Files found on the ‘White Widow’s’ laptop have given an insight into the double life led by the world’s most wanted woman.

In candid black and white portraits, taken by Samantha Lethwaite herself, she poses with her children while wearing lip gloss and make up.

Also found on the drive were pictures of the suspected terrorist shortly after she gave birth to her youngest daughter.

 
Samantha Lethwaite, the 'white widow'

White widow: Samantha Lethwaite posed in front of her lap top to take pictures like this, before fleeing the country and allegedly becoming part of the al-Shabaab terrorist cell

 

 
 Lewthwaite poses with her two sons Abdullah and Abdur-Rahman. The eldest, Abdullah, is the son of 7/7 bomber Germaine Lindsay

Doting mother: Lewthwaite poses with her two sons Abdullah and Abdur-Rahman. The eldest, Abdullah, is the son of 7/7 bomber Germaine Lindsay

 

 

The normal family photographs were saved alongside other material suggestive of her alleged involvement with muslim extremism

One of the files was a 34-line ‘Ode to Osama’ in which she tells of her love for Osama bin Laden and describes him as ‘my father, my brother’.

The photos and poem were among 2,000 files recovered from a computer and flash drive Samantha Lewthwaite tried to destroy before she fled police who were hunting her in Kenya’s coastal city of Mombasa in December 2011.

She has been named as the al-Shabaab extremist who plotted the Kenyan mall attack, which killed more than 70 innocent civilians.

 Lethwaite holds youngest daughter Surajah just after giving birth in a South African hosptial in 2010

Family portrait: Lethwaite holds youngest daughter Surajah just after giving birth in a South African hosptial in 2010. Also in picture is her three other children Abdu-Rahman, being held by second partner, Habib Ghani, with eldest son Abdullah and oldest daughter Ruqayyah

 

Samantha Lewthwaite penned a 34-line poem to Osama bin Laden and promised to continue his fight
Samantha Lewthwaite holding baby daughter Surajah - in a South African hospital, July 2010
 

Unrecogniseable: The picture of Lethwaite in her guise as the White Widow, left, and shortly after giving birth

 

Lewthwaite –  who was married to the July 7 bomber Germaine Lindsay –  is in hiding after Interpol issued a ‘red notice’ alert for her capture shortly after the Westgate shopping mall massacre in Nairobi, Kenya, last month.

It is thought that the 29-year-old soldier’s daughter from Aylesbury is being harboured by al-Shabaab, the Somali terrorists who carried out the slaughter which killed dozens of innocent civilians.

Among them are photos which show her with her four children and internet searches for fitness programmes.

 
Lewthwaite - is in hiding after Interpol issued a 'red notice' alert for her capture shortly after the Westgate shopping mall massacre in Nairobi, Kenya

Lewthwaite – is in hiding after Interpol issued a ‘red notice’ alert for her capture shortly after the Westgate shopping mall massacre in Nairobi, Kenya

 

 
Several attackers from the Somali militant group al-Shabab stormed a Nairobi mall, which Lewthwaite has been linked to

Several attackers from the Somali militant group al-Shabab stormed a Nairobi mall, which Lewthwaite has been linked to

 

ODE TO OSAMA: WHITE WIDOW’S POEM PRAISING 9/11 KILLER

 

‘Oh sheik Osama my father, my brother, my love for you is like no other.

‘Oh Sheik Osama now that you are gone, the Muslims must wake up they must be strong.

 

‘Us we are left to continue what you  started. To seek the victory until we are martyred.

‘To instill [sic] terror into kuffar [non-Muslims]. Your life an example of how we should be

‘Oh Muslims listen to our beloved sheik’s words, let not his struggle and efforts go unheard.

‘Revive what he started and strive to success, and maybe we can be raised with the best.

The poem ends with a warning to US President Barack Obama and the West that the jihad will continue despite the demise of the al-Qaeda leader.

‘As  for our enemies our words will be less. You picked the wrong army to contest.

‘Al-Qaeda are stronger and fiercer than ever. Their [sic] was not victory for you Mr Obama.

‘The honour is his on martyred Osama!!!!!!!!!!!!!!’

According to the files, Lewthwaite used the alias Natalie Faye Webb, a name on a fake South African passport, to rent an apartment near The Junction mall in Nairobi, a shopping centre similar to Westgate and popular with expats and middle class Kenyans.

