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US-Iran tensions: Pompeo alleges Iran new 'home base' of Al-Qaeda

FRANCE24, 13 Jan 2021
Outgoing US Secretary of State Mike #Pompeo alleged Tuesday that arch-enemy #Iran has become a new "home base" for #AlQaeda, surpassing Afghanistan or Pakistan, an assertion mocked by Tehran and questioned by experts. Barely a week before President-elect Joe Biden takes over, Pompeo confirmed a New York Times report that Al-Qaeda's second-in-command was killed last year in Tehran.

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