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#Osama bin Laden

# osama-bin-laden - Thursday 29 March, 2018

US court rules families of 9/11 victims can sue Saudi Arabia

A US judge ruled that the plaintiffs had “narrowly articulate a reasonable basis” to proceed.

# osama-bin-laden - Thursday 5 January, 2017

The US has just labelled Osama bin Laden's son as a terrorist

Hamza bin Laden has issued audio messages to Al-Qaeda supporters.

# osama-bin-laden - Wednesday 2 March, 2016

How Osama bin Laden wanted €27 million fortune to be doled out after his death

Documents released by the US government show the al-Qaida leader left a will with instructions on how to divide up his funds.

# osama-bin-laden - Wednesday 20 May, 2015

9/11 conspiracy theories were on Osama Bin Laden's reading list

The Al-Qaeda leader also appeared to have been interested in attacking the French economy.

# osama-bin-laden - Thursday 14 May, 2015

Did Obama tell a huge number of lies about the killing of Osama bin Laden?

A potentially explosive exposé by Seymour Hersh has been slammed by the White House. Get up to speed on the controversy, here…

# osama-bin-laden - Saturday 2 May, 2015

'If Bin Laden was following me on Twitter, he may have had an early warning'

TheJournal.ie spoke to Sohaib Athar, four years after he unknowingly live-tweeted history in the making.

# osama-bin-laden - Sunday 9 November, 2014

From The Daily Edge RTÉ Teletext also fell prey to the old Obama-Osama mistake

RTÉ Teletext also fell prey to the old Obama-Osama mistake

First CNN, now Teletext. Is anybody safe?

# osama-bin-laden - Saturday 8 November, 2014

From The Daily Edge CNN is the latest to fall victim to the classic Obama-Osama mix up Switcheroo

# osama-bin-laden - Friday 7 November, 2014

"I shot him two times in the forehead" - Two Navy Seals row over who killed Bin Laden

Robert O’Neill is the latest former Seal to claim he shot the Al-Qaeda leader.

# osama-bin-laden - Friday 31 October, 2014

The Pentagon says the Navy Seal who shot bin Laden should not reveal himself

The Pentagon said that anyone who participated in the 2011 operation was still bound by a non-disclosure agreement.

# osama-bin-laden - Tuesday 23 September, 2014

Osama Bin Laden's son-in-law sentenced to life in prison

Abu Ghaith was the highest-ranking al-Qaida figure to face trial on US soil since the attacks.

# osama-bin-laden - Saturday 23 August, 2014

Opinion: The murder of James Foley will backfire spectacularly on Isis

Western powers were growing increasingly weary of military engagements in the Middle East – but this provocation will ensure a sustained, focused campaign to eliminate Isis.

# osama-bin-laden - Friday 18 July, 2014

Bill Clinton sought extra information on Bin Laden back in the 1990's

Records released today from Bill’s years in the White House concern the August 1998 bombings of US embassies in Kenya and Tanzania.

# osama-bin-laden - Wednesday 2 April, 2014

The CIA 'misled' the public over harshness of torture regime

The report says that intelligence received from torture played no material part in finding Osama Bin Laden

# osama-bin-laden - Wednesday 26 March, 2014

Osama bin Laden’s son-in-law found guilty of conspiracy to kill Americans

Abu Ghaith is most famous for appearing in a video with bin Laden the day after the 9/11 attacks.

# osama-bin-laden - Wednesday 19 March, 2014

Osama bin Laden's son-in-law tells court he did not plot to kill Americans

Abu Ghaith is most famous for appearing in a video with bin Laden the day after the 9/11 attacks.

# osama-bin-laden - Saturday 23 November, 2013

Pakistani doctor who helped find bin Laden charged with murder and fraud

Shakeel Afridi was recruited by the CIA to run a fake vaccination programme in Abbottabad in hopes of obtaining DNA samples to identify the Al Qaeda chief.

# osama-bin-laden - Tuesday 9 July, 2013

Osama bin Laden wore a cowboy hat and had playtime with the grandchildren

A leaked document from Pakistan, published by Al Jazeera provides us with minute detail about the everyday life of the one-time most wanted man in the world.

# osama-bin-laden - Tuesday 21 May, 2013

US can keep dead Osama bin Laden photos under wraps

A court ruled that pictures of a dead Bin Laden could reveal classified intelligence methods.

