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Al-Qaida: US Airstrike Kills Top Leader in Yemen

Al-Qaida's branch in Yemen says a U.S. airstrike killed one of its top leaders last month. The SITE intelligence group reported Thursday that the al-Qaida branch said a U.S. airstrike on the Yemeni port city of Mukalla killed Nasser bin Ali al-Ansi, his eldest son and several other militants. Ansi had claimed responsibility on behalf of al-Qaida in the Arabian Peninsula for the January terrorist attack on the Charlie Hebdo magazine, which used cartoons to mock radical Islam. At...

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