A US drone operation in Yemen has killed the senior al-Qaida figure who issued the claim of responsibility for the Charlie Hebdo attack in Paris, according to both US and Al-Qaida in the Arabian Peninsula (QAQP) sources.

AQAP said that its ideologue Nasser bin Ali al-Ansi was killed with his eldest son and other fighters in Yemen in a US air strike and posted video material as proof. Whether or not the video is genuine will be verified in the coming days.

Ansi's death suggests that the cov...

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