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Bin Laden son-in-law testifies in US trial

On September 11, 2001, just hours after hijackers deliberately crashed passenger aircraft in attacks on the United States, a Kuwaiti teacher and imam named Suleiman Abu Ghaith met Osama bin Laden inside a cave in Afghanistan. &quo

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CIA watched Bin Laden from safe house

Extensive surveillance of Osama bin Laden's hideout from a nearby CIA safe house in Abbottabad led to his killing in a Navy SEALs operation, US officials said, a revelation likely to further embarrass Pakistan's spy agency and strain ties.

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Bin Laden found in fortress-like compound

US forces finally found Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden not in the rugged mountains of Afghanistan's border, but in a million-dollar compound in an upscale suburb of Pakistan's capital, with his youngest wife, US officials said early on Mo

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Osama bin Laden claims Dec 25 US plane attempt

A purported audio tape of Osama bin Laden aired on Al Jazeera television claimed responsibility for a December 25 attempted bombing of a US-bound plane, and the Al Qaeda leader vowed to continue attacks on the United States. "The message s

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Bin Laden son 'killed in US drone strike'

Osama bin Laden's son Sa'ad was probably killed by a US missile strike in Pakistan earlier this year, US National Public Radio has reported, citing US intelligence officials. Sa'ad bin Laden, a prominent figure in the murky relationship be

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Bin Laden's driver gets 5 1/2 years in prison

A jury of US military officers sentenced Osama bin Laden's driver on Thursday to just 5 1/2 years in prison -- most of which he has already served - in the first US war crimes tribunal since World War Two. The same six jurors who convicted

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Judge calls Bin Laden's driver 'a small player'

A military jury convicted Osama bin Laden's driver of supporting terrorism but acquitted him on more serious charges of conspiring with Al Qaeda to wage murderous attacks, in the first US war crimes trial since World War Two. The trial of

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