Al Qaeda Leader Al-Zawahiri Pledges Allegiance To Taliban


According to an audio statement, Ayman al-Zawahiri, the leader of Al Qaeda, has pledged the group’s allegiance to the Taliban’s new leader Mullah Mohammad Akhtar Mansour, Reuters reports.

“We pledge our allegiance … (to) our lord, leader of the faithful, Mullah Mohammad Akhtar Mansour, may god protect him,” said Zawahiri, who is believed to be in hiding in the Afghanistan-Pakistan border area.

Al Bawaba News

Al Bawaba provides top stories and breaking news about the Middle East and the world. The Al Bawaba network consists of several web portals and media platforms.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *