The Islamic State on Wednesday took over Tora Bora, which once served as Osama Bin Laden’s mountain hideout in eastern Afghanistan, from Taliban fighters, according to Afghan officials and local elders.
Army Staff Sgt. Ricardo Branch is set to lose his job after emailing classified information in 2014 that former President Barack Obama revealed during a publicized speech in 2011.
Osama bin Laden credited WikiLeaks with exposing corruption that sparked the Tunisian revolution, new documents from the May 2011 raid of the al Qaeda leader’s compound show.
The State Department imposed sanctions on the son of deceased al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden on Thursday.
Green Party presidential nominee Jill Stein said on the 15th anniversary of the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks that she would not have ordered the killing of Osama bin Laden.
The CIA chief in Pakistan who oversaw the raid that killed Osama bin Laden in 2011 left the country with an ailment and suspicions that he had been poisoned by the country’s Inter-Services Intelligence agency.
Osama bin Laden claimed to have amassed a fortune of $29 million and wanted the money to be used to carry out jihad in the event of his death, according to his hand-written will.