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Peter Bergen, national security analyst, explains Saif al-Adel's background and how he was reportedly arrested in Egypt.

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Q&A: al Qaeda's power struggleupdated: Fri May 20 2011 11:41:00

A former Egyptian army lieutenant and long-time Islamist Saif al Adel has been appointed the interim leader of al Qaeda, according to former jihadist Noman Benotman.

Al Qaeda appoints caretaker leaderupdated: Fri May 20 2011 11:41:00

CNN's Dan Rivers assesses the possible appointment of a new caretaker leader of al Qaeda.

Bin Laden death means possible power struggle in al Qaedaupdated: Thu May 19 2011 11:10:00

Osama bin Laden's sudden elimination created a leadership void for al Qaeda, setting up a possible power struggle involving the organization's various factions, CNN sources and analysts say.

Yemeni al Qaeda angles for power after bin Laden's death, source saysupdated: Wed May 18 2011 13:00:00

The Yemeni wing of al Qaeda is trying to position itself for greater power and influence, a sign of an evolving power struggle in the militant group since the killing of Osama bin Laden, a U.S. official told CNN Wednesday.

Egyptian Saif al-Adel now acting leader of al Qaeda, ex-militant saysupdated: Tue May 17 2011 19:23:00

An Egyptian who was once a Special Forces officer has been chosen "caretaker" leader of al Qaeda in the wake of Osama bin Laden's death, according to a source with detailed knowledge of the group's inner workings.

Bin Laden's money trailupdated: Tue May 17 2011 19:23:00

The raid on Osama bin Laden's house revealed a financial trail, as CNN's Stan Grant reports.

Inside al Qaeda succession: Who is likely to step upupdated: Fri May 06 2011 20:16:00

A statement from al Qaeda on Friday marking the death of Osama bin Laden included renewed warnings of terrorist attacks against U.S. interests around the world and suggested that a process to choose his successor is under way.

Iran: Trials for al Qaeda suspectsupdated: Fri Jan 23 2004 13:19:00

Iran will put the al Qaeda suspects it is holding on trial, Iranian Foreign Minister Kamal Kharrazi said Friday.

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