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Latest Inquiry & Analysis
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Omar Hammami, American Commander Of Al-Qaeda Affiliate In Somalia Al-Shabaab Al-Mujahideen – And A U.S.-Designated Terrorist – Uses YouTube, Twitter, And Facebook Freely
Inquiry & Analysis Series Report - No. 841 - May 31, 2012 - By: Steven Stalinsky*

Somali Al-Qaeda Affiliate Al-Shabaab Tweets Jihad and Martyrdom
Inquiry & Analysis Series Report - No. 772 - December 13, 2011 - By: Steven Stalinsky*

Latest Special Dispatches
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American Nationals In The Ranks Of The Al-Shabab Organization, Which Perpetrated The Nairobi Attack
Special Dispatch - No. 5457 - September 24, 2013

Al-Shabab Al-Mujahideen Video Presents Three Americans From Minnesota Who Died Fighting In Somalia
Special Dispatch - No. 5400 - August 8, 2013

American Al-Shabab Commander 'Omar Hammami Says His Life Is Endangered By Al-Shabab Due To Differences Over 'Shari'a' And 'Strategic' Matters; Al-Shabab Issues Denial, Promises to Investigate
Special Dispatch - No. 4589 - March 19, 2012

Egyptian Cleric Sheikh Masoud Anwar Criticizes Arab Billionaires for 'Foolishness and Vanity' While Their Brothers Are Dying of Hunger in Somalia and Palestine
Special Dispatch - No. 4558 - March 9, 2012

Jihadi Website: Al-Qaeda's East Africa Commander Operated in Somalia in Guise of CIA Agent
Special Dispatch - No. 4447 - January 25, 2012

Al-Shabab Video Shows 'Confession of CIA Collaborator'
Special Dispatch - No. 4446 - January 25, 2012

In New Al-Shabab Video, Kenyan Mujahid Urges Kenyan Muslims to Fight Islam's Enemies in Kenya
Special Dispatch - No. 4421 - January 13, 2012

Somali-American Suicide Bomber to Muslims in the West: 'Do Jihad in America, In Europe… Anywhere You Can Find Infidels'
Special Dispatch - No. 4237 - October 31, 2011

Article on English-Language Forum Commemorates Western Raised Mujahid Who Died Fighting in Somalia
Special Dispatch - No. 4067 - August 9, 2011

Senior Salafi-Jihadi Cleric Justifies Somali Al-Shabab Al-Mujahideen's Ban on Western Aid Groups, Says Their Aid 'Stinks of Trickery and Deceit'
Special Dispatch - No. 4044 - August 3, 2011

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Terrorists’ use of social media in Somalia is just one topic of many covered by MEMRI in its monitoring and translating of Somalia media, including blogs and print and broadcast media; MEMRI's translations and analysis pieces can be accessed via its website, blog, Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube accounts. Journalists, bloggers, legislatures, and more worldwide rely on MEMRI’s translations of the media of Somalia and other countries, from the Middle East to North Africa and South Asia in their reporting and other work. MEMRI is also relied on by officials from the U.S. and other governments to assist in the War on Terror.