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By Tajuddin
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Oct 11th, 2016
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Mandera, Somali region, Kenya (Xinhua + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Kenya said on Tuesday that it has enhanced security along its Somali border to thwart terror attacks from Al-Shabaab militants from Somalia. Mandera County Commissioner Fredrick Shisia told journalists that security agents have learned less...
By Tajuddin
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Feb 2nd, 2016
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Mandera, Kenya,(Xinhua + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Kenyan authorities are holding three UN World Food Programmed (WFP) trucks in Mandera County near the Somali border for allegedly ferrying food supplies to Islamist militants Al-Shabaab in the Horn of Africa nation. Mandera County Commissioner Fredrick Sh...
By Tajuddin
In WORLD NEWS
Dec 22nd, 2015
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Nairobi , Kenya ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Christian leaders hailed Muslims for their bravery and selflessness Tuesday after they shielded Christians from suspected al-Shabab gunmen who attacked a passenger bus. The gunmen sprayed the bus with bullets Monday, killing two. But when they asked t...
By Tajuddin
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Dec 16th, 2015
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Lamu,Kenya ( Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Kenyan authorities have indefinitely extended a security operation to flush out Somali militants from the vast forest in the coastal town of Lamu due to renewed terror threats. A Gazette notice on the extension has already been released by the Ministry of I...
By Tajuddin
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Dec 14th, 2015
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Nairobi, Kenya ( AP + DIPLOMAT.SO) – A Kenyan official says a roadside bomb suspected to have been planted by extremist in the northern Kenyan town of Mandera, near the Somali border, wounded five policemen, three of them seriously. The attack comes a day after one Kenyan soldier died and two others ...
By Tajuddin
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Dec 13th, 2015
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Mandera,Kenya ( AP + DIPLOMAT.SO) – A Kenyan official says Somalia’s Islamic extremist insurgents al-Shabab have ambushed an army truck killing one soldier and wounding two. Mandera County Commissioner Fredrick Shisia said Sunday the soldiers were travelling to Mandera town, in Kenya’s no...
By Tajuddin
In WORLD NEWS
Dec 11th, 2015
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Nairobi,Kenya ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Four politicians have been arrested after claiming that mass graves had been found in northern Kenya. The claims were later retracted but the four now face possible charges for inciting violence. The arrest of four politicians came just days after they ...
By Tajuddin
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Feb 6th, 2015
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Nairobi, Kenya ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – A Somali – Norwegian man has been arrested in Kenya in connection with two bloody massacres carried out by the terrorist group al-Shabaab last year, according to Kenya’s Standard newspaper. Mohamud Jamal, 40, was arrested on January 31 for ...
By Tajuddin
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Feb 3rd, 2015
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Nairobi, Kenya (AP + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Hundreds of teachers in northern Kenya bordering Somalia have refused to return to work, fearing attacks by Islamic extremists, a union official and teachers said Tuesday. The estimated 700 teachers demonstrated outside parliament in Nairobi demanding that th...
By Tajuddin
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Dec 2nd, 2014
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Mogadishu ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – The President of Federal Republic of Somalia, Hassan Sheikh Mohamud Offers Condolences in response to al-Shabaab’s attack on defenceless Quarry Workers in Mandera, Kenya: “We must use our outrage constructively, channelling it wholeheartedly into finding th...