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Saudi Arabia Once Celebrated Osama Bin Laden

Osama bin Laden was born in Saudi Arabia in 1957. The al-Qaida leader was once celebrated as a hero there. But he had become a pariah because of his terrorist activities and opposition to the Saudi monarchy. There has been no official reaction yet to bin Laden's death from Saudi Arabia.

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