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September 20, 2017 8:38 AM US puts SA twin brothers on terror list

The United States on Tuesday added South African twin brothers accused of plotting attacks on the US embassy and Jewish institutions to its terror blacklist. Besides allegedly conspiring to bomb the US embassy in Pretoria and unspecified Jewish facilities they are also accused of planning to travel to Syria to join the Islamic State group. Their arrests

September 20, 2017 4:02 AM Terrorism major threat to Kenya’s security

The National Intelligence Service (NIS) has singled out terrorism as the biggest threat to Kenya’s national security and development. In a report presented during the induction of MPs Wednesday, NIS Deputy Assistant Director Alexander Muteshi said that the threat remains high in border counties of Mandera, Wajir, Garissa and Lamu. Mr Muteshi told the MPs that the threats

September 19, 2017 3:36 AM Hamza bin Laden: the heir to Al-Qaeda?

A photo montage published by Al-Qaeda to mark the 16th anniversary of 9/11 shows the face of Osama bin Laden in the flames of the Twin Towers. The young man, now 28, has appeared since childhood in the propaganda network founded by his father. And now, some officials and analysts believe he might try to unify jihadists around the world, taking advantage

September 18, 2017 12:06 PM US forces increase Somalia airstrikes amid uncertainty over future

An intensifying U.S. airstrike campaign against Somalia is unlikely by itself to defeat a resilient band of al-Qaida-aligned militants, a fact that could tempt the U.S. to wade deeper into a country faced with the departure of an African force that has offered protection for a decade. The uptick in U.S. strikes against al-Shabab targets — 13 different

September 15, 2017 5:35 PM Matiang’i, police bosses differ on security matter

Acting Interior Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiang’i has said the attacks witnessed in Lamu County were purely orchestrated by suspected Al-Shabaab militants. Dr Matiang’i thus ruled out intercommunity conflict as the cause of insecurity in the volatile region. His remarks contradict that of senior security officials in the Coast region who have repeatedly 2

September 14, 2017 8:18 AM Jubilee MP petitions JSC for Maraga removal

A Jubilee MP has filed a petition seeking the removal of the Chief Justice over alleged gross misconduct following nullification of the presidential election results. The Nyeri Town MP, Ngunjiri Wambugu, wants the Judicial Service Commission (JSC) to launch process to sack Chief Justice David Maraga for allegedly ‘orchestrating regime change’ plot over the nullification

September 13, 2017 3:08 PM CM’s aide denounces oppression against Rohingya Muslims

KARACHI: Special Assistant to Chief Minister on Information Technology Dr Sikandar Shoro, condemning the oppression of the Rohingya Muslim brothers in Myanmar, has appealed to the international community to take immediate measures to prevent this cruelty and evil. This he said in a statement issued here on Wednesday. He also appealed to the United Nations

September 12, 2017 7:09 AM Roadside bombs kill 18 policemen in Egypt's Sinai

CAIRO: At least 18 Egyptian security personnel were killed in Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula on Monday when their vehicles struck a series of roadside bombs, according to local security sources. Three police vehicles had been driving along the road linking the Sinai city of Bir al-Abd to the northern city of Al-Arish when they struck a series of improvised 5

September 12, 2017 4:40 AM US Concerned Over Pakistan's Lack Of Commitment To Fight Terrorism

Appropriations committees in the US Senate as well as in the House have proposed tougher conditions for US aid - both military and economic - to Pakistan and called for meeting benchmarks for progress in the fight against terrorism. Washington: Expressing concern over Islamabad's lack of commitment to America's objectives in Pakistan and neighbouring 6

September 12, 2017 4:31 AM US expresses concern over Pakistan commitment to fight terrorism

A US Congressional committee has called for meeting 'benchmarks' in combating terrorism. Expressing concern over Pakistan's commitment to America's objectives in the Muslim- majority nation and neighbouring Afghanistan, a Congressional committee has called for meeting 'benchmarks' in combating terrorism. Appropriations committees in the Senate as well as in the House 6