US NAVY SEALS

  • Heard Osama bin Laden take his last breath: US Navy SEAL Robert O'Neill November 13, 2014

    Washington: Former US Navy SEAL, Robert O'Neill, who claims he killed Osama bin Laden in Pakistan has said that he heard the world's most wanted man take his last breath after he pumped three bullets into the head of the al-Qaeda chief. "I was standing above him when he took...
  • Osama Bin Laden 'died afraid': Former US Navy SEAL November 9, 2014

    Washington: Osma bin Laden "died afraid", says a former US Navy SEAL who claims he fired the fatal shot that killed the al-Qaeda chief in Pakistan in 2011. "He died afraid, and he knew we were there to kill him. And that's closure," Robert O'Neill says. His decision to go...
  • Former US Navy SEAL Robert O'Neill takes credit for killing Osama bin Laden, sparks debate November 7, 2014

    Washington: The retired Navy SEAL who says he shot al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden in the forehead publicly identified himself on Thursday amid a debate among special operations brethren about whether they should break silence about their secret missions. Robert O'Neill, 38, told The Washington Post in an interview that he...
  • Rescued from Taliban, Indian American doc to return December 11, 2012

    Washington: After being rescued in a daring military operation from Taliban captivity, an Indian American doctor who was involved in training local medical professionals in Afghanistan, is set to return home. Dilip Joseph's employers, Coloradobased Morning Star Development, insisted that it did not pay any ransom to the Taliban for...
  • 7 US Navy SEALs punished for revealing secrets November 9, 2012

    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 alleged...
  • Seven Navy SEALS punished for leaking info for videogame November 9, 2012

    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 punished...
  • Obama cancelled 3 kill Laden missions, claims book August 21, 2012

    London: US President Barack Obama put off three times operations to kill world's most dreaded terrorist Osama bin Laden before finally going ahead with the mission at the insistence of Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, a new book has claimed. Citing unnamed sources within the joint operations command, Rich Miniter, a...
  • Osama's wives gave little away: Pak interrogator May 26, 2012

    Islamabad: Osama bin Laden's three wives were fiercely loyal to him and gave little away when they were interrogated after the al Qaeda chief was killed in a US raid over a year ago, a Pakistani intelligence agent who questioned them said. The three women were arrested by Pakistani security forces...
  • Is Pakistan still a safe haven for groups backed by alQaeda? May 2, 2012

    It's been a year to the day when US Navy Seals stormed a secret compound in Pakistan and killed the world's most wanted terrorist Osama bin Laden. ...
  • Osama bin Laden killing: The aftermath May 2, 2012

    The compound in Abbottabad where Osama bin Laden hid from authorities is now just a patch of dirt and rubble which children use as a playground. ...
  • Osama lived in 5 safe houses in Pak, says wife March 30, 2012

    New York: In one of the most detailed accounts of Osama bin Laden's life on the run, his youngest wife has told Pakistani investigators that the al Qaeda leader lived in five safe houses as he travelled across Pakistan with his family for nine years following the 9/11 attacks. The detailed...
  • Kidnapped British woman freed in Somalia March 22, 2012

    Somalia: A British tourist freed on Wednesday by Somali pirates after six months in captivity said she did not know for weeks that her husband was killed in the raid on a luxury beach resort on the Kenyan coast. "I just assumed he was alive," Judith Tebbutt said, speaking haltingly in...
  • Pakistan college contest: praise for bin Laden July 2, 2011

    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 alQaida chief. The poem and essay competition at the prestigious Punjab University shows...
  • AlZawahri succeeds bin Laden as alQaida leader June 17, 2011

    Cairo: Osama bin Laden's longtime deputy Ayman alZawahri, a fiery ideologue who is known for his deep hatred of the West and helped plan the 9/11 attacks, has taken control of alQaida after the death of the terror network's founder, the group said on Thursday. AlZawahri, an Egyptianborn surgeon, has been...
  • 'Osama in Pak was our incompetence' May 8, 2011

    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 May 7, 2011

    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. ...
  • Who are the men who killed Osama bin Laden? May 6, 2011

    As details unfold about the elite US 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. ...
  • 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...
  • Who are the US Navy Seals and what they do? May 3, 2011

    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...