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Bin Laden's Son Threatens US for 'Sinful Crime'

Hamza bin Laden is apparently on the rise in al-Qaeda, looking for revenge

(Newser) - Al-Qaeda's media arm has released an audio in which the purported son of the late al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden threatens revenge against the US for assassinating his father, reports the AP . In a 21-minute speech titled "We Are All Osama" released by As-Sahab Saturday, Hamza bin Laden... More »

Bin Laden's Youngest Son May Be Rising in al-Qaeda

Audio message reportedly from Hamza urges attacks on US

(Newser) - A man claiming to be Osama bin Laden's youngest son Hamza released an audio message calling for al-Qaeda supporters to step up lone-wolf attacks on the United States and its allies, he Telegraph reports. He singled out Washington DC, London, Paris, and Tel Aviv as targets. If the recording,... More »

Osama bin Laden's Son May Have Escaped

Widows' claim adds to confusion over raid

(Newser) - One of Osama bin Laden's sons may have escaped the raid by Navy SEALs, according to ABC News and British papers the Telegraph and Daily Mail . It seems more guesswork than anything at this point, though. Bin Laden's three widows have reportedly told Pakistani authorities that one son... More »

Osama to Kids in Will: Don't Join al-Qaeda

He's sorry for for being lousy dad in purported final wishes in 2001 document

(Newser) - Osama bin Laden didn't want his wives to remarry or his 24 children to become terrorists after his death, according to what a Kuwaiti newspaper says is a copy of his will. In the document—written on a computer, dated December 2001, and signed by "your brother Abu... More »

Raid Also Killed Osama Son, Heir Apparent

'Future al-Qaeda leader' Hamza bin Laden killed

(Newser) - Osama bin Laden's youngest son and presumed heir won't be going into the family business. US officials say Hamza bin Laden was killed along with his father in the raid on the Abbotabad compound, reports the Telegraph . Hamza, believed to have been around 20 years old, was the... More »

Osama's Son Stars in Terror Vid

Calls for destruction of US, Britain, Denmark

(Newser) - Osama bin Laden’s 16-year-old son is apparently going into the family business. In al-Qaeda’s latest video the young “Crown Prince of Terror” is heard calling for the destruction of Britain, the US, France, and Denmark, the Daily Telegraph reports. “Oh God, reward the fighters hitting the... More »

Bhutto Warned of Her Murder by Osama's Son

Names 4 hit squads in chilling posthumous autobiography

(Newser) - Former Pakistan Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto was told that four suicide bomb squads had been sent to kill her—and names Hamza bin Laden, son of Osama, as the leader of one, the slain leader says in an eerie, posthumously published autobiography. Bhutto's claim appears to bolster intelligence reports that... More »

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