Osama bin Laden

Biden offers new account of his advice to Obama on bin Laden raid

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WASHINGTON U.S. Vice President Joe Biden said on Tuesday he advised President Barack Obama in May 2011 to go ahead with the raid that killed al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden, contradicting his past comments about the discussions leading up to the operation. | Video

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Jihadist threat posted online against Navy SEAL from bin Laden mission

A supporter of Islamic State militants has issued a threat against Fox News contributor Rob O'Neill, the former U.S. Navy SEAL who says he fired the shot that killed Osama bin Laden, and also posted the ex-commando's purported home address in Montana on-line.

World, 07 Oct 2015

Jihadist threat posted online against Navy SEAL from bin Laden mission

A supporter of Islamic State militants has issued a threat against Fox News contributor Rob O'Neill, the former U.S. Navy SEAL who says he fired the shot that killed Osama bin Laden, and also posted the ex-commando's purported home address in Montana on-line.

World, 07 Oct 2015

Bin Laden's half sister, her husband and mother killed in UK jet crash - Arabiya

DUBAI A sister of former al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden was killed along with her husband and mother when a private jet crashed in southern England on Friday, Saudi-owned al-Arabiya television reported on Saturday. | Video

World, Aerospace & Defence, 01 Aug 2015

Bid to reunite Bin Laden and son before deadly raid - documents

WASHINGTON Just one month before Osama bin Laden was killed at his Pakistani hideout by U.S. commandos in 2011, his aides tried to reunite him with a beloved son, Hamza, who had been held under house arrest in Iran, documents released on Wednesday show.

World, 21 May 2015

Bid to reunite Bin Laden and son before deadly raid - documents

WASHINGTON Just one month before Osama bin Laden was killed at his Pakistani hideout by U.S. commandos in 2011, his aides tried to reunite him with a beloved son, Hamza, who had been held under house arrest in Iran, documents released on Wednesday show.

World, 21 May 2015

Bin Laden fixated on attacking U.S. interests - documents

WASHINGTON Osama bin Laden was fixated on attacking U.S. targets and pressured al Qaeda groups to heal local rivalries and focus on that cause, according to documents the United States says were seized in his hideout in Pakistan and released on Wednesday. | Video

Top News, World, 21 May 2015

Saudi man gets life in U.S. prison for ties to Africa embassy bombings

NEW YORK A Saudi man whom U.S. authorities described as a top Osama bin Laden deputy was sentenced to life in prison on Friday in connection with the deadly 1998 bombings of U.S. embassies in Kenya and Tanzania. | Video

World, 16 May 2015

"Unholy alliance" of Islamists threatens Sweden - spy chief

STOCKHOLM Sweden, once cited by Osama bin Laden as the kind of country al Qaeda did not attack, is facing a rising threat from Islamist militants because of the crises in Iraq and Syria, its spy chief said in an interview on Friday.

World, Yemen, Syria, Iraq 28 Mar 2015

Lawyer for Pakistan doctor who helped CIA find bin Laden shot dead

PESHAWAR A Pakistani lawyer under death threats for defending a doctor who helped CIA agents hunt al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden was shot dead on Tuesday, police said, and two militant groups claimed responsibility.

Top News, World, South Asia, 17 Mar 2015
President Barack Obama (2nd L) and Vice President Joe Biden (L), along with members of the national security team, receive an update on the mission against Osama bin Laden in the Situation Room of the White House, May 1, 2011. Also pictured are Secretary of State Hillary Clinton (2nd R) and Defense Secretary Robert Gates (R). Please note: A classified document seen in this photograph has been obscured at source. REUTERS/White House/Pete Souza/Handout
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The bin Laden kill plan

A pivotal moment in the long, tortuous quest to find Osama bin Laden came years before U.S. spy agencies discovered his hermetic compound in Abbottabad, Pakistan.  Full Article | Video 

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