It  may have been another potential terror target, British and Kenyan intelligence believe.

She penned the poem to Osama bin Laden shortly after he was killed by US special forces during a daring raid at his Pakistan safe house in May 2011.

‘Oh sheik Osama my father, my brother, my love for you is like no other,’ reads the ode.

Part of it continues: ‘Oh Sheik Osama now that you are gone, the Muslims must wake up they must be strong.

 

‘Us we are left to continue what you  started. To seek the victory until we are martyred.’

A chilling diary penned by the fanatic shows how she attempted to groom her innocent children into becoming ‘Islamic holy warriors’.

The world’s most wanted woman wrote about how she was proud that her children wanted to be mujahids – those who declare jihad against ‘unbelievers’ – after she and her late husband would talk to the children about holy wars.

Over nine scrawled pages she writes out her plot to murder disbelievers and incite others – including her four children – to do the same.

The crumpled A4 manuscript was found in a Kenyan safe house in which she and fellow Islamic extremists were planning an attack on two hotels and a shopping centre.

The diary shows she is grooming them to follow in the footsteps of their father, 7/7 bomber Germaine Lindsay.

Samantha Lewthwaite wrote that she is preparing her children, pictured, for a life of terror

Samantha Lewthwaite wrote that she is preparing her children, pictured, for a life of terror

Safe house: Police found the diary, along with ammunition and smashed computers, at this property in Mombasa, Kenya

Safe house: Police found the diary, along with ammunition and smashed computers, at this property in Mombasa, Kenya

 

 
Hideaway: Lewthwaite is believed to have lived her while writing her diary

Hideaway: Lewthwaite is believed to have lived her while writing her diary

After Lindsay killed 26 people in London, his young, seemingly shy and pregnant wife described his crimes as ‘abhorrent’.

Lewthwaite, who was forced to go into hiding, said initially: ‘I totally condemn and am horrified by the atrocities.

‘I never predicted or imagined that he was involved in such horrific activities. He was a loving husband and father.’

But secretly writing in her notebook, the fugitive tells of her love for the man who ‘gave his all to Allah’ and how ‘blessed’ she is to have been the wife of a terrorist.

In one passage she fondly writes about how her children had taken lessons from their father about what ambitions they had.

Items: Police found a language card, a religious text, a photograph of her children and a fake vaccination card when they search one of the houses where Lewthwaite had stayed

Items: Police found a language card, a religious text, a photograph of her children and a fake vaccination card when they search one of the houses where Lewthwaite had stayed

She wrote: ‘Recently my beloved husband (Lindsay) gave a talk to my eight-year-old son and five-year-old daughter.

 

‘He asked them what do you want to be when you are older? Both had many answers but both agreed to one of wanting to be a mujahid. He asked them how did they plan to achieve such a goal, and what really is a mujahid?’

Her children by Lindsay, nine-year-old Abdullah and Ruqayyah, eight, have the middle names Shaheed and Shahidah, male and female forms of the word martyr. Lewthwaite was pregnant with Ruqayyah when Lindsay blew himself up.

Lewthwaite planned to write as many as six chapters about Jihad, each containing her answers to questions.

Two examples she included were: ‘Explain in detail what it means to be a stranger amongst your own family, friends’ and ‘How is the reality of leaving your mothers, wives and children behind?’

The diary found in one of Samantha Lewthwaite's houses in Mombasa, before she fled in December 2011

The diary found in one of Samantha Lewthwaite’s houses in Mombasa, before she fled in December 2011

Her two younger children, five-year-old Abdur-Rahman and Surajah, three, are thought to be the product of a relationship with London-born terrorist Habib Saleh Ghani.

A member of Al Shabaab – a Somali offshoot of Al Qaeda, the 28-year-old is thought to have been killed earlier this month in a gunfight with a rival group.

Lewthwaite’s accomplice in Mombasa is alleged to have been Jermaine Grant, 29, from Newham, east London, who is standing trial in the port accused of planning to cause the loss of life and possessing bomb-making materials.

 

 

 

 

She is thought to be in hiding in Tanzania or Somalia and an Al Shabaab spokesman says she was involved in the Nairobi atrocity.

 

 
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