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The Times
  • Today in the news: No. 2 al-Qaida leader killed

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    The No. 2 leader of al-Qaida was confirmed killed Tuesday. U.S. officials said Abu Yahya al-Libi was targeted in a drone attack and was successfully killed. The top al-Qaida leader is Ayman al-Zawahiri, who took over after Osama bin Laden was killed last year.
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