DNA mismatch of Westgate terror suspect deepens mystery
DNA samples collected from bodies of suspected terrorists said to have been killed at Westgate Mall during the terror attack a year ago have failed to match with the family of the man believed to have led the group of terrorists, The Standard on Saturday can reveal.
Kenya detains two Iranians on suspicion of planning attacks
Kenyan anti-terror police have detained two Iranian men using forged Israeli passports to enter the East African country, on suspicion that they may have been involved in a plan to carry out an attack there, officials said on Friday.
A look at four Americans who became jihadis, and what motivated them to fight:
Moner Mohammad Abusalha, who liked to cuddle cats, blew himself up in May in Syria. He was the first American suicide bomber in that civil war.
President Uhuru Kenyatta has been summoned by the International Criminal Court (ICC) at The Hague to explain the whereabouts of documents prosecutors are requesting to prepare a case against him for alleged crimes against humanity.
Head of human rights charity accused of leading double life as terrorist fundraiser
In the summer of 2007, two prominent Somali Islamists left their war-torn country for the tranquillity of Qatar's capital, Doha. The men were put up in the five-star Millennium Hotel before addressing a seminar on the evils of Western intervention in their homeland.
Kenya's Somali community 'isolated, scapegoated' following last year's Westgate mall attack
There is a suburb of Nairobi, not far from town, with the quaint English name of Eastleigh. Like a lot of inner suburbs there are multistorey concrete tower blocks reminiscent of soviet Russia, tight alleyways, and open-air markets with hawkers selling everything from padlocks to fruit and vegetables.
International court schedules hearing for Kenya-Somalia maritime border case
The International Court of Justice (ICJ) has scheduled the first hearing into the maritime border dispute between Somalia and Kenya to be held next week, Somalia's RBC Radio reported Friday (September 19th).
Three years after Somali famine, new hunger crisis looms
When African peacekeepers and Somali troops launched an offensive against Islamist militants in Somalia's small seaside town of Marka, Rukia Nur and her 10 children joined the stream of thousands who have fled to the capital in past months.