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# Bin Laden

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# hamza bin laden
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”.
# global jihad
The US has just labelled Osama bin Laden's son as a terrorist
Hamza bin Laden has issued audio messages to Al-Qaeda supporters.
# Explainer
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…
# zero dark shirty
"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.
# Interview
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
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.
# Osama bin Laden
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.
# 11 september
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.
# Terrorism
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.”
# United States
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.
# John Brennan
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
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
Pentagon checking Bin Laden raid book for leaks
Officials have received the manuscript and are checking for any classified information, said Pentagon spokesperson.
# Pakistan
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.
# Pakistan
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
Doctor who helped CIA trace bin Laden sentenced to 33 years
The Pakistani man has been convicted of conspiring against Pakistan.
# Bin Laden
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.
# Osama
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
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
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
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.
# Review 2011
Top 10 TheJournal.ie 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.
# Review 2011
14 game-changing moments of 2011
These were the catalysts for some of the upheavals at home and abroad this past year…
# Bin Laden
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 raid
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.
# Obama
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
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.
# Flight 93
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.
# Getting bin Laden
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
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?
# Pakistan
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
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.
# Bin Laden
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
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
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”.