Biden’s handwritten notes part of classified docs probe

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden is a man who writes down his thoughts. And some of those handwritten musings over his decades of public service are now a part of a special counsel’s investigation into the handling of classified documents. It isn’t clear yet what the investigators are looking for by taking custody of … Read more

India Slams Bilawal Bhutto’s Comments Against PM

New Delhi: India on Friday blasted Pakistan Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto over his offensive personal attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi, calling it a “new low even for Pakistan”. In a firm and unsparing condemnation of Bilawal Bhutto’s remarks at the UN, New Delhi said Pakistan lacks the credentials to cast aspersions on India and … Read more

Many feared dead, including prominent cleric, after bombing at mosque in Kabul

A bombing at a mosque in the Afghan capital of Kabul during evening prayers on Wednesday killed at least 10 people, including a prominent cleric, an eyewitness and police said. There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the attack, the latest to strike the country in the year since the Taliban seized power. The … Read more

9/11 families ‘pissed off’ at Prince Charles’ $1M from bin Laden

After it was revealed this week that Prince Charles’ personal charity, the Prince of Wales Charitable Fund, accepted $1.2 million from the family of Osama bin Laden, 9/11 families are “pissed off” — and questioning whether the royal should ever be a monarch. “I don’t think he should be king of anything,” Jim Riches — … Read more

9/11 Families React to al Qaeda Leader Ayman al-Zawahiri’s Death

Firefighter James Dowdell was in the quarters of Rescue Co. 2 in Brooklyn when he got word that justice had finally caught up with the most wanted fugitive in the murder of his father and 342 other members of the FDNY along with 2,977 others on 9/11. “Thank God for the military,” he said. “They’re … Read more

Al-Zawahri’s path went from Cairo clinic to top of al-Qaida

CAIRO (AP) — The doors of jihad opened for Ayman al-Zawahri as a young doctor in a Cairo clinic, when a visitor arrived with a tempting victim: a chance to treat Islamic fighters battling Soviet forces in Afghanistan. With that sacrifice in 1980, al-Zawahri embarked on a life that over three decades took him to … Read more

EXPLAINER: Who was al-Zawahri — and why did the US kill him?

WASHINGTON (AP) — A US drone strike in Afghanistan this weekend killed Ayman al-Zawahri, who helped Osama bin Laden plot the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks on the United States and helped al-Qaida survive and spread in the years after. By finding and striking al-Zawahiri, President Joe Biden said, the US was ensuring that Afghanistan under … Read more

Royal news: Prince Charles’s foundation ‘accepted £1 million from the family of Osama bin Laden’, report claims

P rince Charles’ foundation accepted a £1 million payment from the family of Osama bin Laden, it has been reported. The Sunday Times said Charles secured the money from Bakr bin Laden for his foundation, the patriarch of the wealthy Saudi family, and his brother Shafiq, who are both half-brothers of the former Al-Qaeda leader. … Read more

Prince Charles secured $1M donation from the bin Laden family: report

Prince Charles personally worked to secure a 1 million pound donation for his charity from the family of 9/11 mastermind Osama bin Laden, according to a report. Charles, 73, met with Bakr bin Laden, the patriarch of the Saudi family, and his brother, Shafiq, at Clarence House in London on Oct. 30, 2013, to broker … Read more