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September 24, 2013 11:00 am

Kenya FM: We Are ‘Not Going to Apologize for Being Friends With Israel’

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The site of the terror attack in Kenya. Photo: Screenshot.

Officials in Kenya have leaned on Israel over the last several days for assistance in combating al Shahab terrorists who attacked a mall in Nairobi, and they’re unrepentant for having done so, according to a report in The Journal of Ireland.

“We are not going to apologize for being friends with Israel and other nations,” Amina Mohammed, the Kenyan foreign minister, said.

Terrorists attacked the mall on Saturday, killing at least 62 people, the Kenya Red Cross said in its last accounting on Monday. The terrorists also took hostages, holing up in the mall over the weekend. According to reports, Israeli “experts” took on an advisory role to Kenyan authorities battling the hostages.

The mall “is under the full control of govt forces and we are carrying out a sweep to ensure (it’s) safe for everyone,” Kenyan police tweeted Tuesday, though there were still reports of gunfire emanating from the premises.

Tweets from the terrorists also implicated three Arab-American teenagers in the brutal attack.

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  • Afer experiences of attack on our country i have understand what my beloved State of Israel are passing through after attacked. I plage my stand with them always count on me…….

  • Kenneth Sandale

    Since many of you guys think Obama is Kenyan, and since Kenya supports Israel, does that not cause a problem for you claiming Obama is pure evil?

  • A Real American

    If Israel is “in bed with Saudi Arabia” that bed must be thousands of miles apart and divided without each of the two parties in bed together realizing the other is there.

    Typical of an anti-Semite, the comment by Charles Firth makes no sense on any level and is completely unrelated to the topic.

  • Martin Dunn

    Charles Frith,

    Whether or not Israel is as you describe is ‘in bed’ with Saudi Arabia, so YOUR country (and virtually every other Western nation) hasn’t been ‘in bed’ with the Saudis??
    As with most anti-Semites and Israel-bashers, you project the very ‘sins’ of your own country onto Israel and unfairly single out the Jewish state by holding it to a higher standard than any other and that for your information is anti-Semitic.

    Martin Dunn

  • Israel is in Bed with Saudi Arabia. The sponsors of Al Nusrah, Al Shabab, Salafist terror across the middle East.