Abu Yahya Al Libi

  • Zawahiri confirms death of Abu Yahya alLibi September 11, 2012

    Cairo: Al Qaeda's leader Ayman alZawahiri confirmed in a video recording the death of Abu Yahya alLibi, 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 AlLibi 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 secondincommand Abu Yahya alLibi 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. "AlLibi 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 secondincommand Abu Yahya alLibi, 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 mostprominent figure in al Qaeda after...
  • AlQaeda strategist likely killed in Pakistan June 5, 2012

    Peshawar/Dera Ismail Khan: Abu Yahya alLibi, one of alQaeda'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...