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Four charged by Kenyan court over Westgate mall attack
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Four charged by Kenyan court over Westgate mall attack

Nov 4th 2013, 4:05 PM 3,897 Views 0 Comments

The men were charged with supporting a terrorist group, although none are accused of being the gunmen involved in the attack.

‘White Widow’ Lewthwaite 'was not part of the attackers' - Kenyan police
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‘White Widow’ Lewthwaite 'was not part of the attackers' - Kenyan police

Oct 5th 2013, 6:15 PM 9,394 Views 35 Comments

Police also said that only between four and six armed men, not 10 to 15 as earlier thought, conducted the attack.

'White Widow' had fraudulently acquired South African passport
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'White Widow' had fraudulently acquired South African passport

Sep 26th 2013, 2:27 PM 9,689 Views 22 Comments

Kenya terror suspect Samantha Lewthwaite used the alias Natalie Faye Webb to get the passport with records showing three addresses in Johannesburg under the name.

63 still missing as Kenya begins three days of mourning
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63 still missing as Kenya begins three days of mourning

Sep 25th 2013, 9:36 AM 4,554 Views 7 Comments

The search is under way for bodies under the rubble of Nairobi’s Westgate Mall, after a four day siege by Islamist gunmen that left 67 dead.

Co Down-born woman may have taken part in Nairobi attack
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Co Down-born woman may have taken part in Nairobi attack

Sep 24th 2013, 8:11 AM 21,007 Views 236 Comments

Samantha Lewthwaite, who’s originally from Northern Ireland, is the widow of one of the 7/7 bombers. A Kenyan minister said last night that a “British woman” was believed to be among the attackers.

Kenyan troops "in control" of Westgate Mall
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Kenyan troops "in control" of Westgate Mall

Sep 23rd 2013, 10:43 PM 6,754 Views 27 Comments

The three-day siege at the upmarket Nairobi mall is nearing an end, the country’s Interior Ministry says.

Kenyan forces storm shopping mall in ‘final’ assault on militants
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Kenyan forces storm shopping mall in ‘final’ assault on militants

Sep 23rd 2013, 3:53 PM 12,600 Views 117 Comments

It comes as the Red Cross revises down the death toll to 62. The Department of Foreign Affairs has issued an updated warning for Irish nationals.

Son of former Kenyan ambassador to Ireland killed in Nairobi siege
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Son of former Kenyan ambassador to Ireland killed in Nairobi siege

Sep 23rd 2013, 10:22 AM 8,919 Views 7 Comments

Mbugi Mwangi was shopping with his fiancée Rosemary Wahito when the attack started. Both lost their lives.

Heavy gunfire and explosions heard as siege continues at Kenyan shopping mall
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Heavy gunfire and explosions heard as siege continues at Kenyan shopping mall

Sep 23rd 2013, 7:25 AM 4,244 Views 53 Comments

As the stand-off enters its third day, sustained bursts of rapid gunfire erupted at dawn and lasted 15 minutes, and soldiers posted around the complex ducked for cover.