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Obama: Al-Qaida head bin Laden dead (BURIED HEADLINE: OBL REMAINS RESPECTED--IN ISLAMIC TRADITION)
Associated Press via Yahoo News ^ | 5/1/2011 | JULIE PACE and MATT APUZZO

Posted on 05/01/2011 10:22:16 PM PDT by Wolfstar

10 minutes ago

WASHINGTON – Osama bin Laden, the glowering mastermind behind the Sept. 11, 2001, terror attacks that murdered thousands of Americans, was killed in an operation led by the United States, President Barack Obama said Sunday.

"Justice has been done," said the president in a dramatic late-night announcement at the White House.

A small team of Americans killed bin Laden in a firefight Sunday at a compound in Pakistan, the president said, and took custody of his remains. American officials said they were being handled in accordance with Islamic tradition.

(Excerpt) Read more at news.yahoo.com ...


TOPICS: Breaking News
KEYWORDS: barackobama; islamic; operationgeronimo; osama; osamabinladen; tradition
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81 posted on 05/02/2011 10:40:16 AM PDT by TheOldLady
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To: bvw

You’ve posted (to me) another non-sequitur, kinda figures by now.


82 posted on 05/02/2011 5:54:11 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (Thanks Cincinna for this link -- http://www.friendsofitamar.org)
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To: SunkenCiv

Sure, sure.


83 posted on 05/02/2011 5:59:20 PM PDT by bvw
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