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Chabad rabbis encounter crime and spirituality in Africa

Rabbi Shmuel Notik had an eye opening experience when he was intercepted by six men armed with knives in Nairobi.Cnaan Liphshiz, 9/8/2016, 3:04 AM

Chabad opening its first center in East Africa

The Chabad-Lubavitch of Kenya will open in Nairobi as of the High Holidays this year.JTA, 7/15/2016, 3:43 AM

Report: Assassination attempt on Netanyahu thwarted

Kuwaiti paper reports attack on Prime Minister's convoy in Kenya thwarted by local authorities. PM's office denies claim.Nitsan Keidar, 7/7/2016, 1:52 PM

Netanyahu Meets with Kenyan Christian Supporters of Israel

PM takes time out of busy Africa schedule to meet with Christian supporters of Israel, touts new friendships forming between nations.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/6/2016, 8:57 AM

Watch: PM Netanyahu speaks in Kenya

As part of Africa tour, Netanyahu meets with Kenya's leadership, emphasizes need to cooperate in fighting terrorism. Watch KTN NeShai Landesman, 7/5/2016, 5:15 PM

Netanyahu makes historic visit to Africa

Marking 40 years since the Entebbe raid in which his brother Yoni was killed, Netanyahu visits Africa.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/4/2016, 8:39 AM

'ICC pursues partisan interests, not justice'

Senior Kenyan official says International Criminal Court has no legitimacy, protects terrorists 'in the name of civil liberties.'Eliran Aharon, 6/21/2016, 7:15 PM

Primate prankster: Monkey causes nationwide blackout in Kenya

An entire African nation loses all power for hours on end - culprit turns out to be a mischievous monkey, who appeared remorseless.Ari Yashar, 6/8/2016, 10:58 AM

Outcry after Egyptian official calls Africans 'dogs and slaves'

Kenyan diplomat demands apology from Cairo after Arab diplomat's racist remarks at UN environment conference.Ari Soffer, 6/1/2016, 10:08 AM

PLO blasts Kenyan president's visit to 'occupied territory'

PLO condemns Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta for visiting eastern Jerusalem and the Jordan Valley, which it considers "illegal settlements".Ben Ariel, 2/26/2016, 6:13 AM

Watch: Netanyahu welcomes Israel's 'leading' African ally

Kenyan President makes state visit and signs cooperation treaties, as two countries vow to fight 'militant Islamic terror' together.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/23/2016, 3:53 PM

Obama in Kenya: Praises Potential, Criticizes Gay Rights Record

US President Obama offers both praise and criticism to his Kenyan counterpart.Matt Wanderman, 7/25/2015, 9:49 PM

Obama to be Greeted by Nude Anti-Gay Protest in Kenya

Bizarre demo to 'educate' Obama on differences between men and women, claiming president trying to spread homosexuality.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/16/2015, 5:08 PM

Obama Offered 50 Cows for His Daughter's Hand in Marriage

Will he accept? Kenyan lawyer offers Obama 50 cows, 70 sheep and 30 goats to marry his 16-year-old daughter Malia.Ari Yashar, 5/27/2015, 11:15 AM

143 Killed in Kenya Terror Attack

More than 500 students reportedly rescued after Somali Islamist terror attack at university; Christians reportedly singled out for murder.Gil Ronen, 4/2/2015, 8:07 PM

Somali Terrorists Separate Muslims Before Slaughtering

Al-Shabaab terrorists murder 28 in attack on bus in Kenya, pick out victims based on ability to read from the Koran.Ari Yashar, 11/22/2014, 10:54 PM

Two Iranians Sentenced For Using Fake Israeli Passports

Two Iranians sentenced with jail time or fine for traveling with fake Israeli passports, but mystery remains over their true plans.Cynthia Blank, 10/1/2014, 5:22 PM

Iranians with Fake Israeli Passports Claim to be Seeking Asylum

Two Iranians arrested in Kenya say they will be killed if sent back to Iran - but why were they flying to Tel Aviv?Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/23/2014, 5:11 PM

Iranians Caught in Kenya with Fake Israeli Passports

Terror attack or just criminal? Mystery deepens after Iranians attempt to board flight to Tel Aviv with stolen passports.Tova Dvorin, 9/19/2014, 11:30 AM

Israel Condemns Kenya Terror Attack

Foreign Ministry statement denounces 'brutal and unwarranted violence' in which terrorists shout 'Allahu Akbar' and kill 58 Christians.Ari Yashar, 6/19/2014, 10:49 PM

