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Zawahri Named as Bin Laden Successor

Posted June 16th, 2011 at 1:45 pm (UTC-5)
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Al-Qaida says it has picked Egyptian-born Ayman al-Zawahri to succeed Osama bin Laden as head of the terror network. Al-Qaida posted the announcement on an Islamist website. The group vowed to immediately continue its pursuit of jihad, or holy war, against the United States and Israel and called them “apostate invaders.” Al-Qaida said it would […]

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Al-Qaida Names Bin Laden Successor

Posted June 16th, 2011 at 10:40 am (UTC-5)
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Al-Qaida says it has picked Egyptian-born Ayman al-Zawahri to succeed Osama bin Laden as head of the terror network. Al-Qaida posted the announcement on an Islamist website. The group vowed to immediately continue its pursuit of jihad, or holy war, against the United States and Israel and called them “apostate invaders.” Al-Qaida said it would […]

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Al-Qaida Picks Zawahri as Bin Laden Successor

Posted June 16th, 2011 at 4:35 am (UTC-5)
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Al-Qaida says it has picked Egyptian-born Ayman al-Zawahri to succeed Osama bin Laden as head of the terror network. Al-Qaida posted the announcement on an Islamist website. The group vowed to immediately continue its pursuit of jihad, or holy war, against the United States and Israel and called them “apostate invaders.” Al-Qaida said it would […]

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Al-Qaida Picks al-Zawahri as Bin Laden Successor

Posted June 16th, 2011 at 3:35 am (UTC-5)
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Al-Qaida says it has picked Egyptian-born Ayman al-Zawahri to succeed Osama bin Laden as head of the terror network. Al-Qaida posted the announcement on an Islamist website. The group vowed to immediately continue its pursuit of jihad, or holy war, against the United States and Israel. Zawahri, a surgeon who turns 60 next week, had […]

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Bin Laden Eulogy Video Issued by Deputy

Posted June 8th, 2011 at 9:55 am (UTC-5)
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Al-Qaida’s second in command has issued a message eulogizing the terrorist group’s leader, Osama bin Laden, who was killed in a U.S. raid in Pakistan last month. In a 28-minute video posted on militant websites Thursday, Ayman al-Zawahri said bin Laden terrified the United States while alive and would continue to do so in death. […]

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Drone Strike Kills Top Pakistani Terrorist

Posted June 4th, 2011 at 4:20 pm (UTC-5)
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One of the most wanted terrorist leaders in Pakistan is dead, killed in a suspected U.S. drone strike. Pakistani intelligence sources Saturday said that senior al-Qaida leader Ilyas Kashmiri died in an attack on a location in South Waziristan, along with eight other militants. Kashmiri’s own militant group, Harakat-ul-Jihad al-Islami , also confirmed his death […]

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Drone Strike Kills Top Pakistani Terrorist

Posted June 4th, 2011 at 8:50 am (UTC-5)
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One of the most wanted terrorist leaders in Pakistan is dead, killed in a suspected U.S. drone strike. Pakistani intelligence sources Saturday said that senior al-Qaida leader Ilyas Kashmiri died in an attack on a location in South Waziristan, along with eight other militants. Kashmiri’s own militant group, Harakat-ul-Jihad al-Islami , also confirmed his death […]

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