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As the news of Osama bin Laden’s death moves from exhilarating novelty to accepted reality, one group in the U.S. government will emerge as key to the win: the Central Intelligence Agency
Almost 10 years ago, Osama bin Laden ghosted away from the Afghan battlefields. Since then, it is as if the doomsday sheikh had slipped into a twilight zone where the only proof that he was alive was the chilling voice on a spool of tape, the occasional video image and a string of terrorist outrages and wars lengthening around the globe that claim inspiration from him and his cause.
Somalia’s president escaped an opportunistic attack by Islamic militants Wednesday as deadly fighting erupted in the center of Mogadishu, officials said.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu rejected Sunday the Obama administration’s demand that Israel halt the planning of a Jewish housing project in a predominantly Arab East Jerusalem neighborhood. “Our sovereignty over [Jerusalem] cannot be challenged
The Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) has more than 60 events that it lists as "milestones" since 1962-63, which includes the successful use of polar and geosynchronous satellite launch vehicles. “Our sovereignty over [Jerusalem] cannot be challenged. This means that residents of Jerusalem may purchase apartments in all parts of the city,” Netanyahu said at the start of the weekly Cabinet meeting
Michael Jackson’s sudden death has thrown the peculiar path of his later life back into the spotlight. He spent much of the past four years flitting from one part of the globe to another, failing to put down permanent roots.
On the tape, Sheikh Issa bin Zayed al Nahyan appears to burn with rage. Believing he was cheated in a business deal, the member of the United Arab Emirates ruling family was trying to extract a confession from an Afghan grain dealer. With a private security officer assisting, Sheikh Issa bin Zayed al Nahyan is seen stuffing sand in the Afghan’s mouth.
A videotape of a heinous torture session is delaying the ratification of a civil nuclear deal between the United Arab Emirates and the United States, senior U.S. officials familiar with the case said