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US offers $1 million reward to find Osama bin Ladens son

WASHINGTON: The United States on Thursday offered a $1 million reward for information on a son of late Al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden, seeing him as an emerging face of extremism. “Hamza bin Laden is the son of deceased former AQ leader Osama bin Laden and is emerging as a ...

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Imran Khan hits back at Trumps tirade against Pakistan

KARACHI/WASHINGTON:US President Donald Trump sparked off a Twitter spat with the Pakistani prime minister, Imran Khan, Monday evening when he reiterated the allegations he had leveled in a interview a day earlier. Trump accused Pakistan of “doing nothing” for the United States despite receiving “billions of dollars” in aid. He ...

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They don’t do a damn thing for us, says Trump on Pakistan

WASHINGTON: United States President Donald Trump on Sunday slammed Pakistan “for doing nothing” for his country, claiming that Pakistan helped shelter former al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden in Abbottabad. In an interview with Fox News, Trump defended his administration’s decision to pull hundreds of millions of dollars in military aid to ...

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Moeen Ali’s ‘Osama’ probe closed by cricket Australia

MELBOURNE: Cricket Australia (CA) on Monday closed an investigation into Moeen Ali’s complaint of being addressed as “Osama” by an Australian player during the 2015 Ashes series as no fresh details emerged during the inquiry. Moeen had made the claim in his autobiography earlier this month. “An Australian player turned ...

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Cricket Australia to probe Moeen Ali’s ‘Osama’ accusations

SYEDNEY: Cricket Australia has decided to launch a probe on England all-rounder Moeen Ali’s allegations against an Australian player for calling him “Osama” during the 2015 Ashes. Moeen, 31, made the accusation in his soon-to-be-released autobiography, where he also labelled the 2015 Australian touring party as “rude” and “disrespectful”. “It ...

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Osama bin Laden’s mother terms son a ‘shy boy’

LONDON: Former Al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden’s mother Alia Ghanem has stepped in front of the world in her first ever media appearance where she gave insight about her son. Speaking to The Guardian, Ghanem who is presently in her mid-seventies stated about her son, the universal representation of ...

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Pakistan was not aware of Osama presence in Abbottabad: Obama

NEW DELHI: Former United States president Barack Obama said that there is no evidence that the Pakistan government was aware of the presence of al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden in Abbottabad, Pakistan. He said this while addressing the 15th Hindustan Times Leadership Summit at Hyatt Regency in New Delhi. “We had ...

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CIA releases vast Bin Laden archive seized in compound

WASHINGTON: The US Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) has released 470,000 files that were captured during the raid that killed al-Qaeda leader Osama Bin Laden in May 2011. CIA Director Mike Pompeo said that he authorised the release of the massive trove of documents in the interests of “transparency” and “to enhance ...

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Mattis signs orders to send additional troops to Afghanistan

Jim Mattis

US Defence Secretary Jim Mattis said on Thursday he had signed orders to send additional troops to Afghanistan, the most concrete step yet by President Donald Trump’s administration in tackling America’s longest war. Mattis did not specify the size of the force, which will help combat Taliban insurgents and other ...

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Haqqani says facilitated presence of CIA men in Pakistan

WASHINGTON: Former Pakistani ambassador to Washington Hussain Haqqani admits that he had helped the United States station a large number of CIA operatives on the ground in Pakistan with the authorisation of the then civilian government. Haqqani, who had served as Pakistan’s ambassador to the US from April 2008 to ...

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