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Details of the planning and drone strike that killed al Qaeda leader al-Zawahri

Details of the planning and drone strike that killed al Qaeda leader al-Zawahri

WASHINGTON – As the sun was rising in Kabul on Sunday, two Hellfire missiles fired by a U.S. drone ended Ayman al-Zawahri’s decade-long reign as the leader of al Qaeda. The seeds of the audacious counterterrorism operation had been planted over many months. U.S. officials had built a scale model of the safe house where …

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U.S. drone strike kills al-Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahri, Biden confirms | CBC News

U.S. drone strike kills al-Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahri, Biden confirms | CBC News

A U.S. drone strike in Afghanistan this weekend killed Ayman al-Zawahri, who took over as al-Qaeda leader after Osama bin Laden’s death during a raid on his compound by U.S. forces in 2011, President Joe Biden confirmed Monday, less than a year after American troops left the country following a two-decade war. “Justice has been …

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Drone explosion hits Russia’s Black Sea Fleet headquarters

Susie Blann, The Associated Press Published Sunday, July 31, 2022 2:35PM EDT Last Updated Sunday, July 31, 2022 5:09PM EDT KYIV, Ukraine (AP) – A small explosive device carried by a makeshift drone blew up Sunday at the headquarters of Russia’s Black Sea Fleet on the Crimean Peninsula, wounding six people and prompting the cancellation …

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Drone explosion hits Russia’s Black Sea fleet headquarters

Drone explosion hits Russia’s Black Sea fleet headquarters

A small explosive device carried by a makeshift drone blew up Sunday at the headquarters of Russia’s Black Sea Fleet on the Crimean Peninsula, wounding six people and prompting the cancellation of ceremonies there honoring Russia’s navy, authorities said. Meanwhile, one of Ukraine’s richest men, a grain merchant, was killed in what Ukrainian authorities said …

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