“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.”
Most regular TAH readers know I’m a baseball fan. Indeed, one of many things that p!ssed me off at the now-4-years-deceased Usama bin Laden is that my post-9/11 mobilization required me to travel on 4 November 2001 – the night of game 7 of the 2001 World Series. At the time, I was an Arizona […]
“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.
Drug kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman—the man who pioneered drug tunnels and repeatedly dodged capture through a network of tunnels, according to an NBC News profile—has escaped from a maximum-security prison through a mile-long tunnel, and US authorities are fuming. "This is like Osama bin Laden escaping prison,...
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
One April morning, a medium-deal teen Vine personality was sitting in his history class, learning about 9/11. The classroom lights blinked off and a warmup exercise projected onto the whiteboard with an enormous photograph of the World...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
YEAH, SURE, WHAT COULD GO WRONG?: Obama administration to release former bin Laden bodyguard from Gitmo. Abdul Rahman Shalabi, 39, has been cleared by the Periodic Review Board to return to Saudi Arabia after a nine-year hunger strike protesting his confinement, The Associated Press reported. The board, which was set up by the Obama administration in 2011, “acknowledges […]
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
The muckraking website has begun the release of 500,000 documents it says related to Saudi Arabian diplomatic communications. Among them was the request from Abdullah bin Laden.
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
The al-Qaeda terrorist group leader was killed on May 2, 2011 in Abbottabad, Pakistan, during a US Navy SEALs special operation. In September 2011 then-consul at the US embassy in Riyadh addressed a letter to bin Laden’s son, Abdullah bin Laden, acknowledging his request for his father’s death certificate.
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.