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  • Young Islamic State Robs al Qaeda of Militant Prestige

    Young Islamic State Robs al Qaeda of Militant Prestige

    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.

  • Bin Laden, Haiti and Supreme Court: Clinton Papers

    Bin Laden, Haiti and Supreme Court: Clinton Papers

    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.

  • US Court Issues Partial Win to Osama bin Laden Assistant

    US Court Issues Partial Win to Osama bin Laden Assistant

    A US appeals court has set aside two of three convictions against a former personal assistant to Osama bin Laden.

  • ISIL Threatens al-Qaida as Flagship Movement of Extremists

    ISIL Threatens al-Qaida as Flagship Movement of Extremists

    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.

  • CIA Planned a Bin Laden 'Demon' Doll

    CIA Planned a Bin Laden 'Demon' Doll

    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.

  • In Kerala, Student's Magazine Puts Narendra Modi in 'Negative Faces' List

    In Kerala, Student's Magazine Puts Narendra Modi in 'Negative Faces' List

    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...

  • US Did Not Inform Pakistan on Osama Raid Because of ISI: Hillary Clinton

    US Did Not Inform Pakistan on Osama Raid Because of ISI: Hillary Clinton

    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...

  • 'High-Value' Guantanamo Inmate Charged With Terrorism

    'High-Value' Guantanamo Inmate Charged With Terrorism

    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.

  • A Snapshot of US Troop Commitment in Afghanistan Since 2001

    A Snapshot of US Troop Commitment in Afghanistan Since 2001

    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...

  • Barack Obama in New Bid to Define Foreign Policy

    Barack Obama in New Bid to Define Foreign Policy

    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.

  • Syrian Al Qaeda Reach Foothills Of Israeli-Held Golan

    Syrian Al Qaeda Reach Foothills Of Israeli-Held Golan

    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.

  • Pakistan's Treatment of Dr Afridi Unjust and Unwarranted: US

    Pakistan's Treatment of Dr Afridi Unjust and Unwarranted: US

    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".

  • US Will Not Use Vaccination Programs for Spying: CIA

    US Will Not Use Vaccination Programs for Spying: CIA

    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.

  • Jury Deliberates in Islamist Preacher Abu Hamza Trial

    Jury Deliberates in Islamist Preacher Abu Hamza Trial

    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.

  • Scorn, Icy Stares Follow Terror Suspects' Lawyers

    Scorn, Icy Stares Follow Terror Suspects' Lawyers

    People in the courthouse sometimes shun them. Friends, and even family, sometimes question their principles.

  • For Hillary Clinton, a Re-Airing of Past Episodes

    For Hillary Clinton, a Re-Airing of Past Episodes

    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.

  • Lawyer Pulls Out of Case of Pakistani Doctor Who Helped Find Osama bin Laden

    Lawyer Pulls Out of Case of Pakistani Doctor Who Helped Find Osama bin Laden

    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.

  • British Preacher Says He 'Loves' Osama Bin Laden

    British Preacher Says He 'Loves' Osama Bin Laden

    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.

  • China's Air Force Creates a Battalion of Monkeys

    China's Air Force Creates a Battalion of Monkeys

    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.

  • Edward Snowden 'Manipulated' by Russia: Former NSA Director

    Edward Snowden 'Manipulated' by Russia: Former NSA Director

    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.

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