Saif has been heavily involved in Al Qaeda activities for some 30 years, and already has a £7.5 million US bounty on his head, after the US embassy bombings in Nairobi and Dar es Salaam in 1998, which left 224 dead
* Saif al-Adel has been described by sources as a ‘brilliant and ruthless strategist’
* He has taken the reins following the suspected death of leader Ayman Zawahiri
* Saif has been heavily involved in Al Qaeda activities for some three decades
* He already has a £7.5m bounty on his head after US embassy bombings in 1998
Al Qaeda has a new leader, called ‘the Sword of Revenge’ who is reportedly set to make the terror group as dangerous as they were under Osama Bin Laden.
Egyptian former general Saif al-Adel is in hiding in Iran and the ‘brilliant and ruthless strategist’ has now taken the reins from Ayman Zawahiri, according to reports.
The former leader was rumoured to be dead late last year, following speculation he had succumbed to asthma following ‘breathing issues’.
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