Lawyer for Pakistan doctor who helped CIA find bin Laden shot dead

Mar 18, 2015

Lawyer for Pakistan doctor who helped CIA find bin Laden shot dead

A Pakistani lawyer under death threats for defending a doctor who helped CIA agents hunt al-Qaida leader Osama bin Laden was shot dead on Tuesday, police said, and two militant groups claimed responsibility. Samiullah Afridi represented Dr. Shakil Afridi, who was jailed in 2012 ...

Bin Laden son-in-law sentenced to life in U.S. prison

Sep 24, 2014

Bin Laden son-in-law sentenced to life in U.S. prison

A U.S. court sentenced Osama bin Laden’s son-in-law and former al-Qaida spokesman Sulaiman Abu Ghaith to life in prison on Tuesday. The 48-year-old Kuwaiti, who has defended the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks, was found guilty on March 26 of plotting to kill Americans and ...

Aug 4, 2014

U.S. senator: CIA interrogation tactics helped get bin Laden

Republicans on the U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee will soon release a minority report asserting that the CIA’s use of harsh interrogation techniques helped bring down Osama bin Laden and other terrorists, the panel’s top Republican said Sunday. “Information gleaned from these interrogations was in ...

CIA planned line of bin Laden 'demon' dolls

Jun 21, 2014

CIA planned line of bin Laden 'demon' dolls

The CIA once considered producing a toy action figure of Osama bin Laden that would transform into a devil-eyed demon, hoping to persuade children abroad that he was no hero, but a scary villain. The face of the 12-inch (30-cm) doll was painted with ...

Pakistani madrassa names library after bin Laden

Apr 19, 2014

Pakistani madrassa names library after bin Laden

A controversial Pakistani cleric who runs an Islamic seminary for girls in the capital, Islamabad, has named the school’s newly built library in honor of Osama bin Laden, his spokesman and a school administrator said Friday. The tribute is an unusual first, though there ...