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Osama bin Laden, founder of the Islamic extremist organisation al-Qaeda. (Photo: Universal History Archive/Getty Images)
Osama bin Laden, founder of the Islamic extremist organisation al-Qaeda. (Photo: Universal History Archive/Getty Images)

At 23:35 (EDT) on the evening of 1 May 2011, President Barack Obama addressed the world from inside the White House.

The East Room was lit up by elegant lamps and sparkling chandeliers as the world leader confidently walked on a red carpet towards the podium bearing the Seal of the President of the United States - an American flag was visible on his right before the camera zoomed in.

Dressed in a suit with a crisp white shirt underneath, a red tie, and the detailed finishing touch of a flag pin on his left lapel, Obama announced: "Good evening. Tonight, I can report to the American people and to the world that the United States has conducted an operation that killed Osama bin Laden, the leader of al-Qaeda, and a terrorist who’s responsible for the murder of thousands of innocent men, women, and children."

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