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# bin-laden - Saturday 14 September, 2019

Trump confirms that son and heir of Osama bin Laden killed in counter-terror operation

Trump said the killing “deprives Al-Qaeda of important leadership skills and the symbolic connection to his father”.

# bin-laden - Thursday 5 January, 2017

The US has just labelled Osama bin Laden's son as a terrorist

Hamza bin Laden has issued audio messages to Al-Qaeda supporters.

# bin-laden - Thursday 14 May, 2015

Did Obama tell a huge number of lies about the killing of Osama bin Laden?

A potentially explosive exposé by Seymour Hersh has been slammed by the White House. Get up to speed on the controversy, here…

# bin-laden - Friday 7 November, 2014

"I shot him two times in the forehead" - Two Navy Seals row over who killed Bin Laden

Robert O’Neill is the latest former Seal to claim he shot the Al-Qaeda leader.

# bin-laden - Wednesday 29 October, 2014

US commando who killed Osama bin Laden to reveal identity

An interview with the Navy Seal will air on Fox News next month.

# bin-laden - Friday 18 July, 2014

Bill Clinton sought extra information on Bin Laden back in the 1990's

Records released today from Bill’s years in the White House concern the August 1998 bombings of US embassies in Kenya and Tanzania.

# bin-laden - Tuesday 9 July, 2013

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Here are the nine stories you need to know this morning.

# bin-laden - Tuesday 21 May, 2013

US can keep dead Osama bin Laden photos under wraps

A court ruled that pictures of a dead Bin Laden could reveal classified intelligence methods.

# bin-laden - Saturday 27 April, 2013

12 years later, large piece of 9/11 airplane found in New York

Authorities said it will not be removed until the area has been thoroughly examined.

# bin-laden - Friday 8 March, 2013

Bin Laden son in law pleads not guilty to terror

Sulaiman Abu Ghaith, allegedly a senior propagandist in the Al-Qaeda network, is accused of conspiring “to kill nationals of the United States.”

# bin-laden - Thursday 7 March, 2013

Bin Laden son-in-law captured, faces terror charges in New York

Sulaiman Abu Ghaith is expected to be in US federal court in New York tomorrow in an initial hearing to face terror charges.

# bin-laden - Monday 7 January, 2013

Irishman who planned bin Laden raid to be named as new CIA head

John Brennan’s parents hail from Roscommon, and he was raised in New Jersey. The counterterrorism expert was deeply involved in planning the raid that killed Osama bin Laden.

# bin-laden - Friday 31 August, 2012

Pentagon may take legal action against Navy SEAL who wrote about Bin Laden raid

In his book, Matt Bissonnette writes about the moment Bin Laden was shot.

# bin-laden - Monday 27 August, 2012

Pentagon checking Bin Laden raid book for leaks

Officials have received the manuscript and are checking for any classified information, said Pentagon spokesperson.

# bin-laden - Wednesday 30 May, 2012

Doctor who helped CIA trace bin Laden 'jailed over militancy'

Court documents obtained today debunk the view that Shakil Afridi was convicted for working with the CIA.

# bin-laden - Thursday 24 May, 2012

US aid to Pakistan cut over jailing of doctor who helped CIA

Dr Shakil Afridi was convicted of conspiring against the state of Pakistan after he helped the CIA in their search for bin Laden.

# bin-laden - Wednesday 23 May, 2012

Doctor who helped CIA trace bin Laden sentenced to 33 years

The Pakistani man has been convicted of conspiring against Pakistan.

# bin-laden - Tuesday 1 May, 2012

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Romney insists he would have ordered bin Laden killed

Seemingly backtracking on his statements from a few years ago, the Republican presidential candidate says he would have given the order to kill Osama bin Laden.

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One year on: Osama bin Laden's death

The architect of the 9/11 terrorist attacks was killed by US Navy SEALs in the early hours of 2 May 2011 – here, we take a look back at the events that unfolded in the wake of his death.

# bin-laden - Friday 27 April, 2012

US court rules against release of dead bin Laden photos

Meanwhile, earlier today Osama bin Laden’s family was deported from Pakistan to Saudi Arabia.