Kenyan Runner Wins Jerusalem Marathon

Roland Kimeli Kurgat beats previous record by 19 seconds. Mayor Nir Barkat praises large turnout.Neri Weiss, 3/21/2014, 1:44 PM

African Leaders Try to Negotiate Peace in South Sudan

Flaring violence since December 15 in struggle between President Salva Kiir and former deputy Riek Machar. Over 1,000 thought to be dead.Ari Yashar, 12/27/2013, 12:58 PM

New Report Reveals Kenya Attackers Likely Escaped Westgate Mall

NYPD report reveals how poorly-coordinated response to attack on Nairobi mall in September probably allowed attackers to escape.Ari Soffer, 12/11/2013, 10:53 AM

Kenya Charges 4 in Connection with Nairobi Attack

Four Somalis charged with "supporting a terrorist group" in connection with the Westgate mall massacre.Elad Benari, 11/5/2013, 4:42 AM

Kenya Bombs Somali Al-Qaeda Camp

Kenyan warplanes bomb al-Shabab terrorist training camp in Somalia; operation in retaliation to Nairobi Mall attack.Ari Yashar, 11/1/2013, 8:59 AM

Israel Warned Kenya Before Nairobi Attack

Kenya received information warning of an impending attack before terrorists stormed the Westgate mall, according to security sources.Elad Benari, 9/30/2013, 4:46 AM

Interpol Issues Arrest Warrant for 'White Widow'

Samantha Lewthwaite, the British widow of London 7/7 bomber is suspected of involvement in Kenya terror.Adam Ross, 9/26/2013, 10:51 PM

U.S.: No Verification Americans Were Involved in Kenya Attack

The United States has not confirmed that any Americans were involved in the Kenyan mall attack, says Attorney General.Elad Benari, Canada, 9/26/2013, 12:45 AM

Foreigners Are 'Legitimate Target', Say Somali Terrorists

Members of Al-Shabaab confirm they separated Muslims from non-Muslims in Kenya mall terror attack.Elad Benari, Canada, 9/25/2013, 10:14 PM

Kenya: Israel Helping Investigate Mall Attack

Kenyan minister says that Israel is one of the countries assisting in a forensic investigation of the terror attack on the Westgate mall.Elad Benari, Canada, 9/25/2013, 6:31 PM

Kenyan President says Westgate Siege is Over

Following a final gun battle with terrorists, three days of mourning have been called to mark one of Kenya's darkest chapters.Adam Ross, 9/25/2013, 1:14 AM

Israeli Military Support in Nairobi Highlights Longstanding Ties

As reports emerge of Israeli security advisers aiding their Kenyan counterparts in bloody mall siege, why are Israeli-Kenyan ties so strong?Arutz Sheva, 9/24/2013, 6:40 PM

Kenya: Mall Siege Continues as Fresh Gunfire Erupts

Over 60 people remain unaccounted for at the Westgate Mall in Nairobi.Adam Ross, 9/24/2013, 4:23 PM

Kenya: Four Year Old Boy Confronts Terrorists, and Escapes Alive

"Islam is not a bad religion," gunmen tell wounded victim, before allowing children to escape with candy bars.Ari Soffer, 9/24/2013, 12:52 PM

India: Nairobi Attack Brings Back Bitter Memories

Survivors of 2008 Mumbai attacks say assault by Al Shabaab terrorists on Kenyan mall reminds them of their own experiences.Arutz Sheva, 9/24/2013, 12:15 PM

Kenya's Foreign Minister Blames Al-Qaeda for Terror Attack

Al-Shabaab was not acting alone in the attack in Nairobi, Kenya's Foreign Minister says in an interview.Elad Benari, 9/24/2013, 6:14 AM

Kenyan Troops Take Control of Attacked Mall

Kenyan troops are "in control" of the Nairobi mall that was attacked by Al-Shabaab, says interior ministry.Elad Benari, 9/24/2013, 1:13 AM

Explosions in 'Final Assault' on Kenya Mall

Kenyan troops are carrying out a major assault against al Shabaab terrorists inside Westgate mall.Gil Ronen, 9/23/2013, 8:06 AM

Al-Shabaab Claims Americans Are Among Kenya Terrorists

Somali-based terror group tweeted the names of Americans it claimed took part in the attack on a mall in Nairobi.Elad Benari, 9/23/2013, 5:46 AM

