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Israeli forces join Kenya battle to end deadly mall siege
Google News ^ | 9/22/2013 | Google News

Posted on 09/22/2013 6:53:41 AM PDT by Dallas59

NAIROBI — Kenyan troops backed by Israeli forces battled Sunday to end a siege in an upmarket shopping mall and free hostages held by Somali militants in an attack that has so far killed 59 people.

Sporadic gunfire could be heard as Kenyan security officials said they were attempting to kill or capture the remaining attackers and end the 26-hour-long bloodbath at the Westgate mall.

"The Israelis have just entered and they are rescuing the hostages and the injured," a Kenyan security source told AFP. The Israeli foreign ministry refused to confirm or deny its forces were involved.

Somalia's Al Qaeda-inspired Shebab rebels said the carnage at the part Israeli-owned complex was in retaliation for Kenya's military intervention in Somalia, where African Union troops are battling the Islamists.

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; Foreign Affairs; Israel
KEYWORDS: islam; israel; kenya; nairobi; obamaspeople; religionofpieces; samanthalewthwaite; whitewidow

1 posted on 09/22/2013 6:53:41 AM PDT by Dallas59
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To: Dallas59

Good for the Isaelis!


2 posted on 09/22/2013 6:55:21 AM PDT by FR_addict
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To: Dallas59

no armed shoppers in that mall evidently!


3 posted on 09/22/2013 6:56:19 AM PDT by MeshugeMikey ( Un-Documented Journalist / Block Captain..Tyranny Response Team)
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To: Dallas59

Are Kerry, McCain, and Graham backing the al-Qaeda rebels fighting in the mall, the same thugs they are backing in Syria as the so-called ‘vetted rebels’?


4 posted on 09/22/2013 7:05:45 AM PDT by SERKIT ("Blazing Saddles" explains it all.......)
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To: Dallas59

So, tiny Israel steps into the huge vacuum we have created. God bless them. The America of just 7or 8 years ago would have been clamor ing for a brawl with AQ. Sadly, most of the country has forgotten.


5 posted on 09/22/2013 7:08:36 AM PDT by MattinNJ (It's over Johnny. The America you knew is gone. Denial serves no purpose.)
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To: Dallas59

Uh-oh. Israel comes in to fight against Soetoro’s Al-Qaeda Brethren?


6 posted on 09/22/2013 7:08:58 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: MeshugeMikey
“no armed shoppers in that mall evidently!”

The anti-gun nuts are keeping their mouths shut for a change. Coming soon to an gun-free mall near you!

7 posted on 09/22/2013 7:09:50 AM PDT by FR_addict
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To: Dallas59

Of course, all the Islamic Ku Klux Klan will use this as a pretext to attack and criticize Israel

By now, if one does not refer to Islamic Terrorism as “Islamic Terrorism”...they are active supporters of Islamic Terrorism


8 posted on 09/22/2013 7:11:29 AM PDT by SeminoleCounty (Supporting Communism is never Conservatism)
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To: Dallas59

Buh Bye terrorists.


9 posted on 09/22/2013 7:14:13 AM PDT by MarMema
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To: Dallas59

Bibi Netanyahu’s big brother died in the famous Israeli commando “Raid on Entebbe” in 1976.

They have a lot of history......


10 posted on 09/22/2013 7:15:02 AM PDT by Travis McGee (www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com)
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To: Dallas59
Somalia's Al Qaeda-inspired Shebab rebels said the carnage at the part Israeli-owned complex was in retaliation for Kenya's military intervention in Somalia, where African Union troops are battling the Islamists.

I guess this was Israel's cover to go in.

11 posted on 09/22/2013 7:17:54 AM PDT by expat1000
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To: Dallas59

Israelis rush in where Obama fears to tread.


12 posted on 09/22/2013 7:18:44 AM PDT by Iron Munro (When a killer screams 'Allahu Akbar' you don’t need to be mystified about a motive.)
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To: MarMema

The only thing better would have been if the Ruskies went in. They more than likely would have used the first few cannisters of Sarin taken from Assad and probably would not stop at the confines of the Mall. Hello Somalia.

IMO, the only way to stamp out these POSs is to nuke the entire area they come from. I call it the vaporization for peace program. Of course our domestic terrorist in the Whtehut would never approve such a program due to blow back.


13 posted on 09/22/2013 7:19:34 AM PDT by Mouton (The insurrection laws perpetuate what we have for a government now.)
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To: Travis McGee
Bibi Netanyahu’s big brother died in the famous Israeli commando “Raid on Entebbe” in 1976.

