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Prince Charles’ Charity Received Donation From Family Of OB Laden

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  • Prince Charles faces more questions about his charities after report one of his funds took $1.2m donation from Osama bin Laden’s relatives
  • Charitable Fund money came from Bakr bin Laden, patriarch of the wealthy Saudi family, and brother Shafiq, half-brothers of ex al-Qaida leader
  • Osama bin Laden, whose terror group masterminded 9/11, was killed by U.S. special forces in Pakistan in 2011
  • Sunday Times reports advisers had urged prince of Wales, heir to the throne, not to take the donation
  • Charles’ office confirmed donation but said decision made by the charity’s trustees, not the prince

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