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Kenya Attack

Kenyan Cardinal Urges Compassion For Extremist Killers

AP | CHRISTOPHER TORCHIA | Posted 04.09.2015 | Religion

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Some relatives of students who were mercilessly gunned down by Islamic militants said Wednesday they would pray for forgivenes...

Into God's Hands

The Rev. Jacqueline J. Lewis, Ph.D. | Posted 04.08.2015 | Religion
The Rev. Jacqueline J. Lewis, Ph.D.

If faith is putting our lives in God's hands, then prayer is the transaction that allows us to do so. Prayer is the language that connects us. Like a child seeking the face of her mother, prayer enables us to seek the face of God.

Kenya Attack Survivor Found Hiding In Closet Two Days After 148 Massacred

AP | CHRISTOPHER TORCHIA and TOM ODULA | Posted 04.04.2015 | World

GARISSA, Kenya (AP) — Somalia's Islamic extremist group al-Shabab warned Saturday of more attacks in Kenya like the assault on Garissa University Co...

Kenya's College Massacre Indicates Growing Threat From Somalia's Al-Shabab

The Huffington Post | Charlotte Alfred | Posted 04.03.2015 | World

Every week, we bring you one overlooked aspect of the stories that made news in recent days. You noticed the media forgot all about another story's ba...

Terrorism, Education and Community

Michael Roth | Posted 04.03.2015 | College
Michael Roth

May our friends and colleagues at Garrissa find their way back to education as they deal with the deep trauma and grief of these recent days. In Kenya, there will be some measure of defiance when students, teachers and staff resume their educational project. Our thoughts and prayers are with them.

Kenya Attack Survivors Say Campus Bloodbath Was Planned, Targeted Christians

AP | Posted 04.03.2015 | World

GARISSA, Kenya (AP) -- The Islamic extremists who slaughtered 147 people at a college in Kenya as they shouted "God is great" appeared to have planned...

A Brief History Of Somalia's Al-Shabab Terror Group

The Huffington Post | Nick Robins-Early | Posted 04.03.2015 | World

On Thursday, militants of Somalia's al-Shabab terror group launched a deadly assault on a college in eastern Kenya. Masked gunman stormed the grounds ...

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 ...

Red Cross: At Least 22 Dead In Attacks On Kenyan Coast

AP | By TOM ODULA | Posted 09.05.2014 | World

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Twenty-two people were killed in overnight attacks by gunmen on the Kenyan coast, the Kenya Red Cross said Sunday. Al-Qaida-li...

Militants Vow To Continue Deadly Attacks In Kenya

AP | JASON STRAZIUSO | Posted 08.16.2014 | World

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — The killers in the Kenyan village singled out non-Muslims, shooting them point-blank or slitting their throats, just like the ...

Dozens Dead In Militant Attack On Kenyan Town

AP | TOM ODULA and JASON STRAZIUSO | Posted 08.15.2014 | World

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — The gunmen went door to door in the Kenyan costal town, demanding to know if the men inside were Muslim and if they spoke Soma...

Kenyan Troops Reportedly Caused Mall Collapse

AP | TOM ODULA and ADAM SCHRECK | Posted 11.27.2013 | World

NAIROBI, Kenya — Kenya's military caused the collapse of three floors of the Westgate Mall in the deadly terrorist siege, a top-ranking official...

Top Republican Says Kenya Attack Shows Al-Qaeda's Reach

AP | KIMBERLY DOZIER | Posted 11.25.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — House Intelligence Committee Chairman Mike Rogers says the terrorist attack on an upscale Nairobi shopping mall shows al-Qaida affi...

Kenya Official: Several Americans Among Attackers

AP | WILL LESTER | Posted 09.24.2013 | World

WASHINGTON -- Two or three Americans and one Briton were among those who attacked a Nairobi shopping mall, Kenya's foreign minister said Monday. More...

Kenya Says Security Forces Have Taken Control, Gunfire Reportedly Heard From Mall

Reuters | Richard Lough and Duncan Miriri | Posted 11.23.2013 | World

* Kenyan president says militants "defeated" * Says 5 militants dead, 11 held, 67 other people dead * Bodies still under...