US offers $10m for information on al-Shabab leaders, finances | Al-Shabab News

The United States is seeking information leading to the disruption of the Somalia-based group’s finances as it escalates attacks. The United States is offering up to $10 million for information that will help disrupt al-Shabab’s finances as the al-Qaeda-aligned group steps up its attacks on government forces and civilians in Somalia. The State Department also … Read more

US Targets Smugglers Supplying Islamic State in Somalia

Washington— The United States is trying to stem the flow of weapons to the Islamic State-affiliated terror group in Somalia, targeting a smuggling operation that is also helping to arm al-Qaeda-linked rival al-Shabab with weapons from Iran. The US Treasury Department on Tuesday announced sanctions against eight people and a company, all involved in the … Read more

US imposes weapons-related sanctions on ISIL members in Somalia | ISIL/ISIS News

The action comes as the United States seeks to focus more on exposing and disrupting “terrorist” funding networks in Africa. The United States on Tuesday issued sanctions targeting ISIL in Somalia, naming members of the group and others it accuses of being involved in a “terrorist arms trafficking network” in East Africa . In a … Read more

US Targets Al-Shabab in Somalia Airstrike, Killing 2 

A US military airstrike targeted al-Shabab terrorists who were attacking Somali National Army forces, killing two people, according to US Africa Command (AFRICOM). Sunday’s strike took place near Buulobarde, Somalia, 218 km northwest of Mogadishu. AFRICOM says its initial assessment is that two terrorists who were actively attacking Somali forces were killed and no civilians … Read more

US imposes sanctions on key al-Shabaab terrorist financiers

MOGADISHU, Somalia The United States announced on Monday that it had designated the financial enablers of the al-Qaeda-affiliated terrorist group al-Shabaab, arms traffickers for the group and recruitment. Those sanctioned included Khalif Adale, Abdullahi Jeeri and Abdikarim Hussein Gagaal while others were named for working as al-Shabaab arms traffickers, according to a Treasury statement. The … Read more

US airstrike killed an al-Shabaab leader in Somalia on Saturday

CNN — A US airstrike in Somalia on Saturday killed an al-Shabaab militant leader in coordination with the Somali government, US Africa Command said in a statement. The United States said the initial assessment of the strike was that an al-Shabaab militant leader was killed and there were no civilian casualties. Although the statement did … Read more

Princess Diana’s bodyguard Lee Sansum claims she would still be alive if he had been on duty

He is the bodyguard who Princess Diana nicknamed “Rambo” and with whom she had several heart-to-hearts revealing her biggest fears and future plans. And 25 years on from her death, Lee Sansum says he is adamant she would be alive today if he had been with her on the night she died alongside Dodi Fayed … Read more