Navy SEAL

  • US panel seeks declassification review of Abbottabad documents 22-11-2013 03:03 PM

    Washington: A key US Congressional panel has sought a declassification review of documents collected by Navy SEALs in Abbottabad, Pakistan where al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden was killed in a daring raid in 2011. The House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence on Thursday passed the Fiscal Year 2014 Intelligence...
  • Pak's obsession with India led to Osama raid: Report 10-07-2013 09:42 PM

    Islamabad: US Navy SEALs were able to sneak into Pakistan covertly to kill Osama bin Laden because of advanced American stealth technology and the Pakistani military's obsession with India. The leaked report of the Abbottabad Commission said India remained the focus of Pakistan's military "despite a growing American threat including...
  • Osama's body was washed before being buried at sea 22-11-2012 08:12 AM

    Washington: Internal emails among US military officers indicate that no sailors watched Osama bin Laden's burial at sea from the USS Carl Vinson and traditional Islamic procedures were followed during the ceremony. The emails, obtained by The Associated Press through the Freedom of Information Act, are heavily blacked out, but...
  • 7 US Navy SEALs punished for revealing secrets 09-11-2012 12:42 PM

    Washington: Seven members of the secretive Navy SEAL Team 6, including one involved in the mission to get Osama bin Laden, have been punished for disclosing classified information, senior Navy officials said on Thursday. Four other SEALs are under investigation for similar alleged violations, one official said. The SEALs are...
  • Seven Navy SEALS punished for leaking info for videogame 09-11-2012 12:32 PM

    Washington: Seven members of an elite US Navy SEAL team, including one who participated in the raid that killed al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden, have been reprimanded for disclosing classified material while helping produce a videogame, officials said on Thursday. All seven of the special operations forces who were...
  • US jury finds Navy SEAL guilty in weapons case 08-10-2011 02:44 AM

    Las Vegas: A federal jury on Friday found an active-duty Navy SEAL guilty on 13 of 15 charges alleging he smuggled machine guns and explosives from Iraq and Afghanistan and conspired with three convicted co-defendants to sell them in the United States. The jury returned the verdict in US District...
  • Obama pledges to press on in Afghan war 09-08-2011 02:51 AM

    Washington: President Barack Obama pledged on Monday to forge ahead with his Afghan war strategy and the Pentagon sought to dispel fears of a Taliban resurgence after militants shot down a helicopter killing 30 US troops, mainly elite Navy SEALs. Saturday's crash was the deadliest incident for US forces since...
  • 22 US Navy SEALs killed in Afghan crash 07-08-2011 10:19 PM

    Kabul: The US Navy SEALs and other troops whose helicopter was shot down in eastern Afghanistan had rushed to the mountainous area to help a US Army Ranger unit that was under fire from insurgents, two US officials said on Sunday. The rescue team had completed the mission, subduing the...
  • New details emerge on Osama's sea burial 01-08-2011 09:59 PM

    New York: New details have emerged on how US navy SEALs gave Osama bin Laden a 'blunt' sea burial to end his myth, after they killed the al Qaeda chief during a raid in Pakistan's garrison town of Abbottabad. The SEALs planned disposal of bin Laden's body on the basis...
  • Pakistan college contest: praise for bin Laden 02-07-2011 12:44 AM

    Lahore: Two months after the covert US raid that killed Osama bin Laden, posters emblazoned with images of the burning World Trade Center towers appeared at the country's largest university advertising a literary contest to glorify the slain al-Qaida chief. The poem and essay competition at the prestigious Punjab University...
  • Al-Zawahri succeeds bin Laden as al-Qaida leader 17-06-2011 12:39 AM

    Cairo: Osama bin Laden's longtime deputy Ayman al-Zawahri, a fiery ideologue who is known for his deep hatred of the West and helped plan the 9/11 attacks, has taken control of al-Qaida after the death of the terror network's founder, the group said on Thursday. Al-Zawahri, an Egyptian-born surgeon, has...
  • Bin Laden files prompt new scrutiny 10-06-2011 12:40 AM

