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Pompeo alleges Iran new 'home base' of Al-Qaeda

AFP, 12 Jan 2021
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo alleges that arch-enemy Iran has become a new "home base" for Al-Qaeda, an assertion questioned by experts. In a speech a week before leaving office, Pompeo confirmed a New York Times report that Al-Qaeda's second-in-command was killed last year in Tehran, although he did not say that Israel carried it out. SOUNDBITE

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