Osama bin Laden, the founder of the terrorist group Al Qaeda, was killed four years ago in May, 2011. His hideout in Abbottabad, Pakistan was attacked in the middle of the night on May 2nd by the US Navy Seals and other Special Forces Operation Neptune Spear. Show More Summary
The residents of Bilal Town in Abbotabad, Pakistan, have voted to turn the plot of land where Osama Bin Laden's house once stood into a playground or girl's college. Children have been playing cricket there. A notice was issued, inviting claimants of ownership to turn in documentary proof within 15 days. Show More Summary
Sorry I missed this yesterday, but better late than never. Four years ago yesterday, a tall ugly bastard named Usama began his eternal dirtnap. Hope he enjoys his 72 virgins, and all have this countenance: Burn in hell, bin Laden. Burn in hell.
The NFL Draft is a real "boom or bust" affair. A lot of websites rank the draft day winners and losers, but with some much more at stake than just games, we're raising the tone of the entire discourse and awarding Chris Kyles and Bin Ladens. We told PFT Commenter to pack his lunch pail and get a ticket to Chicago to cover the NFL Draft for us. Show More Summary
Were you following Twitter four years ago today? On May 1, select journalists received simple, three-word e-mails from the White House: “Get to work.” The President had an announcement to make, White House communications director Dan Pfeiffer said. Show More Summary
Did Osamu bin Laden name Al Qaeda after Isaac Asimov's Foundation series? Meeting Dmitri Gusev here at Text By The Bay ("Rising sun", 4/25/2015) reminded me that I'd seen his name before. The context was a 2002 article in the Guardian, "What is the origin of the name al-Qaida?" (picked up on LLOG in "Copy-editing terrorism", 7/28/2005): In October last […]
A conservative group in Wyoming is offering a once in a lifetime opportunity. For the low low price of $50,000, you can spend a few days firing weapons with the Navy SEAL who claims to have killed Osama bin Laden. The event’s been aptly titled "machine gun fun."
The Navy SEAL who claims to have killed Osama Bin Laden is going shooting with conservative group big guns.
Italian police have busted what they claim is a major al Qaeda cell in Sardinia smuggling migrants and planning attacks in the mainland.
Italian police said Friday they had dismantled an Islamist network they have linked to Osama bin Laden, one of Pakistan’s deadliest attacks and, more loosely, a possible plot to bomb the Vatican. A total of 18 people were ordered arrested following a six-year investigation that began with a...
Two suspected bodyguards for Osama bin Laden among 18 people arrested
They're among 18 suspected Islamic militants targeted by police there after allegedly seeking to topple Pakistan's gov't and staging attacks there
Italian police said Friday they were making arrests of 18 suspected Islamic extremists, including two purported bodyguards for Osama bin Laden, who allegedly staged attacks in Pakistan and sought to topple the Pakistani government.
Last year, San Francisco allowed controversial signs to be displayed that were clearly anti-Muslim. The Inquisitr reported on the signs – showcasing Osama Bin Laden along with the Twin Towers burning in the background – and associating said images with Islam. Show More Summary
Jonah, this post is for posterity. In a 2012 campaign ad, he was the “decider-in-chief” who made the gutsy call to kill bin Laden: In 2015, here’s what “full responsibility” for a drone strike looks like. Obama didn’t personally sign off on the two operations, Earnest said, adding that the U.S. Show More Summary
American Adam Gadahn joined Osama bin Laden before 9/11, the death metal fan’s stature rising and falling along with al Qaeda before a U.S. drone strike took him out.
WASHINGTON — Adam Gadahn, a former Little Leaguer who grew up to become a spokesman for Osama bin Laden, was born in 1978 in Oregon as Adam Pearlman. He was killed in a drone strike in January. Continue reading ? The post American who was spokesman for Osama bin Laden killed appeared first on PBS NewsHour.
The upcoming biographical comedy, Army of One,Â doesn't just echo a military recruitment motto, it plans to send Nicolas freaking Cage to a war-torn Middle East. Now, it looks like an impressive cast of comedic talent will join the man...Show More Summary
"If he could get Osama Bin Laden, he could get our girls"
At a parole hearing on Tuesday, Abdul Rahman Shalabi will make the case that the US should release him to a Saudi rehabilitation program for extremists.