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Osama bin Laden’s son, Hamza, is dead


Hamza bin Laden, the favorite son of the late al-Qaida leader, Osama bin Laden, is reported dead, according to multiple news outlets citing U.S. officials.
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Officials said Hamza bin Laden was killed during the first two years of the Trump administration.


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They said he was killed before February 2019 when the State Department announced a $1 million reward for information about his whereabouts before U.S. officials could confirm his death.
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Hamza was groomed for eventual leadership of al-Qaida. In March 2018, he issued a statement threatening Saudi Arabia and urging the people of the Arabian Peninsula to revolt.
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He had made earlier threats against American, French and Israeli interests dating to 2015.

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