Pentagon says airstrike in Syria killed an al-Qaida leader

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon says a U.S. airstrike in Syria this month killed what the Defense Department describes as a senior al-Qaida leader who once had ties to Osama bin Laden. A Pentagon spokesman, Navy Capt. Jeff Davis, identifies the target as Haydar Kirkan. The spokesman says Kirkan oversaw the planning of attacks against […]
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