Osama bin Laden was deeply worried about "unnecessary" Muslim casualties from Al-Qaeda attacks and called on his deputies to spare civilian lives to shore up his network’s image, according to letters from his compound published Thursday. A year after bin Laden was killed by US Navy SEALs at his Pakistani hideout, the White House released..
Russia plunged back into the disputes over energy with Ukraine and Belarus that have repeatedly disrupted oil and gas supplies to European Unioncountries, and it also termed EU energy policy as "uncivilized". Russia on Friday denied remarks by Belarussian President Alexander Lukashenko that it [more]
Don’t be surprised if your doctor asks you to sit on the floor at your next checkup. A new study says testing a person’s ability to sit down and then rise from the floor could provide useful insight into their overall health and longevity. [more]
North Korea's next step after rattling the world by putting a satellite into orbit for the first time will likely be a nuclear test, the third conducted by the reclusive and unpredictable state. A nuclear test would be the logical follow-up to [more]
httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=QY_Gc1bF8ds Dec. 21, 2012, has long been rumored to be the day of the Mayan apocalypse, when Earth comes to its inglorious end. The good folks at NASA want you to know that isn't going to happen. In fact, NASA is so [more]
South Korea can now produce missiles that can reach all of North Korea as part of a new deal with Washington that's a response to the North's own growing weapons stockpile. There were restrictions put on their missile production by Washington to try and deter [more]
A man and three members of his family were jailed for a total of 58 years yesterday after being convicted of murdering his pregnant wife claiming she was possessed by evil spirits. One of the four smothered 21-year-old Nalia Mumtaz while the others held [more]
What happens when your surprise dinner guest turns out to be the world’s most wanted man? A year on from the death of Osama Bin Laden, two men tell how they came to host the then leader of al-Qaeda. Late one night in the summer of 2010, on the fringes of the Waziristan region in..
A young boy stacks teddies in a rocking chair. Another grabs a cricket bat while three women, their faces invisible behind black niqabs, look on. This is a rare glimpse inside the windowless prison of Osama bin Laden’s widows, children and grandchildren. The footage obtained by Al Arabiya television shows the tight security surrounding the..
Osama bin Laden spent his last days trapped inside a cramped compound with two feuding wives, as family members worried the older of the two women would betray the al Qaeda leader to authorities, according to a detailed account compiled by a retired Pakistani army officer. According to Brigadier Shaukat Qadir’s report, based on interviews..
The U.S. government requested the court to confront the demands of the institution Judicial Watch, a conservative watchdog agency, which wanted the videos and photos of the mansion’s raid in Pakistan Osama bin Laden was released to the public. Reported by AP on Wednesday (09/28/2011), the administration of President Barack Obama stated when releasing the..
Najwa Bin Laden, slain Al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden’s first wife, was his favourite because she was his only love match. The rest of Osama’s wives were arranged – women that he had never met before, says biographer Jean Sasson. The American writer’s new book, Growing Up Bin Laden: Osama’s Wife and Son Take..
Osama bin Laden’s youngest wife Amal Ahmed Al-Sadah, who was wounded in the US operation against her husband in Pakistan’s Abbottabad town on May 2, will return to her homeland, Yemen, within days, according to media reports. Al-Sadah, 29, was detained by Pakistan’s security forces along with ten children and two other wives of bin..
It is too early to see if the death of al-Qaida leader Osama bin Laden will have an effect on the fighting in Afghanistan, Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates said here today. Speaking during a news conference with Afghan President Hamid Karzai, the secretary also said the responsible drawdown of American forces ordered by President..
US film giant Columbia Pictures says it has won the US distribution rights for a film about the killing of Osama bin Laden, to be directed by Oscar-winning filmmaker Kathryn Bigelow. Bigelow and journalist-turned screenwriter Mark Boal, who won Oscars for Iraq bomb squad movie The Hurt Locker in 2010, had already been working on..
Wafah Dufour niece of Osama Bin Laden (née Wafah Bin Laden) was born in Los Angeles, California, is the American singer-songwriter, socialite and model. His father, Yeslam bin Laden (Osama bin Laden’s brother), Wafah Dufour Saudi Arabian descent (father Yemeni and Iranian mother) and her mother, Carmen bin Ladin, is a Swiss father and Iranian..
A still from a bin Laden video released by the US Department of Defense. The al-Qaeda leader was visited in Pakistan by representatives of the Taliban. Osama bin Laden received visits from Taliban leaders and wealthy Arab supporters while he was hiding out in a fortified compound in a Pakistani garrison town, it has..
Son of Osama bin Laden Hamza (born 1991) Osama bin Laden made his will on December 14 2001 while U.S. B-52s pulverized al-Qaida’s Tora Bora cave complex. He urged the five wives accompanying him on "the road full of thorns and mines" not to remarry and to look after his 22 children. As for counselling..