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Kenya Terror

Akbar Shahid Ahmed

Kenya Goes After Al Jazeera As Government Expands Powers | 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...

The Object of Al Shabaab Terror: To Set Up a Caliphate in Kenya

George Kegoro | Posted 02.15.2015 | World
George Kegoro

Assessing the recent terrorist acts in Kenya, the president explained that "the obvious intent is to create hostility and suspicion across ethnic and religious lines and to drive non-Muslims from certain parts of this country." In his view, "the ultimate aim of this atrocious campaign is to establish an extremist caliphate in our region."

What It Means to Be 'One of Us'

Laurie S. Fulton | Posted 01.23.2014 | World
Laurie S. Fulton

Since last week's headlines about al-Shabaab's attack at Westgate Mall in Nairobi, I have been troubled. The terrorist attack was a shocking expansion by al-Shabaab. I am troubled because it also is a reminder of the challenges of inclusion and the repercussions of terrorist recruitment when we fail to be inclusive.

Ghana Mourns Poet Killed In Terror Attack

AP | JOCELYN EDWARDS | Posted 11.25.2013 | Books

ACCRA, Ghana — Mourners sang funeral dirges and traditional leaders poured libations Wednesday for beloved poet Kofi Awoonor as hundreds gathere...

How Terrorism in Kenya Challenges Us to Be One With Somalis

Matt Freear | Posted 11.25.2013 | World
Matt Freear

The terrorists who took over Nairobi's glitzy Westgate shopping mall last weekend planned their attack meticulously to maximize global impact. It is one of the few conclusions we can draw from the confusion that still remains about what happened in the past few days.

Explosion Rips Through Crowded Buidling

AP | TOM ODULA and JASON STRAZIUSO | Posted 07.28.2012 | World

NAIROBI, Kenya — An explosion ripped through a building full of small shops in downtown Nairobi on Monday, injuring at least 33 people, includin...

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...