and Somalia rebels looking increasingly like Taliban
Mogadishu, Somalia (TF.SF) - Somalia's al-Qaeda-inspired al-Shabaab group has launched a terrestrial news channel in its latest effort to expand its propaganda activities, the Site monitoring group said on Friday.Al-Kataib News Channel's pilot showed the confessions of an alleged CIA spy who was executed on Sunday, said Site Intelligence Group, which carried a translation of a al-Shabaab statement circulated on jihadi internet forums"This broadcast success represents an advanced media leap in the mujahedeen’s [holy warriors] media in general and in Somalia in particular," the statement said.al-Shabaab, who have pledged allegiance to Osama bin Laden and control most of southern and central Somalia, also boasted acquiring a terrestrial TV channel before Somalia's Western-backed transitional federal government."The first film shown on this channel is a new release of al-Kataib Foundation, and it is a recording of confessions of one of the most dangerous spies in Somalia, who is named Ahmad Kisi," the statement said.The statement also included pictures of the channel's studios.Few Mogadishu residents have yet been able to watch the al-Shabaab's channel due to the lack of adequate TV equipment.The insurgent group has banned Somalis from watching football, Western films and any other programme it deems "un-Islamic".
notably under the impulse of its large contingent of foreign fighters.
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hat killed 76 people.
The bombing was the worst attack in eastern Africa since the 1998 bombings of U.S. embassies in Nairobi and Dar es Salaam which was claimed by Al Qaeda.. Bomb attacks on July 11 took place when a lot of people come to watching broadcast the World Cup finals in South Africa in sport bar in uganda capital. Uganda is the first country to put troops in Somalia in early 2007 for the African Union mission who aims to protect the interim government of Al-Shabaab and their hardliner allies in the Horn of Africa nation. Washington called the Al-Shabaab as a terrorist organization that has close ties with al Qaeda network leader Osama bin Laden. Al-Shabaab militia want overthrow International recognize the government of Somalia. they launched deadly attacks in May last year. Shabaab faced fierce resistance from pro-government militia groups who opposed the strict application of Islamic law in the territory of central and southern Somalia they control. Al-Shabaab group want to impose strict sharia law in Somalia shabaab conducted the executions, stoning, amputation and imposes strict orders on Somali women...Orders Women to Wear Burqas Inside Their Homes in the south and central. Somalia . Somalia hit by unrest and anarchism for last 20 years. Clan warlords toppled Honorable Somali President Mohamed Said Barre in 1991. Kidnappings, deadly violence, and piracy hit the country ever since.
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