News from the Philippines and Kenya

Both nations are close allies with long histories of friendly relations.  As usual will post follow up in the comment section. Scroll down for Nairobi news.


SLIDESHOW: Scenes from Zamboanga

Zamboanga crisis: Nur men surrender

Media Silent as Muslims Ethnically Cleanse 60,000 Christians in Philippines

Philippine President Calls on Rebels to Surrender

Philippines: Helicopters fire rockets on Muslim Rebels






And from the 20th

Also from the 20th

From the 23rd

From the 22nd Makes me proud to call Filipinos FREIND

All from the same source and a good sources of info from the region.  I seem to be posting in a backwards time line this is from 21st.

From the 20th

Nairobi Kenya

USA TODAY the 21st

CNN from the 21st

The 22nd,0,4570194.story

From REUTERS on the 21st

New York Times the 21st

There’s plenty now with lot’s of pictures

UK Mail Lot’s of pictures and video


ABC news

FOX news







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11 thoughts on “News from the Philippines and Kenya

  1. James Ritter

    Kenya university jihad attack: â��Students were lined up and executedâ�� – See more at:

    Kenya: Muslims attack university killing 147, targeted Christians
    APRIL 3, 2015 / CREEPING
    They released the Muslims and killed the Christians on the spot.

  2. Pokey Post author

    Shabaab threatens more attacks in Kenya

    Filipino forces kill 42 jihadists with Islamic State ties

    Islamic State-loyal groups claim attacks on Filipino military

  3. Pokey Post author

    Islamic State officially creates province in the Philippines

    Filipino troops battle Islamic State-loyal forces for town
    BY CALEB WEISS | November 29th, 2016

    Islamic State loyalists continue takeover in southern Philippines
    BY CALEB WEISS | May 25, 2017 |

    Philippines: Hundreds-of-thousands flee city as ISIS terrorists “slaughter” Christians and capture churchgoers
    May 26, 2017

    Islamic State releases video from the fighting in Marawi

    Islamic State video shows destruction of church in Marawi
    BY CALEB WEISS | June 5th, 2017 | | @Weissenberg7

  4. Pokey Post author

    Shabaab steps up attacks in Kenya
    BY CALEB WEISS | June 6th, 2017

    Shabaab overruns base in northern Somalia
    BY BILL ROGGIO | June 8, 2017

  5. Pokey Post author

    Shabaab claims assault in Kenyan capital
    BY CALEB WEISS | January 15, 2019

    Nairobi attack: Terrorists strike upscale hotel complex DusitD2 in Kenya
    AP, AAP, staff writerNews Corp Australia Network
    January 15, 2019 5:23PM

    At least 11 dead in attack at Nairobi hotel complex
    By Eliza Mackintosh and Farai Sevenzo, CNN
    Updated 7:17 PM ET, Tue January 15, 2019

  6. Pokey Post author

    Islamic State claims suicide bombings at Catholic cathedral in the Philippines
    BY THOMAS JOSCELYN | January 27, 2019 |

    Philippines vows to wipe out Abu Sayyaf militants over church bombings

    Explainer: Who is behind the Philippine church bombings?
    Read more at–who-is-behind-the-philippine-church-bombings–11175254

    Philippine Church Bombing Kills 20 After Vote for Muslim Governance

    20 dead, 111 hurt in January bombing at Catholic cathedral in Philippines
    The Associated Press
    Published Jan. 27, 2019 7:56 a.m. ET
    Updated March 17, 2019 2:46 p.m. ET

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