Multiple media outlets are reporting tonight that the U.S. targeted Qassim al-Rimi, the leader of al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula:

President Trump reportedly gave the order earlier this week:

There was a $10 million bounty on his head:

And we’re awaiting confirmation if the strike was successful or not:

Rita Katz, Director of the SITE Intelligence Group, started reporting on the strike way back on January 27:

And this is from January 30:

We shall see:

More on his background:

We’ll keep you posted.

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