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AllAfrica.com
One Man's Terrorist Is Another Man's CarpenterMohammed Abdi*. Yet the slight, middle-aged man with a neatly trimmed beard wa
One Man's Terrorist Is Another Man's Carpenter
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
Mohammed Abdi*. Yet the slight, middle-aged man with a neatly trimmed beard was until 18 months ago a member of the Somali jihadist group al-Shabab - albeit in its finance department. He joined willingly. The former shopkeeper heard a sermon... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Woman Arrested in U.S. for Funding Al ShababA woman accused of funneling money to the al-Qaeda-linked group al Shabaab will
Woman Arrested in U.S. for Funding Al Shabab
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
A woman accused of funneling money to the al-Qaeda-linked group al Shabaab willingly admitted that she is an ardent supporter of the Somalia-based terrorist organization on the first day of her trial. Her defense attorney, Paula Deutsch, has... Read more
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Khaleej Times
Bastos moves from Al Ain to Baniyas; Santos joins Al NasrAbbas is from Al Ahli, defender Khalid Sabeel is brought from Al Jazira, anothe
Bastos moves from Al Ain to Baniyas; Santos joins Al Nasr
Khaleej Times / Posted 4 days ago
Abbas is from Al Ahli, defender Khalid Sabeel is brought from Al Jazira, another defender Abdulrahman Al Ali comes from Al Shabab and goalkeeper Humaid Abdullah Al Najar is from Dibba. Separately, Abu Dhabi club Al Jazira signed defender Salim... Read more
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Breitbart
Washington State Woman Arrested for Funding Al Shabaab Terror GroupA woman accused of funneling money to the al-Qaeda-linked group al Shabaab will
Washington State Woman Arrested for Funding Al Shabaab Terror Group
Breitbart / Posted 4 days ago
A woman accused of funneling money to the al-Qaeda-linked group al Shabaab willingly admitted that she is an ardent supporter of the Somalia-based terrorist organization on the first day of her trial. Her defense attorney, Paula Deutsch, has... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
HRW - Security Agencies Killing SuspectsSecurity agencies in Kenya have killed or abducted dozens of men suspected of l
HRW - Security Agencies Killing Suspects
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
Security agencies in Kenya have killed or abducted dozens of men suspected of links to al-Shabab, a rights group has said, as Kenyan officials challenged them to provide evidence to an independent body. In a report late on Tuesday, Human Rights... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Report Reveals Kenyan Security Agencies Extra-Judicial KillingsHuman Rights Watch report has accused Kenyan government for systematic extra-ju
Report Reveals Kenyan Security Agencies Extra-Judicial Killings
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
Human Rights Watch report has accused Kenyan government for systematic extra-judicial killings in North Eastern Kenya and Nairobi area. The report documents abuses involving law enforcement agencies related to operations aimed at thwarting the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Rights Group Says Security Agencies Enforced At Least 34 Disappearancessecurity forces of abducting and killing men in northeast Kenya who they suspec
Rights Group Says Security Agencies Enforced At Least 34 Disappearances
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
security forces of abducting and killing men in northeast Kenya who they suspect of having links to Islamist extremists. All the reported victims are of ethnic Somali origin. Human Rights Watch (HRW) says that security forces in Kenya are... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
AU to Establish Peace Fund to Fight Terrorism and Promote StabilityAmisom troops in Somalia (file photo). The African Union has drawn up a plan t
AU to Establish Peace Fund to Fight Terrorism and Promote Stability
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
Amisom troops in Somalia (file photo). The African Union has drawn up a plan to help step up terrorism fight through the establishment of a joint funding initiative expected to kick off in 2017, once the modalities governing it are in place. The AU... Read more
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Aljazeera
HRW: Security agencies killing suspects in KenyaSecurity agencies in Kenya have killed or abducted dozens of men suspected of l
HRW: Security agencies killing suspects in Kenya
Aljazeera / Posted 5 days ago
Security agencies in Kenya have killed or abducted dozens of men suspected of links to al-Shabab, a rights group has said, as Kenyan officials challenged them to provide evidence to an independent body. In a report late on Tuesday, Human Rights... Read more
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DW
Rights group says Kenyan security agencies enforced at least 34 disappearances |says that security forces in Kenya are responsible for at least 34 "enforced di
Rights group says Kenyan security agencies enforced at least 34 disappearances |
DW / Posted 5 days ago
says that security forces in Kenya are responsible for at least 34 "enforced disappearances" and 11 suspected "extrajudicial killings" in the past two years. An HRW report detailed stories of people taken from their homes by masked, armed men who... Read more
