The Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement declared that its operation at the 14 Riverside Drive business complex came in accordance with the directive by al-Qaeda (AQ) leader Ayman al-Zawahiri to target "Western and Zionist interests," and in response to U.S. Donald Trump announcing Jerusalem as Israel's capital.

Tags: Sources: Jihadists
Countries: Israel


A media unit for the Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement presented a detailed report on the attack in Nairobi's Westlands district, and remarking on the bandana worn by one of the fighters, suggested that the operation bears a message to Palestinians and Jerusalem.

Tags: Jihadist News: Statements
Countries: Kenya,Somalia
Media Groups: Shahada News Agency
Groups: Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement