Suspicion Said al-Shihri 'killed by US drone' in Yemen


Said al-Shihri, who has been reportedly killed in Yemen, had been released from Guatanamo Bay in 2007 and handed over to Saudi Arabia.

Al Qaeda's second in command in the Arabian Peninsula managed to bluff them that he had been cured but then went to Yemen where he became active again in al Qaeda, according to the BBC's Frank Gardner.

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