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  • PTI to file petition against PM for receiving funding from Osama bin Laden

    ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) has decided to file yet another petition in the Supreme Court against Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to seek an investigation into allegations of receiving money from Al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden for the election campaign of the Pakistan Muslim League-N (PML-N) during the 1990s...

    “There is an old doctrine from the US that the political dirt should not be washed in the laundry of the...

  • US Navy SEAL had photo of Osama bin Laden's corpse: report

    WASHINGTON: A former United States (US) Navy SEAL kept an unauthorised photo of Osama bin Laden's corpse on a computer that he turned over to investigators, US-based news website The Intercept reported Tuesday...

    The discovery came after Matthew Bissonnette, who shot Osama in the infamous 2011 raid on the Al Qaeda leader's compound in Pakistan, gave investigators a copy of his hard drive...

  • Abbottabad cantonment likely to build graveyard on Osama bin Laden compound

    PESHAWAR: The Abbottabad Cantonment Board has reportedly decided to convert the empty land of the "Osama bin Laden compound" into a graveyard, it has been learnt...

    Five years ago, elite United States forces shot and killed Osama bin Laden, ending a manhunt that began in earnest after his Al Qaeda operatives hijacked planes and flew them into buildings in New York and Washington in September 2001...

  • Osama bin Laden's relatives reportedly killed in private jet crash in Britain

    LONDON: A private jet crashed in southern England on Friday, killing four people on board, a spokesman for Britain's Hampshire police service said, while Saudi and British media said the passengers were relatives of deceased Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden...

    Without confirming the identities of the victims, the Saudi Ambassador to Britain, Prince Mohammed bin Nawaf Al Saud, offered condolences on the embassy's official Twitter...

  • US believes Osama bin Laden's son Hamza is dead: official

    The United States believes that Hamza bin Laden, a son of slain Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden and himself a notable figure in the militant group, is dead, a US official said on Wednesday...

    Asked if he had intelligence that bin Laden's son had been killed, Trump told reporters: "I don't want to comment on it...

  • German spy agency told US of bin Laden's presence in Pakistan: German media

    BERLIN: Germany's foreign intelligence agency helped United States' Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) track down Osama bin Laden in Pakistan, where United States special forces killed the Al Qaeda leader, reported a German newspaper on Sunday...

    The German spy-service BND provided a tip-off that bin Laden was hiding in Pakistan, with the knowledge of Pakistani security services, according to the Bild am Sonntag report, which was...

  • Pakistan military officials admit defector's key role in Bin Laden operation

    ISLAMABAD: Two former senior Pakistan military officials told AFP on Tuesday that a ‘defector’ from country’s intelligence agency did assist the US in its hunt for Osama bin Laden but denied the two countries had officially worked together...

    The White House has flatly rejected Hersh's claims that Pakistan was told in advance about the May 2 special forces raid in Abbottabad...

  • Pakistan had no prior knowledge of Bin Laden, US raid: Foreign Office

    ISLAMABAD: The Foreign Office on Thursday issued a strong denial of the claims made by American investigative journalist Seymour Hersh, who wrote that Pakistan had prior knowledge of the US raid that took Osama bin Laden out in Abbottabad...

    "Pakistan also did not know about presence of Osama bin Laden in Abbottabad," said Foreign Office spokesman Qazi Khalilullah during a news briefing at FO in Islamabad...

  • Al Qaeda after bin Laden, still 'a dangerous threat'

    DUBAI: The militant group Al Qaeda has survived the death of its founder Osama bin Laden on May 2, 2011 and bolstered its notoriety with attacks in Africa, Europe and Yemen despite suffering a series of setbacks...

    By the time US special forces killed bin Laden in Abbottabad, the group he founded in the late 1980s had been badly damaged, with many of its militants and leaders killed or captured in the US "War on Terror"...

  • NON-FICTION: TRACKING BIN LADEN

    It has been more than six years since Osama bin Laden was killed in a raid conducted by the United States Navy Seals on his compound in Pakistan’s garrison city of Abbottabad, just a stone’s throw away from the military academy...

    Post-9/11, along with thousands of Al Qaeda members and their families, Bin Laden dodged American forces and their Afghan allies to cross over into Pakistan...

  • CIA releases vast Bin Laden archive

    WASHINGTON: The Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) on Wednesday released a vast archive of documents and video seized in the 2011 US raid on a Pakistani compound that killed Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden...

    Researchers from a Washington think tank who had prior access to the newly declassified dossier say it includes Bin Laden’s son’s wedding video and diaries left by the Saudi-born militant...

  • CIA release of bin Laden files renews interest in Iran links

    The CIA's release of documents seized during the 2011 raid that killed Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden has again raised questions about Iran's support of the extremist network leading up to the September 11 terror attacks...

    However, the report included in the CIA document dump shows how bin Laden, from Iran's arch-rival Saudi Arabia, could look across the sectarian divide to partner with the Mideast's Shia power to target his...

  • Iran denounces CIA 'fake news' in declassified Bin Laden files

    Iran has accused the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) of spreading “fake news” about the Islamic Republic with newly declassified files seized in the 2011 raid in Pakistan in which Al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden was killed...

    The CIA on Wednesday released 470,000 additional files found in May 2011 when United States (US) Navy SEALs burst into Bin Laden's compound in Abbottabad and shot him dead...

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