World | Scott Shane and Ben Hubbard, The New York Times | Sunday August 31, 2014
The extremists who have seized large parts of Syria and Iraq have riveted the world's attention with their military prowess and unrestrained brutality.
World | Reuters | Tuesday August 26, 2014
The United States on Monday said Suleiman Abu Ghaith, a son-in-law of Osama bin Laden, should spend the rest of his life in prison following his conviction on terrorism-related charges.
World | Mark Mazzetti and Helene Cooper, The New York Times | Saturday August 23, 2014
With the rapid advance of the Islamic State across northern Iraq, the language that the Obama administration is using to describe the danger the terrorist group poses to the US has become more pointed.
World | Reuters | Friday August 15, 2014
A defense lawyer for the son-in-law of Osama bin Laden convicted on terrorism-related charges in New York federal court said on Thursday that his client should serve no more than 15 years in prison.
World | Indo-Asian News Service | Monday August 11, 2014
A letter found at slain Al Qaeda chief Osama Bin Laden's hideout in Pakistan warned of the rise of a new Islamic extremist group capable of extreme brutality that could damage Al Qaeda's reputation, media reported on Monday.
Diaspora | Press Trust of India | Saturday August 9, 2014
Just days after a Sikh man was hit and dragged by a truck, another Sikh man and his mother were attacked in New York by a group of teenagers who called them 'Osama Bin Laden' in an apparent hate crime, sparking fresh outrage among the community membe...
World | Reuters | Monday August 4, 2014
Republicans on the U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee will soon release a report asserting the CIA's use of harsh interrogation techniques helped bring down Osama bin Laden and disrupt terrorist plots, the panel's top Republican said on Sunday.
World | Reuters | Wednesday July 23, 2014
In hiding, targeted by drone strikes and unable to land a blow in the West, al Qaeda's ageing leaders are losing a power struggle with ultra-radical young militants in Iraq and Syria who see themselves as the true successors to Osama bin Laden.
World | Associated Press | Saturday July 19, 2014
Former US President Bill Clinton asked advisers for more information on Osama bin Laden in 1998 after flagging a newspaper story, according to records from the Clinton White House that were released yesterday.
World | Associated Press | Tuesday July 15, 2014
A US appeals court has set aside two of three convictions against a former personal assistant to Osama bin Laden.
World | Agence France-Presse | Saturday June 21, 2014
The CIA once considered producing a toy action figure of Osama bin Laden that would transform into a devil-eyed demon, hoping to persuade children abroad that he was no hero, but a scary villain.
India | Reported by Sneha Mary Koshy (With inputs from PTI) | Tuesday June 10, 2014
A huge controversy has broken out in Kerala's Thrissur after a government polytechnic published a photograph of Prime Minister Narendra Modi in their campus magazine under a list of "negative faces" that also includes Osama bin Laden, Adolf Hitler an...
World | Press Trust of India | Tuesday June 10, 2014
The US decided not to inform Pakistan about its top-secret mission to kill Osama bin Laden in Abbottabad as it knew that elements in spy agency ISI maintained close ties with the al-Qaeda and the Taliban, according to former Secretary of State Hillar...
World | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday June 3, 2014
An Iraqi "high-value" detainee at Guantanamo, accused of being an Al-Qaeda commander in Afghanistan and Pakistan, was referred to a military court on terror charges, the Pentagon said on Tuesday.
World | Associated Press | Tuesday May 27, 2014
U.S. and British forces began launching airstrikes into Afghanistan on Oct. 7, 2001, after the 9/11 terrorist attacks against America. The initial strikes were aimed at Taliban troops, training camps and air defenses. By early November there were abo...
World | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday May 27, 2014
He's been president for five and a half years, brought troops home from Iraq, is winding down the Afghan war, killed Osama bin Laden and crafted a multitude of speeches defining his worldview.
World | Reuters | Thursday May 22, 2014
Atop the hill of Tel Ahmar just a few kilometres from Israeli forces on the Golan Heights, Syrian Islamist fighters hoist the al Qaeda flag and praise their mentor Osama bin Laden.
World | Press Trust of India | Wednesday May 21, 2014
Regretting his arrest and severity of sentence, the US has said the treatment meted out to Shakil Afridi, the Pakistani doctor who assisted CIA in tracing Osama bin Laden, is "unjust and unwarranted".
World | Associated Press | Tuesday May 20, 2014
A top White House official is promising that the CIA will no longer use vaccination programs as cover for spying operations. It used the ruse hunting for Osama bin Laden.
World | Agence-France Presse | Thursday May 15, 2014
A New York jury began deliberating on Thursday over its verdict on the terror and kidnapping charges brought against Islamist preacher Abu Hamza by the United States.