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Leader of Al-Qaida-Linked Group Dies in Lebanon

Lebanon's army says the head of an al-Qaida affiliate that carried out attacks in the Middle East before focusing on Syria's civil war has died while in custody.The army said Saturday that Majid al-Majid died of kidney failure at a military hospital in Beirut.Majid, a Saudi citizen, was arrested recently in Lebanon.His Sunni militant group, the Abdullah Azzam Brigades, claimed responsibility for two bomb blasts near the Iranian embassy in Beirut that killed at least 23 people,...

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