Osama bin Laden

'Unholy alliance' of Islamists threatens Sweden: spy chief

STOCKHOLM - Sweden, once cited by Osama bin Laden as the kind of country al Qaeda did not attack, is facing a rising threat from Islamist militants because of the crises in Iraq and Syria, its spy chief said in an interview on Friday.

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Lawyer for Pakistan doctor who helped CIA find bin Laden shot dead

PESHAWAR - A Pakistani lawyer under death threats for defending a doctor who helped CIA agents hunt al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden was shot dead on Tuesday, police said, and two militant groups claimed responsibility. | Video

World, 17 Mar 2015

Saudi court jails al Qaeda recruiters, bin Laden associate -newspaper

DUBAI - A Saudi court has jailed at least 13 men on counts including the recruitment of al Qaeda militants for the September 11, 2001 attacks on the United States and sheltering Osama bin Laden in Pakistan, Saudi newspapers said on Tuesday.

World, 24 Feb 2015

'Trusted lieutenant' of bin Laden on trial for U.S. embassy bombs

NEW YORK - A Saudi man charged in connection with the twin 1998 bombings of U.S. embassies in Africa was a “trusted lieutenant” of Osama bin Laden from the earliest days of al Qaeda, U.S. prosecutors said at the start of his trial in New York.

World, Africa 22 Jan 2015

Bin Laden's ex-secretary loses appeal of life sentence

NEW YORK - Osama bin Laden’s former personal secretary lost a bid to throw out his life sentence for conspiring to bomb U.S. embassies in Kenya and Tanzania in 1998, which killed 224 people and injured thousands.

World, Africa 21 Jan 2015

Who shot bin Laden? Former Navy SEALS make rival claims

WASHINGTON - Members of the U.S. Navy Seal commando team that killed Osama bin Laden at his Pakistan hideout in May, 2011 are making conflicting claims as to who actually shot the al Qaeda leader. | Video

U.S., 07 Nov 2014

Who shot bin Laden? Former U.S. Navy SEALS make rival claims

WASHINGTON - Members of the U.S. Navy Seal commando team that killed Osama bin Laden at his Pakistan hideout in May, 2011 are making conflicting claims as to who actually shot the al Qaeda leader.

U.S., 06 Nov 2014

U.S. trial for Libyan al Qaeda suspect, bin Laden associate delayed

NEW YORK - The U.S. terrorism trial of suspected al Qaeda figure Abu Anas Al-Liby and accused Osama Bin Laden associate Khalid al-Fawwaz has been postponed for more than two months until Jan. 12, 2015.

World, 22 Oct 2014

Bin Laden son-in-law sentenced to life in U.S. prison

NEW YORK - A seemingly unrepentant Suleiman Abu Ghaith, a son-in-law of Osama bin Laden, was sentenced to life in prison on Tuesday in New York following his conviction on terrorism charges.

U.S., Aerospace & Defense, 23 Sep 2014

China’s Hong Kong chief says remarks to lawmakers were misrepresented in media

HONG KONG - China's most senior official in Hong Kong, Zhang Xiaoming, said on Friday that remarks he had made to pro-democracy lawmakers in an August 19 meeting had been misrepresented in media reports.

World, China, 13 Sep 2014
President Barack Obama (2nd L) and Vice President Joe Biden (L), along with members of the national security team, receive an update on the mission against Osama bin Laden in the Situation Room of the White House, May 1, 2011. Also pictured are Secretary of State Hillary Clinton (2nd R) and Defense Secretary Robert Gates (R). Please note: A classified document seen in this photograph has been obscured at source. REUTERS/White House/Pete Souza/Handout
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The bin Laden kill plan

A pivotal moment in the long, tortuous quest to find Osama bin Laden came years before U.S. spy agencies discovered his hermetic compound in Abbottabad, Pakistan.  Full Article | Video 

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