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... Ethiopia launched a massive invasion of Somalia after a grouping of Sharia judiciaries—known as the Islamic Courts Union (ICU)—formed a ...
Al-Shabab has waged its insurgency since 2006, when it split from the Islamic Courts Union, which controlled Mogadishu for about six months ...

The Jubaland leader has had an Islamist background having been part of the Islamic Courts Union and closely linked to the founders of militant ...
... the late 1990s, a militant faction of AIAI, led by Hassan Dahir Aweys, joined the Islamic Courts Union (ICU) and formed Al-Shabaab.8 In 2013, ...
... known as Islamic Courts Union (ICU) that sought to implement Sharia law throughout Somalia. They rebelled against the Somali government, ...
I well remember the WBush decision in 2006 when he removed the Islamic Courts Union which brought stability- it had 13 sections and only Al ...

Arabic for “The Youth,” Al-Shabab is a Somali militant group that was spawned by the Islamic Courts Union (ICU), a coalition of shariah courts ...
After years of instability, Somalia was taken over in June 2006 by a moderate Islamist coalition known as the Islamic Courts Union (ICU).
Al Shabab, which emerged in 2006 from the now-defunct Islamic Courts Union, launched its own insurgency against major cities in Somalia in ...
In July, the Somali militant group, which splintered from the Islamic Courts Union in 2006 and pledged allegiance to Al-Qaeda in 2012, ...
Al-Shabaab splintered from a now defunct group of Sharia courts, the Islamic Courts Union. It has been fighting to overthrow the Transitional ...
Al-Shabab is a terrorist splinter from the Islamic Courts Union movement that overthrew the US-backed Transitional Federal Government of warlords in 2006, ...
... in Somalia, among them Islamic Courts Union (ICU) who controlled the capital city and much of the southern coastal parts of the country.
An offshoot of the Islamic Courts Union – a rival administration to the Transitional Federal Government in Somalia – Shabaab aims to overthrow ...
... waanzilishi wa al Shabab akiwa na viongozi wengine wenye siasa kali, kufuatia kushindwa kwa kundi la Islamic Courts Union mwaka 2006.
Kenya Defence Force (KDF) soldiers have killed several al-Shabaab militants near the Kenya-Somalia border, TUKO.co.ke can confirm.
Al-Shabaab, whose name means "the youth," emerged in 2006 from the now-defunct Islamic Courts Union, which once controlled Somalia's capital of Mogadishu.

