Who is Al-Shabaab?

Published On: Sep 23 2013 10:44:43 AM CDT

Find out more about Al-Shabaab, the al Qaeda-linked militant group behind the deadly Kenya mall siege.

Al-Shabaab - Americans
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The group has recruited Somalis from America into its ranks, and claims three of the gunmen in the Kenya mall siege are from the U.S. Pictured here is Omar Shafik Hammami, also known as Abu Mansoor Al-Amriki, who was an American member and leader of Al-Shabaab until his death earlier this month.

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