Tags : Osama bin Laden

Asia

Extradition of Bali Bomber Expected Soon

Indonesia’s foreign minister said Friday the extradition from Pakistan of Umar Patek, an alleged mastermind of the 2002 Bali bombings, will happen soon. Patek is a suspected member of the al-Qaida-linked Southeast Asian terror network Jemaah Islamiyah and was arrested in January in the Pakistani town where Osama bin Laden was hiding before he was […]Read More

Bangkok

24-hr security provided to US Embassy in Bangkok after bin

BANGKOK, 2 May 2011 (NNT) – The Metropolitan Police has stationed security units at the US Embassy in Bangkok to ensure safety around the clock on fears that the death of Osama bin Laden would trigger terrorist attacks on the premises. Commander of the Metropolitan Police Division 5 Police Major General Somchai Patcharainto stated that […]Read More

News

US interests in Thailand on high alert

Police have beefed up security for US citizens and interests in Bangkok in the wake of al-Qaeda terrorist group leader Osama bin Laden’s reported death. US President Barack Obama announced from the White House that bin Laden was killed yesterday by a US-led operation near the Pakistani capital of Islamabad. His announcement led to fears […]Read More

Asia

Osama bin Laden dead, report U.S. officials

U.S. officials last night said Osama bin Laden, the Al-Qaeda leader and orchestrator of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, had been killed by U.S. special forces in Abbottabad, Pakistan near the capital Islamabad. White House officials say that four others were killed in the raid, including a woman said to have been used as […]Read More