Lebanon's al-Qaeda chief Majid al-Majid dies
Al-Qaeda's commander in Lebanon, Majid al-Majid, has died in custody in a Beirut hospital, Lebanon's army says.
The Saudi, who led the Abdullah Azzam Brigades and was on Saudi Arabia's most-wanted-terrorists list, was arrested in Lebanon recently.
An army general told the Associated Press the militant died of kidney failure.
Simeon Paterson reports.
05 Jan 2014
- From the section Middle East