# osama-bin-laden - Sunday 17 February, 2013

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

The very best of the week’s writing from around the web.

# osama-bin-laden - Sunday 21 October, 2012

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

The very best of the week’s writing from around the web.

# osama-bin-laden - Friday 31 August, 2012

Pentagon may take legal action against Navy SEAL who wrote about Bin Laden raid

In his book, Matt Bissonnette writes about the moment Bin Laden was shot.

# osama-bin-laden - Monday 27 August, 2012

Pentagon checking Bin Laden raid book for leaks

Officials have received the manuscript and are checking for any classified information, said Pentagon spokesperson.

# osama-bin-laden - Thursday 23 August, 2012

Navy Seal releases book on bin Laden hit operation

The book has triggered concerns that classified information may be released to the public.

# osama-bin-laden - Thursday 9 August, 2012

Video: Osama bin Laden film accused of being Obama re-election stunt Osama Bin Box Office This post contains videos

Video: Osama bin Laden film accused of being Obama re-election stunt

The films makers insist that the film isn’t aimed to benefit Barack Obama as he seeks re-election.

# osama-bin-laden - Tuesday 5 June, 2012

Drone strike kills Al Qaeda second in command

Abu Yahya al-Libi is reported to have been charged with the day-to-day operations of the terrorist organisation in the tribal areas of Pakistan.

# osama-bin-laden - Wednesday 30 May, 2012

Doctor who helped CIA trace bin Laden ‘jailed over militancy’

Court documents obtained today debunk the view that Shakil Afridi was convicted for working with the CIA.

# osama-bin-laden - Thursday 24 May, 2012

US aid to Pakistan cut over jailing of doctor who helped CIA

Dr Shakil Afridi was convicted of conspiring against the state of Pakistan after he helped the CIA in their search for bin Laden.

# osama-bin-laden - Wednesday 23 May, 2012

Doctor who helped CIA trace bin Laden sentenced to 33 years

The Pakistani man has been convicted of conspiring against Pakistan.

# osama-bin-laden - Thursday 3 May, 2012

Al-Qaeda planned message to convert Ireland to Islam

Al-Qaeda planned message to convert Ireland to Islam

A letter by Al-Qaeda’s American spokesman says Ireland was ripe for conversion because of its ‘sympathy’ for Palestine.

# osama-bin-laden - Wednesday 2 May, 2012

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Good morning to you! Here’s nine things you should know before 9am on this Wednesday.

On Afghan trip, Obama says US is on a path to 'destroying Al Qaeda' Afghanistan This post contains videos

On Afghan trip, Obama says US is on a path to 'destroying Al Qaeda'

The US president was speaking on the day he signed an agreement for the period after US forces withdraw from Afghanistan in 2014.

# osama-bin-laden - Tuesday 1 May, 2012

Romney insists he would have ordered bin Laden killed Bin Laden This post contains videos

Romney insists he would have ordered bin Laden killed

Seemingly backtracking on his statements from a few years ago, the Republican presidential candidate says he would have given the order to kill Osama bin Laden.

One year on: Osama bin Laden's death Osama This post contains images

One year on: Osama bin Laden's death

The architect of the 9/11 terrorist attacks was killed by US Navy SEALs in the early hours of 2 May 2011 – here, we take a look back at the events that unfolded in the wake of his death.

Bin Laden papers to be released online

Some of the documents taken by US Navy SEALs during their raid on bin Laden’s compound have been declassified.

# osama-bin-laden - Friday 27 April, 2012

US court rules against release of dead bin Laden photos

Meanwhile, earlier today Osama bin Laden’s family was deported from Pakistan to Saudi Arabia.

# osama-bin-laden - Monday 2 April, 2012

The 5 at 5: Monday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

Bin Laden’s wives, daughters in jail for illegal entry into Pakistan

The five women were sentenced to 45 days in prison for illegally entering and living in the country.

# osama-bin-laden - Friday 30 March, 2012

On the run: Osama bin Laden lived in 5 houses

A widow of the al-Qaeda has told investigators that he lived in five safe houses in Pakistan and fathered four children, two of them born in government hospitals.

# osama-bin-laden - Sunday 11 March, 2012

Osama Bin Laden may have been betrayed by oldest wife

Independent investigator Shaukut Qadir’s theory also shows bin Laden’s deputy Ayman al-Zawahiri as an ambitious second-in-command.

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