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Osama bin Laden


Kolkata Police to get dog breed that tracked bin Laden: Why security forces pick Belgian Malinois

February 14, 2020 7:49 am

Early last year, the Mumbai police too added the Belgian Malinois to its existing dog squad.

New 9/11 exhibit stages hunt for Osama bin Laden

October 23, 2019 12:08 pm

The exhibit presents the hunt for Osama bin Laden as a sort of who-done-it come alive with graphics, videos and the voices of the protagonists, from intelligence agents, former President Barack Obama and members of the US Navy SEALs team that shot and killed him.

The Abbottabad Mystery

September 07, 2019 11:40 am

How did the Americans find Osama bin Laden — is the question

Death of Osama Bin Laden’s son is seen as a blow to al-Qaida

August 02, 2019 7:41 am

Analysts believe that since at least 2010, al-Qaida was secretly grooming Hamza bin Laden to take over the organization, a move that now appears to have been foiled. According to three US officials, the younger bin Laden was killed during the first two years of the Trump administration.

US believes Osama bin Laden's son Hamza is dead: official

August 01, 2019 11:26 am

Though bin Laden carried a prominent name and lineage, the news of his death represented more of a symbolic victory for the U.S. government than the removal of a threat.

Stalemate in Kabul

May 06, 2019 1:35 am

Afghan loya jirga fails to convince the Taliban to engage with the elected government

Explained: What UNSC blacklisting of Osama bin Laden's son means

March 04, 2019 7:36 pm

Apart from the UNSC blacklisting, the United States government, as a part of its 'Rewards for Justice' programme, had also announced a bounty of $1 million for any information that leads to the capture of Hamza Bin Laden.

UNSC blacklists Osama bin Laden's son, seen as successor of Al Qaida leader al-Zawahiri

March 02, 2019 11:07 am

The UN Security Council's 1267 ISIS and Al Qaida Sanctions Committee listed 29-year old Hamza bin Laden on Thursday, the day the US announced a reward of up to one million dollars for information about him.

Saudi Arabia strips Osama bin Laden's son of citizenship after US offers $1 mn bounty

March 01, 2019 8:19 pm

The U.S. State Department said on Thursday it was offering a reward of up to $1 million for information leading "to the identification or location in any country" of Hamza, calling him a key al Qaeda leader.

US announces $1 million reward to track down Osama bin Laden's son

March 01, 2019 11:12 am

Hamza bin Laden was named a "specially designated global terrorist" in January 2017. In 2015, he released audio and video messages calling for attacks against the US and its allies.


18 years of 9/11: Defining images from the day that shook the world

September 12, 2019 7:28 am

18th anniversary of 9/11 attack: On the morning of Tuesday, September 11, 2001, the entire world watched as two passenger planes ploughed into the World Trade Centre towers. Another plane crashed into the west wing of the Pentagon. A total of 3,000 people had lost their lives.