Osama bin Laden was fixated on attacking US targets and pressured al Qaeda groups to heal local rivalries and focus on that cause, according to documents the United States says were seized in his hideout in Pakistan and released on Wednesday.
The family of Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden, who was killed almost a year ago by American special forces in a military town in northwest Pakistan, left the country for Saudi Arabia early on Friday morning, the family lawyer told Reuters.
President Barack Obama said on Saturday the US was stronger 10 years after the Sept 11, 2001, attacks and Americans would "carry on" despite continued threats against their safety.
Marking Sunday's 10th anniversary of the "9/11" attacks on
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Osama bin Laden's long-time lieutenant Ayman Al-Zawahri has taken command of Al Qaeda after the killing of the group's founder and leader, an Islamist website said on Thursday.
Egyptian-born Zawahri had vowed earlier this month to press ah
Deprived of Osama bin Laden's fundraising starpower, Al Qaeda's commanders face the prospect of a cash crunch that would complicate the task of evading capture by their US pursuers.
The likely successor to Osama bin Laden is Ayman al-Zawah
Top US defense officials said there was no evidence Pakistan's leadership was aware Osama bin Laden was in their country before a US military raid killed him, and they cautioned against punitive action against Islamabad over the incident.
Al Qaeda has appointed an Egyptian militant as temporary leader and named a new head of operations following the killing of Osama bin Laden by US commandos, Al Jazeera reported on Wednesday, citing its own correspondent.
Pakistani Taliban suicide bombers killed at least 80 people at a paramilitary force academy in the northwest on Friday, and vowed further bloodshed in retaliation for the death of Osama bin Laden in a US raid in the country.
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