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Massive fire closes Kenya's international airport in Nairobi
Fox ^ | August 07, 2013

Posted on 08/07/2013 4:30:06 AM PDT by nuconvert

A massive fire destroyed the arrivals hall at Kenya's main international airport early Wednesday, forcing the closure of East Africa's largest airport and the rerouting of all inbound flights.

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TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; Front Page News; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: kenya; nairobi
Coincidence that it's the 15th anniversary of the U.S. Embassy bombings in Nairobi?
1 posted on 08/07/2013 4:30:06 AM PDT by nuconvert
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To: nuconvert

It could be a coincidince. Of course Al Shabaab has taken to more suicide bombings since Kenya invaded Somalia and they started losing a lot of ground.


2 posted on 08/07/2013 4:50:22 AM PDT by Pan_Yan
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To: nuconvert

The UK paper reports there’s no evidence of terrorism ...

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/3051979/posts

(different source, same story)


3 posted on 08/07/2013 4:50:31 AM PDT by Blueflag (Res ipsa loquitur: non vehere est inermus)
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To: Pan_Yan

damn ... where’s my give-a-shit meter ?


4 posted on 08/07/2013 4:54:29 AM PDT by knarf (I say things that are true ... I have no proof ... but they're true)
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To: Blueflag

did they rule out terrorism in 23 seconds like our media/government does?


5 posted on 08/07/2013 4:55:49 AM PDT by GeronL
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To: nuconvert

...and our Dear Leader is of Kenyan descent.


6 posted on 08/07/2013 5:08:20 AM PDT by PghBaldy (12/14 - 930am -rampage begins... 12/15 - 1030am - Obama's advance team scouts photo-op locations.)
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To: nuconvert

OH NO!! How is obama going to go home?


7 posted on 08/07/2013 5:16:43 AM PDT by John O (God Save America (Please))
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To: nuconvert

Just celebrating Obama’s birthday.


8 posted on 08/07/2013 5:24:02 AM PDT by Iron Munro (They Old. That's Old School People. We In A New School, Our Generation)
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To: nuconvert

Sounds like Ayman al-Zawahiri had to find an alternative target to attack and the International Terminal at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport was it....


9 posted on 08/07/2013 5:28:50 AM PDT by RayChuang88 (FairTax: America's economic cure)
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To: knarf
damn ... where’s my give-a-shit meter ?

Let's see if this helps:

Kenya was a major backer of South Sudan's successful rebellion against Bashar the Butcher and his Islamic regime. In GWB's time we were actually smuggling tanks from Eastern Europe to South Sudan through Kenya. As a fun side note one of the ships full of tanks was hijacked by Somali pirates.

Al Shabaab, the Al Qaeda group in Somalia mostly led by non-Somali Arabs, has been severely hurt by Kenya invading southern Somalia at the same time Ethiopia invaded from the west. Al Shabaab is responsible for several terrorist attacks on the United States. As a bonus the US has been fighting a covert drone war in Somalia.

The people of Kenya have rejected Obama's cousin Odinga for president ... twice. That puts them two up on us.

10 posted on 08/07/2013 5:33:25 AM PDT by Pan_Yan
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To: Pan_Yan

4 up by my count, 2 to -2.


11 posted on 08/07/2013 5:35:32 AM PDT by Freedom of Speech Wins
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To: nuconvert

There ain’t a whole lot to burn in that terminal, IIRC. Its all concrete.

Anyone been through there lately?


12 posted on 08/07/2013 5:37:18 AM PDT by BwanaNdege ("To learn who rules over you simply find out who you are not allowed to criticize"- Voltaire)
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To: nuconvert
A “massive” fire in the arrivals hall? What’s to burn? Every time I went through there, you would be hard pressed to find anything combustible, unless you brought your own fuel and ignition source...
13 posted on 08/07/2013 5:38:06 AM PDT by PowderMonkey (WILL WORK FOR AMMO)
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To: nuconvert

Let’ be honest,
If freaken Kenya fell off the face of the earth,
No one would give a damn, no one


14 posted on 08/07/2013 5:45:04 AM PDT by Joe Boucher ((FUBO) ( Hey Rubio, eat pooh pal))
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To: nuconvert

How “massive” can a mud hut fire be?


15 posted on 08/07/2013 5:47:42 AM PDT by Feckless (I was trained by the US << This Tagline Censored by FR >> ain't that irOnic?)
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To: nuconvert

I didn’t know that mud burned.


16 posted on 08/07/2013 5:50:11 AM PDT by Tupelo (The Government lies, then the media lies to cover up the government lies.)
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To: nuconvert
A massive fire destroyed the arrivals hall at Kenya's main international airport...

They have more than one????

Does the airport double as an open air flea market the other six days of the week?

17 posted on 08/07/2013 6:47:12 AM PDT by Texas Eagle (If it wasn't for double-standards, Liberals would have no standards at all -- Texas Eagle)
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To: nuconvert

OMG. Now where is the plane going to go?


18 posted on 08/07/2013 6:49:37 AM PDT by Texas Eagle (If it wasn't for double-standards, Liberals would have no standards at all -- Texas Eagle)
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To: nuconvert

Dude, that Sbarrro franchisee really needs to invest in some oven cleaner from time to time...


19 posted on 08/07/2013 6:54:12 AM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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To: Texas Eagle
OMG. Now where is the plane going to go?

perhaps HERE? http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Entebbe_International_Airport


20 posted on 08/07/2013 6:55:43 AM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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To: Texas Eagle
“They have more than one????

Does the airport double as an open air flea market the other six days of the week?”

It's actually a nice, busy airport as it is the starting point for the Kenyan/Tanzanian safari tours. You would not be able to tell the difference between this one and American ones. When I went there the airport was heavily guarded.

The other main international airport is Mombasa.

21 posted on 08/07/2013 7:15:34 AM PDT by chrisinoc
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To: nuconvert
'Obviously' this is all -->> BUSH'S FAULT! rotflmao!

Barry won't take his homeland being targeted lying down, as payback he'll order massive Drone Strikes..

in Montana.

22 posted on 08/07/2013 8:22:14 AM PDT by Condor51 (Si vis pacem, para bellum.)
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To: nuconvert

Now Barry will never be able to go get his birth certificate.


23 posted on 08/07/2013 9:43:27 AM PDT by Veggie Todd (In dog beers, I've only had one!)
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To: Joe Boucher

Kenya is one of the more advanced countries in Africa. They have skyscrapers!


24 posted on 08/07/2013 4:08:16 PM PDT by Extremely Extreme Extremist (Governor Sarah Heath Palin for President of the United States in 2016)
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To: Extremely Extreme Extremist

Don’t care at all.


25 posted on 08/07/2013 6:05:27 PM PDT by Joe Boucher ((FUBO) ( Hey Rubio, eat pooh pal))
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