Brother of al-Qaeda Chief al-Zawahri arrested in Egypt

The brother of Ayman al-Zawahri, leader of  terrorist organization al-Qaeda has been arrested by  Egyptian security forces.

al-ZawahriA security official said that Mohammed al-Zawahri, leader of the ultraconservative Jihadi Salafist group, was detained at a checkpoint in Giza, the city across the Nile from Cairo.

Ayman al-Zawahri is credited by many as having been the ‘operational brains’ behind the 9/11 suicide attacks on the U.S. and to have approved the co-ordinated bombings on London’s transport system in in 2005 that left 52 innocent people dead.

Mohammed Al-Zawahri’s group espouses a hard-line ideology but was not clandestine prior to Egypt’s July 3 coup.

  • Mohammed al-Zawahri, was detained at a checkpoint in Giza
  • He is the leader of the ultraconservative Jihadi Salafist group
  • Ayman al-Zawahri is believed to be behind 9/11 attack and 7/7
  • He has a £15-million bounty on his head and is on the ‘most wanted’ list

Read more:Mail Online

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