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Leeds stepping up checks after removing Bin Laden cut-out from Elland Road
# Cardboard Hoax
From The42
# Cardboard Hoax

Leeds stepping up checks after removing Bin Laden cut-out from Elland Road

Jun 25th 2020, 11:56 AM 7,617 Views 5 Comments

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
# Nothing To See Here
From The42
# Nothing To See Here

'It’s not a disgraced name' - Sheffield United owner defends dealings with Osama bin Laden's family

Sep 19th 2019, 4:56 PM 6,932 Views 6 Comments

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
# Hamza Bin Laden
# Hamza Bin Laden

Son of Osama Bin Laden and heir to Al-Qaeda has been killed, US media report

Jul 31st 2019, 10:43 PM 42,357 Views 44 Comments

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
# Hamza Bin Laden

US offers $1 million reward for information about Osama Bin Laden's son

Mar 1st 2019, 7:49 AM 22,704 Views 39 Comments

Hamza bin Laden is seen as a growing force in global extremism.

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

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

Mar 29th 2018, 7:15 AM 18,027 Views 44 Comments

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
# Global Jihad
# Global Jihad

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

Jan 5th 2017, 4:28 PM 17,398 Views 38 Comments

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
# Funding Jihad
# Funding Jihad

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

Mar 2nd 2016, 8:24 AM 19,958 Views 22 Comments

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
# Secret Docs
# Secret Docs

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

May 20th 2015, 5:30 PM 14,939 Views 61 Comments

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?
# Explainer
# Explainer

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

May 14th 2015, 11:58 AM 23,759 Views 63 Comments

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'
# Operation Neptune Spear
# Operation Neptune Spear

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

May 2nd 2015, 9:45 AM 23,544 Views 38 Comments

TheJournal.ie 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 From The Daily Edge

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

Nov 9th 2014, 2:30 PM 3,334 Views 0 Comments

First CNN, now Teletext. Is anybody safe?

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

CNN is the latest to fall victim to the classic Obama-Osama mix up

Nov 8th 2014, 5:00 PM 2,562 Views 2 Comments

Not again.

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

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

Nov 7th 2014, 8:10 AM 21,159 Views 84 Comments

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
# 9/11
# 9/11

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

Oct 31st 2014, 10:00 PM 22,813 Views 52 Comments

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
# 9/11
# 9/11

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

Sep 23rd 2014, 4:12 PM 10,235 Views 18 Comments

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
# Terrorism
# Terrorism

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

Aug 23rd 2014, 7:00 PM 118 Views 181 Comments

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
# Bin Laden
# Bin Laden

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

Jul 18th 2014, 10:51 PM 12,204 Views 8 Comments

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
# Waterboarding
# Waterboarding

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

Apr 2nd 2014, 9:25 AM 6,801 Views 48 Comments

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
# Trial
# Trial

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

Mar 26th 2014, 3:34 PM 6,234 Views 51 Comments

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
# New York
# New York

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

Mar 19th 2014, 8:42 PM 9,749 Views 0 Comments

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
# Pakistan
# Pakistan

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

Nov 23rd 2013, 2:46 PM 13,103 Views 51 Comments

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
# What We Learned
# What We Learned

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

Jul 9th 2013, 2:05 PM 9,758 Views 47 Comments

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
# Osama Bin Laden
# Osama Bin Laden

US can keep dead Osama bin Laden photos under wraps

May 21st 2013, 6:15 PM 11,251 Views 94 Comments

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

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads
# Sitdown Sunday
# Sitdown Sunday

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

Feb 17th 2013, 10:30 AM 17,316 Views 0 Comments

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

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads
# Sitdown Sunday
# Sitdown Sunday

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

Oct 21st 2012, 10:30 AM 8,154 Views 3 Comments

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
# Bin Laden
# Bin Laden

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

Aug 31st 2012, 10:39 AM 4,113 Views 9 Comments

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

Pentagon checking Bin Laden raid book for leaks
# Bin Laden
# Bin Laden

Pentagon checking Bin Laden raid book for leaks

Aug 27th 2012, 8:12 PM 6,752 Views 17 Comments

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

Navy Seal releases book on bin Laden hit operation
# Classified
# Classified

Navy Seal releases book on bin Laden hit operation

Aug 23rd 2012, 10:17 AM 3,427 Views 12 Comments

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
# Osama Bin Box Office
# Osama Bin Box Office

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

Aug 9th 2012, 7:21 PM 5,618 Views 19 Comments

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
# Al Qaeda
# Al Qaeda

Drone strike kills Al Qaeda second in command

Jun 5th 2012, 8:28 PM 4,940 Views 74 Comments

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'
# Pakistan
# Pakistan

Doctor who helped CIA trace bin Laden 'jailed over militancy'

May 30th 2012, 4:57 PM 2,453 Views 11 Comments

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
# Pakistan
# Pakistan

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

May 24th 2012, 9:50 PM 3,355 Views 8 Comments

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
# Bin Laden
# Bin Laden

Doctor who helped CIA trace bin Laden sentenced to 33 years

May 23rd 2012, 8:34 PM 8,497 Views 40 Comments

The Pakistani man has been convicted of conspiring against Pakistan.

Al-Qaeda planned message to convert Ireland to Islam

Al-Qaeda planned message to convert Ireland to Islam

May 3rd 2012, 6:21 PM 21,560 Views 84 Comments

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'
# Afghanistan
# Afghanistan

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

May 2nd 2012, 8:20 AM 754 Views 8 Comments

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
# Bin Laden
# Bin Laden

Romney insists he would have ordered bin Laden killed

May 1st 2012, 8:00 PM 2,872 Views 12 Comments

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
# Osama

One year on: Osama bin Laden's death

May 1st 2012, 7:30 PM 5,499 Views 12 Comments

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
# Osama Bin Laden
# Osama Bin Laden

Bin Laden papers to be released online

May 1st 2012, 9:28 AM 1,493 Views 10 Comments

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

US court rules against release of dead bin Laden photos
# Bin Laden
# Bin Laden

US court rules against release of dead bin Laden photos

Apr 27th 2012, 10:46 AM 1,818 Views 7 Comments

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

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