Qaeda chief vows allegiance to new Taliban leader

Al Qaeda leader Ayman al Zawahiri has sworn allegiance to the Taliban’s new emir, Mullah Haibatullah Akhundzada.

Qaeda chief vows allegiance to new Taliban leader

World Bulletin / News Desk

Al-Qaeda chief Ayman al-Zawahiri has pledged allegiance to new Afghan Taliban leader Haibatullah Akhundzada, whose predecessor was killed in a US drone strike, SITE monitoring group reported Saturday.

The pledge came in a 14-minute audio message posted online, the US-based SITE Intelligence Group said.

Al Qaeda leader Ayman al Zawahiri has sworn allegiance to the Taliban’s new emir, Mullah Haibatullah Akhundzada. Zawahiri’s oath of allegiance is included in a newly-released, 14-minute message from As Sahab, al Qaeda’s propaganda arm. The message was released late yesterday.

 

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