Category: Kenya

Video reveals British connection to Al-Shabaab Kenya

More evidence has come to light of the British connection to the terrorist group behind the Kenyan shopping centre massacre. A recruitment video, which was made by the al-Qaeda-linked militant group Al-Shabaab before the attack, praises British fighters in its ranks for their role in key military victories. One fighter with a British accent reels […]

Libya condemns U.S. for seizing al-Qaeda MI6 assassin

Libya’s fragile interim government condemned the United States on Sunday for what it called the “kidnapping of a Libyan citizen” from this capital city a day earlier, and Libyan lawmakers threatened to remove the prime minister if the government was involved. The capture of the Libyan, who goes by the nom de guerre Abu Anas […]

“Al-Qaeda’s bigger now than it ever has been” – Analyst

Al-Qaeda has now welcomed al-Shabab the group responsible for the Kenya mall attack–into its ranks. Despite the targeted US killing of al-Qaeda leaders, more and more terrorist groups are joining the al-Qaeda network and expanding membership – what led former Australian intelligence analyst Leah Farrell to say, “al-Qaeda’s bigger now than it ever has been.” […]

Former Osama bin Laden associate seeks MI5 evidence

A former London-based associate of Osama bin Laden facing U.S. terrorism charges has asked a judge for authorization to seek testimony from an officer of Britain’s internal spy agency, MI5, which his lawyers claim might prove his innocence. Lawyers for Khalid Al Fawwaz filed papers in federal court in Manhattan on Thursday seeking a court […]

Tale of Samantha Lewthwaite ‘White Widow’ fills British press

The British fascination with the “white widow” — a woman of 29 rumored to have been involved in the terrorist attack on a shopping mall in Kenya last Saturday — continued unabated this week, with tabloid and broadsheet newspapers retracing every step of her life’s journey, from soldier’s daughter to wanted terrorist. There is no […]

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