Osama Bin Laden: News

17 Nov 2023


TikTok to ban Bin Laden's 'Letter to America' viral trend

Short-form video platform TikTok said on Thursday that it will prohibit content promoting Osama bin Laden's 2002 "Letter to America," wherein the former al-Qaeda leader justified attacking the United States (US).

31 Jul 2023

Narottam Mishra

MP: BJP minister mocks RaGa after Kanhaiya's 'film fixation' remarks 

Madhya Pradesh Home Minister Narottam Mishra on Sunday took a jibe at senior Congress leader Rahul Gandhi and his political campaigns following some controversial remarks by party leader Kanhaiya Kumar.

BJP's nationwide protest against Pakistan minister Bilawal Bhutto's 'Gujarat' remarks

Pakistan Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto Zardari's remarks about Prime Minister Narendra Modi at United Nations Security Council (UNSC) triggered outrage in India.

03 Aug 2022

al Qaeda

Facts about Hellfire R9X, the missile that killed Ayman al-Zawahiri

The Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) killed the Al-Qaeda supremo and mastermind of the US September 11, 2001 terror attacks, Ayman al-Zawahiri on Sunday.

02 Aug 2022


Who was al-Zawahiri, al-Qaeda chief killed in US drone strike?

The United States has killed al-Qaeda chief Ayman al-Zawahiri in a drone strike—carried out by the Central Intelligence Agency—in Kabul on Sunday.

02 Jun 2022

Uttar Pradesh

UP officer sacked after placing bin Laden's picture in office

An officer in Uttar Pradesh's state-run power distribution company was suspended after he placed a photo of Osama bin Laden in his office.

31 Aug 2021


Amin al-Haq, once a top Laden aide, returns to Afghanistan

Amin al-Haq, a top al-Qaeda member and a former aide of Osama bin Laden, is believed to have returned to his native Nangarhar province in the east of Afghanistan.

06 Jun 2020

Pakistan News

Pakistan: Blogger Cynthia Ritchie accuses ex-Minister Rehman Malik of rape

American blogger Cynthia D. Ritchie has accused former Pakistan Interior Minister Rehman Malik of rape.

28 Nov 2019


TikTok apologizes after blocking video showing China's treatment of Muslims

Just a day after blocking a teen who highlighted the mistreatment of Muslims in China, TikTok has apologized for the 'mistake' and restored her account.

29 Oct 2019

Donald Trump

ISIS chief Baghdadi buried at sea, afforded religious rites

ISIS chief Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, who was revealed to have died recently, has been buried at sea, US officials said on Monday.

27 Oct 2019


Who is Baghdadi, the ISIS chief reportedly killed by US?

If reports are to be believed, ISIS chief Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi has died.

14 Sep 2019

Pakistan News

Osama bin Laden's son killed in US counter-terrorism operation: Trump

On Saturday, United States President Donald Trump said that Hamza bin Laden, the son of al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden, was killed in a US counter-terrorism operation. Reportedly, Hamza was expected to succeed his father as the leader of the al-Qaeda.

01 Aug 2019

Donald Trump

Osama bin Laden's son Hamza is dead, say US officials

Deceased terrorist Osama bin Laden's son Hamza, seen widely as the heir of al Qaeda, is dead, US media said on Wednesday.

17 Mar 2019

Narendra Modi

Pawan Khera likens Modi to Masood Azhar, Osama; sparks row

A massive row erupted after Congress' spokesperson Pawan Khera equated Prime Minister Narendra Modi to terrorists during a program on a news channel on Saturday.

10 Mar 2019


I'm ashamed: Congress leader quits after party demands airstrikes' proof

In what could dampen the spirit of Bihar Congress before crucial Lok Sabha elections, senior leader and spokesman Vinod Sharma resigned on Saturday after being upset that the party demanded proofs of IAF strikes in Balakot, Pakistan.

02 Mar 2019

Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia strips Osama bin Laden's son Hamza of citizenship

Saudi Arabia announced yesterday it has revoked the citizenship of Hamza bin Laden, the son of the late al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden, who has become an increasingly prominent figure in the terror network.

27 Feb 2019

Pakistan News

If US can kill Osama, why can't India: Arun Jaitley

Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Wednesday asked if the United States could kill Osama bin Laden by entering Abbottabad in Pakistan, why can't India.

04 Dec 2018


Trump writes to Imran Khan, wants to talk about Taliban

US President Donald Trump has written to Prime Minister Imran Khan, seeking Pakistan's help with stuttering Afghan peace talks and support in bringing the Taliban to the negotiating table to end the 17-year brutal war in its neighboring country, Pakistani officials said yesterday.

19 Nov 2018

Pakistan News

Trump's anti-Pakistan comments, lesson for leaders appeasing US: Pak Minister

Pakistan's Human Rights Minister, Shireen Mazari, today said that US President Donald Trump's tirade against Islamabad should be a lesson to those Pakistani leaders who appeased America after 9/11.

05 Nov 2018


#SeriesInFocus: 'The Newsroom' is neither a drama nor an editorial

In recent years, 'The Newsroom' has graduated to become one of the most talked about shows around the globe.