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Salon.com
Group: Kenyan security forces ‘disappear’ 34 suspectsKAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Human Rights Watch says security forces in Kenya have fo
Group: Kenyan security forces ‘disappear’ 34 suspects
Salon.com / Posted 5 days ago
KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Human Rights Watch says security forces in Kenya have forcibly disappeared at least 34 people over the past two years during “abusive” counterterrorism operations in the capital and the northeastern part of the country. In a... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
We Should Never Have Gone to SomaliaI drove to Kitante primary school to drop our ten-year-old son Ssemujju Ibrahim
We Should Never Have Gone to Somalia
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
I drove to Kitante primary school to drop our ten-year-old son Ssemujju Ibrahim III at the playground there. He plays football with one of the academies in town and Kitante is their training ground. The administration of this public school has kept... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Disappearances, Deaths in Northeastsecurity operations in which the military was actively involved in raiding home
Disappearances, Deaths in Northeast
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
security operations in which the military was actively involved in raiding homes and compounds to arrest people who were allegedly suspected of links with the armed Islamist group, Al-Shabab. But months, and in some cases over a year, later,... Read more
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International Business Times
Dozens tortured, disappeared and killed in counterterrorism operations abuses in Northeastern Kenya There have been an unprecedented number ethnic Somali Kenyans tortured, disappe
Dozens tortured, disappeared and killed in counterterrorism operations abuses in Northeastern Kenya
International Business Times / Posted 5 days ago
There have been an unprecedented number ethnic Somali Kenyans tortured, disappeared and killed as part of an counterterrorism operation allegedly carried out by Kenya's security forces, which rights groups say is "nothing compared to Usalama... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
14 Civilians Killed in Clashes in SouthwestAt least 14 Somali civilians were killed and three others wounded following a s
14 Civilians Killed in Clashes in Southwest
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
At least 14 Somali civilians were killed and three others wounded following a shooting between Ethiopian troops and al-Shabab fighters in southwestern Somalia on Sunday, officials and witnesses said. Officials in Bay region have accused the... Read more
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Starmometer
Drones Target Suicide Bombers in ‘Eye in the Sky’remote surveillance and on-the-ground intel, Powell discovers the targets are p
Drones Target Suicide Bombers in ‘Eye in the Sky’
Starmometer / Posted 7 days ago
remote surveillance and on-the-ground intel, Powell discovers the targets are planning a suicide bombing and the mission escalates from “capture” to “kill.” American and British military chiefs are afforded the opportunity to remotely assassinate a... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Galmudug Forces Push Al Shabaab Out of Amara AreaA military commander says Interim Galmudug interim administration forces wreste
Galmudug Forces Push Al Shabaab Out of Amara Area
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
A military commander says Interim Galmudug interim administration forces wrested control of Amara locality in southern Mudug region on Sunday from Al Shabaab. Col Abdikarim Mohamed, a senior Galmudug forces commander said they are currently in full... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Political Will Needed to Fulfill Africa's Agendacontinent should fall silent in the next 4 years, but will Africa meet the dead
Political Will Needed to Fulfill Africa's Agenda
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
continent should fall silent in the next 4 years, but will Africa meet the deadline without the necessary political will? Al Shabab, Al Qaeda in the Maghreb and Boko Haram will certainly not heed the call, but what about Burundi and South... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Police Officer 'Goes Beserk', Kills 7 Colleaguesopened fire on his fellow officers, leading to a hostage situation. Police at
Police Officer 'Goes Beserk', Kills 7 Colleagues
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
opened fire on his fellow officers, leading to a hostage situation. Police at first suspected the attacker had ties to the al-Shabab group based in neighbouring Somalia. The police report says Maslah, a station guard, got off work Wednesday night... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
Major terrorist attacks this yearMore than halfway through 2016, it's clear the year will be remembered for the
Major terrorist attacks this year
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 10 days ago
More than halfway through 2016, it's clear the year will be remembered for the scourge of near daily terror attacks all over the world — from France to the United States to Iraq and everywhere in between. Here are some of the major attacks this... Read more
