenya: 2 Spanish aid workers seized in camp

Last Updated: Friday, October 14, 2011, 12:05

Suspected Somali militants entered the world`s largest refugee camp and abducted two Spanish women.

Somali militants aiming to attack abroad: CIA chief

Last Updated: Thursday, June 09, 2011, 10:34

Somalia has had no effective government since dictator Siad Barre was deposed in 1991.

Somali militants display dead peacekeeper bodies

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 23, 2011, 23:50

Somali militants said they had paraded dead bodies of five AU peacekeepers.

Somali militants push toward pirate stronghold

Last Updated: Monday, April 26, 2010, 21:36

The leader of a band of Somali pirates holding a British yachting couple says the two hostages have been moved as Islamist insurgents approached a pirate haven for the first time.

Somali militants enforce Taliban-style dress code

Last Updated: Wednesday, December 23, 2009, 20:01

Residents of a southern Somali town say Islamists are enforcing a Taliban-style dress code.