Abottabad

  • Osama's body was identified by a young girl: Book August 31, 2012

    Washington: The dead body of Osama bin Laden was identified by a young girl who was in the room where he was killed after his wives refused to name the elusive alQaeda chief, a new book by an exUS Navy Seal has claimed. Matt Bissonnette, 36, in his tellall account of...
  • US troops warned not to disclose info on Osama August 24, 2012

    Washington: The US special operations chief has warned his troops, current and former, that he would take legal action against anyone found to have exposed sensitive information that could cause fellow forces harm. The threat comes as a new book with a firsthand account of the deadly raid on Osama...
  • 'Osama was frustrated with local jihadi groups' May 3, 2012

    Washington: Osama bin Laden seemed frustrated with the local jihadi groups that caused sufferings on the Muslims and urged them to abort such attacks and instead focus on the US, documents seized by US forces from his Abbottabad safe house in Pakistan a year ago reveal. "He (bin Laden) is at...
  • Pak: Osama's family remanded to judicial custody March 17, 2012

    Islamabad: A Pakistan court on Saturday remanded family members of Osama bin Laden, including his widows, to judicial custody for nine days. The al Qaeda chief's youngest widow, Yemeni national Amal Abdulfattah, and her five children were among those remanded to judicial custody. Abdulfattah was with bin Laden in a compound in...
  • With al Awlaki dead, al Qaeda lacks Western voice October 1, 2011

    Sanaa: The killings of USborn cleric Anwar al Awlaki and another American al Qaeda propagandist in a US airstrike on Friday wipe out the decisive factor that made the terrorist group's Yemen branch the most dangerous threat to the United States its reach into the West. Issuing Englishlanguage sermons on...
  • Report: The man who hunted Osama bin Laden July 5, 2011

    Washington: After Navy SEALs killed Osama bin Laden, the White House released a photo of President Barack Obama and his Cabinet inside the Situation Room, watching the daring raid unfold. Hidden from view, standing just outside the frame of that nowfamous photograph was a career CIA analyst. In the hunt for...
  • 'Rehearsal' carried out to attack India: ISI May 16, 2011

    Islamabad: ISI's powerful chief Ahmed Shuja Pasha has warned India that any Abbottabadlike attack by it would invite a befitting response from Pakistan as targets inside the country "had already been identified" and "rehearsal" carried out. Pasha's warning came as he addressed the incamera joint session of the Senate and...
  • Osama had 500 Euros, was ready to flee: Report May 4, 2011

    Washington: In indications that Osama bin Laden was prepared to flee at short notice, cash totalling 500 Euros and two telephone numbers were found sewn into his clothing when he was killed by US commandos deep inside Pakistan on Sunday. US media reported on Wednesday that this information was given by...
  • 'Indian forces capable of Abbottabadlike op' May 4, 2011

    Lucknow: Army chief General VK Singh on Wednesday said that Indian armed forces were "competent" to carry out an operation similar to the one conducted by the US in Pakistan against Al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden. "I would like to say only this that if such a chance comes, then...