End of Junior’s Marriage

You may recall the tale of Jane Felix-Browne, the 51-year-old, 6-times-married grandmother who fell in love with the 27-year-old son of Osama bin Laden, and became one of his two wives.

At the time, she said “I hope people don’t judge me too harshly.”

Well, the marriage hasn’t fared too well, thanks to those who are not only wanting to judge, but also to be the jury and executioner.

A British woman who married a son of the world’s most wanted man, Osama bin Laden, is to divorce because of fears she and her husband will be killed, a report said Wednesday.

“We are both in fear of our lives,” Jane Felix-Browne told The Sun. “People are opposed to my marriage because I am British. I wasn’t prepared to see the man I love die.

“That is why we have decided to end our marriage.”

Felix-Browne, 51, who lives near Manchester has attracted considerable media attention when news of her marriage to Omar Ossama bin Laden, 27, was made public in July this year.

She was quoted as saying by the newspaper that Omar, a scrap metal dealer who said he has not been in contact with his father since 2000, received threats in a call to his mobile phone last week.

“Omar knew who it was on the phone but he wouldn’t tell me. After the call he said he felt both our lives were in jeopardy,” said the five-times married municipal councillor, who uses the Islamic name Zaina Mohamad.

The wealthy bin Laden family were also said to be concerned by the implications of him being married to a British woman and the loss of business through their global network of contacts, she added.

The fourth-eldest son of the spiritual head of Al-Qaeda, who met his bride while horse riding at Egypt’s pyramids in April last year, was quoted as saying: “This marriage is now over.

“I don’t want a divorce but there are serious reasons for this break-up that I can’t talk about. I adore being with this woman. But we can’t stand up when the waves from the sea are coming to wipe us out.”


David Lange

A law school graduate, David Lange transitioned from work in the oil and hi-tech industries into fulltime Israel advocacy. He is a respected commentator and Middle East analyst who has often been cited by the mainstream media

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