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Bin Laden's son weds grandmother from Cheshire
Daily Mail ^ | July 11, 2007

Posted on 07/11/2007 9:48:29 AM PDT by COUNTrecount

To say they are an unlikely couple would be an understatement.

She is a 51-year-old grandmother and parish councillor from a village in Cheshire, he is a 27-year-old Arab scrap metal dealer from Jeddah... who just happens to be the son of Osama bin Laden.

But now, after a holiday romance which started when he saw her riding a horse near the Great Pyramid in Egypt, Jane Felix-Browne and Omar Ossama bin Laden have married.

Mrs Felix-Browne, who has been married five times before, met Bin Laden in Egypt last September while she was undergoing treatment for multiple sclerosis.

Her new husband already has a wife and a two-year-old child - under Islamic law men are permitted to have four wives - while Mrs Felix-Browne has three adult sons and five grandchildren.

They married in Islamic ceremonies in Egypt and Saudi Arabia and are now awaiting permission from the authorities in Riyadh to make the marriage official.

Mrs Felix-Browne, who will not be using her husband's name, is also trying to get him a visa so he can visit Britain.

At the moment she lives in Moulton - where she has various jobs including restoring houses and aircraft - and speaks to him every day over the internet

She said she was aware some people would be hostile to her marriage. "I hope people don't judge me too harshly," she told The Times.

The groom: Omar Ossama bin Laden, first met Jane Felix-Browne while horseriding

"I married the son, not the father."

She added: "I just married the man I met and fell in love with - to me he is just Omar. I hope people will take a step back and think what it was like when they fell in love.

"He is the most beautiful person I have ever met. His heart is pure, he is pious, quiet, a true gentleman, and he is my best friend."

Father-in-law: Osama Bin Laden

After their first encounter in September riding round the Pyramids, the pair got talking on a night ride the next day.

"This was the start of our intense friendship that culminated in our marriage," she told the Sun. "I saw him all day, every day. We rode together, ate together and talked non-stop.

"But we were never alone. Omar had little command of the English language, but there was chemistry there.

"We laughed all the time. We were falling in love.

"Omar said that when he is with me he forgets the world and all his problems."

Mrs Felix-Browne returned to Egypt in April, when she proposed to him. They married the same week in a traditional Muslim ceremony.

Friends of Mrs Felix-Browne laughed when she told them in the village pub she had married Osama bin Laden's son.

Regulars in the Lion pub in Moulton, Cheshire, thought she was joking when she said she had tied the knot with Omar Ossama bin Laden.

Landlord Jim Mellor, 62, said no one believed Mrs Felix-Browne when she first told pubgoers about the marriage two months after the ceremony in April.

He said: "There was a small group of us in the pub when she let slip she had married Osama bin Laden's son.

"Of course we all laughed and thought it was a wind-up. We all said 'pull the other one'.

"Jane was adamant though but I didn't believe her because I thought there would be a security issue about who she was marrying and she would be hardly allowed to tell anyone.

"We continued to rib her about it on and off over the next few weeks when she came into the pub.

"Although I doubted her I now have to accept it's true."

He said Mrs Felix-Browne, who he described as "very intelligent" and "always smartly dressed", had travelled to Egypt on a regular basis over the last 12 months to receive treatment for her multiple sclerosis.

Mr Mellor said: "I must admit I was beginning to have my suspicions about all these visits to Egypt. I thought there must be some other reason as to why she kept going over there."

He added she was a practising Muslim who did not drink alcohol. One of her parents is believed to have been a Muslim and it is reported she also uses the name Zaina Mohamad Al-Sabah.

Mrs Felix-Browne said British police had visited her to warn her of the personal security dangers of being married to the fourth-eldest son of the world's most wanted man. Bin Laden has a $25 million (£12.5 million) bounty from the US government on his head.

Mrs Felix-Browne believes she met her new husband's father at a party in London in the Seventies through a Saudi man she married when she was 16.

As leader of al Qaeda, Osama bin Laden has been held responsible for the 11 September 2001 attacks on the US and has been linked with several other terrorist plots including the 7/7 London bombings.

Mrs Felix-Browne, who uses the Muslim name Zaina Mohamad Al Sabah, said her husband has had no contact with his father since they were both in Afghanistan in 2000.

Omar bin Laden is one of 11 children his father had with Najwa, one of his wives.

