Who is Al-Shabaab?

Published On: Sep 23 2013 10:44:43 AM CDT   Updated On: Sep 02 2014 07:33:20 AM CDT

Find out more about Al-Shabaab, the al Qaeda-linked militant group bombed by U.S. drones in Somalia.

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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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