OSAMA BIN LADEN DEAD

  • US govt yet to release pictures of slain Osama September 29, 2011

    US government is still deliberating whether it can be compelled to release the photographs and video showing the dead al Qaeda leader, Osama bin Laden. ...
  • Pak Taliban vows revenge attacks on US targets June 7, 2011

    Peshawar: Pakistan's Taliban, a close ally of al Qaeda, plans to attack American targets abroad to avenge the death of Osama bin Laden, said one of it's senior leaders. The TehrikeTaliban Pakistan (TTP), or Taliban Movement of Pakistan, has delivered on threats to avenge the killing of bin Laden by US...
  • Pakistan: Bomb attack kills 6, injures 10 June 5, 2011

    Peshawar: A bomb attack near the Pakistani city of Peshawar killed at least six people on Sunday, police said. "The blast took place at a bus stop and it seems the bomb was planted," said Raheem Khan, a police inspector. Ten people were wounded. Pakistan's Taliban militants, who have close ties...
  • Obama praises CIA's role in Osama killing May 21, 2011

    Washington: US President Barack Obama has visited headquarters of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) to congratulate the top spy outfit for its role in killing of the al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden. "Today I've returned just to say thank you, on behalf of all Americans and people around the...
  • Pornography found in Osama hideout: officials May 13, 2011

    Washington: A stash of pornography was found in the hideout of Osama bin Laden by the US commandos who killed him, current and former US officials said on Friday. The pornography recovered in bin Laden's compound in Abbottabad, Pakistan, consists of modern, electronically recorded video and is fairly extensive, according to...
  • Bin Laden eyed small cities as targets: US May 12, 2011

    Washington: Though hunted and in hiding, Osama bin Laden remained the driving force behind every recent al Qaeda terror plot, US officials say, citing his private journal and other documents recovered in last week's raid. Until Navy SEALs killed him a week ago, bin Laden dispensed chilling advice to the leaders...
  • US still has serious questions on Osama hideout May 10, 2011

    Washington: Notwithstanding Pakistan Premier Yousuf Raza Gilani's strong words on Osama bin Laden, the US said it still had serious questions over the safe hideout of the slain al Qaeda leader deep inside that country for over five years and that it was waiting for a response. "We have been pretty...
  • Comedians bring out the humour in Osama's death May 10, 2011

    Comedian Pete Dominick talks to a group of comedians to see how they are finding humor in one of the world's biggest stories, Osama bin Laden's killing. ...
  • Pak grants US access to Osama's wives: reports May 10, 2011

    New Delhi: The US may now get a chance to question Osama bin Laden's wives. 'Bloomberg' reports that Pakistan has agreed to give US investigators access to the three wives who were with Osama in the compound during the raid. But a specific timing of the access wasn't set. Pakistani...
  • US, Pak in blame game over Op Geronimo May 10, 2011

    Islamabad: Despite Pakistan's strong criticism of the US unilateral action in Abbottabad that killed Osama bin Laden, the White House still refuses to admit that it was a mistake. White House Press Secretary Jay Carney said, "We obviously take statements in concern with the Pakistani government seriously, but we don't...
  • 'Getting our man' outweighed raid risks: Obama May 9, 2011

    Washington: President Barack Obama ordered the commando raid that killed terrorist leader Osama bin Laden after deciding the risks were outweighed by the possibility "of us finally getting our man" following a decade of frustration, he said in a Sunday broadcast interview. The helicopter raid "was the longest 40 minutes of...
  • Osama's death an opportunity to defeat Qaeda: Obama May 9, 2011

    Washington: The killing of Osama bin Laden in a covert operation in Pakistan last week has provided an opportunity to defeat al Qaeda in the AfPak region, US President Barack Obama has said. However, he said that bin Laden's death was not an end to the war against terrorism. "We...
  • Obama has no scheduled Pak visit this year: US May 9, 2011

    Washington: US President Barack Obama has no schedule, at this moment, to go to Pakistan this year, his National Security Advisor has said, as the diplomatic fallout from the killing of Osama bin Laden intensified. "There's not a visit on his schedule at this point, right, to go to Pakistan,"...
  • Scepticism in Pak over Osama videos May 9, 2011

    Islamabad: The US may have released five home videos of Osama bin Laden to end all speculation about operation Geronimo that killed Osama, but in Pakistan hardly anyone is buying the story. Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani will finally break his silence and make a statement in the Assembly on...
  • Pak army denies reports of Pasha's resignation May 8, 2011

