'Justice has been delivered': al-Qaida leader killed in US drone strike, Biden says

by 24britishtvAug. 2, 2022, 5 a.m. 18
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US President Joe Biden  has announced  the top al-Qaida leader, Ayman al-Zawahiri, has been killed in a US drone strike in Afghanistan. The US president described the death of al-Zawahiri, who was Osama Bin Laden’s deputy and successor, as a major blow to the terrorist network behind the September 11, 2001 attacks. The CIA strike will be seen as a proof of the US’s ability to conduct 'over-the-horizon' operations despite last year’s military’s withdrawal from Afghanistan. But it also raised questions over al-Qaida’s continued presence in the country since the Taliban regained power Who was Ayman al-Zawahiri? The al-Qaida leader who helped plot their deadliest attacks Al-Qaida enjoying a haven in Afghanistan under Taliban, UN warns

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