It has been a decade since our last interview in Mogadishu, when he was the spiritual head of the Islamic Courts Union (ICU), which the George W. Bush administration warned was "Africa's Taliban.
It has been a decade since our last interview in Mogadishu, when he was the spiritual head of the Islamic Courts Union (ICU), which the George W. Bush administration warned was "Africa's Taliban.
Al-Shabaab emerged in 2006 from the now-defunct Islamic Courts Union, which once controlled Somalia's capital of Mogadishu.
Al-Shabaab emerged in 2006 from the now-defunct Islamic Courts Union, which once controlled Somalia's capital of Mogadishu.
To add to these conflicts, the US Air Force launched attacks against a retreating Islamic Courts Union (ICU) to target the Al-Qaeda militants who were allegedly being harboured by the ICU.
Also in the running is ex-president Sharif Sheikh Ahmed, a fellow Hawiye and 52-year-old former leader of the Islamic Courts Union which pacified Somalia before being driven out by US-backed Ethiopian troops. The leading Darod candidates are Prime ...
Sharif Sheikh and Madhoobe share a common background and have been linked since the times of the Islamic Courts Union. Puntland President Abdiweli Ali Gaas arrived in Mogadishu on Sunday and sources close to him say he is backing PM Omar ...
... undertakings' Isaias government ; executing its 'belligerent' policy , there wasn't an ammunition and rocket left to shot; any bombs or left to be thrown in Somalia, by backing up the fundamentalist Islamic courts union and the self - proclaimed Al ...
... since the 1977 Zone 5 war . Ethiopia has the highest number of foreign troops in Somalia and its military presence has been in the neighbouring country since 2006 when it came to back the then Transitional Federal Government fight Islamic Courts ...
Around that time, the U.S. also ramped up its involvement in Somalia, assisting in an invasion by Ethiopian forces to overthrow the Islamic Courts Union (ICU), which had begun to impose its order on Somalia. After this invasion, the youth wing of the ...
This logic inspired the CIA to finance warlords in Somalia to fight the Islamic Courts Union in 2006. This financing of the APRCT had the effect of conflating Somalia nationalism with terrorism.
August 22, 2008, Al-Shabaab retook Kismayo, [IRIN News] (Islamic Courts Union, had been driven out of Kismayo in January 2007 when Ethiopian forces rolled into Somalia to take control of much of central and southern Somalia.
One justification for this US investment has been Ethiopia's frontline role in the fight against terrorism, especially its willingness to commit soldiers against the Islamic Courts Union in early 2000 and mid-2006. Without an active US interest in ...
Also in the running is ex-president Sharif Sheikh Ahmed, a fellow Hawiye and 52-year-old former leader of the Islamic Courts Union which pacified Somalia before being driven out by US-backed Ethiopian troops. The leading Darod candidates are the ...
Also in the running is ex-president Sharif Sheikh Ahmed, a fellow Hawiye and 52-year-old former leader of the Islamic Courts Union which pacified Somalia before being driven out by US-backed Ethiopian troops. The leading Darod candidates are the ...
The US military has been launching airstrikes and naval bombardments, as well as special operations raids against Shabaab and its predecessor, the Islamic Courts Union, since 2006. Many of these raids were in direct support of military operations, such ...
The first document published, but not verified, was an internal memo purporting to show how Somalia's Islamic Courts Union intended to murder members of the transitional government there. In its early years, WikiLeaks published information damaging to ...
It is ten years now since neighboring Ethiopia sent its troops across the border end of 2006 to help the weak Transitional government rout out the Islamic Courts Union who had controlled the capital Mogadishu for six months. Locals still refer to that ...
In a letter, the authenticity of which WikiLeaks itself was not certain about, Sheikh Hassan Dahir Aweys, the head of the council of the Islamic Courts Union (ICU) of Somalia, suggested to employ criminals for the assassination of government officials ...
Ethiopia, which was threatened the most by the rise of militant Islam in Somalia, invaded its neighbor in 2007 under an anti-terrorist aegis, though this later ended up sparking the youth wing of the Islamic Courts Union to break off and form its own ...
In 2006, the Islamic Courts Union (ICU), which controlled large swathes of the country's south and central regions, including Mogadishu, prohibited women from playing sports, especially basketball, labeling it as a "satanic act" against the principles ...
He was part of an Alliance of Warlords that fought against the Islamic Courts Union basically setting him against Islamists.
Though, as journalist Jeremy Scahill detailed in his book, "Dirty Wars: The World Is A Battlefield," CIA-backed Somali warlords were defeated by the Islamic Courts Union in the mid-2000s, and blowback from U.S. policies in Somalia, as well as abroad, ...
There was no feasible way that the Mogadishu government was going to reassert control over the rest of the country ever again, and the rise of the Islamic Courts Union (ICU) proved how radical non-state actors could actually become stronger than their ...
The group emerged as the radical youth wing of Somalia's now-defunct Islamic Courts Union, which controlled the country in 2006 before being ousted by Ethiopian forces.
"In December, 2006, WikiLeaks posted its first document: a 'secret decision,' signed by Sheikh Hassan Dahir Aweys, a Somali rebel leader for the Islamic Courts Union, that had been culled from traffic passing through the Tor network to China. The ...
In 2006, the Islamic Courts Union split into several factions, one of which was Al Shabab. The radical group still controls large parts of the south of the country today.
In 2006, Ethiopia invaded Somalia with full force to oust the Islamic Courts Union and help install the internationally-recognised Transitional Federal Government.
An offshoot of the Islamic Courts Union - a rival administration to the Transitional Federal Government in Somalia - al-Shabaab aims to overthrow the Somali government and impose its own version of Islam in the country.
... become a haven for cells of international terrorists while providing a fertile ground for the emergence of homegrown terrorist groups, including the Al Ittihad Al Islamiya (AIAI), Islamic Courts Union and the deadlier and al-Qaeda-affiliated al ...
... become a haven for cells of international terrorists while providing a fertile ground for the emergence of homegrown terrorist groups, including the Al Ittihad Al Islamiya (AIAI), Islamic Courts Union and the deadlier and al-Qaeda-affiliated al ...
This led to US funding for warlords out of a 9/11 generated fear of the Somali Islamic Courts Union, which was succeeding in ending conflict and bringing stability to Mogadishu.
The US military has been launching airstrikes and naval bombardments, as well as special operations raids against Shabaab and its predecessor, the Islamic Courts Union, since 2006. Many of these raids were in direct support of military operations, such ...


 

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