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Kenyans launch #SomeoneTellCNN after network calls their country a ‘terror hotbed’

That'll teach CNN to be more careful with its labels.

On Jul 27, 2015 by Curt Hopkins

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Militant Islamists shut down one of Somalia’s biggest mobile ISPs

Thousands are now without Internet access.

On Feb 19, 2014 by Patrick Howell O'Neill

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Islamic extremist group shuts down Internet in parts of Somalia

The ban is just the latest in a long line of communications technology the group has outlawed.

On Jan 24, 2014 by Kevin Collier

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Islamic rebels forbid Somalis from using the Internet

They are, however, keeping their own radio channel active.

On Jan 9, 2014 by Kevin Collier

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Did the U.S. use illegally obtained NSA intel to justify a drone strike?

A recently uncovered email cryptically suggests that NSA data may have been used in planning a 2008 missile strike.

On Oct 13, 2013 by Tim Sampson

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Kenyans demand answers after terrorist attack—via Google doc

Twitter users in the country are employing the hashtags #WeThePeople and #WeNeedAnswers to mark the conversation.

On Sep 26, 2013 by Curt Hopkins

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Terrorist group behind Westgate shooting livetweeted the attack

The account, @HSM-Press, has since been suspended. 

On Sep 22, 2013 by Curt Hopkins

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Terrorists known for grisly murder photos return to Twitter

An Al Qaeda–affiliated group that threatened murder on Twitter and posted gruesome photographs of at least one victim was suspended for two weeks. Now it's tweeting again.

On Feb 5, 2013 by Kevin Morris

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Al Qaeda-affiliated group kicked off Twitter for murder threats

After threatening the lives of two Kenyan captives in public tweets, the Al Qaeda–affiliated group Al Shabaab was finally kicked off the network.

On Jan 25, 2013 by Kevin Morris