Al-Qaida chief in 9/11 speech calls for attacks on West

CAIRO (AP) — Al-Qaida leader Ayman al-Zawahri on Wednesday called on Muslims to attack U.S., European, Israeli and Russian targets in a speech on the 18th anniversary of the 9/11 terror attacks.


SITE Intelligence Group, which tracks online activity of jihadist groups, reported that in a video released by the militant group, al-Zawahri, 68, criticizes “backtrackers” from jihad, referring to former jihadis who changed their views in prison and called the 9/11 attacks...