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KTHV Little Rock
Major terrorist attacks this yearMore than halfway through 2016, it's clear the year will be remembered for the
Major terrorist attacks this year
KTHV Little Rock / Posted 10 days ago
More than halfway through 2016, it's clear the year will be remembered for the scourge of near daily terror attacks all over the world — from France to the United States to Iraq and everywhere in between. Here are some of the major attacks this... Read more
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KGW Channel 8 Portland
Major terrorist attacks this yearMore than halfway through 2016, it's clear the year will be remembered for the
Major terrorist attacks this year
KGW Channel 8 Portland / Posted 10 days ago
More than halfway through 2016, it's clear the year will be remembered for the scourge of near daily terror attacks all over the world — from France to the United States to Iraq and everywhere in between. Here are some of the major attacks this... Read more
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KENS 5 San Antonio
Major terrorist attacks this yearMore than halfway through 2016, it's clear the year will be remembered for the
Major terrorist attacks this year
KENS 5 San Antonio / Posted 10 days ago
More than halfway through 2016, it's clear the year will be remembered for the scourge of near daily terror attacks all over the world — from France to the United States to Iraq and everywhere in between. Here are some of the major attacks this... Read more
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KTVB Boise
Major terrorist attacks this yearMore than halfway through 2016, it's clear the year will be remembered for the
Major terrorist attacks this year
KTVB Boise / Posted 10 days ago
More than halfway through 2016, it's clear the year will be remembered for the scourge of near daily terror attacks all over the world — from France to the United States to Iraq and everywhere in between. Here are some of the major attacks this... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Uganda Tightens Border Security After Kenya Attacksare to ensure that attackers do not take advantage and cross into Uganda. Gunm
Uganda Tightens Border Security After Kenya Attacks
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
are to ensure that attackers do not take advantage and cross into Uganda. Gunmen that Kenya authorities suspect to be Al shabab attacked Kapenguria Police Station at 3am on Thursday morning, killing five police officers. The attacks,... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Twins' terror plans included disrupting local government electionsteachings. They were arrested in a police anti-terror raid over the weekend in
Twins' terror plans included disrupting local government elections
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 10 days ago
teachings. They were arrested in a police anti-terror raid over the weekend in Florida on the West Rand and Newclare for allegedly planning to attack US and Jewish targets in South Africa,with siblings Ibrahim and Fatima Patel in Azaadville. For... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
Israel’s plans for AfricaIn 1961 the former Egyptian president Gamal Abdel-Nasser invited the then Ethio
Israel’s plans for Africa
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 10 days ago
In 1961 the former Egyptian president Gamal Abdel-Nasser invited the then Ethiopian emperor Haile Selassie to attend the opening ceremony of the newly constructed Coptic Cathedral in Abbasiya in Cairo. Nasser was seeking to mend the rift between... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
Netanyahu’s Africa tourIsraeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s recent tour of East Africa did not
Netanyahu’s Africa tour
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 10 days ago
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s recent tour of East Africa did not pass without Israeli, Arab, and international comment. It was the first such tour by an Israeli prime minister since Yitzhak Rabin went to Morocco in 1993 to meet the late... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
Not what it used to beJune 2016, was a tough day for the US military. Two modern jet fighters, a navy
Not what it used to be
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 10 days ago
June 2016, was a tough day for the US military. Two modern jet fighters, a navy F-18 Hornet and an air force F-16 Fighting Falcon, flown by two of America’s most capable pilots, went down, with one pilot killed. In a war that has featured total... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Kenya police officer 'goes berserk,' kills 7 colleaguesMaslah, was shot, said the report provided to The Associated Press. Police at
Kenya police officer 'goes berserk,' kills 7 colleagues
Calgary Sun / Posted 10 days ago
Maslah, was shot, said the report provided to The Associated Press. Police at first suspected an extremist with the al-Shabab group based in neighbouring Somalia, saying he wore a "turban that covered his whole face." The police report said... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Kenya police officer 'goes berserk,' kills 7 colleaguesMaslah, was shot, said the report provided to The Associated Press. Police at
Kenya police officer 'goes berserk,' kills 7 colleagues
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 11 days ago
