Omar Shafik Hammami

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Al-Shabab: We Killed 'Rapping Jihadist' From Alabama

Omar Hammami has been reported dead before, however

(Newser) - Al-Shabab militants ambushed and killed Omar Hammami, the so-called " rapping Jihadist " from Daphne, Alabama, members of the militant group tell the AP . Hammami, who goes by the nom de guerre "Abu Mansoor Al-Amriki," or "the American," has been on the run from his former... More »

US Puts $10M Bounty on Heads of 2 Americans

Jehad Mostafa, Omar Shafik Hammami helping al-Shabab in Somalia

(Newser) - There may not be any American militants on the kill list , but that doesn't mean the US isn't hunting any. The State Department is offering up to $5 million apiece for information leading to the capture of two American members of al-Shabab, it announced yesterday. The US will... More »

FBI's Newest Most Wanted Terrorist Is From ... Alabama

'Rapping Jihadist' Omar Shafik Hammami believed to be in Somalia

(Newser) - The latest addition to the FBI's most wanted terrorist list hits close to home. Alabama native Omar Shafik Hammami, 28, was indicted in 2007 for allegedly providing material support to terrorists and labeled a terrorist a year later, reports the LA Times . He was seen rapping in a recruitment... More »

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