The terror leader is thought to have 17 children.

Omar has been ostracised by the extensive Bin Laden clan because of his father's notoriety.

"He told me he has had no contact with his father since the day he left him. I am sure he is sincere about this fact," said Mrs Felix-Browne.

"He has no knowledge of his father's whereabouts. He had nothing to do with the 9/11 attacks and was as shocked as everyone else when it happened.

"I don't want any of my family upset by my actions. I know for everybody who likes me there will probably be a million enemies."


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Mrs Bin Laden': Jane Felix-Browne

The groom: Omar Ossama bin Laden, first met Jane Felix-Browne while horseriding


1 posted on 07/11/2007 9:48:31 AM PDT by COUNTrecount
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To: COUNTrecount
Mrs Felix-Browne, who will not be using her husband's name, is also trying to get him a visa so he can visit Britain.
2 posted on 07/11/2007 9:50:06 AM PDT by COUNTrecount
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To: COUNTrecount

I just vomitted at the thought of their potential child.


3 posted on 07/11/2007 9:51:09 AM PDT by SolidWood (UN delenda est.)
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To: COUNTrecount

She looks like Morticia Addams.


4 posted on 07/11/2007 9:53:52 AM PDT by tgusa (Gun control: deep breath, sight alignment, squeeze the trigger .....)
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To: tgusa

I thought the same thing...


5 posted on 07/11/2007 9:55:11 AM PDT by Resolute Conservative
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To: tgusa

that’s not a bad thing!


6 posted on 07/11/2007 9:55:20 AM PDT by blues-train (blues train)
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To: COUNTrecount
She looks happy and peaceful with a beautiful smile. Seriously, why do most muslims have those lifeless- suicide bomber- eyes? Don't answer that.


7 posted on 07/11/2007 9:55:30 AM PDT by Vision ("Blessed is the man who trusts in the Lord, whose confidence is in him." Jeremiah 17:7)
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To: COUNTrecount

This is her 6th marriage?? She’s obviously insane.


8 posted on 07/11/2007 9:55:50 AM PDT by Millee (Tagline free since 10/20/06)
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To: tgusa

She looks like Morticia Addams.
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Well, except for the fact that Morticia was pretty hot, at least in the original tv show.


9 posted on 07/11/2007 9:57:59 AM PDT by dmz
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To: Vision

I’ve never seen a suicide bombers eye...is that what her’s are?


10 posted on 07/11/2007 10:00:57 AM PDT by stuartcr (Everything happens as God wants it to.....otherwise, things would be different.)
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To: COUNTrecount

Ummmm... What the HELL is a Muslim doing in a PUB???

Alcohol is forbidden, I believe she is in mortal danger of violation of Islamic law, isn’t stoning to death the punishment for that? Not to mention, where is her Male Relative as escort???

/sarc (I think...)


11 posted on 07/11/2007 10:01:15 AM PDT by Danae (Anail nathrach, orth' bhais's bethad, do chel denmha (Smoke clears and Fred Thompson is President))
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To: COUNTrecount
Mrs Felix-Browne, who will not be using her husband's name, is also trying to get him a visa so he can visit Britain.

Which, of course, is the endgame..

12 posted on 07/11/2007 10:02:44 AM PDT by cardinal4
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To: Millee

Her alimony checks must be a sight to behold.


13 posted on 07/11/2007 10:03:49 AM PDT by tgusa (Gun control: deep breath, sight alignment, squeeze the trigger .....)
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To: COUNTrecount

Mark Steyn will have a field day with this story.


14 posted on 07/11/2007 10:04:07 AM PDT by Cecily
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To: Vision
if you were circumcised like Muslim women that look would be on everyone’s face
15 posted on 07/11/2007 10:05:41 AM PDT by mt tom (high in the sierras looking down into the garden spot of the world)
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To: HairOfTheDog

Ping to the homely groom on the REALLY nice hack horse pic in post 1. I’ve had friends go over there who said some of the rental horses are of really good quality. This one sure has a pretty head.


16 posted on 07/11/2007 10:09:01 AM PDT by cjshapi (Proudly posting without a tagline since 2001)
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To: SolidWood

At age 51, I don’t believe a potential child is in the making.


