web analytics
August 5, 2015 / 20 Av, 5775
At a Glance
News & Views
Sponsored Post


Kenya, Unlike Israel, ‘Does not Negotiate with Terrorists’ (Video)

Kenya is ending the terrorist siege on the partly-owned Israeli mall in Nairobi after carrying out a policy, of “no negotiations with terrorists,” as Israel used to implement, but no more.
Kenya says it has taken control of all of the mall, but terrorists remain at large..

Kenya says it has taken control of all of the mall, but terrorists remain at large..
Photo Credit: Screenshot

Loud explosions pouring black smoke into the skies of Nairobi Monday afternoon signaled a hoped for conclusion of the bloody military-style terrorist attack on the partly-Israeli owned Westgate Mall in Nairobi, where the death toll is feared to rise to nearly 70 or more.

Authorities, who promised on Sunday that the three-day siege would end by nightfall, said they are in the final stages of killing or arresting all of the terrorists after having “smoked them out” with an assault at dawn.

Security forces said that they have taken control of the entire mall, but gunfights and explosions continued after the announcement. Despite claims that no hostages remain, it is feared that several still remain trapped by the terrorists.

Nearly 200 people already have been counted as wounded, and 62 have been confirmed as murdered, including the wife of a U.S. AID worker.

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta, whose nephew and his fiancé were among the victims, maintained a policy that Israel introduced to the world in the Entebbe raid and then abandoned in recent years – no negotiations with terrorists. “We will not negotiate with terrorists,” said Colonel Cyrus Oguna, a Kenyan military spokesman.

Al Shabaab has been airing propaganda, claiming that its terrorists on Monday repulsed “Israelis and Kenyan forces” that tried to enter the mall. Kenyan officials said clashes erupted inside the building early Monday morning, when approximately a dozen terrorists or believed to be holed up in a supermarket.

Sheikh Ali Mohamud Rage said in an online audio statement, “The mujahedeen will kill the hostages if the enemies use force.”

At least five Americans have been injured and at least four Britons have been killed.

Among the dead are the wife a foreign worker for the U.S. Agency for International Development in Nairobi, a dentist, a widely-known Ghanan professor and poet, a British-Australian architect and his pregnant girlfriend, a Canadian diplomat who was a liaison officer with the Canada Border Services Agency, an 8-year-old child from India, two French women, a woman form China who worked in real estate, and a retired UNICEF worker from Peru.

About the Author: Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu is a graduate in journalism and economics from The George Washington University. He has worked as a cub reporter in rural Virginia and as senior copy editor for major Canadian metropolitan dailies. Tzvi wrote for Arutz Sheva for several years before joining the Jewish Press.


If you don't see your comment after publishing it, refresh the page.

Our comments section is intended for meaningful responses and debates in a civilized manner. We ask that you respect the fact that we are a religious Jewish website and avoid inappropriate language at all cost.

If you promote any foreign religions, gods or messiahs, lies about Israel, anti-Semitism, or advocate violence (except against terrorists), your permission to comment may be revoked.

13 Responses to “Kenya, Unlike Israel, ‘Does not Negotiate with Terrorists’ (Video)”

  1. Lee Mann says:

    i hope they kill all the terrorist,s ,thats the best way of getting rid of them

  2. Lee Mann says:

    i hope they kill all the terrorist,s ,thats the best way of getting rid of them

  3. George Onyango says:

    That's the spirit

  4. Never negotiate with terrorists because it sets a dangerous precedent…after they give as much information as possible, death to the terrorists…can't you understand that this is war?!

  5. wisdomforwomen says:

    SaloumehZ DKurdistan JewishPress ouch but sadly true these days

  6. Chaiya Eitan says:

    Good for Kenya! Never negotiate! After this I hope they go to Somalia and blow all these terrorists to smithereens.

  7. Anthony Kent says:

    God bless Kenya.

  8. Ron Kall says:

    People need to use the proper description when saying terrorist or nothing will change! It is muslim terrorists 99.99% of the time, so say it!!

  9. David Neubart says:

    Good for them!

