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Al-Qaeda Leader Strikes Deal With U.S., Saudis To Send 5,000 Fighters to Syria

A militant who fought alongside Osama Bin Laden in Afghanistan and is now the leader of a group affiliated with Al-Qaeda in South Yemen has struck a deal with the United States and Saudi Arabia to send 5,000 Al-Qaeda fighters into Syria according to reports out of the Middle East.


Pakistan condemns Bid Laden raid, threatens reprisals for drone strikes

Pakistan's parliament joins its intelligence chief in condemning the U.S. raid that killed Osama bin Laden and threatens to prohibit NATO convoys into Afghanistan if Washington continues its drone strikes against militants.At a marathon closed-door session, Pakistan's parliament Saturday joined the country's intelligence chief in strongly condemning the U.S. raid that killed Osama bin Laden.


Poll: With bin Laden dead, is it time to end war?

Poll: With bin Laden dead, is it time to end war?

A broad swath of Americans in a new USA TODAY/Gallup Poll say that with Osama bin Laden's death, the U.S. mission in Afghanistan has been accomplished ...


Bin Laden's death stirs strong emotions around the world

News of Osama bin Laden's death stirred strong emotions Monday, from a profound sense of relief across much of the globe to outrage among sympathizers ...


Analysis: Turning point for U.S., Pakistan

The death of Osama bin Laden could prove to be a turning point in United States-Pakistani counterterrorism cooperation.


Man unknowingly liveblogs Bin Laden operation

A computer programmer, startled by a helicopter clattering above his quiet Pakistani town in the early hours of the morning Monday, did what any social-media addict would do: he began sending messages to the social networking site Twitter.


Arab Americans, Muslims rejoice at death of bin Laden

Muslims and Arab-Americans — in one of the largest and oldest Arab-American communities in the USA— rejoiced at the news that Osama bin Laden ...


Obama: "This is a good day for America"


President Obama said Monday that the world is "a better place" because of death of Osama bin Laden, calling it "a good day for America."


NJ: The secret team that killed bin Laden

Were it not for this high-value target,  the killing of Osama bin Laden at his luxury hideout in Pakistan early Monday might have been a routine mission for the specially trained and highly mythologized SEAL Team Six.


How the U.S. tracked down bin Laden

In a tale that fit for a spy novel, here's how the military raid that killed the world's most notorious terrorist came together.


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