Last quote about Al-Shabaab
All quotes about Al-Shabaab
Two teenagers armed with pistols shot him in the head after he got off his car. His bodyguards fired back but the killers had already disappeared by then.
Today, we killed a prosecutor who had sentenced many teenagers – many boys and girls – to their deaths for alleged links to al Shabaab.
We urge Somalis to take their guns and liberate our Somalia.
The whole market is ruined and people perished. The death toll is sure to rise.
Many al Shabaab fighters attacked us this morning and after brief fighting we left the town for tactical reasons.
These women funnelled money to a terrorist organisation which was conducting a violent insurgency campaign in Somalia.
National security is the top priority in this office and we will continue to work closely with our law enforcement partners to investigate and prosecute those who provide material support to terrorists.
If not for the quick response by our security forces, we would be talking of many more casualties now. From the nature and style of the attack, it will obviously be al Shabaab.
We lost at least 7 soldiers and two vehicles.
It seems that there is a fatigue by the international community, especially the EU. One of the reasons that the fatigue can be attributed is that honestly, AMISOM (the African Union peacekeeping force) is not winning the war against al-Shabaab.
We attacked the Banadir beach restaurant and now our fighters are fighting inside it.
Whether it's Daesh or PKK or PYD or YPG or the DHKPC or Nusra or Al Shabab, in our view these are all terrorist organisations… There are no good or bad terror organisations. We can not make a distinction between good or bad terrorist organisations. They are all terrorist and all are bad.
Salah defected from the parliament in 2010, joined us and repented, and he became a martyr today.
AMISOM forces killed 110 al Shabaab and captured a large cache of weapons. a claim by al Shabaab that it had killed 60 AU soldiers was a "falsehood.
Following the incident, 21 al Shabaab militants were killed, 19 AK 47 rifles, three rocket propelled grenades and a pistol were recovered. Regrettably, KDF suffered two fatalities and five injuries. The injured were evacuated and are receiving medical attention.
The U.S. bombed an area controlled by al Shabaab. But they exaggerated the figure of casualties. We never gather 100 fighters in one spot for security reasons. We know the sky is full of planes.
I was taking photos when a car full of explosives went off beside me.
Jungal was one of the main Al-Shabaab planning and operations bases in Gedo region which has seen an increase in militia activities recently. This is a setback for the terrorists.
I take this opportunity to reiterate that Kenya shall never be cowed by these evil murderers.
He (God) has chosen my niece. I always used to comfort her and encourage her about school. She also has siblings behind who were actually depending, you know, counting on her. If she would succeed they would also do well.
To the families and friends of the survivors and indeed all Kenyans, I want you to know that our security forces are pursuing leads on the remaining accomplices. We shall employ all means at our disposal to bring the perpetrators to justice. We're also in active pursuit of the mastermind of the attack and have placed a reward for the information leading to his capture.
For the first time our country is threatened with the most serious level of terrorism.
He is a legal and an appropriate target for the US military under the authorisation of the use of the military force passed in September of 2001.
I don't think it is the end of al-Shabaab. I think they are retreating from Mogadishu, they will change tactics and strategy to a more guerrilla mode, they will change into civilian clothes, and they will still be a potent force.
Al Shabaab in November issued 11 conditions for aid agencies to operate in southern Somalia. These included conditions such as women being removed from their jobs unless they worked just in hospitals or health centres, and payment of 20,000 dollars every six months for security.
Some offensives have been taken, they have been identified where they came from, their resources destroyed and we continue to make inroads to make sure that we bring to justice those responsible.
The al-Shabab have said since October 2011 that they did not like the presence of the Kenyan military in Somalia – when Kenya moved into Somalia in October 2011. Al-Shabab at that time threatened to fight Kenya on Kenyan soil.
The obvious intent is to create hostility and suspicion across ethnic and religious lines and to drive non-Muslims from certain parts of this country. The ultimate aim of this atrocious campaign is to establish an extremist caliphate in our region.
We have overcome terrorist attacks before and we have fought courageously and defeated them within and outside our borders. We will defeat them again.
I ask God to give you comfort as you confront this tragedy and I know what you feel, having also lost very close family members in this attack.