January 13, 2012 Special Dispatch No. 4421

In New Al-Shabab Video, Kenyan Mujahid Urges Kenyan Muslims to Fight Islam's Enemies in Kenya

January 13, 2012
Africa, , Somalia, Kenya | Special Dispatch No. 4421

In a new video released by Al-Shabab Al-Mujahideen, a Kenyan operative in the Somali jihad organization going by the name Ahmad Iman 'Ali said that Kenya had invaded Somalia out of the enmity it bore toward Islam and the Muslims, and called on Kenyan Muslims to come to the aid of the Muslims in Somalia by waging jihad. If they could not reach a jihad front such as Somalia or Afghanistan, he said, they should fight and kill the "infidels" within Kenya itself. 'Ali said that Kenya is considered dar al-harb - a war zone in which the rules of jihad apply. The 52-minute video, made in Swahili, was released by Al-Kata'ib, Al-Shabab Al-Mujahideen's media company....

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