Abu Yahya Al Libi

  • Zawahiri confirms death of Abu Yahya al-Libi September 11, 2012

    Cairo: Al Qaeda's leader Ayman al-Zawahiri confirmed in a video recording the death of Abu Yahya al-Libi, a veteran militant said to have been a leader of the group's operations, and who had survived previous US attacks. The US government said in June that a drone strike in Pakistan had killed...
  • Qaeda no 2 dead; Pak Foreign Ministry summons US envoy June 6, 2012

    The White House has confirmed that top Al Qaeda leader Abu Yahya Al-Libi was killed in a drone attack on Monday. ...
  • US confirms al Qaeda's No 2 killed in drone attack June 6, 2012

    Washington: Al Qaeda's second-in-command Abu Yahya al-Libi has died in a US drone strike, the White House confirmed on Tuesday, with a top Obama aide terming it as a major blow to the terrorist outfit. "Al-Libi is dead," White House Press Secretary Jay Carney announced at his daily news conference. However,...
  • Al Qaeda no 2 killed in US drone strike in Pak? June 5, 2012

    Washington/Islamabad: Al Qaeda's second-in-command Abu Yahya al-Libi, on whose head the US had put a bounty of $ 1 million, may have been killed in the latest CIA drone strike in Pakistan's lawless northwestern tribal region in which 15 militants had perished. Libi, considered the most-prominent figure in al Qaeda after...
  • Al-Qaeda strategist likely killed in Pakistan June 5, 2012

    Peshawar/Dera Ismail Khan: Abu Yahya al-Libi, one of al-Qaeda's top strategists and seen as the most prominent figure in the network after leader Ayman al Zawahri, may have been killed in a drone strike in northwest Pakistan, the Pakistani intelligence officials said on June 5. If his death is confirmed it...