Al-Qaida in Yemen Says Senior Cleric Killed in Drone Strike

February 5, 2015 11:09 AM

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Al-Qaida in Yemen says a senior cleric was among four people killed in a recent U.S. drone strike in the country's south.

A statement posted Thursday on a Twitter account run by the group said Sheik Harith al-Nadhari was among those killed in the Jan. 31 strike. Al-Nadhari was among the group's few public faces and recently appeared in an al-Qaida video praising last month's deadly attack by militants at the offices of...

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