Top US politicians have accused the CIA of misleading the makers of the Osama bin Laden raid film 'Zero Dark Thirty' by allegedly telling them that harsh interrogation methods helped track down the terrorist mastermind.
Internal emails among US military officers indicate that no sailors watched Osama bin Laden’s burial at sea from the USS Carl Vinson and traditional Islamic procedures were followed during the ceremony.
Seven members of the secretive US Navy SEAL Team 6, including one involved in the mission to kill Osama bin Laden, have been punished for allegedly disclosing classified information to the maker of 'Medal of Honour: Warfighter', a senior defence source said today.
The publisher of an insider account of the US Navy SEAL raid that killed terror mastermind Osama bin Laden said it would begin public sales next week despite a Pentagon warning of possible legal action against the author and others.
A member of the US Navy Seal team that killed Osama bin Laden has written a first-hand account of the operation, triggering more questions about the possible public release of classified information involving the historic assault of the terror leader's compound in Pakistan.
A judge has denied a request to release photos and video taken of Osama bin Laden during and after a raid in which the terrorist leader was killed by US commandos.
A lawyer for Osama bin Laden's three widows and their nine children said the family is expected to be deported from Pakistan to Saudi Arabia later today.
Osama bin Laden lived in five safe houses while on the run in Pakistan and fathered four children – two of them born in government hospitals, according to one his widows.
Osama bin Laden’s three widows have been charged with illegally entering and living in Pakistan, the interior minister says.
Pakistan is more than halfway finished demolishing the three-storey compound where Osama bin Laden was killed by US commandos last May.
Pakistan has started to demolish the compound in the north-west city of Abbottabad where Osama bin Laden lived for years and was killed by US commandos last May, residents said today.
The Pentagon is looking into concerns that the Obama administration may have given a Hollywood filmmaker too many details about the secret mission last May in which Osama bin Laden was killed.
Public disclosure of graphic photos and video taken of Osama bin Laden after US commandos killed him would damage national security and lead to attacks on American property and personnel, the Obama administration has argued.
Al-Qaida leader Osama bin Laden was considering renaming the terror group, according to a letter found in the house in Pakistan where he was killed.
A mobile phone of Osama bin Laden's trusted courier recovered in the US raid that killed both men contained contacts for a militant group that is a long-time asset of Pakistan's intelligence agency, it was reported today.
Pakistan's former President Pervez Musharaff has denied his country knew that Osama bin Laden was there.
Former President George W. Bush said he was pleased but not joyous when he learned US forces had killed Osama bin Laden.
Pakistan’s government named the members of a commission tasked with probing the US raid that killed Osama bin Laden, including how it come about that the al Qaida chief was living in a Pakistani garrison city.
US secretary of state Hillary Clinton arrived in Pakistan today to repair badly-frayed relations after the killing of terror mastermind Osama bin Laden at a hideout not far from Islamabad.
Shortly before his death, Osama bin Laden recorded a message praising the Middle East protest movements and predicting that revolutions would spread across the region.
Afghanistan’s former intelligence chief said today he knew Osama bin Laden was hiding in Pakistan four years ago, but his claims were rejected by the country’s leaders.
Torture was not a factor in tracking down Osama bin Laden, former US presidential candidate John McCain has said.
Osama bin Laden kept pressing followers to find new ways to hit the US and his terror organisation was becoming battered and fragmented, according to his private diary and other documents recovered in the raid on his Pakistan hideout.
Al-Qaida has warned that the US has committed a “big mistake” and a “serious sin” in killing Osama bin Laden and is calling on Muslims to avenge his death.
Pakistan has informed the US that it will grant access to Osama bin Laden’s wives, an American official has said.
The wealth of information pulled from Osama bin Laden's compound has reinforced the strong role he played in planning and directing attacks by al-Qaida and its affiliates in Yemen and Somalia, senior US officials have said.
US President Barack Obama has met the assault forces who carried out the strike on Osama bin Laden and has awarded them a presidential citation.
Al-Qaida confirmed the killing of Osama bin Laden today and vowed revenge, saying Americans’ “happiness will turn to sadness” in the first statement by the terror network since its leader was killed in a US commando raid against his Pakistani hideout.
Al-Qaida has issued its first confirmation of Osama bin Laden’s death in an internet statement posted on militant websites.
The UN’s independent investigator on extrajudicial killings has called on the United States to reveal more details of the raid on Osama bin Laden’s Pakistan hideaway to allow experts to assess the legality of his killing.
