The Wenatchee World

Weather:

Weather

The latest extended forecast from The Weather Channel

Remove this weather forecast

Tonight

Lo47° Breezy

Wednesday

Hi69° Sunny

Wednesday Night

Lo46° Partly Cloudy

Thursday

Hi69° Mostly Sunny

Thursday Night

Lo48° Partly Cloudy

Friday

Hi74° Mostly Sunny

Friday Night

Lo55° Mostly Cloudy

Saturday

Hi80° Mostly Sunny

Saturday Night

Lo55° Partly Cloudy

Sunday

Hi80° 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 optionsorSign in