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2009-02-07 15:49:10

An opening to be the caretaker of Hamilton Island on Australia's Great Barrier Reef has attracted interest from a fake Osama bin Laden. In a 30-second spoof video on YouTube, the pretend al-Qaida leader explained why he is the best man for the job, The Daily Telegraph reported Saturday. In the subtitled video, bin Laden tells of his love of the outdoors and sandy areas, being good at delegating and having experience organizing large-scale events. The newspaper said more than 10,000 people...

2009-02-05 17:28:05

Australian state Queensland's YouTube-based search for an island caretaker has yielded a video application from a man claiming to be Osama bin Laden. Tourism Queensland is accepting applications via the video sharing Web site for the six-month position of Hamilton Island caretaker, which pays nearly $100,000, the Sydney Morning Herald reported Thursday. The bin Laden application features video of the al-Qaida mastermind with subtitles citing the terrorist leader's familiarity with sandy areas...

2008-12-20 00:38:55

A Swedish man convicted of libel for telling U.S.

2008-11-07 06:00:07

By Jim Michaels WASHINGTON -- Afghanistan's government has stepped up efforts to win the cooperation of tribal leaders to try to build security at the village level and fend off the Taliban.

2008-10-30 18:00:15

U.S. intelligence agencies expect al-Qaida to release a message from Osama bin Laden just before or after next week's presidential election, ABC News reports.

2008-10-29 15:00:11

Pakistan said it lodged a formal protest Wednesday over a U.S. missile attack in its territory and demanded a halt to any such strikes in the future. The Foreign Ministry told the U.S.

2008-10-22 09:00:00

A commentary on an al-Qaida-linked Web site says the U.S. financial crisis is proof that a strategy of damaging America's economy through war works. The extremist Web site also showed support for presidential candidate Sen.

2008-10-20 15:00:06

Five Muslim immigrants wanted to conduct a terror attack on the Army's Fort Dix in New Jersey to kill U.S. soldiers, a prosecutor alleged Monday. Deputy U.S.

2008-10-18 15:00:11

Al-Qaida's Web presence has been greatly diminished as unidentified hackers have shut down four of its five main sites, analysts said in Dubai.

2008-10-17 12:00:13

Canadian security officials are investigating a Quebec man's Internet posting calling on al-Qaida to stage terror attacks in Canada. The message was posted on an Islamist Web site on Sept. 25 and found by the SITE Intelligence Group, which monitors such sites, the National Post reported Friday.


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