SHABAB - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/SHABAB News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) U.S. warns citizens of terror plot in Uganda http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58410789-68/shabab-attack-uganda-kenya.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58410789-68/shabab-attack-uganda-kenya.html.csp">U.S. warns citizens of terror plot in Uganda</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By TOM ODULA</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-13T22:01:02.181-06:00">Updated Sep 13, 2014 10:01PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Nairobi, Kenya • The U.S. embassy in Uganda warned American citizens in the country Saturday to stay at home overnight as Ugandan authorities attempt to foil a possible terror attack. The embassy in a message on its website said it is trying to assess the scope of a possible plot by the Somali militants, al-Shabab, and whether members of the cell plotting the attack are still at large. The warning did not have details of when or how the attack was to take place. The statement urged U.S. citizen...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58410789@www.sltrib.com Sat, 13 Sep 2014 22:01:02 MDT Somalia extremist group names new leader http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58382632-68/shabab-godane-somalia-death.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58382632-68/shabab-godane-somalia-death.html.csp">Somalia extremist group names new leader</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By ABDI GULED</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-06T19:27:04.148-06:00">Updated Sep 6, 2014 07:27PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Mogadishu, Somalia • Somalia’s Islamic extremist rebels, al-Shabab, named a new leader Saturday after confirming the killing of their previous leader by a U.S. airstrike, a commander of the group said. The Somali militants unanimously selected Ahmad Umar, also known as Abu Ubaidah, at a meeting in an undisclosed location in Somalia, said rebel commander Abu Mohammed. Al-Shabab also stated that it remains aligned with al-Qaida, according to the Site Intelligence Group, that monitors statements b...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583826322014-09-06T19:27:04.148-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-06T19:27:04.148-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58382632@www.sltrib.com Sat, 06 Sep 2014 19:27:04 MDT U.S. confirms death of Somalia terror group leader http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58379365-68/godane-shabab-death-group.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58379365-68/godane-shabab-death-group.html.csp">U.S. confirms death of Somalia terror group leader</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By ROBERT BURNS</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">and LOLITA C. BALDOR</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-05T20:00:17.578-06:00">Updated Sep 5, 2014 08:00PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • U.S. airstrikes earlier this week killed the leader of the al-Shabab terrorist group in Somalia, the Pentagon said Friday. President Barack Obama said the death of Ahmed Abdi Godane demonstrated U.S. counterterrorism resolve and was an example of his deliberate approach to dismantling al-Qaida affiliated groups. The Pentagon’s press secretary, Navy Rear Adm. John Kirby, announced the death in a brief written statement. It took the Pentagon four days to conclusively determine that G...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583793652014-09-05T20:00:17.578-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-05T20:00:17.578-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58379365@www.sltrib.com Fri, 05 Sep 2014 20:00:17 MDT 6 militants killed in U.S. Somalia strike http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58364319-68/shabab-godane-somalia-killed.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58364319-68/shabab-godane-somalia-killed.html.csp">6 militants killed in U.S. Somalia strike</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By ABDI GULED</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-02T20:05:08.32-06:00">Updated Sep 2, 2014 08:05PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Mogadishu, Somalia • U.S. airstrikes in Somalia may have killed the leader of the Islamic extremist group al-Shabab, with a militant commander saying Tuesday that he was in a car that was struck and that six people died. The leader, Ahmed Abdi Godane, has no heir apparent. If he has been killed, it would be a “significant blow” to al-Shabab’s organization and abilities, said U.S. Navy Rear Adm. John Kirby, a Pentagon spokesman, who confirmed the strikes targeting Godane. But Godane’s death coul...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583643192014-09-02T20:05:08.32-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-02T20:05:08.32-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58364319@www.sltrib.com Tue, 02 Sep 2014 20:05:08 MDT