Tag: Zawahiri

Indian media alleges US used Pakistan’s airspace to kill Al-Qaeda leader in Afghanistan

The United States killed al-Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri in a CIA drone strike in Kabul on Sunday. As soon as the news came out, speculations started arising on Pakistan’s role in United State’s access to Afghanistan. Several Indian media outlets alleged that Pakistan might have played a role in taking out the al-Qaeda chief by providing it’s airspace to US.

Al Qaeda leader Zawahiri killed in US drone strike in Afghanistan: Biden

Al Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri was killed in a US strike in Afghanistan over the weekend, American President Joe Biden said on Monday. Zawahiri, an Egyptian surgeon who had a $25 million bounty on his head, helped coordinate the Sept 11, 2001, attacks that killed nearly 3,000 people. “Now justice has been delivered”, Biden said in remarks from the White House.