Month: September 2013

Have Islamist jihadis declared world war?

Have Islamist jihadis declared world war? By Tarek Fatah ,Toronto Sun, September 24, 2013 First posted: Tuesday, September 24, 2013 06:17 PM EDT Westgate An injured woman is helped out of the Westgate Shopping Centre where gunmen went on a shooting spree, in Nairobi September 21, 2013. REUTERS/Siegfried Modola September […]

The new terror outfit

The reference is to an organization styled as “Ansarullah Bangladesh” whose activists and at least one leading figure have been arrested by security personnel The advent of a hitherto unknown extremist outfit lends credence to the apprehension that we have not yet been able to adequately appreciate the threats that […]

Al Shabab Beckons Kenya’s Young

Source: Jakarta Globe. Nairobi. Ali Hassan Gitonga, 33, a recent convert to Islam from the Meru community in Kenya’s Eastern Province, is said to have travelled to Somalia for training with Al Shabab in 2011. He is under arrest for alleged involvement in the Sep. 21 Westgate Mall terror attack in Nairobi. […]