Vicky Nanjappa

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Who will succeed slain Al-Qaeda chief Ayman Al-Zawahiri: US says scenario unclear


A mysterious figure who was formerly with the special forces of Egypt is believed to be heading the Al-Qaeda following the death of Ayman Al-Zawahiri

New Delhi, Jan 11: The Al-Qaeda is yet to find a successor to Ayman al-Zawahiri who was killed in a US strike last year in Afghanistan.

US Intelligence officials cited by Reuters said that it remains unclear as to who would succeed Zawahiri. Christine Abizad, the Director of the US National Counterterrorism Centre while replying to a question said that the question for the Al Qaeda, that it has not answered for itself is who follows Zawahiri.

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