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Suspected Al-Shabaab Operative Charged in 9/11-Style Hijacking Plot

Thirty-year-old Kenyan national Cholo Abdi Abdullah, a suspected member of Somalian terrorist organization al-Shabaab, was extradited from the Philippines to the United States on Tuesday to face terrorism charges for a 9/11-style hijacking scheme. Abdullah made his first court appearance in New York on Wednesday.

WASHINGTON, DC - FEBRUARY 19: The Department of Justice headquarters stands on February 19, 2020 in Washington, DC. A Department of Justice spokesperson is denying that Attorney General William Barr is considering resigning after his critical comments about President Trump Trump tweeting about ongoing Department of Justice cases. (Photo by …

Kenya Loses 32 Escapees from Coronavirus Quarantine

In northeast Kenya, 32 people have gone missing from a Wuhan coronavirus quarantine facility under suspicious circumstances, Nairobi News reported on Tuesday. The disappearance comes amid a partial lockdown in Kenya to stem the spread of the Wuhan coronavirus.

Private security guards watching behind the grills before the beginning of a curfew which was ordered by the Kenyan President, Uhuru Kenyatta, to contain the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus on March 27, 2020 in Nairobi. - Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta on March 25, 2020, ordered a nighttime curfew to …

Victims of 1998 Al-Qaeda Embassy Bombing Protest Obama in Kenya

As Kenya gears up for President Barack Obama’s historic speech on Sunday in its capital, Nairobi, victims of the 1998 al-Qaeda bombing of the American embassy in that city are charging “neglect” on the part of both the American and Kenyan governments, and hoping their plights are addressed by the American head of state.

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