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Osama bin Laden is dead

United States President Barack Obama caught the Pakistani leaders off-guard on Monday when he announced the killing of the 9/11 terrorist attack mastermind, al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden, by American forces

Malik told US Osama could be in Iran, Saudi Arabia or Yemen

ISLAMABAD – Apart from telling them that Afghan police were fighting alongside terrorists in Pakistan, Interior Minister Rehman Malik also told the Americans in September 2009 that Osama Bin Laden could be in Iran, Saudi Arabia or Yemen.
This was revealed by a WikiLeaks’ released diplomatic cable sent by the then US ambassador to Pakistan Anne W Patterson on September, 10, 2009 to Washington. Rehman Malik complained about the involvement of Afghanistan, India and Iran in

Gunbattles rage in Libya, Gaddafi blames US, Osama

BENGHAZI – Forces loyal to Muammar Gaddafi launched a fierce counterattack on Thursday on rebels holding towns near the capital and the US did not rule out military action in response to the Libyan crackdown. The opposition were already in control of major centres in the east, including the regional capital Benghazi, and reports that the towns of Misrata and Zuara in the west had also fallen brought the tide of rebellion closer to Gaddafi’s power base.
Gunbattles in Zawiyah, an

Top Osama aide killed in drone strike

PESHAWAR – A top Al Qaeda leader and close associate of Osama Bin Laden is said to have been killed in a recent drone strike in North Waziristan Agency, security officials said on Sunday.
The officials said Bin Laden’s personal assistant Nasir Al Wahishi, 32, was killed when an unmanned US drone fire four missiles on two compounds of local militants in Ghulam Khan Town, some 20 kilomters northwest of Miranshah, the headquarters of North Waziristan. “The high value target was