# bin-laden - Monday 2 April, 2012

Bin Laden’s wives, daughters in jail for illegal entry into Pakistan

The five women were sentenced to 45 days in prison for illegally entering and living in the country.

# bin-laden - Sunday 26 February, 2012

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Nine things you need to know by 9am including: Syria goes to the polls; Fianna Fáil complains to RTÉ and the Sun on Sunday is launched…

# bin-laden - Tuesday 31 January, 2012

Will the US release photos of Osama bin Laden's death?

The CIA has 52 photos and videos of the al-Qaeda leader’s assassination – and could be forced to make them public.

# bin-laden - Wednesday 28 December, 2011

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Top 10 stories you shared on Facebook in 2011

Pizza is a vegetable, a pet rescue in the Liffey and the tragedy of one young woman’s lonely death – some of the stories you most wanted to share with your Facebook friends.

# bin-laden - Tuesday 27 December, 2011

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14 game-changing moments of 2011

These were the catalysts for some of the upheavals at home and abroad this past year…

# bin-laden - Thursday 17 November, 2011

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Osama bin Laden was 'tender, gentle family man', says successor

Ayman al-Zawahiri said he wanted to “show the human side” of the man responsible for the 9/11 attacks.

# bin-laden - Monday 7 November, 2011

The 5 at 5: Monday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

New book offers more details on Navy SEALs' bin Laden raid

Former Navy SEAL commander Chuck Pfarrer sheds some light on the May raid at Osama bin Laden’s Abbottabad compound.

# bin-laden - Wednesday 26 October, 2011

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Obama tells Jay Leno that Occupy movement is a result of 'frustration'

The US president appeared on the country’s highest-rated talk show to talk about Gaddafi, bin Laden, the Occupy Wall Street movement and Hillary Clinton as vice president…

# bin-laden - Thursday 6 October, 2011

Doctor who 'helped CIA find bin Laden' accused of treason

The CIA’s fake vaccination programme in the Pakistani town where bin Laden was found and killed in May has caused many problems in its aftermath.

# bin-laden - Friday 9 September, 2011

9/11 recordings: "Somebody's stabbed... I think we're getting hijacked"

Audio recordings made on the day of the 9/11 attacks document the reactions of flight crew, air traffic controllers and the US military as events unfolded.

# bin-laden - Wednesday 3 August, 2011

Bin Laden raid ‘was always shoot to kill’ as new details emerge

The most detailed account of the bin Laden raid in May is published in this week’s New Yorker.

# bin-laden - Tuesday 12 July, 2011

How the CIA tried to find Osama bin Laden

A fake vaccination programme was organised in the town where the Al Qaeda leader was hiding but did it work?

# bin-laden - Monday 11 July, 2011

The 9 at 9: Monday

In today’s 9 at 9: Roscommon A&E is closed but the row rumbles on; energy price hikes in the offing; a new debt crisis hits a eurozone country; the return of Bobby and JR; and Christy Moore at Oxegen.

# bin-laden - Friday 8 July, 2011

US admiral's comments on murdered journalist "extremely irresponsible"

Islamabad’s relationship with the US won’t be helped by Adm Mullen’s remarks the the Parkistan government ‘sanctioned’ journalist’s killing.

# bin-laden - Wednesday 15 June, 2011

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Nine things to know this morning…

# bin-laden - Thursday 26 May, 2011

CIA will be granted access to bin Laden house

US intelligence forces will be given an opportunity to search for fingerprints and other evidence in Abbottabad.

No evidence of imminent terrorist threat from Bin Laden before death: Officials

US and European intelligence officials have said that, as yet, no evidence that shows Osama bin Laden was involved in plotting specific or imminent terrorist threats have been uncovered.

# bin-laden - Sunday 22 May, 2011

Obama: I would repeat Bin Laden raid

Obama has insisted that while he is “very respectful of the sovereignty of Pakistan”, his first duty is to secure the United States.

# bin-laden - Thursday 19 May, 2011

US officials say "no evidence" Islamabad knew of bin Laden's life in Pakistan

However, US Defence Secretary Robert Gates says his supposition is that “somebody knew”.

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