The report on the assassination attempt first surfaced in Kuwait’s Al-Jarida news site which quoted an 'anonymous well-placed source' that claimed that the Kenyan security forces ordered a change in the route taken by Netanyahu and his delegation from Nairobi airport to their hotel.

Major Alaa Waheeb is the highest ranking Muslim officer in the Israel Defense Forces, and a report published by US News & World Report listed Israel as the 8th most powerful country in the world.

A recent edition of the AJC Live radio show focused on Israel's humanitarian work around the globe being carried out by IsraAid, and Kuwaiti reporter Ahmad Al-Sarraf called on Arabs to look at the reasons for Israel's success and superiority, instead of viewing it as a political-religious foe.