osama bin laden

Saudi Arabia, 20 years after 9/11: 'A country in the making'

All but four of the 19 hijackers on 9/11 were Saudi citizens, and the Saudi kingdom was the birthplace of Osama bin Laden, the head of al-Qaida and mastermind of the attack 20 years ago.

published on : 12th September 2021

EXCERPT: An Afghan reporter recalls 9/11's aftermath in his country

Amir Shah was The Associated Press' eyes and ears in Afghanistan after the 9/11 attacks, when all foreigners were ordered to leave.

published on : 12th September 2021

Divided, bruised US marks 9/11's 20th anniversary

Al-Qaeda founder Osama bin Laden has been hunted down and killed. A towering new sky scraper has risen over Manhattan, replacing the Twin Towers.

published on : 10th September 2021

Analysis: How Afghan war showed limits of US military power

The US spent hundreds of billions, and even after the withdrawal, the Biden administration plans to ask Congress to spend billions more in support of Afghan soldiers.

published on : 17th July 2021

Imran Khan calling Osama bin Laden a 'martyr' was a 'slip of the tongue': Minister

Speaking in Parliament on June 25 last year, Khan said the American forces entered Pakistan and killed bin Laden without informing the government after which everyone started abusing his country.

published on : 27th June 2021

Pakistan foreign minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi ducks question on Osama bin Laden

Qureshi in the interview also defended the Taliban saying the organisation is ready for peace and they have suffered as well.

published on : 22nd June 2021

10 years after death, Bin Laden still mobilises jihadists

After September 11, 2001, attacks on the United States carried out by an Al-Qaeda cell under bin Laden's orders, the West spent billions of dollars trying to defeat radical Islamist extremists.

published on : 27th April 2021

Trump to seek release of man who helped track Bin Laden during meet with Imran Khan

Dr. Shakil Afridi helped the CIA track down al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden in 2011.

published on : 20th July 2019

Held after 10-year hunt, Abdul Subhan Qureshi could've been an IT professional if not terrorist

Qureshi had been on the run since 20 blasts ripped through Gujarat's main city Ahmedabad on July 26, 2008, killing more than 50 people.

published on : 22nd January 2018

Shakil Afridi: The doctor who aided hunt for Osama bin Laden languishes in Pakistan prison, forgotten 

Many might wonder how Pakistan could imprison a man who helped track down the mastermind of the 9/11 attacks.

published on : 22nd January 2018

After suspension of security assistance, US Senator to introduce bill to eliminate aid to Pakistan

A top American Senator has announced that he will introduce a bill that would eliminate US aid to Pakistan and set the money aside for infrastructure funds to build roads in the US.

published on : 5th January 2018

Osama Bin Laden shifted to Afghanistan to supervise plot to assassinate Bhutto: Report

Al-Qaeda's slain chief Osama bin Laden had shifted to Afghanistan to supervise a plot to assassinate Pakistan's former premier Benazir Bhutto and then military dictator Pervez Musharraf.

published on : 27th December 2017