Ayman al-Zawahiri

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Extremist thought to be in Iran is de facto new leader of al-Qaida, UN says
Veteran Egyptian Saif al-Adel viewed as formidable threat by western officials

Jason Burke

14, Feb, 2023 @6:03 PM

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Hey, that’s my house: US aid worker realises Zawahiri villa is his old home
The Kabul property hit by a US drone was familiar. It turned out Dan Smock had something in common with al-Qaida’s leader

Emma Graham-Harrison in Kabul

04, Aug, 2022 @8:51 AM

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Nancy Pelosi tells President Tsai US will not abandon Taiwan – as it happened
House speaker meets Tsai Ing-wen in Taipei during visit described as ‘extremely egregious’ by China’s vice foreign minister

Virginia Harrison, Vivian Ho, Chris Stein, Martin Belam and Oliver Holmes

03, Aug, 2022 @6:12 AM

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Biden echoes Obama as White House releases photo of briefing on strike
Picture bore striking similarities to 1 May 2011 image, when US special forces killed Osama bin Laden

Martin Pengelly, Ed Pilkington and Gloria Oladipo in New York

02, Aug, 2022 @5:49 PM

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Killing of Zawahiri gives beleaguered Joe Biden rare political win
US political leaders applaud drone strike as president, battered by inflation, war in Ukraine and Roe ruling, seeks upturn in fortunes

Joan E Greve in Washington

02, Aug, 2022 @4:17 PM

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Ayman al-Zawahiri obituary
Founder of al-Qaida with Osama bin Laden who went on to succeed him as its leader

Lawrence Joffe

02, Aug, 2022 @3:40 PM

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Families of 9/11 victims hail killing of Ayman al-Zawahiri
Drone strike against al-Qaida leader praised across US political spectrum but 9/11 families press for Saudi accountability

Gloria Oladipo

02, Aug, 2022 @3:16 PM

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How Ayman al-Zawahiri’s ‘pattern of life’ allowed the US to kill al-Qaida leader
After a decades-long hunt the simple habit of sitting out on the balcony gave the CIA an opportunity to launch ‘tailored strike’

Ed Pilkington

02, Aug, 2022 @3:01 PM

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‘Let us deal with it’: inside the elite Kabul district where Zawahiri was hit
The Taliban are jumpy now in gaudy Sherpur, which has hosted warlords, US contractors – and the leader of al-Qaida

Emma Graham-Harrison in Kabul

02, Aug, 2022 @1:32 PM

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Q&A: the death of Ayman al-Zawahiri explained
Leader of global militant group was killed in US drone strike in Afghanistan on Sunday

Oliver Holmes

02, Aug, 2022 @12:29 PM

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Ayman al-Zawahiri: al-Qaida leader killed in US drone strike in Afghanistan, Joe Biden says
President ordered strike on Kabul safe house last month during a high-level meeting, administration says

David Smith in Washington, Joanna Walters in New York, and Jason Burke

02, Aug, 2022 @11:07 AM

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Zawahiri’s killing unlikely to weaken al-Qaida significantly
Analysis: The terrorist leader had been ill and key tasks are likely to have been handled by others for several years

Jason Burke

02, Aug, 2022 @8:20 AM

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