Samantha Lewthwaite

Britain's ''White Widow'' responsible for 400 deaths

Britain's ''White Widow'' responsible for 400 deaths

Britain`s most wanted female terrorist, Samantha Lewthwaite, commonly known as the "White Widow" is believed to have killed 400 people and has directed terror raids, suicide attacks and car bombings in Somalia and Kenya, a media report said on Monday.

May 18, 2015, 12:30 PM IST
White widow Samantha Lewthwaite is 'alive': Report

White widow Samantha Lewthwaite is 'alive': Report

Contrary to reports that British national Samantha Lewthwaite aka 'White Widow' has been shot dead, new updates state that she is still alive and residing in Somalia with her jihadist husband, an al Qaeda associate.

Nov 15, 2014, 12:20 PM IST
White Widow Samantha Lewthwaite shot dead?, conflicting reports abound

White Widow Samantha Lewthwaite shot dead?, conflicting reports abound

British national Samantha Lewthwaite, dubbed as the 'White Widow', has been shot dead by a Russian sniper, reports said on Friday.

Nov 14, 2014, 15:04 PM IST

White Widow Samantha Lewthwaite killed by sniper in Ukraine?

A British woman terrorist suspect dubbed the 'White Widow' has been killed in Ukraine, it was claimed on Wednesday.Samantha Lewthwaite, 30, was gunned down by a Russian sniper two weeks ago, allege

Nov 13, 2014, 15:36 PM IST

Kenya offers amends over teenage tourist terror mix-up

 An American family has been offered an all-expenses-paid trip to Kenya after their vacation was ruined by a policeman who mistook their 15-year-old daughter for an international terrorist.

Sep 16, 2014, 16:54 PM IST

White Widow Samantha Lewthwaite used `twisted code` to groom terrorism recruits

World`s most wanted woman Samantha Lewthwaite, dubbed the White Widow, brainwashed Islamic radicals to wage a holy war on the West in sermons from her own `jihadi manual`.

Oct 23, 2013, 16:41 PM IST

`White Widow` wrote ode to Bin Laden: Report

The British woman wanted for alleged terror offences in Kenya, dubbed the "White Widow", wrote an ode to the late al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden proclaiming her love for him, a report said on Tuesday.

Oct 22, 2013, 21:40 PM IST

`White Widow` integral part of Nairobi mall attack terror outfit al-Shahab

A Kenyan intelligence report has revealed "White Widow" Samantha Lewthwaite is a central figure in the al Shabaab terrorist group, which masterminded the Nairobi mall massacre last month.

Oct 12, 2013, 17:00 PM IST

`White Widow` not involved in Kenya mall massacre as four attackers named

Samantha Lewthwaite, dubbed the White Widow, was not involved in the attack on a Kenyan shopping mall, police have said.

Oct 06, 2013, 18:33 PM IST

Kenya mall attack: Chilling CCTV footage provides vital clues into Westgate siege

With chilling nonchalance, gunmen massacred at least 67 people wander through Kenya`s Westgate mall, seen for first time in security camera footage providing possible vital evidence to investigators.

Oct 05, 2013, 20:37 PM IST

`White widow` Lewthwaite`s `fake` documents under scrutiny by S African police

The documents of Samantha Lewthwaite, dubbed the White Widow,` are under scrutiny after it was revealed that she acquired her South African passport fraudulently.

Oct 04, 2013, 16:47 PM IST

Nairobi mall attack suspect `White widow` married Kenya Navy officer?

Briton fugitive ‘White Widow’ Samantha Lewthwaite, who is suspected to have masterminded Kenya mall attack and is wanted by the Interpol, is reported to have recced foreign embassies in South Africa.

Sep 30, 2013, 13:48 PM IST

`White Widow` Samantha Lewthwaite favoured Hiroshima bombing

Samantha Lewthwaite, dubbed the ` White Widow`, led a classroom debate in favour of the Hiroshima A-bomb when she was just 15.

Sep 30, 2013, 13:07 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

`White Widow` plotted Nairobi mall massacre at rented home 100 yards away

The fugitive White Widow, Samantha Lewthwaite, had rented a secret house just 100 yards away from the Westgate shopping mall, where the al Qaeda-linked terror group killed upto 150 people last week, to plot the bloody siege, security forces said.

Sep 28, 2013, 12:07 PM IST

Kenya buries its dead as impatience mounts for answe

Kenya on Thursday buried victims of a four-day mall massacre by Islamist gunmen, as police pleaded for patience while searchers combed the charred rubble of the devastated complex for dozens still missing.

Sep 27, 2013, 00:59 AM 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

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

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