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Bin Laden Loves Volleyball, Hates Ice – Canada TV

A documentary about a Canadian family closely linked to Osama bin Laden portrays the al Qaeda chief as a well-meaning family man who banned ice in drinks, loves volleyball and has trouble controlling his children. The program, broadcast on Canada’s CBC television on Wednesday night, lifted the veil on the private life of the world’s most wanted man, accused of masterminding the Sept. 11, 2001, suicide attacks in the United States. It included lengthy interviews with the widow and children of Ahmed Said Khadr, an Egyptian-born friend of bin Laden and an accused al Qaeda financier. Khadr was killed in a gun battle with Pakistani police last October, and his son, Omar, 17, is in U.S. custody in Guantanamo Bay accused of involvement in the death of a U.S. soldier in Afghanistan. Another son, 21-year-old Abdurahman Khadr, was released from Guantanamo Bay late last year and now lives in Toronto. In the documentary he described bin Laden as quite normal. Full Story

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