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White House says Al-Qaeda leader killed in US operation

White House says Al-Qaeda leader killed in US operation

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  1. Again? I swear this just happened recently.

  2. More like batter up. We have to keep killing the leaders to give purpose to being in the middle east. Pretty sure he is just retired now.

  3. This is the best tl;dr I could make, [original](https://www.npr.org/2020/02/07/803661806/white-house-says-al-qaida-leader-qassim-al-rimi-killed-in-u-s-operation) reduced by 70%. (I’m a bot)
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    > Al-Qaida Leader Qassim Al-Rimi Killed In U.S. Operation, White House Says In a statement late Thursday, President Trump said he ordered the counterterrorism operation in Yemen "That successfully eliminated" the leader of al-Qaida in the Arabian Peninsula.

    > President Trump on Thursday announced a successful U.S. counterterrorism operation that killed Qassim al-Rimi, the leader of a Yemen-based al-Qaida affiliate who claimed responsibility for last year's deadly shooting at Naval Air Station Pensacola in Florida.

    > In a brief White House statement released late Thursday, the president said he had ordered the operation in Yemen "That successfully eliminated Qasim al-Rimi, a founder and leader of al-Qa'ida in the Arabian Peninsula and a deputy to al-Qa'ida leader Ayman al-Zawahiri.”

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