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Shabaab (Organization)

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    • Al-Shabaab (Organization)
    • Al-Shabaab (Somalia)
    • Ash-Shabaab (Somalia)
    • Harakat al-Shabab al-Mujahideen
    • Hizbul Shabaab (Somalia)
    • HSM (Somalia)
    • Movement of Striving Youth (Somalia)
    • Mujahidin al-Shabaab Movement (Somalia)
    • Mujahidin Youth Movement (Somalia)
    • MYM (Somalia)
    • Popular Resistance Movement in the Land of the Two Migrations (Somalia)
    • Shabaab (Somalia)
    • Shabab (Organization)
    • Xarakada Mujaahidiinta Alshabaab (Somalia)
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    • found: Fallin, Donald G. Somalia, 2012:t.p. (Shabaab)
    • found: Guardian website, Sept. 18, 2012:(al-Shabaab)
    • found: Cuevas, E.E. Somalia, 2010:t.p. (MYM) p. iii (Somali-based Mujahidin Youth Movement also known as the Somali-based al-Shabaab is a militant organization born out of both successive regional turmoil and international salafi-jihadi ideology, which continues to actively undermine the United Nation (UN)-supported African Union (AU) peacekeeping force, the fledging Somali Transitional Federal Government (TFG), and all UN efforts to support Somalis in creating a stable state)
    • found: Wikipedia, viewed Sept. 26, 2013(Harakat al-Shabaab al-Mujahideen (HSM) (Arabic: حركة الشباب المجاهدين&#٬٢٠٠م؛; ۊHarakat ash-Shabڶab al-Mujڶahidڶin, Somali: Xarakada Mujaahidiinta Alshabaab, "Mujahideen Youth Movement" or "Movement of Striving Youth"), more commonly known as al-Shabaab (Arabic: الشباب&#٬٢٠٠م؛, "The Youth" or "The Boys"), is the Somalia-based cell of the militant Islamist group al-Qaeda, formally recognized in 2012 Name: Al-Shabaab is also known as Ash-Shabaab, Hizbul Shabaab (Arabic: "Party of the Youth"), and the Popular Resistance Movement in the Land of the Two Migrations (PRM).For short, the organization is referred to as HSM, which stands for "Harakat al-Shabaab al-Mujahideen". The term Shabaab means "youth" in Arabic, and the outfit should not be confused with similarly named groups.)
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    • 2012-09-19: new
    • 2018-01-27: revised
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