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Qods Day commemorations highlight Tehran’s global reach

The Islamic Republic of Iran and its allies abroad on Friday commemorated Qods (Jerusalem) Day, an annual event held on the last Friday of Ramadan and established by Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini to express support for Palestinians and opposition to Israel. The regime has not shied away from reiterating its call for Israel’s destruction during the annual event.


Shabaab spokesman calls on Kenyan jihadists to form an ‘army’

In a newly released video, Shabaab spokesman Sheikh Ali Mahmoud Rage addresses graduates of a training camp for foreign fighters. “Many” of the graduates are from Kenya and, Rage says, they should form an “army that will conquer Kenya so that we may return to our families and relatives in a state of honor and glory.”


Tanzania

Eight people were wounded in Arusha, a key tourist destination, when an IED was thrown on July 7 into an upscale Indian restaurant popular with foreigners. On July 3, a bomb was thrown at the house of a Muslim cleric in Arusha, injuring him and another person. Police said they arrested two people in connection […]


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British and Australian navies seize largest ever heroin haul at sea


Tanzania

The Mtwara police chief said that 11 suspected members of a Shabaab cell were arrested recently who had been undergoing terrorist training in a nearby forest. The outgoing US ambassador criticized the government’s decision to ban two daily newspapers.




Tanzania

Police arrested two Pakistani nationals, Abutaha Hamza and Mohammed Alnems, at the Julius Nyerere International Airport as they were about to board a Nairobi-bound flight. The two men had forced their way onto the plane, and were later interrogated by Kenyan antiterrorism officials. President Jakaya Kikwete has expressed concern over the increasing terrorism in the […]