As al-Shabab militants attacked the coastal town of Mpeketoni killing dozens within two days, Kenya has witnessed the highest death toll since Nairobi`s Westgate shopping mall was raided by the terror group last year killing 68.
Kenyan warplanes have destroyed an al-Shabaab rebel camp in southern Somalia used to train gunmen who attacked Nairobi`s Westgate shopping mall in September, Kenya`s Defence Ministry said.
One of the men suspected of carrying out an attack on a shopping centre in Kenya last month has been identified as a 23-year-old Norwegian citizen.
The US has warned Uganda of an imminent terror attack similar to which occurred in neighbouring Kenya where terrorists launched attack at the Westgate shopping mall in the capital Nairobi.
The Somalian government said it will cooperate with the international community in its fight against terrorism in the Horn of Africa.
A student has been held in Kenya in connection with the ongoing investigation into last month`s terror attack in Nairobi`s upscale Westgate shopping mall.
Amina Farah Ali was sentenced on 13 terrorism-related counts following a three-and-a-half-hour hearing in US District Court in Minneapolis.
A nine-man suicide commando blasted its way into Mogadishu`s main court complex, some blowing up their explosives vests while others sprayed gunfire.
An operative of al-Shabaab has been sentenced to nine years and three months in jail on terrorism related charges by a federal court in the US.
Al Qaeda-linked militants in Somalia claimed that they have executed a Kenyan soldier after the Nairobi government failed to meet their demands.
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