Perhaps surprisingly, Bin Laden asked his children not to join Al Qaeda or join “the front” in the war against the West in the will. – File Photo by AP

KUWAIT: The local Al Anba newspaper has obtained what it claims is Osama bin Laden’s will, written on December 14, 2001, when he was on the run from the US in Afghanistan.

In the will, Bin Laden takes credit for most of his achievements in terrorism, culminating in the 9/11 attacks. He also orders his wives not to re-marry after he’s dead.

Perhaps surprisingly, he asks his children not to join Al Qaeda or join “the front” in the war against the West. Instead he “expresses regret to his children” for not having spent enough time with them because he was too busy working at his jihad.—Agencies