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Arnaud de Borchgrave: Chaos and anarchy and religious extremism are spreading from Libya to Iraq, moving into the vacuum of retreating U.S. military power.
Arnaud de Borchgrave, UPI Editor at Large
Al-Qaida snubs Iraq's 'Islamic State'

Al-Qaida snubs Iraq's 'Islamic State'

ISLAMABAD, July 22 (UPI) --An al-Qaida publication indicates the militant group does not intend to relinquish its power to Iraq's newly-formed "Islamic State" caliphate.
Ed Adamczyk
Popular Kim Jong Un video from China draws protest from North Korea

Popular Kim Jong Un video from China draws protest from North Korea

BEIJING, July 22 (UPI) --According to reports, a viral video depicting a photoshopped Kim Jong Un showing off his dance moves is drawing protests from North Korea.
Evan Bleier
British engineer sentenced in U.S. on terror charge

British engineer sentenced in U.S. on terror charge

NEW HAVEN, Conn., July 16 (UPI) --A British engineer who designed websites that built support for the Taliban and other Muslim groups was sentenced Wednesday to 12 1/2 years in a U.S. prison.
Frances Burns
Appeals court sets aside two of three convictions of Bin Laden media aide

Appeals court sets aside two of three convictions of Bin Laden media aide

WASHINGTON, July 14 (UPI) --A U.S. appeals court ruled Monday that a military commission did not have the authority to convict Osama bin Laden's media aide of all the charges against him.
Frances Burns
Pakistan: Decline and fall?

Pakistan: Decline and fall?

Pakistan is one of the world's nine nuclear powers whose Prime Minister wants to make a deal with Taliban terrorists, which army generals oppose.
By Arnaud de Borchgrave, UPI Editor at Large
Disputed report says terrorists could target Keystone XL

Disputed report says terrorists could target Keystone XL

WASHINGTON, June 5 (UPI) --Terrorists in a hypothetical attack on the planned Keystone XL oil pipeline could cause a "catastrophic" oil spill, a retired Navy SEAL said in a report.
Daniel J. Graeber
History Counts II

History Counts II

Harlan Ullman: A better understanding of history can at least mitigate exaggerating every crisis as the worst in our lifetimes.
Harlan Ullman
White House promises CIA will stop using fake vaccine programs in operations

White House promises CIA will stop using fake vaccine programs in operations

WASHINGTON, May 20 (UPI) --The White House vowed Friday that the CIA will cease all fake vaccine campaigns operations for spying after facing backlash in the form of disease outbreaks.
Aileen Graef
UPI Almanac for Wednesday, May 7, 2014

UPI Almanac for Wednesday, May 7, 2014

UPI Almanac for Wednesday, May 7, 2014
By United Press International
UPI Almanac for Thursday, May 1, 2014

UPI Almanac for Thursday, May 1, 2014

UPI Almanac for Thursday, May 1, 2014
By United Press International
Alarming video shows large al-Qaida gathering

Alarming video shows large al-Qaida gathering

SANA'A, Yemen, April 16 (UPI) -- A 15-minute video circulating around jihadist websites shows a large outdoor meeting of Al-Qaida in the Arabian Peninsula vowing to attack the United States.
Aileen Graef
Jury finds bin Laden son-in-law guilty of terror conspiracy

Jury finds bin Laden son-in-law guilty of terror conspiracy

March 26 (UPI) -- Osama bin Laden's son-in-law was convicted Wednesday in New York of conspiring to kill U.S. residents and providing material support to terrorism.
Frances Burns
Bin Laden's son-in-law: I warned Bin Laden U.S. would kill him

Bin Laden's son-in-law: I warned Bin Laden U.S. would kill him

March 20 (UPI) -- In surprise testimony from Osama bin Laden's son-in-law during his terror trial, Sulaiman Abu Ghaith said he warned the al-Qaida leader the U.S. would kill him.
Aileen Graef
Osama bin Laden's son-in-law testifies at his terrorism trial

Osama bin Laden's son-in-law testifies at his terrorism trial

NEW YORK, March 19 (UPI) -- Osama bin Laden's son-in-law testified at his trial in New York Wednesday that he was not involved in terrorist attacks.
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The million dollar compound where al-Qaida chief Osama bin Laden was hiding is shown surrounded by hills in Abbottabad, Pakistan on May 3, 2011. Osama bin Laden was killed by U.S. special forces in a firefight on May 1, 2011. UPI/Sajjad Ali Qureshi
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Osama bin Mohammed bin Awad bin Laden ( /oʊˈsɑːmə bɪn ˈlɑːdən/; Arabic: أسامة بن محمد بن عوض بن لادن‎, ʾUsāmah bin Muḥammad bin ʿAwaḍ bin Lādin; March 10, 1957 – May 2, 2011a) was the founder of Al-Qaeda, the jihadist organization responsible for the September 11 attacks on the United States and numerous other mass-casualty attacks against civilian and military targets. He was a member of the wealthy Saudi bin Laden family, and an ethnic Yemeni Kindite.

Bin Laden was on the American Federal Bureau of Investigation's (FBI) lists of Ten Most Wanted Fugitives and Most Wanted Terrorists for his involvement in the 1998 U.S. embassy bombings. From 2001 to 2011, bin Laden was a major target of the War on Terror, with a US$25 million bounty by the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

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