Osama Bin Laden

Incredible Pictures Show Osama Bin Laden Relaxing In Tora Bora hideout

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 13.03.2015 | UK

Newly resurfaced photographs give an incredible insight into the world of Osama Bin Laden before he became the world's most wanted man. The former ...

Gitmo Inmate Claims He Was Forced Into 'Threesome' With Interrogators

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 21.01.2015 | UK

A Guantanamo Bay inmate's diary has made deeply disturbing allegations of his alleged 'torture', including inmates being forced to have sex with femal...

Lets Talk About Torture

Jake Warren | Posted 11.02.2015 | UK
Jake Warren

In December 2014 the long awaited publishing of the CIA Torture Report, on the treatment of detainees between the years of 2001 - 2006 was released. What followed in the immediate aftermath was mostly wide spread condemnation.

CNN Just Killed Obama In Ultimate On Air Typo

The Huffington Post UK | Louise Ridley | Posted 10.11.2014 | UK

It's a classic mistake which has foiled many a news organisation: are you referring to current US President Barack Obama... or late Al-Qaeda leader Os...

'My Navy SEAL Son Killed Bin Laden, And ISIS Can Come Get Us'

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 06.11.2014 | UK

This is a man who shot the world's most wanted terrorist, revealed for the first time. Rob O'Neill, 38, was the US Navy SEAL who killed the man who...

Fox News To Reveal Identity Of Man Who Shot Bin Laden

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 30.10.2014 | UK

NEW YORK -- The identity of the American Navy SEAL who shot Osama bin Laden is to finally be revealed more than three years after firing the fatal sho...

Mehdi Hasan

ISIS Is Trying To 'Suck The West' Into A New War

HuffingtonPost.com | Mehdi Hasan | Posted 17.09.2014 | UK Politics

ISIS is deliberately trying "to suck the west" into a new war in Iraq, one of the world's leading experts on Islamist terrorism has warned. Speakin...

Richard Dawkins' Tweets On Rape And Paedophilia Have Sent Twitter Into Meltdown

Huffington Post UK | Posted 30.07.2014 | UK

UPDATE: Richard Dawkins Admits 'Mistake' In Rape TweetsRichard Dawkins' Tweets Remind Us Of 9 Other Dumb Comments Made By Powerful Men About RapeThe...

We Never Helped Osama Bin Laden, Say Queen's Bankers

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 23.06.2014 | UK Politics

Queen Elizabeth's private bank Coutts has been forced to deny that it had ever handled former Al-Qaeda leader Osama Bin Laden and his family's finance...

The Action Toy Least Likely To Make It Onto This Year's Christmas Lists...(PICTURES)

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 20.06.2014 | UK

A sinister action figure of al-Qaeda kingpin Osama Bin Laden could have been nestling among the Transformers and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles of the w...

This 'Fake' Surrogate Mother Claims To Have Miscarried Bin Laden's Grandson

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.06.2014 | UK

A surrogate mother who claimed she miscarried Osama bin Laden’s grandchild has been jailed for a fake pregnancies scam. Louise Pollard, 28, took ...

Ok, So There's A Bar In Sao Paulo Run By A Bin Laden Lookalike

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.04.2014 | UK

There's nothing more entrepreneurial than someone who, on realising they look exactly like Osama Bin Laden, renames their Sao Paulo bar after the Saud...

The Ongoing Need for Military Commissions

Robin Simcox | Posted 09.06.2014 | UK Politics
Robin Simcox

Do not be fooled by the conviction of Suleiman Abu Ghaith, al-Qaeda spokesman and Osama bin Laden's son in law. His successful prosecution in a civilian court does not mean all terrorists can be tried in this way. Military commissions such as those in Guantanamo Bay will continue to play a vital role.

Jihad, Then and Now - Bin Laden's Comrade in Arms Warns Foreign Fighters to Stay Out of Syria

Tam Hussein | Posted 11.04.2014 | UK Politics
Tam Hussein

As the situation in Syria grows worse and simultaneously more complicated day by day, the fears of observers of the conflict have become more focused on the foreign jihadists who have travelled to the war-torn country to take part in the fighting...

Mehdi's Morning Memo: Is This Labour's Eurosceptic Moment?

Huffington Post | Mehdi Hasan | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Politics

Here are the five things you need to know on Friday 10 January 2013... 1) IS THIS LABOUR'S EUROSCEPTIC MOMENT? Rising Labour star Chuka Umunna, ...

US Feared 'Virtual Bin Laden' Could Preach Online For 'Hundreds Of Years'

Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Tech

American intelligence feared that terrorists might create a 'virtual Osama Bin Laden' avatar to preach from beyond the grave for 'hundreds of years'. ...

Saddam Hussein Captured 10 Years Ago Today

Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

It's 10 years to the day that Saddam Hussein was tracked down and captured by US forces. It was an ignominious end for the former Iraqi president, ...

'Bin Laden Has Won': Twitter Users Mock Richard Dawkins With Hilarious Tweets

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 04.11.2013 | UK Comedy

A tip of the hat to tweeter @woodoo79, who started the funniest Twitter hashtag game in a while: #tweetlikericharddawkins. It was prompted by a ser...

'You Owe Me £15.6m For Finding Osama Bin Laden'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

A man who claims he tipped federal investigators to the location of Osama bin Laden's compound in Pakistan eight years before his killing and has hire...

'Ode To Osama'

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 22.10.2013 | UK

Samantha Lewthwaite, the so-called 'White Widow', penned a dubious ditty to Osama Bin Laden, it has emerged. Kenyan police found the poem, littered...

Kenya Mall Attack Proves Bin Laden's Death Was a Victorious Battle but Still Not a Victorious War

Mohamed Soudy | Posted 23.11.2013 | UK Politics
Mohamed Soudy

Its clear to see that as long as we continue to intervene in countries and create lawless regions our war on terror will keep on going as we provide the perfect setting for these extreme fascists to spread like a nasty disease

Bin Laden Was Stopped For Speeding, But Let Off

The Huffington Post UK | Tom Moseley | Posted 09.07.2013 | UK

Osama bin Laden was pulled over for speeding long before he was eventually killed in his Pakistan hideout, it has emerged. The 9/11 mastermind was ...

Mehdi's Morning Memo: Big Day, Big Speech, For Ed Miliband

Huffington Post | Mehdi Hasan | Posted 09.07.2013 | UK Politics

The ten things you need to know on Tuesday 9 July 2013... 1) BIG DAY, BIG SPEECH, FOR ED MILIBAND "Ed Miliband's speech today is most important ...

Importing the Sectarianism That Drives the Conflict in Syria - The Case Against the Sectarian Preacher

Fiyaz Mughal | Posted 06.09.2013 | UK Politics
Fiyaz Mughal

The last thing we need is to import sectarianism into our country. Al-Arifi may have done us all a favour by coming to the UK since it has focussed on the need for better due diligence to be undertaken and to make us all wake up to the fact that whilst Syria may seem a long way away, its impacts can so easily affect our community relations in our small island.

Ritual, Gesture and the Boston Bomber's Burial

Jeffrey Gedmin | Posted 12.07.2013 | UK
Jeffrey Gedmin

An anonymous source has finally stepped forward and offered an unmarked grave in Virginia so that Tamerlan Tsarnaev's body could be put to rest. But the entire episode is a powerful reminder of the importance of ritual and gestures, even in an era where we'd like to think that cold facts, data, and rationality always carry the day.