Maslah, was shot, said the report provided to The Associated Press. Police at first suspected an extremist with the al-Shabab group based in neighboring Somalia, saying he wore a "turban that covered his whole face." The police report said... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Kenya police officer 'goes berserk,' kills 7 colleaguesMaslah, was shot, said the report provided to The Associated Press. Police at
Kenya police officer 'goes berserk,' kills 7 colleagues
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 11 days ago
Maslah, was shot, said the report provided to The Associated Press. Police at first suspected an extremist with the al-Shabab group based in neighboring Somalia. The police report says Maslah, a station guard, got off work Wednesday night... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Hostages Taken, Siege Under Way at Police StationA suspected al-Shabab fighter held at a police station in western Kenya grabbed
Hostages Taken, Siege Under Way at Police Station
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
A suspected al-Shabab fighter held at a police station in western Kenya grabbed a gun and shot at officers, leading to a hostage situation, according to officials and local media. Police commandos surrounded the Kapenguria police station in an... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Four Kenyan officers killed in police station hostage dramatry to end the stand-off, Kenya's police chief Joseph Boinnet said. "His attem
Four Kenyan officers killed in police station hostage drama
Irish Examiner / Posted 11 days ago
try to end the stand-off, Kenya's police chief Joseph Boinnet said. "His attempts to escape were thwarted by quick arrival by other officers," Mr Boinnet said. The station commander was among those killed, West Pokot county commissioner Wilson... Read more
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asianage
4 dead; extremist suspect holds police base hostage in Kenya(Photo: Representational Image/AFP Police commandos have been deployed to resc
4 dead; extremist suspect holds police base hostage in Kenya
asianage / Posted 11 days ago
(Photo: Representational Image/AFP Police commandos have been deployed to rescue other prisoners from the station and try to end the standoff. Nairobi: A suspected extremist being held at police station in western Kenya grabbed a gun and shot at... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Four Kenyan officers killed in police station hostage dramatry to end the stand-off, Kenya's police chief Joseph Boinnet said. "His attem
Four Kenyan officers killed in police station hostage drama
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 11 days ago
try to end the stand-off, Kenya's police chief Joseph Boinnet said. "His attempts to escape were thwarted by quick arrival by other officers," Mr Boinnet said. The station commander was among those killed, West Pokot county commissioner Wilson... Read more
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International Business Times
Five dead in Kapenguria police station attack out by suspected Al-Shabaab gunman A suspected Al-Shabaab militant opened fire early Thursday (14 July) morning on
Five dead in Kapenguria police station attack out by suspected Al-Shabaab gunman
International Business Times / Posted 11 days ago
A suspected Al-Shabaab militant opened fire early Thursday (14 July) morning on a police station in Kapenguria, in western Kenya, killing five police officers, including one senior officer. Al-Shabaab has vowed to punish Kenya for sending troops... Read more
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FOX News
Kenya: 4 dead; extremist suspect holds police base hostagestation in western Kenya grabbed a gun and shot at police officers, killing fou
Kenya: 4 dead; extremist suspect holds police base hostage
FOX News / Posted 11 days ago
station in western Kenya grabbed a gun and shot at police officers, killing four, leading to a hostage situation, an official said Thursday. Police commandos have been deployed to rescue other prisoners from the station and try to end the... Read more
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Aljazeera
Hostage siege under way at Kenya police stationA suspected al-Shabab fighter held at a police station in western Kenya has gra
Hostage siege under way at Kenya police station
Aljazeera / Posted 11 days ago
A suspected al-Shabab fighter held at a police station in western Kenya has grabbed a gun and shot at officers, leading to a hostage situation, according to officials and local media. Police surrounded the Kapenguria police station to bring the... Read more
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Aljazeera
Hostages taken, siege under way at Kenya police stationA suspected al-Shabab fighter held at a police station in western Kenya grabbed
Hostages taken, siege under way at Kenya police station
Aljazeera / Posted 11 days ago
A suspected al-Shabab fighter held at a police station in western Kenya grabbed a gun and shot at officers, leading to a hostage situation, according to officials and local media. Police commandos surrounded the Kapenguria police station in an... Read more
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Orange County Register
Nobel winner Malala visits Kenyan refugee camp, world's largestDADAAB, Kenya – Nobel laureate Malala Yousafzai visited the world’s largest ref
Nobel winner Malala visits Kenyan refugee camp, world's largest
