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# osama - 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 - Tuesday 1 May, 2012

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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.

# osama - Monday 9 May, 2011

Take 5: Monday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

Catholic priest encourages parishioners to forgive Osama bin Laden

The comments of the Australian priest come as others such as the Dalai Lama say that even bin Laden “deserves our compassion and forgiveness”.

# osama - Friday 6 May, 2011

The 9 at 9: Friday

Nine things you need to know by 9am: Photos emerge from the Osama compound – but none of the dead look like Osama; Obama to address crowds at O’Connell Street; and Matthew Elderfield gives bank boards their notice.

# osama - Wednesday 4 May, 2011

Take 5: Wednesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

# osama - Tuesday 3 May, 2011

US moves away from remark that bin Laden ‘used his wife as human shield’

Top US official had claimed that the terrorist tried to save himself during raid on his Pakistan compound.

Take 5: Tuesday

5 stories, 5 minutes, 5 o’clock.

US 'has pics' of Osama killed with precision shot above left eye

US officials are weighing up whether to release secret video and photos of Bin Laden.

# osama - Monday 2 May, 2011

Bin Laden death gets most Tweets-per-minute EVER

Official Twitter data shows that the killing and aftermath inspired the most sustained tweeting the microblogging site has ever seen.

Gruesome pic of 'dead Osama' is a fake (graphic content)

Same doctored photograph did the rounds two years ago – but that didn’t stop a number of news organisations falling for it again today.

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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.

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Twitter user inadvertently live-blogs deadly attack on Bin Laden

The IT consultant living in Abbottabad – the city where Osama bin Laden was killed – was initially annoyed by the noise of a helicopter hovering over his roof.