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Osama bin Laden’s son has reportedly married the daughter of the lead 9/11 hijacker

Hamza bin Laden, who is believed to be 28 or 29 years old, has followed in his father's footsteps to become a key figure in Al Qaeda, reportedly serving as the deputy to the terror group's current leader, Ayman al-Zawahiri.
Salman Abedi (top right) and a stock image of HMS Enterprise, the ship which reportedly rescued him from Libya.

The suicide bomber who killed 22 people at an Ariana Grande concert was rescued from a war zone by the UK, according to a new report

Salman Abedi detonated an explosive backpack in a crowded Ariana Grande concert in Manchester, England, last year. According to a new report by the Daily Mail, Abedi was rescued from war-torn Libya in 2014 by the Royal Navy.
Most of us don't get the smallpox vaccine anymore, which means we'd be vulnerable to a bioterrorism attack using the virus.

The FDA just approved a drug to treat smallpox in case of a bioterrorism attack — here’s why that scenario is so scary

Smallpox is a devastating and contagious disease caused by the variola virus. It killed approximately 300 million people before mass vaccination campaigns made it the first infectious disease to be eradicated from the wild on our planet in 1980. But it's not gone.
ISIS is attempting to make a comeback in Iraq by employing tactics that helped it rise to power several years ago, a new report warns.

ISIS is trying to make a comeback by creating chaos with assassinations — the same tactic it employed before it rose to power 5 years ago

ISIS remains a threat in the Middle East and a new report from the Soufan Center warns it's attempting to make a comeback by resorting to a tactic it employed back in 2013 when it was still known as Al Qaeda in Iraq (AQI): the targeted assassinations of Iraqi security personnel.

How the White House is pushing through one of the most controversial nominees in recent history

The White House and the Republican National Committee are pulling out all the stops to push through Gina Haspel's nomination to serve as the next director of the Central Intelligence Agency, despite widespread opposition and skepticism about her past behaviour with the CIA.
Palestinian demonstrators shout during clashes with Israeli troops at a protest demanding the right to return to their homeland, at the Israel-Gaza border east of Gaza City April 6, 2018.

Hamas is a terrorist organization — it doesn’t deserve the benefit of the doubt

Hamas is a terrorist organization that targets innocent civilians. They didn't do anything to earn your trust. Don't give it to them.
Telegram founder Pavel Durov.

People are using the messaging app Telegram to share pirated movies and stolen Netflix and Spotify accounts

The Outline explored some of the Telegram channels created for sharing pirated content, and, in some instances, even managed to obtain stolen streaming logins.

‘Why did you wait?’: Trump reportedly asked the CIA why it paused for target to walk away from his family before striking

President Donald Trump made the comments last year during his first full day in office, according to The Washington Post.
Ahmed Hassan carrying his bomb at Wimbledon Station, shortly before he planted it on a London Underground train.

The Parsons Green Tube bomber has been sentenced to 34 years in prison

Ahmed Hassan planted a home-made bomb on a District Line commuter train and it malfunctioned at Parsons Green station, London, last year.