Stories tagged: Osama bin Laden
WEDNESDAY, FEB. 8, 2017, 2:49 P.M.
Pentagon: Airstrikes in Syria kill 11 al-Qaida operatives
The Pentagon says two U.S. airstrikes in Syria killed 11 al-Qaida operatives, including one with ties to Osama bin Laden and other senior al-Qaida leaders.
SUNDAY, SEPT. 11, 2016
Ann McFeatters: Remembering the unity 9/11 created
People yearned for normalcy and began to cherish everyday moments. They hugged their children and worried how to discuss such a cataclysm with them.
FRIDAY, MAY 27, 2016, 1:59 P.M.
Trump called ‘small man’ for taking 9/11 money
Donald Trump is “a small man” for accepting $150,000 from a federal fund for small businesses hurt by the Sept. 11 attacks and should return the money or donate it …
FRIDAY, MAY 20, 2016, 8:24 A.M.
Osama bin Laden, Ted Bundy among 10 Most Wanted in past
The FBI had hunted dangerous fugitives for years when a United Press International reporter asked in 1949 for the names of the “toughest guys” to catch. The subsequent story about …
MONDAY, MAY 2, 2016, 12:59 P.M.
CIA should not have ‘live-tweeted’ bin Laden raid, critics say
Twitter users reacted with criticism and confusion after the CIA “live-tweeted” the Osama bin Laden raid that ended with his death five years ago. The “live-tweets,” posted Sunday as if …
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 13, 2016, 1 P.M.
Montana State University cancels speech by bin Laden shooter
Montana State University has canceled a scheduled speech by the former Navy SEAL who says he killed Osama bin Laden.
FRIDAY, APRIL 8, 2016, 11:58 A.M.
Ex-Navy SEAL who says he killed bin Laden charged with DUI in Montana
Montana authorities have filed drunken driving charges against the former Navy SEAL who says he fired the shots that killed Osama bin Laden.
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 23, 2016, 2 P.M.
Bin Laden sent videotapes. Islamic State runs a 24/7 news agency
Al-Qaida chief Osama bin Laden had to rely on video and audio messages recorded in remote hideouts and delivered to international television networks by supporters to claim responsibility for the …
TUESDAY, MARCH 1, 2016, 10:45 A.M.
Osama bin Laden worried wife had tracking device in filling
In his handwritten will, al-Qaida leader Osama bin Laden claimed he had about $29 million in personal wealth – the bulk of which he wanted to be used “on jihad, …
MONDAY, FEB. 22, 2016, 4:51 P.M.
Echoes of 1991 Gulf War linger on in Mideast, analysis shows
The 1991 Gulf War saw only 100 hours of ground fighting as U.S. forces entered Kuwait to end the Iraqi occupation, but echoes of that conflict have lingered for decades …
MONDAY, FEB. 8, 2016, 1:51 P.M.
Washington man accused of supporting Islamic State
Federal agents with the Seattle Joint Terrorism Task Force have arrested an Army deserter and purported sympathizer of the Islamic State group for illegally possessing machine guns and other firearms.
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 19, 2014
Navy SEAL has more than one story to tell
Last week, the nation first heard Robert O’Neill’s personal account of the SEAL Team Six raid on Osama bin Laden’s compound in Abbottabad, Pakistan. But in June in Philadelphia, a …
FRIDAY, NOV. 7, 2014
Navy SEAL who says he shot Bin Laden identifies himself
WASHINGTON – The retired Navy SEAL who says he shot al-Qaida leader Osama bin Laden in the forehead publicly identified himself Thursday amid a debate among special operations brethren about …
UPDATED: THURSDAY, NOV. 6, 2014, 4:04 P.M.
Navy SEAL from Butte killed bin Laden
WASHINGTON (AP) — The retired Navy SEAL who says he shot Osama bin Laden in the forehead publicly identified himself Thursday amid debate over whether special operators should be recounting …
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 26, 2014, 7:59 A.M.
