Attempted US strike on Yemen’s Anwar Awlaki fails

07.05.2011                      03.Ijar, 5771                      Tag 18 des Omer


Attempted US strike on Yemen's Anwar Awlaki fails

After taking out Osama bin Laden, US forces try but fail to remove another major leader of al-Qaida, this time in Yemen.

A United States drone strike on Thursday in Yemen that aimed to kill Yemen's Anwar Awlaki, the reported head of al-Qaida there, failed, it was revealed late Friday.
Awlaki, who was born in the US, is a radical Muslim cleric known for encouraging attacks on US citizens and soil. He is widely believed to be the leader of Yemen's al-Qaida branch….