al-Shebab rebels - updates

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Militants storm Somalia presidential palace

Jul 09, 2014 - 9:31 AM

Islamist Shebab rebels carry out a major bomb and armed attack on Somalia s presidential palace penetrating the heavily fortified complex in the capital Mogadishu before blowing themselves up

Kenya probes into mall massacre amid looting anger

Oct 02, 2013 - 11:47 AM

UPDATED Meanwhile rights groups condemned comments by the lawmakers that they would also rethink Kenya s hosting of some half a million Somali refugees

AFTER THE SIEGE. Smoke rises from the Westgate mall on September 24, 2013 in Nairobi. AFP/Carl de Souza

Pressure mounts on Kenyan government over mall attack

Sep 29, 2013 - 8:52 AM

Kenya s government face tough questions after the leaking of an intelligence report dated September 13 that warned of an elevated risk

AFTER THE SIEGE. Smoke rises from the Westgate mall on September 24, 2013 in Nairobi. AFP/Carl de Souza

Foreign forensic teams join Kenyan mall carnage probe

Sep 26, 2013 - 5:05 PM

Across Kenya flags flew at half mast at the start of 3 days of official mourning

AFTER THE SIEGE. Smoke rises from the Westgate mall on September 24, 2013 in Nairobi. AFP/Carl de Souza

Kenyan president: Nairobi mall siege over

Sep 25, 2013 - 8:27 AM

Uhuru Kenyatta: We have ashamed and defeated our attackers that part of our task is completed

ATTACK OVER. Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta (C) speaking during a press conference in Nairobi in front of Kenyan Vice President William Ruto (L) following an attack on the Westgate shopping mall in Nairobi, September 24, 2013. AFP / Kenya Presidential Press Service

Day 3: Kenya troops have besieged mall 'under control'

Sep 24, 2013 - 8:11 AM

UPDATED Kenyan Interior Ministry: We re in control of Westgate

UNDER ATTACK. Smoke rises from the Westgate mall in Nairobi on September 23, 2013. AFP / Carl de Souza