The Wenatchee World

Weather:

Weather

The latest extended forecast from The Weather Channel

Remove this weather forecast

Overnight

Lo52° Mostly Clear

Tuesday

Hi82° Sunny

Tuesday Night

Lo56° Partly Cloudy

Wednesday

Hi84° Mostly Sunny

Wednesday Night

Lo59° Mostly Cloudy

Thursday

Hi80° Mostly Sunny

Thursday Night

Lo58° Mostly Cloudy

Friday

Hi84° Mostly Sunny

Friday Night

Lo61° Mostly Clear

Saturday

Hi92° Sunny

US drone kills senior al-Qaida figure, 5 others in Pakistan

Send to Kindle
Print This
ISLAMABAD — A U.S. drone strike killed a senior al-Qaida figure and at least five other Islamist insurgents in northwestern Pakistan, an intelligence official said Tuesday. Abu Kasha al-Iraqi, a high-ranking al-Qaida planner and facilitator, was killed late Monday when “a U.S. drone fired two missiles into a mud compound,” the official said on condition of anonymity.

View my options or Sign in