Pakistan: US Drone Kills al-Qaeda No. 2

Abu Zaid al-Kuwaiti replaced commander killed in June drone strike

By Newser Editors and Wire Services

Posted Dec 9, 2012 10:03 AM CST

(Newser) – A US drone strike has killed a senior al-Qaeda leader in Pakistan's tribal region near the Afghan border, Pakistani intelligence officials said, in the latest blow to the Islamic militant network. Sheik Khalid bin Abdel Rehman al-Hussainan, who was also known as Abu Zaid...   Read full story »


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