Al Shabaab militants give reason for attacking 14 Riverside in Nairobi

Al Shabaab militants

Al Shabaab group has uncovered that they propelled a savage attack on the 14 Riverside inn and business complex on account of U.S. President Donald Trump’s choice to recognise Jerusalem as the Israeli capital.

The two page articulation stated: “The Mujahideen (holy warriors) carried out this operation … (as) a response to the witless remarks of U.S. president, Donald Trump, and his declaration of Al-Quds (Jerusalem) as the capital of Israel.”

On December 6, 2017, Trump turned around many years of U.S. strategy and recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, jeopardizing Middle East harmony endeavors and disquieting the Arab world and Western partners alike.

Trump reported his government would start a procedure of moving the U.S. consulate in Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, a stage expected to take years and one that his ancestors selected not to take to abstain from exciting pressures.

The status of Jerusalem is one of the greatest snags to achieving a harmony assention among Israel and the Palestinians. It is a home to sites holy to the Muslim, Jewish and Christian religions.

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu hailed Trump’s declaration as a notable milestone yet other close Western partners of Washington, such as, Britain and France were basic.

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