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In-Laws From Hell

A (former) Mrs. Yeslam bin Laden discusses her family in the Guardian:

On the revolting Osama, a man quite obviously as boorish as he is neurotic:

“Things were looking up. And then she met Osama. He was a student at the King Abdel Aziz University in Jeddah and when she opened the door to him, he freaked out. Her face was uncovered. Osama started flapping his hands and wouldn’t come in until she had made herself scarce. “

On the bin Laden clan:

“…she is unconvinced that they have cut off all ties with Osama. “They have never condemned Osama. They have condemned the terrorist act. But they have never admitted any involvement of their brother in those acts. He has sons in Saudi Arabia who work at the organisation…”

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