…from the fifth floor at Harvey Nichs. @HSMPress_: @MargotKiser this was the work of a homegrown Alshabab inspired group. They’re the stage where Alshabab was in prolly 2003 or 2004.
Nairobi, Kenya – Since its invasion of Somalia in 2011, the al-Qaeda-linked group al-Shabab has vowed to leave Kenya’s capital looking like Mogadishu, its streets running with “rivers of blood”. Last month’s Westgate attack leaving at least 67 dead and… Read More ›
Slaughter in Nairobi: Bloody Siege in Shopping Mall Kills Dozens by Margot KiserSep 22, 2013 9:23 am EDT http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2013/09/22/slaughter-in-nairobi-bloody-siege-in-shopping-mall-kills-dozens.html The bloody siege continues at a luxury mall in Nairobi where 59 were gunned down and dozens are still captive. Margot… Read More ›
http://www.somaliareport.com/index.php/post/2652/TFG_Apprehends_Murder_Suspects_ Authorities in Mogadishu have apprehended five men just two days after assassins gunned down 30 year-old investigative journalist, Osman Hassan Abdi, in front of his home in Mogadishu. The killers, dressed in civilian clothing, had been lying in wait… Read More ›
Not sure that I find the presence of “two rubber dingys donated by friends of police” all that reassuring, even if police plan to man them. You can be sure they’ll be dingy dinghys (pl=dinghies?) allAfrica.com: Kenya: Security On High… Read More ›
SomaliaReport: Al-Shabaab Claims Reponsibility for Attacks. Does anyone know the significance of “twin” in many Al Qaida or Al Shabab-related attacks? 9/11, twin towers in Manhattan, ’98 twin bombings in Kenya and Tanzania, 2010 twin bombings in Kampala, Uganda, the… Read More ›