Nairobi mall attack

Kenya thanks US for killing mall massacre mastermind

Kenya`s president on Saturday offered his "heartfelt thanks" to the United States for killing the leader of Somalia`s Shebab militants, responsible for the massacre at Nairobi`s Westgate shopping mall a year ago.

Sep 06, 2014, 16:26 PM IST

Nairobi terror attack: Names of two other mall terrorists revealed

A senior security official in Kenya disclosed for the first time what authorities believe are the names of two previously unidentified gunmen who carried out the attack on a Nairobi mall.

Feb 07, 2014, 02:28 AM IST

Kenya mall attackers believed to be dead: FBI

The gunmen who attacked an upscale mall in Kenya`s capital, killing at least 67 people, likely died in the attack, an FBI official has said.

Jan 11, 2014, 23:18 PM IST

Kenyan court charges four over Nairobi mall attack

A Kenyan court has charged four men on Monday, suspected to be Somalis, for assisting al Qaeda-linked militants during the siege at the Westgate mall in Nairobi in which 67 people were killed.

Nov 04, 2013, 18:33 PM IST

Kenya tightens security for Nairobi marathon after mall attack

Kenyan police pledged today to boost security for the Nairobi marathon on Sunday, being staged just over a month since Al-Qaeda linked gunmen killed at least 67 people in a shopping mall.

Oct 24, 2013, 19:01 PM IST

Kenya police warn media after mall massacre looting reports

Kenya`s police chief has threatened journalists with arrest after they reported on looting and disarray among security forces during the massacre in Nairobi`s Westgate shopping mall, media said today.

Oct 24, 2013, 17:36 PM IST

African leaders ask UN to defer Kenya international criminal trials

The African Union and Kenya asked the UN Security Council on Tuesday to defer the trials of Kenya`s leaders at the International Criminal Court for one year so they can deal with the aftermath of the Nairobi mall attack.

Oct 23, 2013, 13:45 PM IST

More bodies to be retrieved from Nairobi mall

Investigators in Kenya said they were expecting to retrieve more bodies from the Westgate shopping mall which was stormed by terrorists Sep 21 leaving over 60 people dead and dozens injured.

Oct 02, 2013, 16:51 PM IST

Nairobi mall attack: Kenya President orders probe into security loopholes

In the aftermath of the deadly Kenya Westgate mall attack, President Uhuru Kenyatta has ordered an investigation to probe if the hostage crisis could have been dealt with more efficiently.

Oct 02, 2013, 09:54 AM IST

The Jains, silent heroes of Nairobi mall attack response

As a jihadist commando sowed death and horror inside Westgate mall last week, Nairobi`s Jains became the silent heroes of the days-long emergency effort.

Sep 29, 2013, 13:05 PM IST

Pressure mounts on government over Nairobi attack

Pressure mounted on the Kenyan authorities a week after the Nairobi mall carnage, amid questions over the fate of the missing and accusations on Saturday that top brass failed to heed security warnings.

Sep 29, 2013, 01:09 AM IST

Kenya govt had been warned of mall attack, says security sources

Kenya`s government had been warned, including by Israel, of the high risk of an attack before the deadly assault on a Nairobi mall by Islamist gunmen, security sources said on Saturday.

Sep 28, 2013, 19:56 PM IST

Kenya detaining eight people in connection with Nairobi mall attack

The Kenyan authorities are holding eight people in connection with a weekend attack on a Nairobi shopping mall, while three others who had been held have now been released, the interior minister said on Friday.

Sep 27, 2013, 18:56 PM IST

Car used by Kenya mall attackers found: Official

Investigators have recovered a vehicle believed to have been used by the terrorists who led the attack at a Nairobi mall that killed at least 67 people, a top Kenyan government official said on Friday.

Sep 27, 2013, 18:42 PM IST

Terrorists warn of more attacks in Kenya

The leader of the Somali Islamist militant group al Shabaab has warned that Kenya will be hit with more deadly attacks like the Nairobi mall massacre if it does not withdraw its troops from southern Somalia.

Sep 26, 2013, 22:06 PM IST

`White widow`s` South African passport `fraudulently acquired`

A British woman reportedly linked to the Nairobi mall attack gained a South African passport using an assumed identity and the document was cancelled in 2011, Home Affairs Minister Naledi Pandor said on Thursday.

Sep 26, 2013, 22:03 PM IST

Interpol issues global arrest warrant for the ‘White Widow’, Samantha Lewthwaite

One day after the terrible Westgate shopping mall crisis here was over, the Interpol issued a "Red Notice" for the arrest of Briton Samantha Lewthwaite, the widow of a 7/7 bomber, linked to militant group al Shabaab.

Sep 26, 2013, 20:32 PM IST

Al Shabaab attacks Kenyan post near Somalia border

Militant group Al Shabaab continued its operations even beyond Nairobi mall siege as it attacked a security post on Kenya’s border with Somalia on Thursday killing two police officers in the ambush.

Sep 26, 2013, 14:40 PM IST

Kenya siege: Probe begins into attack; al Shabaab threatens more strikes

Assisted by FBI, Scotland Yard and spy agencies of Israel and Germany, Kenya has begun probe into invasion of a Nairobi mall that left at least 72 people dead, even as al Shabaab warned of more attacks.

Sep 26, 2013, 08:49 AM IST

Nairobi mall attack brings back memories of 26/11 strike

As she watches television coverage of a mall attack in distant Kenya, a Class X student here recalls her brush with death during the 26/11 terror attacks in the metropolis in 2008.

Sep 25, 2013, 12:26 PM IST