Islamist group Al-Shabaab on Monday claimed responsibility for twin suicide car bomb attacks that killed at least 12 people in Somalia, police sources said.
The sources said that a local government official was injured in the second suicide car explosion.… Read the rest
Gunmen opened fire on a car in the Kenyan port city of Mombasa, killing four people, including a radical Muslim cleric, a media report said Friday.
The cleric, Sheikh Ibrahim Ismail, was seen as the successor to Aboud Rogo Mohammed, … Read the rest
By Bridget Johnson.
Twitter has increasingly come under criticism for hosting terror feeds. Al-Shabaab is on it sixth account after getting suspended in the past for tweeting photos of a dead French special ops soldier, and most recently the Somali … Read the rest
Kenyan authorities are facing questions over whether they had any knowledge on the attack on the Westgate Mall in Nairobi.
A Somali al-Shabaab chief said was the attack was a “message to Westerners” who had “backed Kenya’s invasion [of Somalia],” … Read the rest