    Islamabad: The Pakistani military has denied reports that InterServices Intelligence chief Lt Gen Ahmed Shuja Pasha is quitting over the debacle of Osama bin Laden being killed by US forces in the garrison city of Abbottabad and that he travelled to Washington to explain Islamabad's position. Seeking to scotch reports that...
  • Pakistan media's reaction on Osama videos May 8, 2011

    Suhasini Haidar gets the reaction of Pakistani newspapers on the five Osama bin Laden videos released by US. ...
  • TWTW: Osama bin Laden's killing and more May 8, 2011

    On 'The Week That Wasn't', Cyrus brings you the funny side of Osama bin Laden's killing and other top news. ...
  • Osama directed al Qaeda from Pak compound May 8, 2011

    Washington: Osama bin Laden was actively engaged in directing his farflung network in plots against the United States from the compound in Pakistan where he was killed, a senior US intelligence official said as new video images of the al Qaeda leader were released on Saturday. The official, speaking on condition...
  • CIA watched bin Laden from nearby safe house May 6, 2011

    New York: Extensive surveillance of Osama bin Laden's hideout from a nearby CIA safe house in Abbottabad led to his killing in a Navy SEAL operation, US officials said, a revelation likely to further embarrass Pakistan's spy agency and strain ties. The US officials, quoted by the Washington Post, said the...
  • What now for Osama bin Laden's five wives? May 6, 2011

    The world's most dreaded terrorist, Osama bin Laden, who spent the last 13 years in hiding, couldn't live without his 5 wives. He used the youngest among them as a human shield the night the US killed him. ...
  • 10 years on, kids revisit 9/11 with George Bush May 6, 2011

    Here are some school students who were with former President George Bush when news was received of the killing of Osama bin Laden, the mastermind behind the 9/11 attacks. ...
  • Obama to participate in ceremony at Ground Zero May 5, 2011

    Washington: US President Barack Obama would travel to New York on Thursday to participate in a wreath laying ceremony at the Ground Zero there to mark the killing of Osama bin Laden, the White House has announced. The former President George W Bush, who was invited for the event would not...
  • Osama a mass killer of Muslims: Clinton May 5, 2011

    Washington: Slain alQaeda 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 National...
  • Osama killed according to war laws: White House May 5, 2011

    Washington: The White House has said the US covert operation to kill al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden was conducted in a manner fully consistent with the laws of war. "The (Special Operations) team had the authority to kill Osama bin Laden unless he offered to surrender; in which case the...
  • No Indian version of Op Geronimo: sources May 4, 2011

    New Delhi: Government sources have ruled out an Indian version of Operation Geronimo to eliminate terrorist leaders living in Pakistan and targeting India. Sources say the US was justified in carrying out a unilateral strike in Pakistan to kill al Qaeda chief and 9/11 mastermind Osama bin Laden and that...
  • Q&A: What really happened in Abbottabad May 4, 2011

    Washington: The White House, Pentagon and CIA are congratulating themselves over what appears to have been a stunningly successful mission to hunt down and kill al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden. But since Navy SEALs raided bin Laden's hideout in Abbottabad, Pakistan, on Monday, conflicting accounts have emerged about what...
  • Concerns raised over shooting of unarmed Osama May 4, 2011

    Berlin: The killing of Osama bin Laden when he was unarmed has raised concerns the United States may have gone too far in acting as policeman, judge and executioner of the world's most wanted man. But for several Muslim leaders, the more unsettling issue is whether the al Qaeda leader's burial...
  • Osama ordered wives not to remarry: report May 4, 2011

    Kuwait: Al Qaeda founder Osama bin Laden did not want his children to join the terrorist organisation, the Kuwaitbased AlAnbaa newspaper said citing his last will and testament. In a fourpage document dated December 14, 2001, written on a computer and signed "Your Brother Abu Abdullah Osama Muhammad Bin Laden,"...
  • White House struggles to get Osama story right May 4, 2011

    Washington: Killing Osama bin Laden was a big victory for the US, but how exactly the raid went down is another story and another, and another. Over two days, the White House has offered contradictory versions of events, including misidentifying which of bin Laden's sons was killed and wrongly saying...
  • No apology for violating Pak air space: US May 4, 2011

    Washington: US would not make any apology for its unilateral military action against al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden at his hideout in Pakistan, the White House has said. "We make no apologies about that," White House Press Secretary Jay Carney said when asked that US should not have gone...