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Zawahiri’s militant path surprised neighbours in Cairo suburb

Zawahiri’s militant path surprised neighbours in Cairo suburb

NAFISA ELTAHIR AL Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri, who was killed by a U.S. drone strike in Kabul, seemed harmless to neighbours when he was a young man growing up in a leafy Cairo suburb. "Years went by, and then all of a sudden we heard about Ayman al-Zawahiri doing all these things, he became something we would have never imagined," said Attia Salama, his former neighbour in the upscale Cairo suburb of Maadi. "He used to be quiet, no one used to pay attention to him at all. Our experience with him and his family was totally normal, we had…
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Zawahiri’s militant path surprised neighbours

Zawahiri’s militant path surprised neighbours

NAFISA ELTAHIR AL Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri, who was killed by a U.S. drone strike in Kabul, seemed harmless to neighbours when he was a young man growing up in a leafy Cairo suburb. "Years went by, and then all of a sudden we heard about Ayman al-Zawahiri doing all these things, he became something we would have never imagined," said Attia Salama, his former neighbour in the upscale Cairo suburb of Maadi. "He used to be quiet, no one used to pay attention to him at all. Our experience with him and his family was totally normal, we had…
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