The late Taliban leader Mohammad Omar played a major role in history. By giving Osama bin Laden and al-Qaeda haven after they were expelled from Sudan in 1996, Omar hosted the organization and its leader as they planned the 2001 attack on the World Trade Center in New York. When Omar refused to give up bin […]
Submitted by Mark Mateski via The Mises Institute, Even today, few deny the long arm of US military might. After all, the US military exhausted the Soviet Union, crushed Saddam Hussein, and drove Osama bin Laden’s al Qaeda into hiding. Show More Summary
Mullah Mohammad Omar, the obscure, one-eyed zealot who led the Taliban from its beginnings as a band of student insurrectionists through a fateful alliance with Osama bin Laden, to military defeat following the terrorist attacks of Sept. Show More Summary
The reclusive leader, whose regime sheltered Osama bin Laden and al Qaeda before the September 11th attacks, had not been seen in years.
“It would be no more funny if somebody did a comedy with a play that’s not going to work because it’s about Osama bin Laden. We cannot laugh about that.”
“Government lawyers say Kariye for a time “dealt directly” with al-Qaida founder Osama bin Laden and recruited sympathizers in the United States and Pakistan for an al-Qaida precursor known as Maktab Al-Khidamat.” – Associated Press........................ Show More Summary
The Pentagon says a dangerous al Qaeda leader is dead, killed in a U.S. airstrike. Muhsin al-Fadhli was a leader of the Khorasan group, a terror network plotting against the U.S. and Europe. Once a close associate of Osama bin Laden, al-Fadhli knew about 9/11 before the attacks. Show More Summary
Once a close associate of Osama bin Laden, Muhsin al-Fadhli knew about 9/11 before the attacks
Mr. Fadhli led the Khorasan Group and was so close to Osama bin Laden that he knew about the 9/11 attacks beforehand, the State Department said.
Guantanamo prisoner, cleared of war crimes, remains in solitary confinement GUANTANAMO BAY NAVAL BASE, Cuba—A month after a federal court set aside a 2008 tribunal’s war-crimes conviction of a former Osama bin Laden aide, he remains isolated as a convict in a maximum-security prison at...
Mexico – A powerful drug lord known as Mexico’s Osama bin Laden has escaped from a maximum security jail for the second time – fleeing through an elaborate network of tunnels underneath his cell.Joaquin ‘El Chapo’ Guzman, head of the...Show More Summary
President Obama couldn’t distance himself further from Greece if he drove Greece out to a remote backroad, pushed it out of the back seat, tossed pebbles at it and told it to "go on, git." Yet another court ruled against Washington's...Show More Summary
Seifallah Ben Hassine, one of Osama bin Laden’s top lieutenants and Tunisia’s most wanted jihadist, was killed in an American airstrike in Libya last month, a senior United States official said.
Unlike Osama bin Laden, who often appeared in videos to lecture and incite attacks against the West, ISIS’ leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi has kept a low profile, and was reportedly seen on camera only once since the militant group declared its caliphate a year ago in June. Show More Summary
Two of the rarest toys in the world are being sold at an online auction today, all thanks to the fun-loving, overgrown kids at the Central Intelligence Agency. One of them is an Osama bin Laden doll designed by Donald Levine, a former executive at Hasbro who created the GI Joe doll. Show More Summary
WikiLeaks released a boatload of new documents today, this time from the Saudi Foreign Ministry, and one item in particular caught the eye of the Washington Post. It involves an exchange between a son of Osama bin Laden and the US government over the al-Qaeda leader's death certificate. Abdullah bin...
According to Wikileaks, a letter that claims to be addressed to the son of Osama Bin Laden responding to the release of his father’s birth certificate has surfaced. The letter is addressed to Abdullah bin Laden and from the United States Embassy located in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Show More Summary
Osama bin Laden’s son asked the U.S. government for his father’s death certificate — but was told the terror chief didn’t get one.
According to a recently leaked document, the son of al-Qaeda mastermind Osama bin Laden, Abdallah bin Laden, sent a letter to the U.S. Embassy in Saudi Arabia to ask for his father's death certificate.Read full article >>
Al Qaeda has confirmed that its second-in-command was killed by a recent US airstrike, dealing the global network its biggest blow since the killing of Osama bin Laden and eliminating a charismatic leader at a time when it is vying with the Islamic State group for the mantle of global jihad. Show More Summary