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Al-Shabab: An Interactive Timeline

See the evolution of the Somalia-based Islamist insurgent group called al-Shabab. (Photo: Courtesy Reuters)
Members of Somalia’s al-Shabab jihadist movement are pictured during exercises at their military training camp outside Mogadishu, November 2008. (AP)
Members of Somalia’s al-Shabab jihadist movement are pictured during exercises at their military training camp outside Mogadishu, November 2008. (AP)