Global terrorist organisation Al Qaeda`s branch in the Indian sub-continent Thursday confirmed the death of one of its leaders, Adil Qudoos in a US drone attack.
Ayman al-Zawahiri paid homage to two of his associates killed in Iraq.
Noting that America has refocused the fight against al Qaeda and its extremist allies, a top Obama administration official has said that the US has struck major blows against their leaders.
The US and Iraqi troops have killed or arrested at least six suspected al Qaeda leaders allegedly involved in an extortion and assassination ring in northern Iraq, the US military said.
A Yemeni air raid against a "terrorist cell" in the southeast of the country has killed two senior al Qaeda members, the Defence Ministry said early Monday.
British Foreign Secretary David Miliband has said that top al Qaeda leaders are still hiding on the Pak-Afghan border.
Day in Pics: 29th January
Showbiz World - January 29, 2015
President Barack Obama's speech at Siri Fort auditorium