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Al-Qaeda Confirms Death of AQAP Leader Qassim Al-Raymi: Site Intelligence Group

2020-02-25 - 6:23 p

Bahrain Mirror- Reuters: Al-Qaeda has confirmed the death of Qassim al-Raymi, the leader of Islamist group Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP), the Site Intelligence Group reported on Sunday.

U.S. President Donald Trump announced earlier this month that the United States had killed al-Raymi in a counterterrorism operation in Yemen.

The United States regards AQAP as one of the deadliest branches of the al Qaeda network founded by Osama bin Laden.

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