US kills Al-Qaeda leader

President Donald Trump has confirmed that US forces had killed the leader of jihadist group Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula in Yemen.The US 'conducted a counterterrorism operation in Yemen that successfully eliminated Qassim al-Rimi, a founder and the leader of Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP),' Trump said in a White House statement. AQAP claimed responsibility on Sunday for a December shooting at a US naval base in which a Saudi officer killed three sailors.