IsraAID offers assistance after Islamic terror group separated the Muslim students from the non-Muslims then killed over 150 Christians while injuring an additional 79.
By ARIEL COHEN
Following the horrific massacre by the radical Muslim terror group al-Shabab from Somalia which killed over 150 Christian students in Kenya, the Israeli relief group IsraAID is helping Kenyan government officials deal with the tragedy.
Relative of victim of Thursday’s terror attack in Kenya. – Photo: REUTERS
IsraAID is currently holding discussions with Kenyan government counterparts as well as with the local Kenyan Red Cross and UN officials in hopes of creating a grief and disaster management plan for the government, modeled off the Israeli plan. Continue Reading »
Kenyan court sentenced a man & woman to either 2 years in jail or payment of $45,000 total, after pleading guilty to using fake Israeli passports to enter Kenya.
A Kenyan court on Wednesday ordered two Iranians held under anti-terrorism laws to serve two years in jail or pay a hefty fine after they pleaded guilty to using fake Israeli passports to enter the East African country last month.
The man’s fake passport
Kenyan anti-terrorism police arrested the two on suspicion of plotting an attack in Kenya as they prepared to board a flight at Nairobi airport on Sept. Continue Reading »
Tourism or Terror attack gone wrong? Mystery deepens after 2 Iranians attempt to board flight to Tel Aviv with stolen, and forged Israeli passports.
By Tova Dvorin
Two young Iranians in their early twenties were arrested a few days ago in Nairobi, Kenya, Yediot Aharonot reports Friday, carrying forged Israeli passports with the Jewish names “Adi” and “Avshalom.”
Israeli Passport (illustrative) – Photo: IsraelandStuff/PP
The two men were caught after attempting to board a Brussels Airlines flight from Nairobi to Brussels, authorities said, with the intention to travel from there to Tel Aviv.
The two were arrested at the airport in Nairobi and transferred to Kenyan immigration authorities, who quickly alerted Jerusalem. Continue Reading »
REPORT FROM KENYA:
Explosions & gunfire heard inside mall as crisis enters 3rd day.
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Somali Islamist group al Shabaab said on Monday Israeli and Kenyan forces have tried to enter the besieged Nairobi shopping center but we unsuccessful, Reuters reported, citing the group’s spokesman.
Kenyan policemen gathered for briefing at Westgate Shopping Center, September 23, 2013. – Photo: REUTERS/Thomas Mukoya
“Israelis and Kenyan forces have tried to enter Westgate (mall) by force but they could not, the mujahideen (fighters) will kill the hostages if the enemies use force,” Sheikh Ali Mohamud Rage, al Shabaab’s spokesman said in clip posted on www.somalimemo.net.
BREAKING REPORT FROM KENYA:
Kenya terrorist attack has death toll at 59, as standoff continues while Israeli forces are rescuing the hostages .
Israeli Foreign Ministry says Israelis were not target of attack by Al-Qaida-linked group.
Israeli forces have reportedly joined efforts to end a deadly siege by Somali militants at a Kenyan shopping mall, a security source told AFP Sunday.
Trucks of soldiers from the Kenya Defense Forces arrive after dawn outside the Westgate Mall in Nairobi, Kenya Sunday, Sept. 22, 2013. – Photo: AP
“The Israelis have just entered and they are rescuing the hostages and the injured,” AFP quoted the sourec as saying on condition he not be named. Continue Reading »
On Monday a Kenyan court sentenced 2 Iranians to life in prison on terror-related charges, because they planned to attack Israeli businesses.
A Kenyan court on Monday sentenced two Iranians to life in prison on terror-related charges, including the possession of explosives allegedly to be used in bomb attacks. Ahmed Mohammed, 50, and Sayed Mansour, 51, who were arrested last June, were found guilty of possessing 15 kilos (33 pounds) of the powerful explosive RDX, found by police hidden in a hole in a golf course.
terrorists (illustrative) – Reuters
The two were planning to blow up Israeli-owned businesses and targets, as well as Saudi and US-affiliated targets, Kenyan security officials said. Continue Reading »
The 2 Iranians were found guilty by a Kenyan court on Thursday for possessing a military strength chemical explosive allegedly for use in bomb attacks against Israeli targets.
Two Iranians were found guilty by a Kenyan court Thursday for possessing explosives allegedly for use in bomb attacks.
Ahmed Mohammed and Sayed Mansour, who were arrested last June, were found guilty of possessing 15 kilos (33 pounds) of the powerful explosive RDX. The court said they had suspected links to a terror network planning bombings in Mombasa and Nairobi, the AFP news agency reported.
The men, who have both denied all charges, are said to have hidden the explosives in the port city of Mombasa. Continue Reading »
Ahmad Mohammed & Sayed Mousavi deny all bomb plot charges on 1st day of trial in Kenya
Two Iranians suspected of plotting to make bombs for attacks in Kenyan cities denied the charges against them at the first day of their trial in Nairobi on Monday.
Ahmad Mohammed & Sayed Mousavi – Photo: AP
At least 32 people have been killed in a series of attacks in the capital, the port city of Mombasa, and the northern town of Garissa since Kenyan troops invaded Somalia last October to crush al Shabaab insurgents blamed for a surge in violence and kidnappings. Continue Reading »
Nairobi court charged 2 Iranian men arrested in June with explosives, that they planned to attack Israeli & foreign targets in Kenya
A Kenyan court charged two Iranian nationals with illegal possession of explosives Monday, a day after a grenade attack on a bar in the southern city of Mombasa that killed three people.
Iranian suspects in court Photo: AP
The Iranians, whom police said they arrested last week over suspected links to a terror network planning bombings in Mombasa and Nairobi against Israeli and foreign targets, are accused of possessing 15 kilos (33 pounds) of the powerful explosive RDX, according to the charge sheet presented in court. Continue Reading »
Two Iranian terrorists who were arrested in Kenya were planning to attack Israeli, American, British and Saudi targets in the country.
Officials in Nairobi reported on Monday that two Iranian terrorists who were arrested in Kenya last week were planning to attack Israeli, American, British and Saudi targets in the country.
According to the officials, 15 kg of RDX-type explosives, designed to carry out powerful terrorist attacks, were found to be in the possession of the terrorists.
The suspects denied the charges against them, the officials said. One of them said, “We are asking the court to let us go because we are innocent.” Continue Reading »