ARTICLES RELATING TO OSAMA BIN LADEN

Obama's wish about bin Laden's last moments

2016-05-03 09:44

Five years after US special forces killed Osama bin Laden, Barack Obama shared his wish about bin Laden's final moments.

Gunmen kill 7 police guarding polio team in Pakistan

2016-04-20 17:58

Motorcycle gunmen have shot dead seven policemen guarding a polio vaccination team in Pakistan's southern port city Karachi, officials say, a brazen attack in the country's economic hub.

Bin Laden wanted most of his fortune used 'on jihad'

2016-03-01 20:34

In his last will and testament, al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden claimed he had about $29m in personal wealth - most of which he wanted to be used "on jihad, for the sake of Allah".

Bin Laden relatives killed in UK plane crash

2015-08-01 10:00

Members of Osama Bin Laden’s family are among the victims in the crash of a private jet in Britain, the Saudi embassy in London says in a message of condolences.

US agents plotted to find bin Laden via meds - report

2015-05-22 09:54

The United States plotted to find Osama bin Laden by concealing tracking devices in medical supplies, possibly through Red Cross hospitals, a report says.

Bin Laden bent on spectacular US attack until the end

2015-05-20 22:26

Hunkered down in his Pakistani compound, Osama bin Laden pleaded with his followers to stay focused on attacking the US instead of being dragged into Muslim infighting.

Pakistan was in on bin Laden raid - report

2015-05-11 10:59

The White House version of the raid that killed Osama bin Laden was false, and senior Pakistani military officials were in fact aware of the mission, according to a new article.

ISIS demands failed female suicide bomber for hostages

2015-01-28 13:24

The ISIS is demanding the release of Sajida al-Rishawi, a jailed woman who attempted to carry out a suicide bombing in Jordan in 2005, in exchange for hostages.

Bin Laden 'shooter' probed by US Navy

2014-12-24 09:33

The former US Navy Seal who claims to be the soldier who fired the shots that killed Osama Bin Laden is being investigated for possibly leaking classified information, the US military has confirmed.

Taking credit for killing bin Laden sparks debate

2014-11-07 14:58

Some special operations service members and veterans are unhappy that one of their own has taken credit publicly for killing Osama bin Laden.

 

Bin Laden doctor languishes in Pakistan jail

2016-05-02 13:42

Five years after his fake vaccination programme helped the CIA track and kill Osama bin Laden, Pakistani doctor Shakeel Afridi is languishing in jail.

Osama Bin Laden 'left $29m inheritance' for al-Qaeda

2016-03-02 12:23

Letter released by US appears to outline how the slain al-Qaeda leader wanted his wealth to be apportioned.

I feel like Osama bin Laden, says SA-based Russian journalist

2015-09-17 17:00

A Russian journalist based in South Africa, who has been banned from entering the Ukraine, says he now feels like Osama bin Laden.

Top Tunisian jihadist killed by US strike in Libya - report

2015-07-03 13:56

A top Tunisian jihadist and associate of late al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden was killed by a US airstrike in Libya last month, a report says.

Bid to reunite bin Laden and son before deadly raid – documents

2015-05-21 08:04

Just one month before Osama bin Laden was killed at his Pakistan hideout in 2011, his aides tried to reunite him with a beloved son, Hamza, who had been held under house arrest in Iran, documents show.

Bin Laden was grooming son as heir to jihadist empire

2015-05-20 16:10

Hamza bin Laden, the favourite son of 9/11 mastermind Osama bin Laden, was being groomed to take over as al-Qaeda's leader, according to the CIA.

Lawyer for doctor who helped CIA find Bin Laden gets killed

2015-03-18 10:45

A lawyer who was defending a Pakistani doctor who helped CIA agents hunt Osama bin Laden has been killed, local media report, quoting the police.

Islamist threat 'evolving, more dangerous'

2015-01-19 14:55

European security officials are scrambling to meet a changing and more complex threat from jihadists – made clear in the deadly Paris attacks.

German court jails 4 over al-Qaeda bomb plot

2014-11-13 15:24

A German court has jailed four men for up to nine years for plotting to detonate home-made bombs in a crowd on the orders of jihadist militant network al-Qaeda.

I shot Osama bin Laden – former US Navy Seal

2014-11-07 06:03

A former US Navy Seal who took part in the 2011 raid on Osama bin Laden's compound has broken cover, claiming to be the man who fired the fatal shot which killed the al-Qaeda leader.

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