    Washington: Everyone Osama bin Laden ever wrote to, spoke to or even mentioned in the volumes of correspondence seized from his Pakistan hideout is under new scrutiny, US officials say. Surveillance has been stepped up on possible terrorist targets around the world, as intelligence experts near the end of decrypting...
  • Pakistan returns US helicopter from Osama raid 24-05-2011 10:55 PM

    Washington: Pakistan has returned to the United States wreckage of a US helicopter destroyed during the raid that killed Osama bin Laden, a Pentagon official told on Tuesday. The delivery of the wreckage meets a key US demand of Pakistan in the wake the May 2 mission to kill the...
  • US shows off warship that buried bin Laden 15-05-2011 10:19 AM

    Aboard the USS Carl Vinson: US officials welcomed visitors on Sunday to the USS Carl Vinson warship, from which Osama bin Laden's body was buried at sea, but did not discuss the ultra-secretive attack that killed him, reflecting America's concern over possible retaliation. US defense officials were taking measures to...
  • Osama in his last video talks about Gulf unrest 14-05-2011 07:48 AM

    Washington: US investigation officials have stumbled upon an unreleased video of Osama bin Laden which shows the slain al Qaeda chief speaking on the recent unrest in the Middle East but has no reference to the uprisings in Libya, Yemen and Syria. The CIA-led inter agency Task Force officials said...
  • Small helmet cameras recorded raid on Osama 13-05-2011 09:49 AM

    Washington: Tiny but highly sophisticated cameras installed on the helmets of the Navy SEALs, who raided Osama bin Laden's Abbottabad compound in Pakistan on a pitch dark night, are helping the CIA to reconstruct the entire 40 minute, second by second, and is providing invaluable inputs about the al-Qaeda chief,...
  • 'Osama in Pak was our incompetence' 08-05-2011 05:07 PM

    Hello and welcome to Devil's Advocate. Nothing could be more embarrassing for Pakistan than the fact that Osama bin Laden was living in Abbottabad for perhaps five years before being killed in a stealth operation by US Navy SEAL commandos. With me to answer the many questions that arises, the...
  • 30 Minutes: Operation Geronimo 07-05-2011 09:33 PM

    This week on '30 Minutes', catch how Operation Geronimo started and ended in success with the killing of Osama bin Laden, the face of terror. ...
  • Obama saw soundless video feed of Osama raid 07-05-2011 12:47 PM

    Washington: US President Barack Obama and his key national security team in the White House situation room watched a soundless video feed of the raid on al-Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden at his hideout in Pakistan, a media report has said. "In the White House Situation Room on Sunday night,...
  • Osama raid glitch could now be headache for US 07-05-2011 09:57 AM

    Washington: The one major problem for the Navy SEALs who killed Osama bin Laden was the crash of one of their helicopters. It was no ordinary military chopper. Numerous aviation experts say they see several telltale signs of stealth technology in photos of what was left after the SEAL team...
  • Obama meets, applauds team that killed Osama 07-05-2011 07:24 AM

    Washington: US President Barack Obama on Friday met with Navy Seals, who carried out the successful operation that took out al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden. Al-qaeda has formally announced that their top leader was indeed killed during the raid and would take solid revenge against the US. Obama and...
  • Who are the men who killed Osama bin Laden? 06-05-2011 01:33 PM

    As details unfold about the elite U-S military raid that took out Osama, many are enthralled by the mystery men behind the operation. CNN traveled to the Navy SEALs' home town of Virginia Beach for a closer look. ...
  • Love in times of terror: Osama's youngest wife 05-05-2011 07:40 PM

    New Delhi: The story of the hunt for the world's most elusive terrorist and his eventual death in a daring helicopter assault has all the trappings of a Hollywood movie. A decade-long frustrating manhunt culminating in a trail that leads the US secret service to a sprawling compound in the...
  • Osama a mass killer of Muslims: Clinton 05-05-2011 10:35 AM

    Washington: Slain al-Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden, who was shot dead in his hideout by Special US forces in Pakistan, was a mass killer of Muslims and not a martyr as a few people are trying to portray, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has said. In her remarks to the...
  • Who are the US Navy Seals and what they do? 03-05-2011 02:09 PM

    The top secret operation by the US special forces to kill Osama bin laden was code named Geronimo after a late 19th century Apache chief. The entire operation lasted 40 minutes and was carried out by a team called Seal 6 said to be the best of the best special...