Al-Qaida chief appears in new video marking 20th anniversary of 9/11 attack

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Al-Qaida leader Ayman al-Zawahri appeared in a new video marking the 20th anniversary of the Sept 11, attacks, months after rumours spread that he was dead
leader Ayman al-Zawahri appeared in a new video marking the 20th anniversary of the Sept. 11, attacks, months after rumours spread that he was dead.

The SITE Intelligence Group that monitors jihadist websites said the video was released Saturday. In it, al-Zawahri said that Jerusalem Will Never be Judaized, and praised attacks including one that targeted Russian troops in Syria in January.

SITE said al-Zawahri also noted the U.S. military's withdrawal from Afghanistan after 20 years of war. It added that his comments do not necessarily indicate a recent recording, as the withdrawal agreement with the Taliban was signed in February 2020.

Al-Zawahri made no mention of the Taliban's…
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