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Egyptian

Ayman al-Zawahri

Longtime Second In Command Of Al-Qaida Assumes Leadership Of Terror Network

Osama bin Laden’s longtime deputy Ayman al-Zawahri has taken control of al-Qaida, the group said Thursday, a widely anticipated move that comes at a time the terror network is struggling for relevance amid a wave of Arab uprisings that has threatened to upstage it.

06/16/2011