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Al Qaeda Leader In Arabian Peninsula Survives US Attack

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The Wall Street Journal has reported that the United States’ Thursday air attack in Yemen aimed at killing the leader of al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula.

American-born cleric Anwar al-Awlaki has survived the drone attack.

The missile missed its target but killed two midlevel al Qaeda members.

The Journal cites Yemeni and U-S officials.

After Osama bin-Laden’s death, there were some reports suggesting Awlaki to become al Qaeda leader.

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