Video Shows Dramatic Moments of Kenya Attack

Mobile phone video footage shows the moment that terrorists began executing shoppers in the Westgate Mall in Nairobi.Elad Benari, 9/23/2013, 3:16 AM

Kenya: Most Hostages Rescued from Shopping Mall

Most of the hostages being held by terrorists in a shopping mall in Nairobi have been rescued. At least 68 are confirmed dead.Elad Benari, 9/23/2013, 2:14 AM

Report: Israeli Forces Join Efforts to End Kenya Siege

Gunmen, hostages, still reportedly holed up in shopping mall amid continuing reports that non-Muslims were deliberately singled out.Ari Soffer, 9/22/2013, 12:45 PM

Israeli Man Describes Horror of Kenya Massacre

Israeli man Yariv Keidar narrowly escaped with his life as several around him were gunned down.Maayana Miskin, 9/22/2013, 8:32 AM

Somali Terrorists Claim Responsibility for Kenya Attack

Somali Al-Shabaab claims responsibility for attack in Nairobi, says attack is retaliation for Kenya’s military intervention in Somalia.Elad Benari, 9/22/2013, 5:03 AM

Kenya Iranian Terror Plotters Get Life in Prison

A Kenyan court on Monday sentenced two Iranians to life in prison on terror-related charges, after they planned to attack Israeli businessesDavid Lev, 5/6/2013, 9:45 PM

Kenya Finds Iranians Guilty of Plotting Attacks Against Israelis

Two Iranians were found guilty by a Kenyan court Thursday for possessing explosives allegedly for use in bomb attacks. Arutz Sheva staff, 5/2/2013, 3:13 PM

Video & Photos: 20,000 Race in 2013 Int’l Jerusalem Marathon

Jerusalem-blue skies graced the filmed run of more than 20,000 racers from 52 countries in the Jerusalem Winner Int'l Marathon Friday.Chana Ya'ar, 3/3/2013, 2:14 PM

Obama's Half Brother to Run for Public Office

President Obama’s half brother, Malik, announced that he will be running for governorship of Siaya, a county in western Kenya.Rachel Hirshfeld , 1/15/2013, 3:45 AM

1 Dead, 11 Wounded in Al Qaeda-linked Bombing in Kenya

At least one dead and 11 wounded Sunday in a grenade attack on a church in Kenya by a terrorist group linked to Al Qaeda.Chana Ya'ar, 11/4/2012, 4:41 PM

Kenya Police: Iranians Shipped 100kg of Explosives

Two Iranians have been accused of planning attacks on Israeli and American targets in country.Rachel Hirshfeld, 7/11/2012, 12:47 PM

Kenya Arrests Iranian Terrorists who Targeted Israelis

Two Iranian terrorists who were arrested in Kenya were planning to attack Israeli, American, British and Saudi targets in the country.Elad Benari, 7/2/2012, 11:33 PM

Kenyan Court Issues Arrest for Omar Al-Bashir; Sudan Cuts Ties

A Kenyan Court's Issuance of an arrest warrant against Sudanese President Omar Al-Bashir has led to a rupture in relations.Aryeh ben Hayim, 11/29/2011, 9:53 PM

Ethiopia Joins Fight Against Al Shabab Terrorists in Somalia

Ethiopian troops entered neighboring Somalia Sunday to help in the fight against radical Islamist terrorists from the al-Shabab group.Chana Ya'ar, 11/20/2011, 10:47 AM

Kenya Asks Israel: Help Us Fight Al Qaeda

Kenya’s prime minister, visiting Prime Minister Netanyahu and President Peres, asks Israel to help him get rid of Al Qaeda terrorists. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 11/14/2011, 3:00 PM

Islamists Reject Western Aid For Starving Somalians

In Somalia, drought disaster created famine conditions endangering millions, but Islamists deny it and won't let aid through.Amiel Ungar, 7/24/2011, 10:08 PM

Israel Partnering in Africa Against Terror

Israel is increasing its partnership in Africa, united with factions which are battling fundamentalist Islam.Malkah Fleisher, 3/9/2010, 11:25 PM

Kenyan Delegation Visits Sderot to Study Counter-Terrorism

A delegation of Kenyan officials arrived in Israel this week to study counter-terrorism. One of the stops on their tour was Sderot.Malkah Fleisher, 1/28/2010, 10:06 AM