Osama bin Laden's 'ambassador to Italy' killed by drone

Telegraph.co.uk 7 February 2013
By Rob Crilly

Abd el Kader Mahmoud Mohamed el Sayed was once described as Osama bin Laden’s ambassador to Italy and his death is the latest blow to the group’s core leadership in Afghanistan and Pakistan.

He is believed to have been killed in May or June last year but details of his death were only recently posted online by the movement’s propaganda unit, leading analysts to conclude that al-Qaeda’s remnants are struggling to keep track of who is alive and who is dead. (continue reading...)