  10. Better negotiations if those you want to negotiate with do listen. Amen

  11. If the existing Kenyata is related to Djomo Kenyata, he will not negotiate, like his antecedent he will be strong forthright and knows the type he is dealing with. Kenya's first President Djomo Kenyata was held in high regard, Kenya being one of the most stable Nations within the continent of Africa. Well done Uhuru Kenyatta

  12. vivgolda says:

    If the existing Kenyatta is related to Djomo Kenyatta, he will not negotiate, like his antecedent he will be strong forthright and knows the type he is dealing with.  Kenya’s first President Djomo Kenyatta was held in high regard, Kenya being one of the most stable Nations within the continent of Africa.  Well done Kenya

  13. Md Arif Hussain says:

    “When a small section of illiterate extremists keeps fueling anti-Islam feelings in the world with senseless killings, the peace-loving majority of Muslims find it very hard to convince the international community what Islam really stands for. We urge all Muslim countries to have zero tolerance on those who preach extremism. Muslims and their places of worships have suffered more at the hands of these brutes than at the hands of anyone else and none has tarnished the image of this noble religion, Islam, like these idiots have done. There is no time to waste and we urge Muslim governments and organizations to act now, before things get totally out of control!”

Comments are closed.

Current Top Story
US Secy of State John Kerry announcing nuclear agreement with Iran from Vienna.
Israel Law Center Files Motion to Block IranDeal in NY Federal Court
Latest News Stories
US Secy of State John Kerry announcing nuclear agreement with Iran from Vienna.

The Israel Law Center has filed a motion in US court to block Washington from implementing Irandeal.

IDF soldiers training from the IDF Caracal battalion which is made up of male and female combat soldiers fighting side by side.

The Lions of Jordan have been joined by lionesses; together they will guard Israel’s Jordan Valley.

Grafitti on the walls of the Church of the Multiplication at Tabgha, on the Sea of Galilee, in northern Israel, which was set on fire in June 2015.

Defense Minister Moshe Ya’alon jails a Jewish teen under administrative detention in connection with a church arson in June.

US Vice President Joseph Biden, President Barack Obama.

US President Barack Obama warns Jewish leaders Israel “will bear the brunt” if Congress rejects nuclear deal with Iran.

Yesterday’s count had four Congressional Democrats coming out against the Iran Nuclear Deal. But since yesterday, that number has nearly doubled. And, amazingly, the latest three are all Jewish members of Congress. That’s a surprise because in their effort to appear impartial, many Jews in public office bend over backwards to avoid the appearance that they are […]

The Senator said he would discuss gun control, or anything else, really, just not how he would vote on the Iran nuclear deal.

“Keep or Cheat,” under this deal Iran will attain nuclear weapons, Bibi warned.

Arabs threw 2 firebombs at bus #160 in Gush Etzion on Tuesday evening. No injuries or damage were reported, but the road was temporarily blocked by a wall of fire. In the Shomron, Arabs threw a firebomb at an unmanned pillbox, from a passing car.

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu visits Inbar Azrak, 27 who was wounded in Monday night’s firebomb attack in Beit Hanina. Azrak is being treated at the Hadassah Ein Kerem medical center in Jerusalem.

The worst heat wave to hit the Middle East in more than a decade has claimed its second victim in Israel.

The non-Jewish tourist tried to wave an Israeli flag when he was set upon by the Islamic mob.

Finance Minister Moshe Kahlon says he’s ready to present the new state budget to the cabinet Wednesday.

Minister Yuval Steinitz says “if he were American he would oppose the deal with Iran” and explains why.

A German neo-Nazi politician is accepted to the European Parliament’s Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs Committee.

The Obama administration may intervene in the NY federal district court judgment against the PA.

The Maccabi Games made it to Berlin but anti-Semitism was hardly left behind.

More Articles from Tzvi Ben-Gedalyahu
Spielberg, Clinton and Saban.

George Soros, Steven Spielberg and Jeffrey Katzenberg have plopped down at least $1 million to Clinton’s super PAC.

two phrases

The Obama administration also promises not sell F-35 to any other Middle East country – but for how long?

Meir Ettinger, the Shin Bet’s most wanted Jew, is suspected of leading a national underground revolutionary movement.

Kerry reassures the Gulf States, who are gouging him for more arms and to force Israel out of Judea and Samaria.

No one was injured from the mortar fire that apparently strayed during clashes.

The gang attacked a Haredi man and then a religious couple with brass knuckles and a knife. The woman recited the Shema prayer.

The Muslims preacher is a permanent fixture on the Temple Mount to incite Muslims but finally has been arrested.

The “friendly” game was cancelled after the fans took over the soccer field.

Printed from: http://www.jewishpress.com/news/kenya-unlike-israel-does-not-negotiate-with-terrorists/2013/09/23/

Scan this QR code to visit this page online: