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# Osama bin Laden

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The Guardian removes Osama bin Laden's 'Letter to America' after it goes viral on TikTok
Links to the original article have been replaced on the Guardian website with a statement saying it had been shared ‘without the full context’.
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Leeds stepping up checks after removing Bin Laden cut-out from Elland Road
An image of the former Al-Qaeda leader was in the stands ahead of Saturday’s game against Fulham.
'It’s not a disgraced name' - Sheffield United owner defends dealings with Osama bin Laden's family
Prince Abdullah says he will continue to do business with relatives of the former Al-Qaeda leader.
Son of Osama Bin Laden and heir to Al-Qaeda has been killed, US media report
President Donald Trump was questioned in the Oval office by reporters but refused to confirm or deny the reports.
US offers $1 million reward for information about Osama Bin Laden's son
Hamza bin Laden is seen as a growing force in global extremism.
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.
The US has just labelled Osama bin Laden's son as a terrorist
Hamza bin Laden has issued audio messages to Al-Qaeda supporters.
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.
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.
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…
'If Bin Laden was following me on Twitter, he may have had an early warning' spoke to Sohaib Athar, four years after he unknowingly live-tweeted history in the making.
RTÉ Teletext also fell prey to the old Obama-Osama mistake
First CNN, now Teletext. Is anybody safe?
CNN is the latest to fall victim to the classic Obama-Osama mix up
Not again.
"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.
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'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.
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.
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.
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’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'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.
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 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.
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.
Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads
The very best of the week’s writing from around the web.
Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads
The very best of the week’s writing from around the web.
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.
Pentagon checking Bin Laden raid book for leaks
Officials have received the manuscript and are checking for any classified information, said Pentagon spokesperson.
Navy Seal releases book on bin Laden hit operation
The book has triggered concerns that classified information may be released to the public.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Doctor who helped CIA trace bin Laden sentenced to 33 years
The Pakistani man has been convicted of conspiring against Pakistan.
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.
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.
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
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.