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Osama's Funeral Reported in December 2001 in Arabic

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posted on May, 10 2011 @ 12:13 PM
Well, This proves that Osama died in 2001, since it was published in Arabic. Can't rely on western media since I learned that the two most progressives and liberal reporting news are the arms of the ELITES. NPR AND THE BBC.

Someone help embed the photo's from:

Global research Editor's Note

The translation from the Arabic has been verified on behalf of Global Research. This funeral announcement was published in the December 26 2001 edition of Al Wafd

Translation of Funeral Article in Egyptian Newspaper:

Al-Wafd, Wednesday, December 26, 2001 Vol 15 No 4633

News of Bin Laden's Death and Funeral 10 days ago


A prominent official in the Afghan Taleban movement announced yesterday the death of Osama bin Laden, the chief of al-Qa'da organization, stating that bin Laden suffered serious complications in the lungs and died a natural and quiet death. The official, who asked to remain anonymous, stated to The Observer of Pakistan that he had himself attended the funeral of bin Laden and saw his face prior to burial in Tora Bora 10 days ago. He mentioned that 30 of al-Qa'da fighters attended the burial as well as members of his family and some friends from the Taleban. In the farewell ceremony to his final rest guns were fired in the air.

The official stated that it is difficult to pinpoint the burial location of bin Laden because according to the Wahhabi tradition no mark is left by the grave. He stressed that it is unlikely that the American forces would ever uncover any traces of bin Laden.

posted on May, 10 2011 @ 12:17 PM
reply to post by MIDNIGHTSUN

Just because it's in Arabic, doesn't mean it is is still mainstream news....and we all know they cannot be trusted...not that everything is wrong.

Great find...added another possibility into the arena. Very interesting indeed.
edit on 10-5-2011 by BlackPoison94 because: (no reason given)

posted on May, 10 2011 @ 12:19 PM
reply to post by MIDNIGHTSUN

A far more believable story than this insulting charade they got going on now.

Although, if you wanted to protect your leader wouldn't you announce he was dead?

Gotta look at both sides, we really need proof of either one, and it seems to be lacking for both sides of the argument.


posted on May, 10 2011 @ 12:21 PM
That's not very American nor patriotic of you critisising the American Government is it.

Shame on you. You support terrorism.

posted on May, 10 2011 @ 12:25 PM
Great find. It's clear he died in 2001. There is no way Al q'aida would allow false reports of his death. It was also reported in the Pakistani Observer on December 25, 2001. A newspaper in egypt also reported it in December. Our government was involved in the Battle of Tora Bora at the exact same time in December 2001. They captured several dozen terrorist within Bin Laden's inner circle. But Bin Laden escaped with his dialysis machine. The sickest man in a group of terrorists escapes while all the healthy young men get captured????

It's open and shut.

posted on May, 10 2011 @ 12:25 PM
First, just because an article is written in Arabic it most certainly does not mean it's an accurate article. Second, the authenticity of the article is suspect considering the source is listed only as "a prominent official in the Afghan Taleban". No name is given, and for such an announcement there would be no need to keep the source's name a secret. Third, even if the article is an accurate representation of what the source told the reporter, there is no indication that the source is honest, trustworthy or dependable. OBL was an important figure to Islamic terrorists everywhere, his death would surely not just garner mention in one little-known publication like this.

posted on May, 10 2011 @ 12:26 PM
So he could have "faked" his death, but then how or why did it take 10 years for them to find him?

Ron Paul guessed he was in Pakistan
Someone posted that scrubs predicted this
Morgan Spurlock movie "Where in the world is Bin Laden" predicted he was in Pakistan

So how did it take the US military, and the CIA IN Pakistan, to take 10 years to find him? Something is not right.

posted on May, 10 2011 @ 12:33 PM
It really doesn't prove anything either way - this story could have been planted by AQ or those friendly to them as a way to throw off the CIA. I mean how many crooks have faked their own deaths as a way to escape their pursuers? Unless someone finds OBL's body buried in some unmarked grave and can confirm it's his body by DNA testing, then all these stories and sightings are pointless.

I don't doubt we'll soon be seeing Osama bin Laden sightings as frequently as we have Bigfoot and Elvis sightings.

posted on May, 10 2011 @ 01:27 PM
reply to post by MIDNIGHTSUN

Can't rely on western media since I learned that the two most progressives and liberal reporting news are the arms of the ELITES. NPR AND THE BBC.

Too true, here in the UK the BBC is a joke and so entrenced within the status quo that is does not even know it.


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