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Gunmen kill at least 48 in attack on Kenyan coast

Gunmen kill at least 48 in attack on Kenyan coast

Mombasa, Reuters—At least 48 people were killed when gunmen in two minibuses sped into a town on Kenya’s coast, shooting soccer fans gathered to watch a World Cup match in a television hall and targeting hotels and a bank, police and witnesses said on Monday....
Somali militants moving into Kenya, official says

Somali militants moving into Kenya, official says

Nairobi, AP—Dozens of foreign fighters have defected from the Al-Qaida-linked militant group in Somalia due to internal disputes, and many of those men have moved into Kenya, a security official said. Since early last year Kenyan security officials have observed...
The Rise of the Urban Guerrillas

The Rise of the Urban Guerrillas

[inset_left]Out of the Mountains: The Coming Age of the Urban GuerrillaBy David KilcullenPublished by Hurst & Company368 pagesLondon, 2013[/inset_left]On September 21 this year—the International Day of Peace—David Kilcullen arrived in the United Kingdom to give a...
Official: Some refugees plan attacks from Kenya

Official: Some refugees plan attacks from Kenya

Nairobi, AP—Some refugees fleeing insecurity from neighboring countries have abused Kenyan hospitality by planning terror attacks against the country, Kenya’s internal security minister said Friday, in an apparent reference to last month’s terrorist attack...
Military strike reported in southern Somali town

Military strike reported in southern Somali town

Mogadishu, AP—Foreign military forces carried out a pre-dawn strike Saturday against foreign fighters in the same southern Somalia village where US Navy SEALS four years ago killed a most-wanted Al-Qaeda operative, officials said. The strike was carried out in the...