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Leader of al-Qaeda in Arabian Peninsula 'killed'

Reports from Yemen say that the leader of al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula, Nasser al-Wuhayshi, has been killed in a US drone strike.

April 3, 2016
April 3, 2016

IS rocket expert 'killed by drone' - US

A militant from the so-called Islamic State (IS) believed to be responsible for a deadly attack on US troops in northern Iraq has been killed in a drone strike, the US military says.

June 16, 2015
June 16, 2015

Leader of al-Qaeda in Arabian Peninsula 'killed'

Reports from Yemen say that the leader of al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula, Nasser al-Wuhayshi, has been killed in a US drone strike.

May 21, 2015
May 21, 2015

What’s on Laden’s bookshelf revealed

Laden was fixated on attacking US targets and pressured al Qaeda groups to heal local rivalries and focus on that cause,according to documents the US says were seized in his hideout in Pakistan.