17 posted on 07/11/2007 10:12:04 AM PDT by CaptainK (...please make it stop. Shake a can of pennies at it.)
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To: COUNTrecount

How many rugrats Binny has damn that we know of


18 posted on 07/11/2007 10:12:21 AM PDT by SevenofNine ("We are Freepers, all your media belong to us, resistence is futile")
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To: stuartcr
I’ve never seen a suicide bombers eye...is that what her’s are?

Have you been under a rock for the last 6 years?




19 posted on 07/11/2007 10:13:09 AM PDT by Vision ("Blessed is the man who trusts in the Lord, whose confidence is in him." Jeremiah 17:7)
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To: COUNTrecount

The horse is by far and away the most sexually attractive of the three of them.


20 posted on 07/11/2007 10:13:39 AM PDT by Joe 6-pack
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To: wallcrawlr; Tatze; squishy; Maximus of Texas

Ping...


21 posted on 07/11/2007 10:15:48 AM PDT by RockinRight (FRedOn. Apply Directly To The White House!)
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To: SolidWood
“I just vomitted at the thought of their potential child.”

Fortunately, given her age I think she is not likely to have a child. Looking at him in his polo outfit it does not look to me like he is much of a practicing Muslim or at least a practicing Wahabi. Maybe he is all right. then again maybe this is a CIA or M1 plot to get Bin Laden and she is really on our side.

22 posted on 07/11/2007 10:26:08 AM PDT by bilhosty
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To: Vision

No, but I just don’t see anything in their eyes, that is different from many others that aren’t suicide bombers.


23 posted on 07/11/2007 10:26:58 AM PDT by stuartcr (Everything happens as God wants it to.....otherwise, things would be different.)
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To: Joe 6-pack
The horse is by far and away the most sexually attractive of the three of them.

Uhhhh, care to rephrase that?

LOL.

24 posted on 07/11/2007 10:28:55 AM PDT by SIDENET (RUH-ROH)
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To: Vision
They are demon possessed. LOL!
25 posted on 07/11/2007 10:33:13 AM PDT by NRA2BFree ("The time is near at hand which must determine whether Americans are to be free men or slaves!")
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To: COUNTrecount

Looks a bit like a well-worn Lynda Carter, actually.


26 posted on 07/11/2007 10:33:51 AM PDT by Sloth (The GOP is to DemonRats in politics as Michael Jackson is to Jeffrey Dahmer in babysitting.)
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To: COUNTrecount

help me out here. Bin Laden’s kids/family still walk this earth and breathe 02 because... I’m at a loss


27 posted on 07/11/2007 10:34:44 AM PDT by Bladerunnuh
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To: COUNTrecount

Can anyone identify the insignia/symbols on Osama Jr.’s shirt and baseball hat? Most of the time it is some western product or team. One of the London tube bombers had a “New York” on his shirt front, looked liked a Yankees style uniform knockoff.

And Morticia here has Osama Jr. beaten. He can marry up to four wives? She has had six husbands. He better keep this a long distance relationship.


28 posted on 07/11/2007 10:35:02 AM PDT by bajabaja
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To: COUNTrecount

what wife # is she? They can have up to four I think.


29 posted on 07/11/2007 10:36:11 AM PDT by Retired Greyhound
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To: COUNTrecount

Very, very interesting.

I can only imagine what HER sons are thinking, what with grandchildren and all.


30 posted on 07/11/2007 10:36:52 AM PDT by the OlLine Rebel (Common sense is an uncommon virtue.)
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To: COUNTrecount
I don't see the shining armor.

(But then if you are "laden" with explosives what good is an armor )

31 posted on 07/11/2007 10:36:55 AM PDT by HarmlessLovableFuzzball
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To: COUNTrecount

Just another bored rich woman?


32 posted on 07/11/2007 10:39:04 AM PDT by <1/1,000,000th%
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To: cjshapi

Some kind of Arabian or related, for sure.


33 posted on 07/11/2007 10:41:27 AM PDT by the OlLine Rebel (Common sense is an uncommon virtue.)
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To: cjshapi

The breed of that particular horse is: Arabian. They are some of the most elegant, beautiful creatures God has blessed us with. I could look at them for hours...and have on occasion. Gorgeous movers and pretty to look at.

Now, as to the other 2 humans? Whatever.


34 posted on 07/11/2007 10:41:36 AM PDT by delphirogatio
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To: COUNTrecount
I think it's safe to say..... SHE'S NUTS!!!!!
35 posted on 07/11/2007 10:42:11 AM PDT by Rummyfan (Iraq: it's not about Iraq anymore, it's about the USA!)
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To: Joe 6-pack

LOL! Funny this post just after another person talks how beautiful the horse is!


