03 May

Events of Interest and Analyses, A Foreign Perspective




Death fails to bring hope to Afghans

While many welcome the news of bin Laden’s death, some residents of Kabul and beyond are left with little to celebrate.

Last Modified: 02 May 2011 16:06 GMT


Palestinian factions sign reconciliation deal

Representatives of factions including Fatah and its rival Hamas ink deal following talks in Egypt.
Last Modified: 03 May 2011 12:13 GMT

Bin Laden’s death dominates front pages

Jacqueline Head 03 May 2011 12:05 GMT
Newspapers around the globe focus on al-Qaeda chief’s end and question why he remained undetected for so long



Libya … Syria: What is the difference?

Inside Story 02 May 2011 11:43 GMT
We look at two countries, two conflicts, and two very different international reactions.
Pakistan : Local people and media gather outside the perimeter wall

Osama bin Laden’s Abbottabad compound – in pictures

US officials are puzzled as to why the presence of a fortified, upscale building did not attract suspicion in Pakistan


Hillary Clinton, President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden, along with with members of the national security team, receive an update on the mission in the Situation Room

Bin Laden died a failure, outstripped by history

Robert Fisk: The mass revolutions in the Arab world this year mean that al-Qa’ida is already politically dead.


Middle East

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