Al-Qaeda confirms killing of its leader in Arabian Peninsula, Qasim Al-Rimi

UNITED STATES (OBSERVATORY NEWS) — Al Qaeda’s website, which monitors militant websites, said on Sunday that al Qaeda had confirmed the killing of its leader in the Arabian Peninsula, Qasim al-Rimi.

US President Donald Trump announced earlier this month that the United States had killed Al-Rimi in an anti-terrorist operation in Yemen.

The United States sees the Al Qaeda branch in the Arabian Peninsula as the most dangerous branch of the organization founded by Osama bin Laden.


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