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Here's the story behind one of the most iconic photos from the bin Laden raid

"Geronimo... Geronimo. E.K.I.A. Enemy Killed in Action." The time in Abbottabad, Pakistan, was approximately 1 a.m. local time (3:51 p.m. EST) when Navy Adm. William McRaven, then the commander of SEAL Team 6, relayed word that Osama bin Laden had been killed. At 4:06 p.m. Show More Summary

Navy SEAL Who Says He Killed Bin Laden Signs Book Deal; His Account of the Raid Is Due Out Soon

The Navy SEAL who says he fired the shots that killed Osama bin Laden during a raid in Abbottabad, Pakistan, in 2011 has signed a book deal and will have a memoir coming out this spring, the AP reports. “Scribner...

47 Souls Feared Lost in Airline Crash Near Abbottabad

Struggling Pakistan International Airlines had a tragedy today with flight PK611 from Chitral to Islamabad operated by an ATR 42 declaring an emergency with left engine problems. Radar and radio contact was lost. Reports on the ground near Abbottabad (north of Islamabad, where Osama bin Laden was found) were of sounds of a crash. Show More Summary

Lawmakers want speedier release of bin Laden documents

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House intelligence committee pressed the Obama administration on Friday to speed up the release of documents and other materials seized during the raid on Osama bin Laden's compound in Abbottabad, Pakistan. TheShow More Summary

Zong Sets up New Handset Zones in Pakistan

Zong, Pakistan’s No.1 4G telecom network, in partnership with Muller & Phipps (M&P) has launched handset zones at their Customer Services Centers (CSCs) in Mardan, Abbottabad and Jhelum. These state-of-the-art handset zones will enable access for thousands of customers to latest Samsung handsets at affordable prices backed by proper warranties. Show More Summary

Authorities Fighting Over What To Do With The Land Osama Bin Laden Died On

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The site of the compound in Abbottabad, Pakistan where terrorist Osama bin Laden was tracked to and killed by U.S. Navy SEALs in 2011 is now the subject of a turf war between local municipalities. As it stands, there are two very different ideas of what to do with the place. Read more...

Osama Bin Laden's son threatens revenge on US

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Bin Laden was killed in a May 2011 raid at his compound in Abbottabad, Pakistan.

Iran was al Qaeda’s “ main artery for funds, personnel, communication”: Bin Laden

On May 2, 2011, United States forces entered the upper-class mansion in Abbottabad, Pakistan that was being used as a safe house for Osama Bin Laden. Having shot and killed the Al-Qaeda leader, they proceeded to exploit the compound for any materials that might prove to be of intelligence value. Soldiers retrieved what a senior […]

Injury scare for Yasir before England tour

Pakistan legspinner Yasir Shah has been ruled out of the ongoing training camp in Abbottabad after aggravating a previous knee injury, and he will undergo a four-week conservative rehabilitation

Osama + Obama: Do they Add Up to Hollywood Drama?

Officially, the killing of Osama bin Laden went down like this: In the early morning of May 2, 2011, a team of US Navy SEALS flew from Afghanistan to Osama bin Laden's compound in Abbottabad, Pakistan. One of their Black Hawk helicopters crashed on the grounds of the compound during landing. Show More Summary

Teenage Girl Burned to Death For Not Following Islamic and Paternal Customs; 14 Men Arrested

Abbottabad, Pakistan gained notoriety for being the home of Osama bin Laden in his final years. Now, add to that ignominy the horrific murder of teenager Ambreen Riasat.

Teen Girl Strangled And Burned Alive After Helping Friend Elope, Pakistani Police Arrest 15 Crime Suspects

Several members of a tribal council in a village in Pakistan were arrested after a teen was burned alive. The arrest was done by police on Thursday. Police in Abbottabad in Pakistan’s northern Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province said Ambreen, 16, was choked, drugged,and tied to a van. Show More Summary

Panetta Reflects on Bin Laden Raid: I Wouldn’t Have Guessed Al Qaeda Would Metastasize Like It Has

Five years ago on Monday, justice was served. It was the day President Obama gave the order to send a group of Navy SEALs into Abbottabad,...

Here's the story behind one of the most iconic photos from the bin Laden raid

"Geronimo... Geronimo. E.K.I.A. Enemy Killed in Action." The time in Abbottabad, Pakistan was approximately 1 a.m. local time (3:51 p.m. EST) when Navy Admiral McRaven Commander of SEAL Team 6 relayed word that Osama bin Laden had been killed. At 4:06 p.m. Show More Summary

Osama Bin Laden: CIA Live Tweets Operation That Killed Al-Qaeda Leader In Realtime, Five Years After His Death

Tomorrow, May 2, 2016 marks the fifth anniversary of the operation that resulted in the death of Al Qaeda leader Osama Bin Laden back in 2011. Bin Laden was found living in a mansion in the Pakistani city of Abbottabad – not very far from a Pakistani military establishment. Show More Summary

Quick Takes

Back in 2011 when special forces raided the compound in Abbottabad, Pakistan and killed Osama bin Laden, the intelligence community gained access to a trove of documents - some...

Here’s how Osama bin Laden wanted his millions spent after his death

The Director of National Intelligence declassified 113 documents on Tuesday that were seized from Osama bin Laden's Abbottabad complex. Among the documents is bin Laden's will, which specifies how he would like for his approximately $29 million stashed in Sudan to be used. Show More Summary

Here's Osama bin Laden's letter to the American people

Osama bin Laden's undated letter to the American people is one of 113 documents declassified by the Director of National Intelligence on Tuesday. The letter, seized in the May 2, 2011, raid on bin Laden's Abbottabad hideout, begins:Show More Summary

What Bin Laden’s Will and Other Al Qaeda Papers Show

The U.S. intelligence community released today 113 documents captured during the May 2, 2011 raid on Osama Bin Laden’s hide-out in Abbottabad, Pakistan. The documents provide a window into the operations of al Qaeda during Bin Laden’s last days, his personal life (including his will) and even his interest in the health of the American…

Osama bin Laden Wanted Most of His $29 Million Fortune to Be Used on Jihad

When Navy SEALs raided Osama bin Laden's compound in Abbottabad, Pakistan, in May 2011, they also seized things like bin Laden's diary, his handwritten notes and letters, dozens of flash drives, and his porn collection. U.S. intelligence has been combing through these documents for clues as to how Al Qaeda operated... More »

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