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Osama bin Laden
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Hashtag Pointing to
bin Laden's 'Letter
to America' Explodes
Nov 17, 2023 2:30 AM CST
Hashtag Pointing to bin Laden's 'Letter to America' Explodes
TikTok removes it after the topic goes viral
- Against the backdrop of the Israel-Hamas war, Osama bin Laden's 2002 "Letter to America" is getting renewed attention—and causing massive controversy. As NBC News reports, TikTok removed the #lettertoamerica hashtag after posts on the social media platform referring to the letter started gaining attention on other social...
Unseen Photos Show Obama,
Aides During bin Laden Raid
Apr 28, 2023 2:50 PM CDT
Unseen Photos Show Obama, Aides During bin Laden Raid
'Washington Post' obtains previously unreleased images from May 1, 2011
- As May 1, 2011, arrived—the day when the US was planning to carry out the raid that killed Osama bin Laden in Pakistan—cameras installed in the White House Situation Room were turned off. But the official photographers in President Barack Obama's White House kept shooting. Those photos,...
Jul 31, 2022 6:03 AM CDT
Prince Charles Charity Has Another Controversy
It took money from family of Osama bin Laden, and report says prince himself brokered deal
- Prince Charles is enduring another batch of negative headlines related to one of his charities, this time over a link to an infamous name. The UK
Times of London
revealed this weekend that the Prince of Wales's Charitable Fund accepted about $1.2 million in 2013 from the family...
Taliban Says US Has 'No Proof'
bin Laden Is Behind 9/11
Aug 26, 2021 11:55 AM CDT
Taliban Says US Has 'No Proof' bin Laden Is Behind 9/11
Comment raising skepticism about group's pledge to distance itself from al-Qaeda
- Now that the Taliban is back in power, its spokesmen have a much larger voice. And in a new interview with NBC News , one of them makes a claim that will likely cause a lot of Americans to do a double take: There's "no proof" Osama bin Laden...
What 470K Files Seized After
bin Laden's Death Reveal
Aug 8, 2021 10:00 AM CDT
What 470K Files Seized After bin Laden's Death Reveal
Peter Bergen puts them to use in 'The Rise and Fall of Osama bin Laden'
- Osama bin Laden used Just for Men hair dye. It's perhaps the least consequential detail shared in a
New York Times
review of a new book on the jihadist, but it reflects just how detailed Peter Bergen gets in
The Rise and Fall of Osama bin Laden
. Credit for...
Obama's Gift to McRaven After
Bin Laden Raid: Tape Measure
Apr 30, 2021 12:19 PM CDT
Obama's Gift to McRaven After Bin Laden Raid: Tape Measure
Ex-president, retired Navy admiral who led raid 10 years ago that killed al-Qaeda chief revisit mission
- This weekend marks the 10-year anniversary of the raid that killed Osama bin Laden in Pakistan, and two key players at the center of it all sat down this week to talk about the mission. Monday's conversation between former President Obama and retired Navy Adm. William McRaven was recorded...
Pakistan PM: US
'Martyred' bin Laden
Jun 26, 2020 2:41 AM CDT
Pakistan PM: US 'Martyred' bin Laden
Imran Khan says partnering with US in war on terror was a mistake
- Pakistan's prime minister said Thursday that the United States "martyred" al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden, a term that reflected a subtle stab at Washington as it's mainly used for honorable figures slain in battle. Imran Khan delivered the stab in a rambling budget speech in parliament, attacking...
9/11 Convict Slams bin Laden,
Asks for Giuliani as Lawyer
May 20, 2020 2:15 PM CDT
9/11 Convict Slams bin Laden, Asks for Giuliani as Lawyer
Zacarias Moussaoui says he now renounces terrorism
- The only man ever convicted in a US court for a role in the Sept. 11 attacks now says he is renouncing terrorism and al-Qaeda. Zacarias Moussaoui is serving a life sentence at a federal "Supermax" prison in Colorado; he was arrested in August 2001, lied to the FBI,...
White House: Son of Osama
bin Laden Has Been Killed
Sep 14, 2019 9:00 AM CDT
White House: Son of Osama bin Laden Has Been Killed
Details are still unclear on what exactly happened to Hamza bin Laden and when
- The White House says Hamza bin Laden, the son of the late al-Qaeda leader who'd become an increasingly prominent figure in the terrorist organization, has been killed in a US counterterrorism operation in the Afghanistan-Pakistan region. A White House statement gives no further details, such as when Hamza bin...
The US Sets Its Sights
on a 30-Year-Old bin Laden
Mar 1, 2019 9:03 AM CST
The US Sets Its Sights on a 30-Year-Old bin Laden
State Department will pay up to $1M for info on Osama's son, Hamza bin Laden
- "Submit a tip, get paid," reads the tweet from the State Department's Counter-Terrorism Rewards Program. In this case, the US is looking for a big tip—and offering a handsome reward: The US announced it will pay up to $1 million for information leading to Hamza bin...