They have a lot of history......

I believe he was the leader and the only Israeli casualty, but see my post #11

14 posted on 09/22/2013 7:20:24 AM PDT by expat1000
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To: FR_addict

the “plans” for future PEACE MISSIONS to local malls around the world.. are likely already in the works.

salami salami baloney

Piss be upon the prophet mo-ham-mad!


15 posted on 09/22/2013 7:21:48 AM PDT by MeshugeMikey ( Un-Documented Journalist / Block Captain..Tyranny Response Team)
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To: SERKIT


Samantha Lewthwaite might be one of the terrorists.
16 posted on 09/22/2013 7:22:47 AM PDT by jimbo123
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To: Dallas59

Should have sent in the Russians. They know how to handle Islamic terrorists.


17 posted on 09/22/2013 7:23:30 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: Mouton

-— IMO, the only way to stamp out these POSs is to nuke the entire area they come from. -—

We can drain the swamp by developing our oil and gas resources, and lowering the world price of oil. Without money, they’re like a toothless Bumble.


18 posted on 09/22/2013 7:25:36 AM PDT by St_Thomas_Aquinas ( Isaiah 22:22, Matthew 16:19, Revelation 3:7)
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To: Dallas59

I’ve got a sneaky little feeling this is part of the preparation for similar attacks here in the US.


19 posted on 09/22/2013 7:25:43 AM PDT by IMR 4350
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To: dfwgator
"Should have sent in the Russians. They know how to handle Islamic terrorists."

They've had a relationship that goes waaaaaaay back...


20 posted on 09/22/2013 7:27:31 AM PDT by Joe 6-pack (Qui me amat, amat et canem meum.)
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To: jimbo123

I assume Samantha is a British convert?


21 posted on 09/22/2013 7:32:00 AM PDT by livius
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To: Dallas59

oooooooooooooh zero ,McCain, Graham, Corker, Burr are gonna be so mad!


22 posted on 09/22/2013 7:37:57 AM PDT by rrrod (at home in Medellin Colombia)
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To: Dallas59

I would like greater verification that Israel is involved in this effort. I find it hard to believe. It could be more disinformation to incite the Kenyan muslims.


23 posted on 09/22/2013 7:41:14 AM PDT by kabar
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To: SERKIT
Are Kerry, McCain, and Graham backing the al-Qaeda rebels fighting in the mall, the same thugs they are backing in Syria as the so-called ‘vetted rebels’?

Of course, but (slipping into pretentious Kerry-McCain-Graham-style voice) you must understand, the mall Islamic terrorists are "moderates", 'cuz they've only killed 59 people so far


24 posted on 09/22/2013 7:50:31 AM PDT by canuck_conservative
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To: FR_addict; Dallas59

I believe the mall is owned by an Israeli.
Hopefully the Israeli troops will bring a swift end to things


25 posted on 09/22/2013 8:02:44 AM PDT by nuconvert ( Khomeini promised change too // Hail, Chairman O)
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To: Joe 6-pack

Bump the happy thought!


26 posted on 09/22/2013 8:09:36 AM PDT by headsonpikes (Mass murder and cannibalism are the twin sacraments of socialism - "Who-whom?"-Lenin)
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To: MattinNJ

Don’t fret - the 278 AJ Somalis who were smuggled into the US via Mexico and the 40 ‘American’ Somalis currently in ‘training’ will surely due their part to remind everyone.


27 posted on 09/22/2013 8:11:23 AM PDT by PIF (They came for me and mine ... now it is your turn ...)
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To: Dallas59

Where is our Kenyan?


28 posted on 09/22/2013 8:40:15 AM PDT by Parmy
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To: FR_addict

bump


29 posted on 09/22/2013 8:50:11 AM PDT by GeronL
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30 posted on 09/22/2013 8:56:13 AM PDT by SJackson ( The Constitution only gives people the right to pursue happiness. You have to catch it yourself. BF)
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To: Travis McGee

Yonatan was great soldier and leader from what i have read of him and that raid to free hostages on the tarmac. Had he survived this long, he would surely be beside his brother in leading Israel today.


31 posted on 09/22/2013 9:22:50 AM PDT by JerseyDvl (Cogito Ergo Doleo Soetoro, ABO and of course FUBO!)
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To: JerseyDvl

Imagine what a man he was, if Bibi was just the little brother!


32 posted on 09/22/2013 2:15:49 PM PDT by Travis McGee (www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com)
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