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Osama bin Laden used one of his wives as a human shield during the firefight with U.S. forces at the compound in Pakistan where he was killed, the White House's counterterrorism chief said Monday.
The Miami Heat will break from tradition and not have anyone brought in to sing the national anthem before Game 2 of their Eastern Conference playoff series with the Boston Celtics on Tuesday night.
A job-approval boost for President Obama is almost inevitable following the dramatic Sunday-night announcement that U.S. military forces had killed Osama bin Laden in Pakistan.
Turkey's defense minister said Monday that the world should treat Kurdish terrorists the way it has treated Al Qaeda, as he and other Turkish officials welcomed the death of Osama bin Laden.
Osama bin Mohammed bin Awad bin Laden, known to most as Osama bin Laden, was the product of privilege; the 17th of 52 children of a Saudi businessman who made billions in the construction industry and lived a lavish lifestyle. It was the trappings of his well-appointed life that may have led to his ignoble death Sunday in Abbottabad, Pakistan — in a million-dollar three-story mansion, not a cave.
Syrian army tanks shelled the old quarter of a city at the heart of the country's six-week-old uprising Sunday, as military reinforcements rolled in to join a siege that has lasted for nearly a week, a witness said.
Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad attended a Cabinet meeting Sunday after more than a week's absence that raised tension with the country's supreme leader, state TV reported.
Two people have been killed and 121 injured in riots that swept across this capital city Friday, a day after an opposition leader was dragged from his vehicle and beaten and pepper-sprayed by security forces.
While most of the Arab world has zigged, the Palestinian establishment has zagged. As "Arab streets" rise up and many of their governments are teetering or have fallen, the two rival Palestinian factions - the terrorist organization Hamas and the "moderate" Fatah party - are attempting a unity government that would ensure continued power for the society's favored few.