WASHINGTON: Al-Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri appeared in a new Al-Qaeda video released Tuesday, a US-based service that monitors militant websites said.
Osama bin Laden's successor, wearing white, dictated his speech for the 13-minute, 13-second video released on extremist forums, according to the US monitoring service SITE.
He was shown sitting in a cloth-covered chair in front of a green backdrop.
SITE said the video, released by Al-Qaeda's media arm As-Sahab gave a production date corresponding to August-September 2011. The text of the video was not immediately available.
Zawahiri, a veteran Egyptian militant and long-time Al-Qaeda number two, took over the network after bin Laden was killed in a clandestine raid by US Navy commandos in Pakistan on May 2.
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