Tag Archives: Osama bin Laden

03Nov/16

A timeline of President Barack Obama’s presidency

Barack Obama rose from humble roots to become America’s first black president, championing a new healthcare law and forging diplomatic breakthroughs with Iran and Cuba amid staunch Republican opposition.

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09Sep/16

The U.S. prepares to mark the 15th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks

The United States prepares to commemorate the 15th anniversary of the September 11, 2001 attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon.

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09Sep/16

Sept. 11 drama on Air Force One unfolds in Bush aide’s handwritten notes

“We’re at war” — former White House Press Secretary Ari Fleischer releases his handwritten notes — locked in a vault for 15 years — that detail President George W Bush’s reaction to the attacks of September 11th, 2001.

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19Oct/15

Netanyahu, Hamas turn up rhetoric over violence

(NVO) – Hamas hailed on Monday (October 19) the recent spate of violence and called on Palestinians to push ahead with the Intifada, or uprising, while Israel called on the country to respect the rule of law.
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16Sep/15

Saudi Arabia denies criminal suspicion over crane crash incident

Mecca, Saudi Arabia (CCTV) – Saudi royal court on Tuesday ruled out criminal suspicion over the recent crane crash that killed 111 people and injured 331 in the grand mosque in Mecca.
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01Aug/15

Bin Laden relatives reportedly killed in private jet crash in Britain

British and Saudi media say that members of Osama Bin Laden’s family were on board private plane that crashed in Southern England on Friday.

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27Feb/15

Washington Post reporter describes process to name “Jihadi John”

In an interview with Reuters at the offices of the Washington Post, reporter Adam Goldman describes the reporting process that helped reveal the identity of “Jihadi John.”

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16Feb/15

Islamic State releases video purporting to show beheading of 21 Egyptians in Libya

A video released by Islamic State purportedly shows Egyptian Christians being marched along a beach, before being forced to their knees and beheaded.

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11Feb/15

Obama seeks war authorization from Congress to fight Islamic State

U.S. President Barack Obama sends Congress a letter seeking the authorization of military force against Islamic State militants, limiting operations to three years.
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