United States

CIA mocked for 'live tweeting' Bin Laden killing

US spy agency marks fifth anniversary of al-Qaeda chief's assassination by posting timeline of operation on Twitter.

CIA mocked for 'live tweeting' Bin Laden killing

Inside Story

Did killing Osama bin Laden make the world safer?

Examining al-Qaeda leader's effect on how American policymakers and Western countries deal with the Middle East.

Politics

Seymour Hersh: Bin Laden death in Pakistan a fantasy

The killing of al-Qaeda chief has had very little effect on the War on Terror, says veteran US investigative journalist.

Al-Qaeda

US air strike kills senior al-Qaeda leader

Egyptian fighter Rifai Ahmad Taha - a former aide to Osama bin Laden - reported killed in Syria in a drone attack.

US air strike kills senior al-Qaeda leader

Head to Head

Transcript: Hina Rabbani Khar on the 'War on Terror'

Read the full transcript of our discussion about Pakistan's role in the so-called War on Terror.

War & Conflict

Osama Bin Laden 'left $29m inheritance' for al-Qaeda

Letter released by US appears to outline how the slain al-Qaeda leader wanted his wealth to be apportioned.

Osama Bin Laden 'left $29m inheritance' for al-Qaeda

Opinion

After Paris: ISIL's strategy against the 'far enemy'

The group's strategy started to change after the Iranian and US air strikes began in 2014.

Omar Ashour

by Omar Ashour

Omar Ashour

Osama bin Laden

Osama bin Laden's relatives killed in UK plane crash

Late al-Qaeda leader's half sister and stepmother reportedly killed after plane crashes during landing at UK airport.

Osama bin Laden's relatives killed in UK plane crash

Head to Head

Who is to blame for the rise of ISIL?

Michael T Flynn, the former head of the US Defense Intelligence Agency, on how to deal with ISIL and Iran.

Politics

Last Kuwaiti in Guantanamo seeks to return home

Fayiz al-Kandari has been held without charge for 14 years in US prison in Cuba, where he was allegedly tortured.

Last Kuwaiti in Guantanamo seeks to return home

War & Conflict

Circle of deceit: Hani Mujahid's path to Al Jazeera

How a former al-Qaeda fighter turned informer for Yemen's government, only to conclude it was duping Washington.

Circle of deceit: Hani Mujahid's path to Al Jazeera

Opinion

What we learn from Osama bin Laden's bookshelf

What does Osama bin Laden's book collection tell us about him?

Luke Coffey

by Luke Coffey

Luke Coffey

The Listening Post

The other Bin Laden story

The Listening Post examines what the coverage of Seymour Hersh's Bin Laden story reveals about journalism in the US.

The Listening Post

Seymour Hersh: Challenging the Bin Laden story

What the coverage of the Bin Laden story reveals about journalism in the US; plus, Cuba's changing media scene.

Opinion

Seymour Hersh's OBL fantasy

Seymour Hersh's latest report on OBL blends heavy doses of his own imagination with anonymous sources.

Ahmad Zaidan

by Ahmad Zaidan

Ahmad Zaidan