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Pakistan Dismisses Donald Trump's Assertions About Doctor Linked to Osama bin Laden Hunt

Wall Street Journal (blog) - ‎7 hours ago‎
A senior Pakistani official has dismissed U.S. presidential hopeful Donald Trump's assertion that Islamabad could be pressured into releasing an imprisoned doctor who American officials have said helped them in the hunt for Osama bin Laden.

How CNN's Peter Bergen Landed Historic Interviews With Osama bin Laden, Barack Obama

TheWrap - ‎18 hours ago‎
The Obama administration has given CNN's Peter Bergen unprecedented access to the White House for a special commemorating the fifth anniversary of the killing of Osama bin Laden. Bergen wasn't a random choice; he's one of the only Western journalists ...

5 years ago: Mets, Phillies fans learn of Osama bin Laden's death

WABC-TV - ‎May 1, 2016‎
The game was televised nationally through ESPN's Sunday Night Baseball. Towards the end of the game on that night - May 1, 2011 - at Citizens Bank Park, word was spreading that the United States military had killed Osama bin Laden. Chants of USA broke ...

Today in History: Osama bin Laden killed

New Vision - ‎May 1, 2016‎
Osama bin Laden, the founder and head of the Islamist militant group Al-Qaeda, was killed in Pakistan on May 2, 2011, shortly after 1:00 am PKT (20:00 UTC, May 1) by United States Navy SEALs of the U.S.

Architect of bin Laden raid: The anxious moments

CNN - ‎15 hours ago‎
Peter Bergen is CNN's national security analyst, a vice president at New America and a professor of practice at Arizona State University.
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Saudi Arabia: Construction firm founded by Osama bin Laden's father lays off 50000 foreign workers

International Business Times UK - ‎May 2, 2016‎
A construction firm founded by Osama bin Laden's father has laid off around 50,000 foreign workers. The workers torched several company buses to protest against the layoffs and non-payment of wages.

CIA cops backlash after 'live tweeting' killing of Osama Bin Laden on fifth anniversary

Yahoo News Canada - ‎May 1, 2016‎
The CIA in the US has marked the fifth anniversary of the capture of Osama Bin Laden in a controversial decision to live tweet the mission that brought down the terror mastermind as if it were happening today.

Where they are now? Key players in the Osama bin Laden raid

Times of India - ‎May 2, 2016‎
ISLAMABAD: Five years ago, elite United States forces shot and killed Osama bin Laden, ending a manhunt that began in earnest after his al-Qaida operatives hijacked planes and flew them into buildings in New York and Washington in September 2001.

CIA tweets out the Osama bin Laden killing

The Hindu - ‎May 2, 2016‎
In a bid to relay to the world the capture and subsequent killing of Al-Qaeda terrorist Osama bin Laden, USA's Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) decided to live tweet the entire mission as it happened in 2011.
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Al-Qaida after Osama bin Laden? Notorious as ever

Times of India - ‎Apr 30, 2016‎
... AFGHANISTAN/PAKISTAN: Zawahiri pledges his group's allegiance to new Taliban chief Mullah Akhtar Mansour, involved in a bitter leadership struggle.

Five years after Osama bin Laden killing, CIA chief eyes IS head

Deccan Chronicle - ‎May 1, 2016‎
Washington: Ahead of the five-year anniversary of the killing of Osama bin Laden, CIA chief John Brennan said Sunday that taking out the head of the Islamic State group would have a "great impact.

CIA Relives Osama Bin Laden Raid With 'Live' Tweets

Newsweek - ‎May 1, 2016‎
The nation's most clandestine and enigmatic agency is doing something entirely enigmatic and not at all clandestine today: The Central Intelligence Agency is “live-tweeting” the 2011 raid on the Abbottobad compound of Osama Bin Laden. Setting aside for ...

Today In History, May 2: Osama bin Laden - ‎May 2, 2016‎
1. 2011: Osama bin Laden. AP; Updated Apr 29, 2016. Five years ago: Osama bin Laden was killed by elite American forces at his Pakistan compound, then quickly buried at sea after a decade on the run.
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Pakistan Was Aware Of US Operation That Killed Osama Bin Laden: US Journalist

NDTV - ‎Apr 27, 2016‎
Islamabad: Osama bin Laden was in Pakistan's detention for years and was killed after the country struck a deal with the US, a top American journalist has claimed citing new evidence and disputed Islamabad's assertion that it was not aware of the raid ...

Book review: 'The Killing of Osama bin Laden' casts new light on the US operation against the al-Qaeda leaderview

The Independent - ‎Apr 21, 2016‎
Last year, his article in the London Review of Books about the killing of Osama bin Laden - in which Hersh wrote that the White House's story "might have been written by Lewis Carroll" - provoked furious denials from officials at the same time as many ...

Five Years: Osama bin Laden is gone, but terrorism remains a major threat

Texarkana Gazette - ‎Apr 30, 2016‎
President George W. Bush vowed to hunt down al-Qaida terrorist leader Osama bin Laden no matter where he tried to hide. But the war in Iraq got in the way.

Muslim woman who wanted to marry Osama Bin Laden reveals how she walked away from radical Islam

Daily Mail - ‎Apr 21, 2016‎
Ms Novakovich said she had Bin Laden's photo pinned to her wall up until she was 19 years old. 'My sisters had posters of Hansen and other bands and I had a picture of Osama bin Laden,' she said. 'He was charismatic and I really thought he had ...

5 Years Later, How Does Bin Laden's Killing Impact Al-Qaida's Legacy?

NPR - ‎May 1, 2016‎
NPR's Rachel Martin talks with author Lawrence Wright about the fate of Al-Qaida five years after the killing of Osama bin Laden. RACHEL MARTIN, HOST: It happened five years ago today - the White House announced a rare Sunday-night press conference ...

CIA marks Bin Laden mission anniversary by 'live-tweeting' operation

Mashable - ‎May 1, 2016‎ President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden, along with with members of the national security team, receive an update on the mission against Osama bin Laden in the ...