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May 12, 2011

‘Obama’s grandmother receives death threats from al-Qaida’ [VIDEO]

Al-Shabaab, al-Qaida's African affiliate, threatens U.S. President's step-grandmother, prompting heightened security and 24-hour surveillance of her Kenya home, ABC News reports.

http://www.jewishjournal.com/world/article/obamas_grandmother_receives_death_threats_from_al-qaida_20110512

U.S. President Barack Obama’s grandmother has received death threats from the African branch of al-Qaida, prompting stepped up security around her home in Kenya, ABC News reported on Thursday.

Sarah Obama, the U.S. president’s step-grandmother, informed the Kenyan police that she had received a personal threat from al-Shabaab, the Somalia-based branch of al-Qaida, ABC reported.

Security personnel were sent to guard the elder Obama’s home the day after her grandson announced the killing of al-Qaida mastermind Osama bin Laden, but the personal threat has prompted increased security and round-the-clock surveillance of her Africa home, the report said.

Read more at Haaretz.com.

Video courtesy of ABC News.

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