Factbox: Zawahri, al Qaeda`s No 2 leader
Washinton: Egyptian-born doctor and surgeon Ayman al-Zawahri is al Qaeda`s No 2 leader likely to succeed Osama bin Laden, who was killed in a US-led operation.
Following are some key facts about Zawahri:
He went on trial but was cleared of involvement in Sadat`s death. He did, however, spend three years in jail for possession of an unlicensed pistol.
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