Trump Doubles Down
on bin Laden Assertion
Nov 19, 2018 1:47 PM CST
Trump Doubles Down on bin Laden Assertion
After comments on William McRaven, says 'of course' we should have gotten him earlier
- Adm. William H. McRaven is a distinguished retired Navy SEAL and special ops commander who led the raids that led to the capture of Saddam Hussein and the death of Osama bin Laden. President Trump, however, dismissed McRaven in his interview Sunday with Fox News as an "Obama backer"...
He Wanted Revenge for
Brother's 9/11 Death,
Found Something Else
Sep 11, 2018 12:20 PM CDT
He Wanted Revenge for Brother's 9/11 Death, Found Something Else
It's been 17 years to the day
- As the US remembers the 9/11 attacks that took place 17 years ago, the
Louisville Courier Journal
relays the remarkable story of a young girl's note to those helping in the aftermath. Emily Ernspiker, then a 7-year-old in Kentucky, donated a pair of work gloves that made their way...
Family: Bin Laden Son
Married Hijacker's Daughter
Aug 6, 2018 2:52 AM CDT
Family: Bin Laden Son Married Hijacker's Daughter
Couple might be in Afghanistan, half brother says
- If Osama bin Laden wasn't dead, he would probably have been happy to give his blessing to the marriage of his youngest son. Relatives tell the
that Hamza bin Laden has married the daughter of Mohamed Atta, the eldest of the 9/11 hijackers. Atta, an Egyptian citizen, flew...
Bin Laden's Mom Speaks
of 'Cult' in First Interview
Aug 3, 2018 9:54 AM CDT
Bin Laden's Mom Speaks of 'Cult' in First Interview
Saudi Arabian crown prince OKs interview with Alia Ghanem
- In journalism parlance, securing an impressive interview is called a "get," and Martin Chulov got one. In an article for the
that he writes is the first time Osama bin Laden's mother has spoken out, Chulov explains that Saudi Arabia's new leadership is a contributing...
He Helped Find bin Laden,
Now Languishes in Jail
Jan 22, 2018 10:20 AM CST
He Helped Find bin Laden, Now Languishes in Jail
The AP takes a look at Shakil Afridi's ordeal
- Shakil Afridi has languished in jail for years—since 2011, when the Pakistani doctor used a vaccination scam in an attempt to get DNA samples from bin Laden's family as a means of pinpointing his location, aiding US Navy SEALs who tracked and killed the al-Qaeda leader. Afridi...
Bin Laden: YouTube-Watching,
Nov 1, 2017 6:26 PM CDT
Bin Laden: YouTube-Watching,
CIA releases 470K documents from house where Osama bin Laden was killed
- Osama bin Laden wasn't impressed with British society—“I got the impression that they were a loose people"—and no amount of visits to the birthplace of Shakespeare could change that. On Wednesday, the CIA released 470,000 documents from the house where bin Laden was killed...
FBI Investigator: 'We're Not
Done With the bin Ladens Yet'
May 15, 2017 7:37 AM CDT
FBI Investigator: 'We're Not Done With the bin Ladens Yet'
Hamza bin Laden appears ready to pick up the mantle
- "I think we're not done with the bin Ladens yet." That's the conclusion of Ali Soufan in a
interview focusing on the trove of documents taken from Osama bin Laden's compound upon his death. Soufan—the FBI's chief al-Qaeda investigator in the...
Obama Releases Bin Laden
Documents on Last Day
Jan 19, 2017 2:05 PM CST
Obama Releases Bin Laden Documents on Last Day
They include letters to his sons and memos about al-Qaeda bureaucracy
- In its last day running the country, the Obama administration has released a final batch of documents once belonging to Osama bin Laden, the AP reports. The 49 documents made public Thursday were part of the hundreds taken during the 2011 raid that led to bin Laden's death. Intelligence...
bin Laden Son
Jan 6, 2017 12:03 AM CST
US Slaps Sanctions on bin Laden Son
'Hamza bin Laden is actively engaged in terrorism'
- The Obama administration imposed sanctions on a son of Osama bin Laden on Thursday, saying the younger bin Laden poses a risk to US national security. The State Department said Hamza bin Laden was added to its Specially Designated Global Terrorist list after he was "determined to have committed,...
Son of Osama's Bombmaker
Caught in Terrorists' Civil War
Aug 5, 2016 9:42 AM CDT
Son of Osama's Bombmaker Caught in Terrorists' Civil War
'Washington Post' interviews Mohammed al-Masri
- Those looking for insight into the fierce rivalry between al-Qaeda and the Islamic State will want to read a
interview with a 35-year-old named Mohammed al-Masri. He happens to be the son of Abu Khabab al-Masri, a chemist known as Osama bin Laden's bombmaker who was killed...
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