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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.
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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.
New flight 370 theory: Disappearance related to NYC terror trial

New flight 370 theory: Disappearance related to NYC terror trial

March 19 (UPI) -- A new theory about the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines flight 370 poses that the flight may have been the subject of a 9/11-style terror plot.
Aileen Graef
9/11 mastermind: Bin Laden son-in-law didn't know about attack

9/11 mastermind: Bin Laden son-in-law didn't know about attack

NEW YORK, March 17 (UPI) -- The son-in-law of al-Qaida founder Osama bin Laden was unaware of plans for the Sept. 11, 2011, attacks on New York and Washington, a court was told Monday.
9/11 mastermind defends Osama Bin Laden's son-in-law

9/11 mastermind defends Osama Bin Laden's son-in-law

March 17 (UPI) -- Khalid Sheikh Mohammed stated that Osama Bin Laden's son-in-law Sulaiman Abu Ghaith was not involved in planning or execution of terrorist attacks.
Aileen Graef
Doctor who helped CIA find Osama Bin Laden has sentenced reduced

Doctor who helped CIA find Osama Bin Laden has sentenced reduced

ISLAMABAD, March 15 (UPI) -- A Pakistani court has reduced the jail sentence of a doctor who in 2011 helped the United States track down Osama Bin Laden.

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Trial of Abu Gaith, bin Laden's son-in-law, begins in New York

NEW YORK, March 6 (UPI) -- Sulaiman Abu Ghaith, Osama bin Laden's son-in-law, was accused in court by prosecutors in New York of aiding in terror plots and providing material support.

Jury selection begins in Osama bin Laden's son-in-law's trial

NEW YORK, March 4 (UPI) -- The jury pool was winnowed in the federal trial in New York for Osama bin Laden's son-in-law after several potential jurors said they couldn't be impartial.
Pakistani officials fear attempt to free jailed militants

Pakistani officials fear attempt to free jailed militants

PESHAWAR, Pakistan, Feb. 28 (UPI Next) --Pakistani officials worry there may be an attempt to free militants from Central Prison Peshawar after jailbreaks elsewhere in Khyber Pakhtunkhawa province.
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Hezbollah faces swelling battle in Syrian mountains

BEIRUT, Lebanon, Feb. 27 (UPI) -- As Syria's civil war lurches toward its fourth year, Hezbollah and Iraqi Shiite irregulars it trained to fight the Americans are engaged in a swelling battle in the Qalamoun mountains on Lebanon's eastern border against Sunni rebels seeking to topple the Damascus regime.

Syria: Assassination of al-Qaida chief intensifies rebel feuding

BEIRUT, Lebanon, Feb. 26 (UPI) -- The assassination of Abu Khalid al-Suri -- personal representative of al-Qaida chief Ayman al Zawahiri -- in northern Syria this week is expected to intensify fierce infighting between jihadist groups that's seriously weakening the rebellion against the regime of President Bashar Assad.

Al-Qaida emissary killed in suicide bombing in Syria

ALEPPO, Syria, Feb. 24 (UPI) -- Al-Qaida's top emissary in Syria was killed in a suicide bombing after he was asked to mediate between the country's two main al-Qaida groups, officials said.
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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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