U.S. Kills Al Qaeda 

The United States killed al Qaeda leader Ayman Al-Zawahri in a drone strike over the weekend 

The strike, which was done by a CIA-controlled Air Force drone, happened at 6:18 a.m. local time on Sunday in Kabul...

Zawahri never became as well-known as his predecessor, Osama bin Laden, but his death is still a big win for the US...

In a speech announcing the operation, President Joe Biden said he gave the final approval to kill Zawahri, who was still planning...

Minutes before that address, a senior administration official spoke to reporters on how Zawahri was hunted, found, and then killed.

“This year, we identified that Zawahri’s family — his wife, his daughter, and her children — relocated to a safe house...

“The president received updates on the development of the target throughout May and June,” said the senior official, and on...

Zawahri was an Egyptian. After the U.S. killed al Qaeda’s longtime leader bin Laden in 2011, he took over. He was a doctor...