Radical Muslim cleric and 3 others gunned down in Kenyan port city

mombasa_mapGunmen 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

Twitter hosting terror feeds and suggesting terrorists to follow

bridgetjohnsonBy 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

Nairobi might have known about attack

mallcollapseKenyan 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