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 | Ben Hubbard, The New York Times | Tuesday July 1, 2014
As Syria's civil war raged, a Kuwaiti Islamist, Ghanim al-Mteiri, funneled cash from wealthy donors in the Persian Gulf to Syria's affiliate of al-Qaida in hopes that it would overthrow the government and lay the foundations of an Islamic state.
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.
World | Associated Press | Tuesday May 13, 2014
People in the courthouse sometimes shun them. Friends, and even family, sometimes question their principles.
World | Associated Press | Sunday May 11, 2014
As Hillary Rodham Clinton mulls a 2016 presidential run, reminders of the tumultuous periods of the career of the former secretary of state and first lady have re-emerged in recent weeks.
World | Agence-France Presse | Saturday May 10, 2014
The lawyer of a Pakistani doctor who helped the CIA find Osama bin Laden on Saturday said he was withdrawing from the case after receiving threats against his life from militant groups.
World | Agence France-Presse | Friday May 9, 2014
British hate preacher Abu Hamza told his US terror trial on Thursday that he loved Osama bin Laden but refused when invited to join Al Qaeda at its inception.
Offbeat | Indo-Asian News Service | Thursday May 8, 2014
The Air Force of the People's Liberation Army (PLA) of China has trained a group of macaques to help protect an air base close to Beijing.
World | Agence-France Presse | Thursday May 8, 2014
Fugitive US intelligence leaker Edward Snowden is being manipulated by Russian authorities, the former director of the US National Security Agency reportedly said on Thursday, adding that he believed the leaks would cost lives.