Quick-thinking Muslims save passengers from slaughter

2015-12-22 12:19

Muslim passengers helped dress non-Muslim passengers in Islamic garb to prevent extremists from identifying them for slaughter on a bus in northern Kenya, witnesses say.

Somali army invading homes after Shabab attack

2014-02-24 21:22

Security forces in Somalia's capital are carrying out a sweeping crackdown in a hunt for militants and weapons after the latest attack on the presidential palace.

Uganda ups security after Kenya attack

2013-09-23 22:30

Uganda has stepped up security after a raid by Somali-linked gunmen on a Kenyan shopping mall that killed at least 62 people.

Extremists who influenced UK attacker

2013-05-24 22:04

The slaying of a UK soldier in east London cast a spotlight on radical preachers who influenced Michael Adebolajo, the attacker seen in videos with bloody hands holding a butcher knife.

Dozens die in Somali fighting

2012-03-10 19:28

Witnesses say at least 23 people have been killed after Somali insurgents attacked Ethiopian troops near the joint border.


University massacre suspects 'tortured' for confessions

2015-06-05 11:21

Kenyan police have charged five men with participating in an attack by militant group al-Shabaab on a university in eastern Kenya in which 148 people were killed.

Terrorists used Q&A to spare Muslims

2013-09-29 12:27

The masked gunmen who infiltrated Nairobi's Westgate mall arrived with a set of religious trivia questions: A high-stakes game of 20 Questions to separate Muslims from those they consider infidels.

ANC supports call to punish Kenyan militants

2013-09-23 20:19

The ANC says it supported the call that those responsible for the Nairobi mall attack, be found and punished.

Attacks on Somalis in Kenya escalate

2013-01-22 20:25

Human rights activists say Somalis in Kenya are facing increased attacks since the government issued an order that all Somali refugees should return to a camp.

Holiday terror plot thwarted

2012-01-08 14:19

Kenya officials say they thwarted Christmas and New Year terror plans by a Somali militant group.

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