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    Zawahiri takes command of al-Qaeda

    euronews (in English)

    by euronews (in English)

    The right-hand man is apparently now in charge. An Islamist website says veteran militant Ayman al-Zawahiri has taken command of al-Qaeda after the killing of Osama bin Laden. This was widely expected, as Egyptian-born Zawahiri was considered to be the brains behind much of al-Qaeda's strategy. ...