Al Qaeda Man Convicted for 1998 Embassy Bombings

Al Qaeda Man Convicted for 1998 Embassy Bombings

Khalid al-Fawaaz, an al Qaeda operative, was sentenced in a federal court in connection with the bombings of U.S. embassies in Kenya, Nairobi and Tanzania in 1998. Fawaaz, 52, was convicted of four counts of conspiracy by U.S. District Judge Lewis Kaplan in New York yesterday. The 1998 bombing trials saw 26 people being indicted in […]

Kenya Not to Force 336,000 Refugees Back to Somalia

Kenya Not to Force 336,000 Refugees Back to Somalia

According to a Kenyan government official, 336,000 Somali refugees will not be forced back into the war torn country of Somalia. Though, the government still intends to close one of the world’s largest refugee camps within the next three months due to security reasons. After an attack by al-Shabab militants in April, William Ruto, vice […]

Kenya Has Accounts Frozen of Suspects Funding Terrorism

Kenya Has Accounts Frozen of Suspects Funding Terrorism

The government of Kenya has closed 13 firms that transfer money for Somalis in order to stop militant Islamists from being able to finance their attacks on their borders. The financial accounts of 85 people and organizations have also been frozen. This includes a Somali-linked hotel and bus company. Abdullahi Abdi in Nairobi believes that […]

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