New Taliban chief

CAIRO – Al-Qaida leader Ayman al-Zawahri, in an online audio message, pledged allegiance to the new head of the Afghan Taliban, who was appointed last month after his predecessor was killed in a US drone strike. The veteran Islamist militant became al-Qaida’s leader after US Navy Seals killed Osama bin Laden in Pakistan in 2011, […]

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