The United States has handed a suspected al Qaeda militant, named in a US Senate report as one of the first objects of harsh CIA interrogation techniques, into Afghan custody, his lawyer told Reuters on Wednesday.
The second in command of al Qaeda`s Yemen affiliate, Said al-Shihrim, was reportedly killed in an airstrike in Yemen in December.
Russian security forces have killed a militant described as a leading al Qaeda operative in a clash in Russia`s volatile North Caucasus region of Dagestan, the security service said.
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