27 Oct 2018

Pakistan News

Pakistan poses greater threat to humanity than Syria, report finds

A report titled 'Humanity at Risk - Global Terror Threat Indicant (GTTI)' has concluded that Pakistan poses three times the threat to humanity than Syria, as it continues to be a breeding ground for terrorist pads.

04 Sep 2018


Afghan Taliban announces the death of Haqqani network leader

The founder of the Haqqani network, one of Afghanistan's most effective and feared militant groups, has died after a long illness, their affiliates, the Afghan Taliban announced on Tuesday.

06 Aug 2018


Hamza bin Laden marries 9/11 hijacker's daughter: Family

Hamza bin Laden, son of top terrorist Osama bin Laden, has married the daughter of Mohammed Atta, one of the main hijackers in the 9/11 attack, his family has said.

27 May 2018

Nawaz Sharif

Former ISI chief summoned by Pakistan army over 'Spy Chronicles'

The Pakistan Army has taken serious reservations over the book 'Spy Chronicles: RAW, ISI and the Illusion of Peace', written by former ISI chief Lieutenant General (Retd.) Asad Durrani and his Indian counterpart AS Dulat (former RAW-chief).

22 Jan 2018


All about Indian Mujahideen co-founder, Quershi's life

Earlier today, Delhi police had arrested Abdul Subhan Qureshi, the co-founder of the Indian Mujahideen.

02 Jan 2018


Reports: Osama bin Laden's grandson killed in airstrike

According to some reports, al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden's 12-year old grandson Osama bin Hamza bin Laden was reportedly killed in an airstrike near the Afghanistan-Pakistan border around June-July 2017.

23 Dec 2017

Pakistan News

In a blow to civil society, Pakistan bans 27 NGOs

In a setback to its already vulnerable civil society, the Pakistan government has ordered for 29 international non-governmental organizations to shut operations and leave the country in 90 days. The government, however, failed to give any logical reason for their action.

01 Dec 2017


Former US President Barack Obama in India, praises Modi

Former US President Barack Obama addressed a town hall meeting in Delhi today. He interacted with 300 young leaders from across the country.

02 Nov 2017

Pakistan News

CIA declassifies files seized during Osama bin Laden assassination

Almost seven years after Al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden was killed by US forces, the mystery surrounding him and the organization continues to fascinate many.

22 Sep 2017


India calls Pakistan "Terroristan" following PM Abbasi's speech at UN

India made a scathing rebuttal against Pakistani PM Shahid Khaqan Abbasi's belligerent speech at the UN General Assembly (UNGA).

17 Jul 2017

al Qaeda

US could have captured Osama as early as 2002

Investigative journalists Adrian Levy and Cathy Scott-Clark's new book 'The Exile' has revealed some shocking details on the 9/11 mastermind Osama bin Laden and al Qaeda.

26 Jun 2017


Reports: ISIS declares war on Taliban in Afghanistan

An ISIS commander in Afghanistan has reportedly declared war on Taliban, calling the latter "hypocrites and stooges of the unbelievers."

23 Jun 2017


Bill in US congress seeks to revoke Pakistan's ally status

Two senior US lawmakers have introduced a bipartisan bill seeking to revoke Pakistan's status as a major non-NATO ally (MNNA) in the House of Representatives.

31 May 2017


Was 2001 Parliament attack planned to help Laden escape?

A new book claims that the 2001 Indian Parliament attack was orchestrated by Pakistani ISI-sponsored terror outfits to trigger an Indo-Pak military standoff.

13 May 2017

al Qaeda

Hamza bin Laden vows to carry on Osama's mission

Letters written six years ago by then 22-year-old Hamza to his father Osama bin Laden show the young man is "bent on avenging" his father.

10 May 2017

Nawaz Sharif

Imran Khan to sue Sharif for taking money from Osama

Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf chief Imran Khan has moved the Supreme Court seeking filing of charges against Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif for receiving funds from Osama Bin laden in the 1980s.

15 Apr 2017

Barack Obama

9/11 Lawsuits: Saudi banks, Bin Laden affiliated companies sued

A group of over two dozen US insurers affiliated with the insurance holding firm Travelers Cos has sued ten defendants including Saudi banks and companies connected to Osama bin Laden over the 9/11 terror attacks.

04 Apr 2017


Lashkar-e-Taiba: Bitter dissension in the outfit's upper echelon

Pakistan-based terror outfit Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) is reportedly going through a bitter "dissension" in the upper echelon, revealed the intelligence inputs received by India's security establishment.

10 Dec 2016


Saudis fund Taliban while their king backs Afghan govt.

Saudi Arabia is in a unique situation in the Afghan geopolitical conflict that it is on both sides of it- the Afghan government and the Taliban.

24 Nov 2016


IS men recced Haridwar's 'Har ki Pauri' as possible target

Authorities have revealed that individuals arrested in India for affiliation to ISIS, conducted a recce of 'Har ki Pauri' in Haridwar as a possible target for the group.

04 Nov 2016

Narendra Modi

Modi's photos on pendrive recovered from Malappuram blast site

Two days after the Malappuram car blast, the police recovered a letter from the blast site which threatened to take revenge for Dadri lynching victim Mohammed Akhlaq.