36 posted on 07/11/2007 10:42:46 AM PDT by the OlLine Rebel (Common sense is an uncommon virtue.)
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To: the OlLine Rebel

Can you imagine having Bin Laden as Step grandpa HELLO he be drinking your beer at Family picnic

OH GOD what waste of good beer on Bin Laden and his goat lovin family


37 posted on 07/11/2007 10:42:59 AM PDT by SevenofNine ("We are Freepers, all your media belong to us, resistence is futile")
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To: COUNTrecount
Angelica Houston???

I actually feel sorry for Bin Ladin’s kids.. from what I understand, none of them are the radical assholes their dad is, most are pretty ‘progressive’ (not in the US Liberal sense.) Even if they converted to Christianity or Judaism, they will always have the stigma of their father.

38 posted on 07/11/2007 10:44:27 AM PDT by mnehring (Virtus Junxit Mors Non Separabit)
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To: Sloth

No more “worn” than Carter was 10 years ago, I’d say. She looks perfectly fine.


39 posted on 07/11/2007 10:44:34 AM PDT by the OlLine Rebel (Common sense is an uncommon virtue.)
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To: delphirogatio

Most definitely arabian. If you check out my profile page you’ll see I’m a big fan of the breed.

Kind of a homely load for such an elegant horse.


40 posted on 07/11/2007 10:45:09 AM PDT by cjshapi (Proudly posting without a tagline since 2001)
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To: the OlLine Rebel
No more “worn” than Carter was 10 years ago, I’d say.

Yeah... I just still think of her as Wonder Woman.

41 posted on 07/11/2007 10:46:11 AM PDT by Sloth (The GOP is to DemonRats in politics as Michael Jackson is to Jeffrey Dahmer in babysitting.)
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To: Danae
Ummmm... What the HELL is a Muslim doing in a PUB??? Alcohol is forbidden, I believe she is in mortal danger of violation of Islamic law, isn’t stoning to death the punishment for that? Not to mention, where is her Male Relative as escort???

From what I understand, most of Bin Ladin's kids are pretty progressive, hell, his daughter is a model and pretty much every thing she wears would get her beheaded in Afghanistan.

42 posted on 07/11/2007 10:47:14 AM PDT by mnehring (Virtus Junxit Mors Non Separabit)
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To: mnehrling

Is that one daughter look like 10,000 maniac singer Natalie Merchant


43 posted on 07/11/2007 10:50:23 AM PDT by SevenofNine ("We are Freepers, all your media belong to us, resistence is futile")
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Bin Laden's family are the polar opposite of their goat molester father (and uncle). This is his niece.. (imagine what would happen to her if she was in Afghanistan)


44 posted on 07/11/2007 10:50:39 AM PDT by mnehring (Virtus Junxit Mors Non Separabit)
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To: SevenofNine
I was getting her mixed up with his niece.
45 posted on 07/11/2007 10:51:07 AM PDT by mnehring (Virtus Junxit Mors Non Separabit)
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To: COUNTrecount
She needs some visine.
46 posted on 07/11/2007 10:52:07 AM PDT by #1CTYankee (That's right, I have no proof. So what of it??)
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To: Rummyfan
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And everybody loves a nut...... : ) )

47 posted on 07/11/2007 10:52:19 AM PDT by dragonblustar (Annoy liberals. Buy a Free Republic bumper sticker and stick it on your S.U.V.)
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To: COUNTrecount
Horse riding, eh?
Looks like a good way to find an ugly English wife.



Maybe she looks better if you make her picture a little smaller...




...hmmmm....




...still not...












...this isn't working...
48 posted on 07/11/2007 10:52:42 AM PDT by Bon mots
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To: stuartcr
You don’t see a deadpanned, lifeless look in each picture?

You don’t see a scowl of hatred in Mrs. Bin Ladin’s picture?

God help us.

49 posted on 07/11/2007 10:52:50 AM PDT by Vision ("Blessed is the man who trusts in the Lord, whose confidence is in him." Jeremiah 17:7)
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50 posted on 07/11/2007 10:53:28 AM PDT by dragonblustar (Annoy liberals. Buy a Free Republic bumper sticker and stick it on your S.U.V.)
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