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Pakistan plans park where bin Laden was killed

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Pakistani officials say the government plans to build a recreation complex in the town where al-Qaida founder Osama bin Laden was killed by U.S. commandos in 2011. Syed Aqil Shah, sports and tourism minister in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, said Monday the project in Abbottabad will have a zoo, paragliding club and water sports facilities. It will also have cultural heritage park.


Al-Qaida No. 2 dies in US drone strike in Pakistan

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A U.S. drone strike in northwest Pakistan has killed al-Qaida's second-in-command, officials from both countries confirmed Tuesday, the most significant victory so far in the controversial bombing campaign and the biggest setback to the terror network since the death of Osama bin Laden....


Brother of Pakistani doctor convicted of treason calls for U.S. help

The brother of Shakil Afridi, the Pakistani doctor sentenced by Pakistan to 33 years in prison for helping the CIA’s search for Osama bin Laden, urged the United States on Monday to assist in Afridi’s legal battle.


Documents from bin Laden raid to go online

Osama Bin Laden Documents Goes Online

Documents seized in last year's raid on Osama bin Laden's house in Pakistan will be posted online today by the Army's Combating Terrorism Center at the U.S. Military Academy.


Bin Laden family arrives in Saudi Arabia

Widows and children of the former al-Qaeda chief arrive in the kingdom after being deported from Pakistan.


Pakistan to deport bin Laden's wives, adult daughters

Three of Osama bin Laden’s wives and two of his adult daughters were convicted by a Pakistani court Monday of illegally entering the country and sentenced to two more weeks of detention, followed by deportation to their home countries.


Pakistan razes Bin Laden compound

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Local residents say Pakistan has started to demolish the compound in the northwest city of Abbottabad where Osama bin Laden lived for years and was killed by U.S. commandos last May.


U.S. thinks Pakistan let China see secret chopper

U.S. officials suspect Pakistan let the Chinese military see secret technology the U.S. helicopter that crashed in the bin Laden raid.


CIA defends running vaccine program to find bin Laden

U.S. officials on Wednesday defended a tactic used by the CIA to attempt to verify the whereabouts of Osama bin Laden — the covert creation of a vaccine program in Abbottabad, the town in Pakistan where he was later killed in a U.S. raid.


Pakistan arrests CIA informants in bin Laden raid

Pakistan arrests CIA informants in bin Laden raid

Pakistan's intelligence service arrested the owner of a safe house rented to the CIA to observe bin Laden's compound.


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