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Cleric names library after Usama bin Laden at Pakistani girls school

Most didn't notice the new library at this Islamic seminary for girls near Pakistan's capital, until locals saw the paper sign in Urdu posted on its wooden door: "Library of Usama bin Laden, the Martyr."Cleric Maulana Abdul Aziz, a radical preacher who runs the Jamia Hafsa madrassa, wanted to honor the memory of the al Qaeda leader, killed in a May 2011 raid by U.S. Navy SEALs on his hiding place in Abbottabad, a garrison town about 75 miles north of the capital, Islamabad.But while the library's name has garnered attention across Pakistan, a country where public opinion remains strongly anti-American and religious students today still idolize the man behind the Sept. 11 terror attacks, his image increasingly has faded from public view in recent years. As Pakistan has seen thousands killed in its own war against its local Taliban, a public that once named its own children after the Saudi millionaire has grown increasingly angry with militant violence.Pictures of bin Laden and stores be...

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  1. Pakistan : Usama Bin Laden Isn't Hiding in Our Mountains

    Pakistani authorities on Tuesday dismissed rumors that Usama bin Laden might have moved to the country's mountainous north to evade arrest, and that CIA or FBI agent...

  2. Al -Qaida vows revenge for Osama bin Laden's death

    Al-Qaida vowed to keep fighting the United States and avenge the death of Osama bin Laden, which it acknowledged for the first time Friday in an Internet statement a...

  3. Report: Usama bin Laden Calls for Iraqi Insurgents to Unite

    Usama bin Laden called for Iraqi insurgents to unite and avoid divisive "extremism," speaking in an audiotape aired Monday and apparently intended to win over Sunnis...

  4. Nueva York: Inicia juicio por terrorismo contra yerno de Osama bin Laden , vocero de al -Qaida

    El miércoles comenzarán en Nueva York las declaraciones en el juicio contra el yerno de Osama bin Laden, acusado de asociación ilícita para asesinar a ciudadanos est...

  5. Usama bin Laden Killed in Firefight With U.S. Forces

    Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden was killed in a U.S. helicopter raid on a mansion near the Pakistani capital Islamabad early on Monday, ending a long worldwide hunt ...

  6. US, NATO: Bin Laden Death Won't End Afghan Mission

    U.S. and NATO officials sought to reassure Afghans on Monday that Usama bin Laden's death will not weaken the international mission in Afghanistan, even as the Afgha...

  7. President Obama says Usama bin Laden's Death Doesn't Guarantee him Another Term

    President Obama said that just because Usama bin Laden was killed under his watch doesn't necessarily mean he'll be re-elected in 2012."No, not at all. I think this ...

  8. Qaddafi Says Bin Laden Is Behind Libya Uprising

    BENGHAZI, Libya -- Leader Muammar Qaddafi says al Qaeda chief Usama bin Laden is behind the uprising in Libya and al Qaeda followers give young Libyans hallucinogeni...

  9. Osama Bin Laden's Son-in-law Guilty On U.S. Terror Charges

    Osama bin Laden's son-in-law was convicted Wednesday by a jury in New York of conspiring to kill Americans and other terrorism-related charges. Sulaiman Abu Ghaith, ...

  10. Musharraf Says Pakistan's Military Would Have Been 'Utterly Stupid' to Have Harbored Bin Laden

    As more questions are being asked how Pakistani officials missed that Usama bin Laden was living down the road from the country's military war college in a town fill...

  11. AP Enterprise: The man who hunted Osama bin Laden

    After Navy SEALs killed Osama bin Laden, the White House released a photo of President Barack Obama and his Cabinet inside the Situation Room, watching the daring ra...

  12. Bin Laden son-in-law's lawyers seek interview with Khalid Sheik Mohammed for NY trial

    Lawyers for Osama bin Laden's son-in-law and former spokesman say they want to interview accused Sept. 11 mastermind Khalid Sheik Mohammed before a New York terroris...

  1. United Nations removes Usama bin Laden from sanctions list

    The United Nations has finally removed Usama bin Laden from the list of Al Qaeda members subject to U.N. sanctions, nearly two years after he was killed by U.S. comm...

  2. After Bin Laden Killing, Lobbyists Pursue Assurances of U.S. Aid to Pakistan

    WASHINGTON -- Within hours of the stunning announcement that Usama bin Laden had been killed by U.S. commandos, a lobbying firm representing Pakistan's government be...

  3. Osama bin Laden evidence readied at detainee trial

    Prosecutors plan to give Osama bin Laden a starring role in the terrorism trial of the first Guantanamo Bay detainee to be tried in civilian courts, a test case in t...

  4. Osama bin Laden softens tone, but to what end?

    Softening his tone, al-Qaida leader Osama bin Laden issued a humanitarian appeal on Saturday urging Muslim governments to do more to help Pakistan's flood victims an...

  5. U.S. to try Osama bin Laden's son-in-law for conspiring to kill Americans

    A New York court will try Osama bin Laden's son-in-law, Sulaiman Abu Ghaith, for "conspiring to kill U.S. citizens," the U.S. Justice Department announced Thursday l...

  6. Bin Laden Calls on Europeans to Stop Helping Americans in Fighting in Afghanistan

    Al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden called on the Europeans to stop helping the United States in the war in Afghanistan, saying America is "ebbing" in excerpts of a new a...

  7. NY jurors to decide meaning of al -Qaida videos in case again bin Laden in-law

    One 2002 al-Qaida propaganda video — titled "Convoy of Martyrs" — features Osama bin Laden's son-in-law preaching over still-horrific scenes of a plane flying into o...

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