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Bin Laden family's private jet was going too fast when it crashed in Surrey

A private jet carrying members of Osama bin Laden’s family crashed in Surrey because it was travelling too fast, an investigation has concluded.

Bin Laden’s stepmother, her daughter, and another relative were all killed in the crash when the jet landed too far down the runway on July 31 last year. 465 more words

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Zero Dark Thirty

This 2012 movie, an award-winning critically-acclaimed entertainment and box-office success, is above all a remarkable piece of propaganda. Or maybe marketing is more accurate.  816 more words

"Extolling Bin Laden, Zakir Naik proclaimed all Muslims must take up arms"

Bengaluru, Nov 18 He promoted enmity, disharmony and hatred on the grounds of religion.

If urgent steps are not taken then there is every possibility that many youth would get motivated and radicalise to commit acts of terror, the centre said while imposing a ban on the Dr Zakir Naik run Islamic Research Foundation.

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Vicky Nanjappa

Barbaric US airstrikes cost $1 billion; add to this the effects of terror, injuries, killings and ruined infrastructure

 

Japan Times reports today that the Pentagon issued a statement about a U.S. airstrike in Syria last month killed what the Defense Department describes as a senior al-Qaida leader who once had ties to Osama bin Laden. 140 more words

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Nicholas Cage: Is A Wacky “Army Of One” this November

Counter-terrorism takes a comedic turn in the movie Army of One, starring Nicholas Cage as a misguided soul who believes himself on a mission to rid the world of Osama Bin Laden. 345 more words

100 Books While 40: THE LOOMING TOWER

Title: The Looming Tower: Al-Queda and the Road to 9/11
Author: Lawrence Wright
Published: 2006

In the months between starting this book and finishing it my dad and Jeannine’s mom died. 341 more words

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U.S. Paid P.R. firm $540 million to make Fake al-Qaida Videos

An explosive new report reveals how the U.S. government paid a British public relations company linked to right-wing politics and repressive regimes more than $500 million from American taxpayers to spearhead a top-secret propaganda campaign in Iraq. 616 more words