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# obl - 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.

# obl - 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.

# obl - 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.

# obl - 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.

# obl - Tuesday 1 May, 2012

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.

# obl - Tuesday 27 December, 2011

14 game-changing moments of 2011 Review 2011 This post contains images

14 game-changing moments of 2011

These were the catalysts for some of the upheavals at home and abroad this past year…

# obl - Monday 7 November, 2011

The 5 at 5: Monday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

# obl - Friday 9 September, 2011

9/11 recordings: "Somebody's stabbed... I think we're getting hijacked"

Audio recordings made on the day of the 9/11 attacks document the reactions of flight crew, air traffic controllers and the US military as events unfolded.

# obl - Friday 8 July, 2011

US admiral's comments on murdered journalist "extremely irresponsible"

Islamabad’s relationship with the US won’t be helped by Adm Mullen’s remarks the the Parkistan government ‘sanctioned’ journalist’s killing.

# obl - Thursday 23 June, 2011

Slideshow: A bad year for 'bad guys' Most Wanted This post contains images

Slideshow: A bad year for 'bad guys'

As Irish-American mobster James ‘Whitey’ Bulger is captured after 16 years, take a look at other notorious figures who’ve been caught recently…

# obl - Wednesday 15 June, 2011

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Nine things to know this morning…

# obl - Thursday 19 May, 2011

US officials say "no evidence" Islamabad knew of bin Laden's life in Pakistan

However, US Defence Secretary Robert Gates says his supposition is that “somebody knew”.

# obl - Wednesday 18 May, 2011

Pakistan's Taliban vows to continue bin Laden's war against the West

In an interview with the AP, the deputy commander of the Pakistani Taliban warns the group will fight with a “new zeal” following the death of the al-Qaeda leader.

# obl - Friday 13 May, 2011

From The Daily Edge Porn found at Osama bin Laden's compound in Pakistan Bin Laden

Porn found at Osama bin Laden's compound in Pakistan

US commandos uncovered the stash of videos after bin Laden was killed. In other news, George Bush enjoys eating soufflé, and was doing so when he heard of bin Laden’s death.

# obl - Thursday 12 May, 2011

Bin Laden diary outlines plans to target US cities on significant dates

Al-Qaeda leader mused over how many Americans he must kill to force the US to pull out of the Arab world.

# obl - Wednesday 11 May, 2011

Bin Laden's sons call for evidence of father's death

In a statement to the NYT, bin Laden’s sons “question the propriety” of the US killing their father instead of allowing him a fair trial. Meanwhile, the US is working to repair its relationship with Pakistan.

# obl - Monday 9 May, 2011

Obama calls on Pakistan to investigate bin Laden's 'support network'

Meanwhile, former Irish President and UN official Mary Robinson has expressed her “moral unease” over the killing of Osama bin Laden’s.

# obl - Sunday 8 May, 2011

The Daily Fix: Sunday

In today’s Daily Fix: Ireland and Greece back in the headlines over EU/IMF bailouts; Japan sticks with nuclear power; and a Dublin church confirms it won’t be holding a mass for Osama bin Laden this week.

Pakistan still holding Osama bin Laden's wives and children

Three of Bin Laden’s wives and eight of his children are in the custody of Pakistani authorities, following the US raid which killed the al-Qaeda leader.

# obl - Saturday 7 May, 2011

From The Daily Edge Would you have what it takes to be a US Navy SEAL? Special Forces

Would you have what it takes to be a US Navy SEAL?

Citizenship requirements aside, that is… Do you think you could get through all that gruelling training?

# obl - Monday 2 May, 2011

CIA reveals diagrams and aerial photos of the Bin Laden compound Osama Bin Laden This post contains images

CIA reveals diagrams and aerial photos of the Bin Laden compound

See the satellite images of Bin Landen’s hideaway…

Meet the 'Seal Team 6', the crackshots who killed Bin Laden

The military group that took out terrorist this morning in Pakistan operates outside military protocol and their identities kept top secret.