Al-Shabaab kills three teachers in attack on eastern Kenya school Jan 14, 2020 0 997 12345 Nairobi: Suspected Al-Shabaab Islamists killed three teachers and kidnapped another at a primary school in eastern Kenya on Monday, police said, the latest in a spate of attacks in the region.The assailants also torched a police post and damaged a telecoms mast in the attack in Kamuthe, 40 kilometres (25 miles) south of the town of Garissa.At around 2am (2300 GMT Sunday) “suspected armed AS Militia attacked Kamuthe primary school, Kamuthe Police Post, a telecommunications mast and murdered 3 teachers”, a police statement said.“The telecommunications mast is partially damaged but operational.” A separate police report on the incidents seen by AFP said the three teachers killed were not from the region, and that a local teacher was abducted. The assailants spared a nurse as she was a woman.“They also set fire” to the police post in Kamuthe, a senior police officer who asked not to be identified told AFP.Since the start of the year, the Al-Qaeda linked Al-Shabaab have stepped up their attacks in eastern Kenya, along the Somali border, and Kenyan police have been on high alert. (AFP) Pages 12 RELATED ARTICLES Iran denies ‘cover-up’ as public anger mounts over downed airliner Jan 14, 2020 0 136 Libya’s Haftar delays ceasefire signing at Moscow talks Jan 14, 2020 0 111 Niger sacks military chiefs after deadly militant attack Jan 14, 2020 0 637 Israeli MPs vote to start Netanyahu immunity talks AFP Jerusalem Israeli lawmakers on Monday voted in favour of discussing Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s immunity request, bringing the premier’s legal woes to the fore weeks ahead of an election. Netanyahu lodged .. King of Jordan warns IS militants on rise again AFP Paris King Abdullah of Jordan on Monday warned that the Islamic State group was regrouping and was once again on the rise in the Middle East. Months after the ousting of IS last year from their last Syrian holdout, .. One dead in Guinea as sweeping anti-govt rally starts Conakry: One man was shot and killed in Guinea’s capital Conakry on Monday at the start of open-ended protests against President Alpha Conde. The West African country has been wracked by demonstrations since .. German FM warns Iran doubt about troops in Iraq Amman: Iran needs to stop interfering in regional conflicts, German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said on Monday during a visit to Jordan. “We are agreed. If Iran wants to de-escalate, then it must stop agitation in its .. Trump defends targeted killing of top Iranian general on Twitter post DPA Washington US President Donald Trump on Monday took to Twitter to defend the targeted killing of top Iranian general Qassem Soleimani after critics questioned the “imminent” nature of the threat Trump said ..