Al-Qaeda's South Asia Chief Killed In Afghanistan: Officials
Wednesday, October 9, 2019, 5:10 PM
The chief of Al-Qaeda's South Asian branch was killed in a US-Afghan joint raid in southern Afghanistan last month, Afghan officials confirmed Tuesday. Asim Umar, who led Al-Qaeda in the Indian Subcontinent (AQIS) from its inception in 2014, was killed during a raid September 23 on a Taliban compound in the Musa Qala district of Helmand province.
Osama Bin Laden's Son Dead, Say US Intelligence Officials: Report
Thursday, August 1, 2019, 8:08 AM
Osama bin Laden's son Hamza, chosen heir to the leadership of Al-Qaeda, has been killed, US media reported Wednesday citing American officials. NBC News said three US-officials had confirmed they had information of Hamza bin Laden's death, but gave no details of the place or date. Questioned by reporters in the Oval Office, President Donald Trump did not confirm or deny the NBC report.