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
Nasir al-Wuhayshi, the man recognized as al-Qaeda's second in command, has reportedly been killed in a drone strike in Yemen, marking the terror group's heaviest loss since the death of leader Osama bin Laden.
Nasir al-Wahishi was part of al-Qaida's "old guard," NPR's Alice Fordham reports. He was a veteran of the fighting in Afghanistan and had been Osama bin Laden's personal secretary.
A U.S. airstrike has killed Al-Qaida’s No. 2 leader, who commanded its powerful Yemeni affiliate, 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. In a video […]
DUBAI (Reuters) - The Yemeni leader of Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP), Nasser al-Wuhayshi, who was once an associate of Osama bin Laden, was killed in a suspected U.S. drone strike, CNN reported on Monday, citing two Yemeni national security officials.
Al Wuhaysi, leader of al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula and former secretary to Osama bin Laden, believed to have been killed by CIA drone strike
When does a bro-bro stop being a bro? The answer, of course, is never ever. Just ask David Covucci, a writer and blogger at BroBible.com who recently tried and failed to get the CIA to release Osama bin Laden’s “porn stash.” But before Covucci, the self-styled “King of the Bros,” used the Freedom of Information Act — […]
Former Attorney General Janet Reno was a key figure in blocking possible Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) plans to kill Osama Bin Laden in 1998, according to a declassified letter by former CIA Director George Tenet.
Former Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) Director George Tenet angrily accused CIA Inspector General in 2005 of sloppy investigation and of wrongly claiming that he had targeted Osama Bin Laden and al-Qaeda, a cache of more than 500 pages of newly declassified Agency documents reveal.
Save the Children — the NGO accused by the Pakistani government of involvement in the CIA polio-vaccination plot that helped find Osama bin Laden — has been ordered to leave Pakistan. On Thursday night, officials placed a lock on the gate of the group's offices in the capital city Islamabad and gave foreign staff 15 days to leave the country. Show More Summary
A divided panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit on Friday placed new limits on the jurisdiction of U.S. military commissions, vacating the conspiracy conviction of a man accused of serving as Osama bin Laden’s spokesman.
"If you're interviewing President Obama and you ask him whether Osama bin Laden is his brother or whether he's conspiring with Iran to destroy America, that's not just a question. Why not ask an African-American congressman if he's held...Show More Summary
Al-Qaeda's spiritual leaders say the organization is on the verge of "collapse" while ISIS thrives. The former al-Qaeda branch—booted last year for disobeying Osama bin Laden successor Ayman al-Zawahiri—is attracting money and recruits that have helped it spread from Afghanistan to west Africa, even as an al-Qaeda group...