Iraq News

3 Kenyans living in America arrested in connection with terrorism

- The three suspects were identified as Muse Abdikadir Muse, Mohamed Salat Haji, and Mohamud Abdikadir Muse - Abdikadir Muse was found to be the main suspect and is believed to be related to the other two suspects - The three were arrested when Abdikadir Muse showed up at an airport ready to take flight to Somalia to join ISIS - Haji and Mohamud Abdikadir were accused of supporting Abdikadir Muse who also had plans of launching an attack in the US The Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) has nabbed three young Kenyan men living in America over their links to the the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) terrorist group.

Tuko , Kenya Jan 24, 2019

3 Kenyans charged in US on links with ISIS

According to the FBI, the three recorded videos pledging allegiance to Isis and expressed their desire “to kill non-believers, and even to potentially use a car for a martyrdom operation to run down non-believers in the USA.” Three Kenyans living in the United States have been arrested by the Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) and charged with conspiring to provide material support to the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (Isis).

Daily Nation , Kenya Jan 23, 2019

Three Kenyans arrested in Michigan for 'working with ISIS'

Mohamud Muse, Muse Abdikadir and Mohamed Haji were arrested on Monday for conspiring to aid Islamic State of Iraq and Al Sham by providing them with materials.

The Star , Kenya Jan 23, 2019

Asian Cup quarter-finals: four matches and a video ref

Iran are Asia’s top-ranked side and have yet to concede at the tournament, rattling in nine goals their four matches as they moved confidently into the quarters and only being stopped in a goalless Group D draw with arch rivals Iraq.

Vanguard News , Nigeria Jan 23, 2019

Nigeria posts biggest oil production rise in OPEC

Angola, Africa’s second biggest producer after Nigeria, saw its production rise by 28,000 barrels to 1.445 million bpd in December, while Iraq’s output increased by 10,000 barrels to 4.465 million bpd.

Punch , Nigeria Jan 22, 2019

Asylum applications in Germany fall for second year in a row

Immigration remains a contentious topic in Germany, four years after Merkel’s 2015 decision to welcome a record 890,000 asylum applicants, mainly Muslims fleeing conflicts in Syria, Iraq and Afghanistan.

EWN , South Africa Jan 22, 2019

No politics allowed! Baghdad bikers hope to unite Iraq

Baghdad - Roaring along Baghdad's highways, the "Iraq Bikers" are doing more than showing off their love of shiny motorbikes and black leather: they want their shared enthusiasm to help heal Iraq's deep sectarian rifts.

IOL , South Africa Jan 22, 2019

Kenya’s security forces did better this time. But there are still gaps

This new development has been triggered by the international pressure on ISIS in Iraq and Syria.

News 24 , South Africa Jan 21, 2019

Kenya’s security forces did better this time - but there are still gaps

This new development has been triggered by the international pressure on ISIS in Iraq and Syria.

The Star , Kenya Jan 21, 2019

After Westgate debacle, quick end to latest Kenyan attack shows progress

SPEAR units are funded by diplomatic security and are also active in Chad, Iraq, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria, South Sudan, Tunisia and Mali, where they responded to an attack on a European Union office near the U.S. Embassy last year.

Reuters , Africa Jan 21, 2019