Bin Laden son-in-law convicted at NYC terror trial
NEW YORK (AP) — Osama bin Laden’s son-in-law has been convicted in New York of conspiring to kill Americans by serving as al-Qaida’s spokesman after the Sept. 11 attacks.
SATURDAY, NOV. 2, 2013
Osama bin Laden reward sought by Michigan man
A Michigan gem merchant who claims he tipped the FBI to the location of Osama bin Laden’s secret compound in Pakistan eight years before his killing has hired a high-powered …
WEDNESDAY, JAN. 25, 2012, 7:49 A.M.
U.S. military raid in Somalia frees American, Dane
MOGADISHU, Somalia — The same U.S. Navy SEAL unit that killed Osama bin Laden parachuted into Somalia under cover of darkness early Wednesday and crept up to an outdoor camp …
THURSDAY, DEC. 8, 2011, 1:06 P.M.
Obama on foreign policy: ‘Ask bin Laden’
President Barack Obama today forcefully rejected Republican accusations that his foreign policy is timid and amounts to a policy of “appeasement.” “Ask Osama bin Laden and the 22 out of …
THURSDAY, MAY 12, 2011
Sales for bin Laden memorabilia drops off quickly
NEW YORK – The day after Osama bin Laden was killed, street vendors and online merchants rushed to place special orders for T-shirts celebrating the demise of the world’s most-wanted …
TUESDAY, MAY 10, 2011
‘Greater good,’ greatest evil
Images of Osama bin Laden’s mangled face will not be beamed around the world. But it’s worth considering, as we think about the death of bin Laden, how his face …
SUNDAY, MAY 8, 2011
In WSU address, Gates lauds service
PULLMAN – U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates implored Washington State University graduates on Saturday to ignore the rancor often aimed at government workers and consider a career in public service. …
SATURDAY, MAY 7, 2011, 2:26 P.M.
Gates calls on WSU grads to consider public service
U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates implored Washington State University graduates today to ignore the rancor often aimed at government workers and consider a career in public service. Gates said he’s …
SATURDAY, MAY 7, 2011, 11:10 A.M.
Videos show bin Laden watching himself on TV
WASHINGTON (AP) — Newly released videos show Osama bin Laden watching himself on television and rehearsing for terrorist videos, revealing that even from the walled confines of his Pakistani hideout, …
FRIDAY, MAY 6, 2011, 7:56 A.M.
Al-Qaida confirms bin Laden’s death, vows retaliation
One of three wives living with Osama bin Laden told Pakistani interrogators she had been staying in the al-Qaida chief’s hideout for six years, and could be a key source …
THURSDAY, MAY 5, 2011
State Senate praises bin Laden mission
OLYMPIA – With American flags adorning every desk, senators praised the armed forces and the troops’ commander in chief for Monday’s mission that killed Osama bin Laden. Senate Resolution 8661 …
WEDNESDAY, MAY 4, 2011, 11:58 A.M.
Obama says he won’t release bin Laden death photo
President Barack Obama said today he’s decided not to release death photos of terrorist Osama bin Laden because their graphic nature could incite violence and create national security risks for …
TUESDAY, MAY 3, 2011, 9:44 A.M.
U.S. holds photos of slain bin Laden, weighs release
Bit by bit, new details about the audacious raid that killed the world’s most wanted terrorist trickled out today: Unexpectedly high temperatures caused a lumbering helicopter carrying elite commandos to …
TUESDAY, MAY 3, 2011
Thanks to all who helped stop monster bin Laden
There are those who say it’s always wrong to revel in another’s misfortune. There are those who say the old “eye-for-an-eye” philosophy has no place in a civilized society.
TUESDAY, MAY 3, 2011
Fairchild moves to security level Bravo
Fairchild Air Force Base has raised its security level a notch as part of a worldwide alert for U.S. military and diplomatic bases. Base representatives said there is no specific …
TUESDAY, MAY 3, 2011
Editorial: Time to rejoice in watershed moment
Shortly after the twin towers of the World Trade Center came down, the air refueling tankers stationed at Fairchild Air Base went up. The KC-135 tankers formed a vital “air …