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US-Iran crisis: Four civilians killed in suspected Islamist attack in Kenya

Four civilians including a child were shot dead on Tuesday as suspected Al-Shabaab Islamists attempted to attack a telecommunications mast in eastern Kenya near the Somali border, police said.
NAIROBI - Three United States Department of Defense personnel were killed as al-Shabab extremist group overran a key military base used by U.S. counter-terrorism forces in Kenya before dawn Sunday.

Three Americans killed as extremists overrun US military base in Kenya

Three United States Department of Defense personnel were killed as al-Shabab extremist group overran a key military base used by U.S. counter-terrorism forces in Kenya before dawn Sunday.
The development comes hours after the al-Qaida allied terrorist group, al-Shabab launched a daring attack on the airfield which is used by American and Kenyan forces in Lamu County.

Kenya closes airstrip after al-Shabab attack

The development comes hours after the al-Qaida allied terrorist group, al-Shabab launched a daring attack on the airfield which is used by American and Kenyan forces in Lamu County.
Al-Shabaab jihadists have attacked a military base in Kenya which houses US soldiers along with local troops. The fighting is “still ongoing,” reports say.

Al-Shabaab jihadists attack joint US-Kenyan military base

Al-Shabaab jihadists have attacked a military base in Kenya which houses US soldiers along with local troops. The fighting is “still ongoing,” reports say.

Police pursue al-Shabab militants in vast forest

Kenyan police said Saturday they are pursuing a group of al-Shabab militants believed to have crossed into vast Boni Forest in the coastal Lamu county in Kenya.
Kenya has joined the league of crude oil exporters in Africa. President Uhuru Kenyatta flagged off the maiden oil shipment today at a ceremony in the port of Mombasa, with a warning against corruption that may deny people the opportunity to benefit from the resource.

Kenya joins league of crude oil exporters

President Uhuru Kenyatta flagged off the maiden oil shipment today at a ceremony in the port of Mombasa, with a warning against corruption that may deny people the opportunity to benefit from the resource.
Silvia Romano

Kenyan police offer reward in hunt for kidnapped aid worker Silvia Romano

Kenyan police have offered a $10,000 (£7,600) reward to help find an Italian aid worker and the three men accused of abducting her on Tuesday.
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Bomb kills five soldiers near border

Five Kenyan soldiers were killed and 10 injured Wednesday when their vehicle hit a landmine on a road in a coastal area close to the Somali border.

Electricity price drops by 6 percent in Kenya

There has been a reduction in the retail price of electricity by 6 per cent, subsequently cushioning 3.6 million users in Kenya.

One killed as suspected al-Shabab attack convoy in Kenya

Kenyan officials say a civilian was killed and several policemen wounded when suspected members of the Somalia-based extremist group al-Shabab attacked a convoy of vehicles.

African Union begins to withdraw troops from Somalia

African Union’s Mission in Somalia has begun withdrawing its troops from the country against the backdrop of heightened insecurity in Mogadishu.

Extremist group beheads 3 people in Kenya – officials

Kenyan officials say suspected Islamic militants have beheaded three people and burnt houses in an attack along the Indian Ocean coast.

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