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Purported Tape of Al-Zawahri Posted on Web

An audiotape from al-Qaida’s second in command, Ayman al-Zawahri, was posted Friday on an Islamic Web site, but U.S. officials said the recording does not appear to have been made recently and may even date back years. In the audiotape, al-Zawahri read a poem praising “martyrs of holy war” in Afghanistan, Iraq and elsewhere. The tape made no mention of a Jan. 13 U.S. airstrike in Pakistan that was targeting al-Zawahri and killed four al-Qaida leaders. Full Story

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