Al Qaeda Yemen Leader Confirmed Dead [VIDEO]

A top Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula leader was killed by a U.S. drone in Yemen on Friday, a video statement from AQAP’s media wing confirmed Tuesday. Nasser al-Wahayshi, who was once Osama bin Laden’s personal secretary, was succeeded by military commander Qasm al-Rimi, according to AQAP operatives. U.S. government officials have yet to comment on the situation.