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Despite al-Zawahiri strike, US officials are concerned about tracking terrorism threats in Afghanistan
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Despite al-Zawahiri strike, US officials are concerned about tracking terrorism threats in Afghanistan

Washington (CNN) – Shortly before the US withdrawal from Afghanistan, the Defense Department created a task force responsible for handling…
Taliban claim they weren’t aware al Qaeda chief was living in Kabul
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Taliban claim they weren’t aware al Qaeda chief was living in Kabul

(CNN) – The Taliban have claimed they were not aware that al Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri was residing in the…
Al Qaeda needs a new leader after Zawahiri’s killing. Its bench is thinner than it once was.
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Al Qaeda needs a new leader after Zawahiri’s killing. Its bench is thinner than it once was.

(CNN) – Ayman al-Zawahiri’s death at the hands of a US drone strike has raised questions about who will replace…
Biden’s al Qaeda strike reveals an inconvenient truth about America’s war on terror
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Biden’s al Qaeda strike reveals an inconvenient truth about America’s war on terror

(CNN)It manages to both shock and seem entirely, chillingly, predictable. The killings of key terrorist leaders have become increasingly commonplace,…
Who was al Qaeda leader and key 9/11 architect Ayman al-Zawahiri?
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Who was al Qaeda leader and key 9/11 architect Ayman al-Zawahiri?

Washington (CNN) – Al Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri’s death at the hands of a US drone strike brings an end…
US kills al Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri in drone strike in Afghanistan
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US kills al Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri in drone strike in Afghanistan

(CNN) – The United States killed al Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri in a drone strike, President Joe Biden said Monday…
US military says it killed al-Qaeda leader in drone strike
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US military says it killed al-Qaeda leader in drone strike

WASHINGTON (AP) — The US military says it killed a senior al-Qaeda leader in an airstrike Friday in northwest Syria.…
Iraq says it has arrested top leader in Islamic State group
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Iraq says it has arrested top leader in Islamic State group

BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq said on Monday it has detained a top leader of the Islamic State group and a…
8 dead as al-Shabab claims blast in Somalia’s capital
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8 dead as al-Shabab claims blast in Somalia’s capital

MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — A vehicle laden with explosives rammed into cars and trucks at a checkpoint leading to the…
Saudi Arabia, 20 years after 9/11: ‘A country in the making’
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Saudi Arabia, 20 years after 9/11: ‘A country in the making’

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The Saudi Arabia of today is far different from the Saudi Arabia of Sept.…
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