Articles Tagged 'Osama bin Laden'
Al Qaeda spokesman recounts 9/11 aftermath
NEW YORK (AP) — Osama bin Laden’s hours in a dark Afghanistan cave the evening of the Sept. 11 attacks were brought to light when his son-in-law testified in his own defense at his terrorism trial, portraying the al Qaeda leader as worried and apprehensive as he contemplated how America would respond.
The son-in-law, Sulaiman Abu Ghaith, said the al…READ MORE
Republicans denounce NYC terror trial for bin Laden son-in-law
Republicans are denouncing the Obama administrationâ€™s decision to bring Osama bin Ladenâ€™s son-in-law to New York for a civilian trial, arguing he belongs in military custody in Guantanamo Bay.
Slaiman Abu Ghayth pleaded not guilty to a charge of conspiring to kill Americans Friday in a brief appearance in New York federal courtroom. The presence of bin Ladenâ€™s son-in-law, who…READ MORE
Bin Laden son-in-law detained overseas, brought to New York
WASHINGTON/NEW YORK | Prosecutors unsealed an indictment against a son-in-law of Osama bin Laden on Thursday that charged him with conspiracy to kill Americans, after government sources said he was arrested overseas and brought to New York.
Suleiman Abu Ghaith, a militant who appeared in videos representing al Qaeda after the September 11 attacks in 2001, had initially been picked…READ MORE
Navy SEAL on Bin Laden Raid Speaks Out
Â By LEE FERRAN andÂ LUIS MARTINEZÂ , ABC News
A former member of America’s elite and secretive SEAL Team Six stepped out of the shadows — but still apparently in disguise — to make his first public appearance to talk about the historic raid that killed al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden.
The ex-team member, who recently wrote a…READ MORE
Adm. McRaven, special ops chief, tells troops to pipe down
WASHINGTON (AP) â€” Special operations chiefÂ Adm. Bill McRavenÂ warned his troops, current and former, that he would take legal action against anyone found to…READ MORE
Billboard Controversy Comes To North TexasGAINESVILLE (CBSDFW.COM) –
Â A billboard that sparked a protest in Indiana because of its reference to the Navy Seals, and removing the President from office, has appeared along I-35 in North Texas.
The ad in Gainesville depicts two men in camouflage holding weapons. The text next to the picture, in a military style font, says â€œThe Seals removed one…READ MORE
Group launches campaign accusing Obama of taking credit for bin Laden raid
A group of former military and intelligence operatives launched an aggressive campaign against President Obama Wednesday, accusing the president of claiming undue credit for…READ MORE
GOP says Obama playing politics with bin Laden anniversary
ByÂ Gabriella Schwarz
, CNN Washington (CNN)
Â — Days before the one-year anniversary of the raid that killed Osama bin Laden, top surrogates for President Barack Obama and presumptive Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney took to the national stage to argue the politics of the attack.
Senior Obama campaign adviser Robert Gibbs defended the campaign’s use of the…READ MORE
Arrests in Pakistan may include neighbor who lived behind bin Laden
BY SAEED SHAH,Â MCCLATCHY NEWSPAPERS
ISLAMABAD –Â The occupant of a large house about 100 yards behind the compound where U.S. special forces shot and killed Osama bin Laden may be among the people Pakistan has arrested for helping the CIA track the terrorist leader down.
U.S. and Pakistani officials acknowledged Wednesday that Pakistan has arrested several of its own…READ MORE
Pakistan hasn’t shared detailed bin Laden logs left behindBy Jim Miklaszewski, NBC News
The U.S. Navy Seals who killed Osama bin Laden recovered a number of the former al-Qaida leaderâ€™s journals at the Pakistan compound where he was hiding, but they were forced to leave behind detailed logs of bin Laden and al-Qaida activity that the Pakistanis have not yet shared, senior U.S. officials told NBC News on…READ MORE