A Yemeni-born wife of Osama bin Laden said she had been living in the al-Qaida chief’s final hideout for six years without leaving the upper floors of the house, a Pakistani intelligence official has said.
Some of the first information gleaned from Osama bin Laden's compound indicates al-Qaida considered attacking US trains on the upcoming anniversary of the September 11 attacks.
US President Barack Obama is set to meet the Navy Seals who joined the daring raid of Osama bin Laden's Pakistan compound.
Marking Osama bin Laden’s death where the terrorist inflicted his greatest damage, US President Barack Obama soberly laid a wreath at New York’s Ground Zero today and declared to the city and the world: “When we say we will never forget, we mean what we say.”
US President Barack Obama will meet some of those who were involved in the military operation against Osama bin Laden when he visits Fort Campbell, Kentucky, tomorrow, a White House official said.
Only one of the five people killed in the raid in which Osama bin Laden died was armed and fired any shots, a senior US defence official said today, acknowledging that the new account differs greatly from original administration portrayals of a chaotic, intense and prolonged firefight.
US President Barack Obama has laid a wreath at the site of the collapsed Twin Towers of the World Trade Centre, paying tribute to victims of the September 11 2001 terrorist attack.
US President Barack Obama says the killing of Osama bin Laden sends a message to the world and the country that "when we say we will never forget, we mean what we say".
Only one of the five people killed in the raid that got Osama bin Laden was armed and fired a shot, a senior defence official said today.
Pakistan has warned America of the "disastrous consequences" if it carries out any other unilateral raids against suspected terrorists in its country.
US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton says she has “no idea” what she and the rest of the US national security team were watching at the precise moment that a photographer snapped what has become a classic image of the operation that killed Osama bin Laden.
US President Barack Obama was today set to visit Ground Zero in New York to pay tribute to the victims of the 9/11 attacks, just days after the death of terror mastermind Osama bin Laden.
President Barrack Obama has told US television networks that photographs of Osama Bin Laden's body will not be released.
The White House has expressed concern that the photos of Osama bin Laden's body could be inflammatory if made public due the graphic nature of the images.
Osama Bin Laden's daughter has claimed that her father was captured alive and then shot dead by US special forces in the first few minutes of their 40-minute operation at his compound, it was reported today.
Pakistan alerted the US to suspicions about Osama bin Laden’s compound in Abbottabad as far back as 2009, the country’s Foreign Secretary revealed today.
Former US President George Bush has declined an invitation from Barack Obama to attend an observance at New York’s ground zero.
US President Barack Obama said the killing of Osama bin Laden marked a “good day for America”. Polls show it was good day for him, too.
Osama bin Laden was unarmed when commandos burst into his room and shot him dead, the White House has revealed, raising questions about whether the US ever planned to capture the terrorist leader alive.
Osama bin Laden was not armed when a US Navy SEAL raiding party confronted him during the assault on his compound in Pakistan, the White House said today.
Pakistan has criticised the American raid that killed Osama bin Laden as an “unauthorised unilateral action” and warned Washington not to launch similar operations in the future.
The Taliban have cast suspicion on the announcement of Osama bin Laden’s death, saying they would not believe the al-Qaida leader was dead until they had seen proof or received confirmation from sources close to him.
The United States aims to build on its killing of Osama bin Laden to destroy his al-Qaida terrorist organisation, the White House counterterrorism chief said today.
Kathryn Bigelow is working on a movie about the death of Osama bin Laden.
The mission that led to the death of Osama bin Laden was “justified, lawful and right”, David Cameron has said.
A soldier in Afghanistan learned about the death of Osama bin Laden on Facebook. A TV producer got a tip from comedian Kathy Griffin on Twitter. A blues musician received an email alert from The New York Times. And a woman found out as she scrolled through the internet on her smartphone while walking her dog.
Philippines security officials said today that they expect Osama bin Laden’s death to weaken local Islamic extremists and eventually lead to their end.
In a remarkable 36 hours of his presidency, Barack Obama carried a momentous secret but gave no hint of it as he consoled tornado victims, delivered a college commencement address and cracked jokes at a black-tie dinner.
Pakistan’s president has denied suggestions that his country’s security forces may have sheltered Osama bin Laden before he was killed by American forces, and said their co-operation with the United States helped pinpoint the world’s most wanted ma
American forces were led to Osama bin Laden by his most trusted courier, a Kuwaiti-born man named Sheikh Abu Ahmed, three US officials revealed.