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Al-Shabaab Shopping Mall Threat
On February 21, the Somalia-based Islamic extremist group al-Shabaab released a documentary-style video through its Twitter account titled The…

Security Laws (Amendment) Act
On December 18, Kenya’s National Assembly passed the Security Laws (Amendment) Bill, including amendments to 22 laws aimed at enhancing Kenya’s…

Mandera Bus Attack: Al-Shabaab's Latest Revenge Attack
In the morning hours of November 22, gunmen opened fire on a Nairobi-bound commuter bus in Mandera, in Kenya’s North Eastern Province, after it…

Consular Affairs Bulletins

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Nairobi (Kenya), Media Reports Death of al-Shabaab…
n light of many media accounts regarding the reported death of a key al-Shabaab leader, Adan Garaar, on March 12, the U.S. Embassy in Nairobi would…

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Nairobi (Kenya), al Shabaab Mall Threat
A group purporting to be al-Shabaab posted a video online urging Muslims to attack shopping malls in Kenya, the United States, and other Western…

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Nairobi (Kenya), Fire at City Park Market
The Embassy has received reports that a fire at the Citypark market, which is located off of Limuru Road near the Aga Khan Hospital area of Nairobi,…