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Kenya Al Shabaab

Akbar Shahid Ahmed

Kenya Goes After Al Jazeera As Government Expands Powers

HuffingtonPost.com | Akbar Shahid Ahmed | Posted 12.19.2014 | Media

WASHINGTON -- Kenya's government is going after the global news network Al Jazeera for running a documentary that exposes widespread government-sponso...

Kenya Claims To Have Killed Over 100 Militants In Somalian Raid

Reuters | Posted 01.23.2015 | World

By George Obulutsa NAIROBI, Nov 23 (Reuters) - Kenyan security forces have pursued and killed more than 100 militants and destroyed th...

Somalian Extremists Line Up Non-Muslims And Shoot Them

AP | TOM ODULA | Posted 01.22.2015 | World

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — One gunman shot from the right, one from the left, each killing the non-Muslims lying in a line on the ground, growing closer ...

Kenya: 'We Are At War' With Al-Shabab

Reuters | Posted 11.28.2013 | World

By Matthew Mpoke Bigg and James Macharia NAIROBI, Sept 28 (Reuters) - Kenya is "at war" with Islamist militants who attacked a Nairobi...

Gunmen Kidnap 4 Foreign Refugee Workers In Kenya

Reuters | Posted 08.29.2012 | World

NAIROBI, June 29 (Reuters) - Gunmen kidnapped four foreign refugee workers and a driver at Kenya's Dadaab refugee camp near the border with Somalia ...

Kenyan Army Tweets: Don't Sell Donkeys To Militants

AP | KATHARINE HOURELD and JASON STRAZIUSO | Posted 01.03.2012 | World

NAIROBI, Kenya — Kenya's military spokesman is using Twitter to warn people not to help al-Qaida-linked militants by selling them an old-world t...

Al Shabaab Member Pleads Guilty In Kenya Attacks

AP | By TOM ODULA | Posted 12.26.2011 | World

NAIROBI, Kenya -- A Kenyan suspect arrested after two grenade blasts this week said in court on Wednesday that he took part in one of the attacks and ...

France To Supply Kenyans Fighting Al Shabaab

AP | TOM ODULA | Posted 12.24.2011 | World

NAIROBI, Kenya — France said Monday it would ferry supplies to Kenyan troops fighting an Islamist militia in Somalia while police investigated w...

Grenade Attack In Kenyan Pub Wounds Dozen

AP | TOM ODULA and JASON STRAZIUSO | Posted 12.24.2011 | World

NAIROBI, Kenya — Grenade blasts at a blue-collar bar and a crowded bus stop rattled Nairobi on Monday, as the country worried whether al-Qaida-l...

Pursuing Militants In Somalia, Kenya Expects First Ground Battle

AP | ABDI GULED and TOM ODULA | Posted 12.22.2011 | World

MOGADISHU, Somalia — Kenyan troops in Somalia closed in on the rebel-held town of Afmadow Saturday where they may fight their first ground battl...

Kenya To Pursue Al Shabaab Into Somalia

AP | JASON STRAZIUSO and JOE MWIHIA | Posted 12.15.2011 | World

NAIROBI, Kenya — Signaling a stepped-up campaign against Somali militants, Kenya's top security chiefs said Saturday that Kenyan forces will pur...