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48 Dead in Kenya, as Al-Qaeda Group Targets Christians and Torches Hotels

48 Dead in Kenya, as Al-Qaeda Group Targets Christians and Torches Hotels
Dozens of extremists attacked a Kenyan coastal town for hours, killing those who weren't Muslim and those who didn't know the Somali language, officials and witnesses said Monday. At least 48 people were killed and two hotels were set on fire. The assault in Mpeketoni began Sunday night as residents watched World Cup matches on TV and lasted until early Monday. Authorities blamed al-Shabab, Somalia's al-Qaida-linked terror group, who have vowed to carry out terror attacks to avenge the Kenyan military presence in Somali.
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Tom Odula and Jason Straziuso
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Al-Shabab Terror Group Says US on Hit List (But First: Ethiopia, Kenya)

Al-Shabab Terror Group Says US on Hit List (But First: Ethiopia, Kenya)
Making a rare threat against the United States, a senior member of Somalia's Islamic insurgent group that has carried out terrorist attacks abroad said Thursday that holy war will come to America and that Islam's flag will one day fly over Washington.
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Somali Town Faces Reprisals From Terror Group After Failed Navy SEAL Raid

Somali Town Faces Reprisals From Terror Group After Failed Navy SEAL Raid
Barawe, the small coastal town in Somalia where Navy SEALS came ashore in a failed raid last weekend, is facing reprisals from the terror group al-Shabab, the focus of the raid. Residents say that al-Shabab insurgents are increasing their presence and blame the residents for spying for the US.
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Terrorists Claim 137 Killed in Kenya Mall Attack When Government Carried Out 'a Demolition'

Terrorists Claim 137 Killed in Kenya Mall Attack When Government Carried Out 'a Demolition'
The terrorist group behind the takeover of a Nairobi mall claimed Wednesday that the Kenyan government assault team carried out "a demolition" of the building, burying 137 hostages in rubble. A government spokesman denied the claim and said Kenyan forces were clearing all rooms, firing as they moved and encountering no one.
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David Rising and Rodney Muhumuza
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