Sep 11, 2021 11:41 AM IST
Born out of the 1980s war against the Soviet Union's occupation of Afghanistan, the terror group al-Qaida under Osama bin Laden grew into a generational threat to America that culminated in its Sept. 11, 2001, attack that brought down the World Trade Center in New York.
- Jun 27, 2021 09:54 PM IST
Speaking in Parliament on June 25 last year, Khan said the American forces entered Pakistan and killed bin Laden without informing the government after which everyone started abusing his country.
- Mar 04, 2020 11:18 AM IST
Though India's absolute hesitations in dealing with the Taliban is a thing of the past, the contours of the US deal in Afghanistan doesn’t augur well for New Delhi in any way.
- Nov 01, 2019 02:08 PM IST
While it is clear that this is the beginning of the end of the Syrian Civil War, with an Assad victory on the horizon, the threat and impact of relict AQ/ISIS will continue far into the future.
- Mar 01, 2019 08:05 PM IST
The US 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.
- Mar 01, 2019 08:29 AM IST
The location of Hamza bin Laden, sometimes dubbed the "crown prince of jihad," has been the subject of speculation for years with reports of him living in Pakistan, Afghanistan, Syria or under house arrest in Iran.
- Jun 27, 2018 04:33 PM IST
While he denies any ties to Al-Qaeda, he has been described as a “significant and acute threat to public safety”.
- Nov 02, 2017 11:32 AM IST
CIA recovered 18,000 files from Osama Bin Ladin’s personal journal, 10,000 videos and 79,000 audio and image files from the Abbottabad compound in 2011.
- Nov 02, 2017 07:59 AM IST
The Central Intelligence Agency today released 470,000 additional files seized in May 2011 when US Navy SEALs burst into the Abbottabad compound and shot dead Laden.
- May 15, 2017 03:40 PM IST
Police have arrested Saddam Hussain Mansuri, 25, who runs an Aadhaar card registration centre in Mandal town.The accused had allegedly uploaded a blurred picture of Laden along with other details.
- Dec 15, 2015 08:47 AM IST
Sounding a notably more strident tone, Obama said that the United States and its allies were taking the fight to Islamic State extremists in Iraq and Syria, but admitted that progress needed to come faster.
- Oct 13, 2015 09:58 PM IST
For the first time ever, the truth has been exposed by the former foreign defence minister of Pakistan Chaudhry Mukhtar, who confessed to Network18 that every prominent person in the then Pakistani administration knew all about the fact that Osama was operating out of the small army town of Abbottabad
- Jul 22, 2015 08:23 AM IST
A steely Obama travelled to Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania where he urged the 1.9 million member Veterans of Foreign Wars to give the nuclear deal with Tehran a chance.
- Sep 13, 2013 01:02 PM IST
With an intention to 'bleed America economically', Al Qaeda leader Ayman Al- Zawahiri called for small attacks inside the United States.
- Jun 23, 2013 05:56 PM IST
When President Mohamed Mursi made a hardline Islamist governor of Luxor, it seemed his latest folly to many in this city, and across Egypt, who depend on tourists already scared off by unrest since the revolution.
- May 22, 2013 04:03 PM IST
Li arrived in the Pakistan capital on Wednesday on the second leg of his first official trip since taking office in March after a visit to Pakistan's and China's arch rival, India.
- Mar 09, 2013 07:02 AM IST
US investigators tracked Suleiman Abu Ghaith, a son-in-law of Osama bin Laden, for about 10 years before he was detained in Jordan and brought by the FBI to New York City in the past few days, US officials familiar with the investigation said.
- Mar 08, 2013 08:32 AM IST
A son-in-law of Osama bin Laden who served as al Qaeda's spokesman has been arrested and detained in Jordan in an operation led by Jordanian authorities and the FBI, US government sources said on Thursday.
- Jan 14, 2013 08:18 AM IST
"Zero Dark Thirty," Hollywood's re-telling of the decade-long manhunt for Osama bin Laden, captured the No. 1 spot on movie box office charts over the weekend with USD 24 million in US and Canadian ticket sales.
- Dec 17, 2012 11:56 PM IST
Oscar-winning director Kathryn Bigelow could have made a testosterone-fueled shoot-'em-up Hollywood version of the capture and killing of Osama bin Laden.
- Nov 27, 2012 06:56 AM IST
The makers of a Hollywood movie about the US operation to kill Osama bin Laden denied asking for classified material for their film, but say they did conduct interviews with a CIA officer and others at the heart of the decade-long hunt for the al Qaeda leader.
- Nov 16, 2012 09:05 AM IST
There has been no evidence that Pak leadership knew of the presence of Osama bin Laden inside their country, a top Pentagon commander has said citing post-raid analysis of the secret operation that killed the most wanted terrorist of the world.
- Nov 06, 2012 12:58 PM IST
About 2.7 million viewers watched television premiere of the first movie about the US commando raid that killed Osama bin Laden, the National Geographic Channel has said.
- Aug 28, 2012 05:50 PM IST
Filmmaker Steven Spielberg has denied that he is working on a movie about the US Navy Seals operation which lead to Osama Bin Laden's death.
- Jun 03, 2012 11:22 PM IST
Osama bin Laden led a frugal life, spending all his personal wealth on attacks against the West and serving his guests good food, al Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahri said in a video posted online on Sunday.