Al-Qaeda Confirms U.S. Strike Killed Leader of Yemen Affiliate

(CAIRO) —Al-Qaeda on Tuesday confirmed that Nasir al-Wahishi, its No. 2 figure and leader of its powerful Yemeni affiliate, was killed in a U.S. strike, making it the harshest blow to the global militant network since the killing of Osama bin Laden. In a video statement released by the media wing of Al-Qaeda in the…

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