Al Qaeda News

American killed in Kenya attack was 9/11 survivor

The Nairobi attack was claimed by the Al Qaeda-linked Somali group Al-Shabaab The American man who was among the 14 people killed in an attack on a luxury hotel complex in the Kenyan capital Nairobi was a consultant who survived the 9/11 attacks, and specialized in emerging economies.

New Vision , Uganda Jan 16, 2019

Cost of terrorism premiums could rise after hotel attack

In 2013, the Al Qaeda affiliate took over Westgate, a luxury mall in Nairobi, killing 67 people.

Business Daily Africa , Kenya Jan 16, 2019

Somalia’s Al-Qaeda-linked Shabaab

Here is some background on the Islamist group with links to Al Qaeda.

The Independent , Uganda Jan 16, 2019

Five dead in attack on upmarket Nairobi hotel complex

The Al Qaeda linked Somalian group Al-Shabaab, which carried out a notorious assault on a Nairobi shopping mall in 2013, claimed responsibility, according to the SITE Intelligence Group which monitors jihadist activities.

New Vision , Uganda Jan 15, 2019

Six dead in attack on upmarket Nairobi hotel complex

The Al Qaeda linked Somalian group Al-Shabaab, which carried out a notorious assault on a Nairobi shopping mall in 2013, claimed responsibility, according to the SITE Intelligence Group which monitors jihadist activities.

Daily Monitor , Uganda Jan 15, 2019

Somalia's Al-Qaeda-linked al-Shabaab

Here is some background on the Islamist group with links to Al Qaeda.

Daily Monitor , Uganda Jan 15, 2019

What you need to know about Al-Qaeda-linked Shabaab

The Al Qaeda-linked group said it was behind the attack, which has seen a blast and gunfire at the DusitD2 hotel and office compound in the Nairobi suburb of Westlands, according to a brief announcement via its news agency.

The South African , South Africa Jan 15, 2019

#NairobiAttack: Heart-wrenching photos reveal horror that left several dead

(Photo by Andrew Renneisen/Getty Images) The Al Qaeda linked Somalian group Al-Shabaab, which carried out a notorious assault on a Nairobi shopping mall in 2013, claimed responsibility, according to the SITE Intelligence Group which monitors jihadist activities.

The South African , South Africa Jan 15, 2019

Explosion, gunfire at Nairobi hotel and office complex

The country faced a spate of attacks after it sent its army into Somalia in October 2011 to fight the Islamist Shabaab group, affiliated to Al Qaeda.

The Independent , Uganda Jan 15, 2019

Explosion, gunfire at Nairobi hotel, office complex

The country faced a spate of attacks after it sent its army into Somalia in October 2011 to fight the Islamist Shabaab group, affiliated to Al Qaeda.

New Vision , Uganda Jan 15, 2019