Orange County Register / Posted 12 days ago
DADAAB, Kenya – Nobel laureate Malala Yousafzai visited the world’s largest refugee camp on her 19th birthday Tuesday and voiced concern that Kenya’s plans to close it could create “a generation lost.” The government announced in May that it plans... Read more
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Boston Globe
Nobel winner Malala promotes education at Kenya refugee campDADAAB, Kenya — Nobel laureate Malala Yousafzai visited the world’s largest ref
Nobel winner Malala promotes education at Kenya refugee camp
Boston Globe / Posted 12 days ago
DADAAB, Kenya — Nobel laureate Malala Yousafzai visited the world’s largest refugee camp on her 19th birthday Tuesday and voiced concern that Kenya’s plans to close it could create ‘‘a generation lost.’’ The government said in May it plans to close... Read more
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The Columbian
Nobel winner Malala promotes education at Kenya refugee campDADAAB, Kenya — Nobel laureate Malala Yousafzai visited the world’s largest ref
Nobel winner Malala promotes education at Kenya refugee camp
The Columbian / Posted 12 days ago
DADAAB, Kenya — Nobel laureate Malala Yousafzai visited the world’s largest refugee camp on her 19th birthday Tuesday and voiced concern that Kenya’s plans to close it could create “a generation lost.” The government announced in May that it plans... Read more
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The San Angelo Standard-Times
Nobel winner Malala promotes education at Kenya refugee campMalala Yousafza, speaks to refugees in the Dadaab refugee camp, Kenya, Tuesday,
Nobel winner Malala promotes education at Kenya refugee camp
The San Angelo Standard-Times / Posted 13 days ago
Malala Yousafza, speaks to refugees in the Dadaab refugee camp, Kenya, Tuesday, July 12, 2016. Nobel laureate Malala Yousafzai is spending her 19th birthday in Kenya Tuesday visiting the world's largest refugee camp to draw attention to the global... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
Nobel winner Malala visits world's largest refugee campNobel laureate Malala Yousafzai visited the world's largest refugee camp on her
Nobel winner Malala visits world's largest refugee camp
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted 13 days ago
Nobel laureate Malala Yousafzai visited the world's largest refugee camp on her 19th birthday Tuesday and voiced concern that Kenya's plans to close it could create "a generation lost." The government announced in May that it plans to close the camp... Read more
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KX TV North Dakota
Nobel winner Malala promotes education at Kenya refugee campDADAAB, Kenya (AP) - Nobel laureate Malala Yousafzai visited the world's larges
Nobel winner Malala promotes education at Kenya refugee camp
KX TV North Dakota / Posted 13 days ago
DADAAB, Kenya (AP) - Nobel laureate Malala Yousafzai visited the world's largest refugee camp on her 19th birthday Tuesday and voiced concern that Kenya's plans to close it could create "a generation lost." The government announced in May that it... Read more
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The Signal
Nobel winner Malala promotes education at Kenya refugee campDADAAB, Kenya (AP) — Nobel laureate Malala Yousafzai visited the world's larges
Nobel winner Malala promotes education at Kenya refugee camp
The Signal / Posted 13 days ago
DADAAB, Kenya (AP) — Nobel laureate Malala Yousafzai visited the world's largest refugee camp on her 19th birthday Tuesday and voiced concern that Kenya's plans to close it could create "a generation lost." The government announced in May that it... Read more
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Lake Placid News
Nobel winner Malala promotes education at Kenya refugee campDADAAB, Kenya (AP) — Nobel laureate Malala Yousafzai visited the world's larges
Nobel winner Malala promotes education at Kenya refugee camp
Lake Placid News / Posted 13 days ago
DADAAB, Kenya (AP) — Nobel laureate Malala Yousafzai visited the world's largest refugee camp on her 19th birthday Tuesday and voiced concern that Kenya's plans to close it could create "a generation lost." The government announced in May that it... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
Nobel winner Malala promotes education at Kenya refugee campDADAAB, Kenya (AP) - Nobel laureate Malala Yousafzai visited the world's larges
Nobel winner Malala promotes education at Kenya refugee camp
WBOC Salisbury / Posted 13 days ago
DADAAB, Kenya (AP) - Nobel laureate Malala Yousafzai visited the world's largest refugee camp on her 19th birthday Tuesday and voiced concern that Kenya's plans to close it could create "a generation lost." The government announced in May that it... Read more
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KIII Corpus Christi
Nobel winner Malala promotes education at Kenya refugee campDADAAB, Kenya (AP) - Nobel laureate Malala Yousafzai visited the world's larges
Nobel winner Malala promotes education at Kenya refugee camp
KIII Corpus Christi / Posted 13 days ago
DADAAB, Kenya (AP) - Nobel laureate Malala Yousafzai visited the world's largest refugee camp on her 19th birthday Tuesday and voiced concern that Kenya's plans to close it could create "a generation lost." The government announced in May that it... Read more
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