Al-Shabab Twitter Account Apparently Suspended

A Twitter account used by Somali insurgent group al-Shabab has apparently been suspended, days after the group used the page to boast about killing a French hostage and showed graphic photos of a dead French soldier.

Although Twitter has not confirmed it shut down the account, a message on the Twitter page used by al-Shabab in English said “the profile you are trying to view has been suspended.”

Al-Shabab’s Arabic-language Twitter account confirmed the page was deleted, saying …