Al-Zawahri's path went from Cairo clinic to top of al-Qaida CAIRO, Egypt (AP) — The doors of jihad opened for Ayman al-Zawahri as a young doctor in a Cairo clinic, when a visitor arrived with a tempting offer: a chance to treat Islamic fighters battling Soviet forces in Afghanistan.
Al-Zawahri's path went from Cairo clinic to top of al-Qaida
The doors of jihad opened for Ayman al-Zawahri as a young doctor in a Cairo clinic
Bin Laden right-hand man al-Zawahiri’s path from Cairo clinic to top of al-Qaeda
Slain terror chief was crucial in shifting jihadi movement to target US; 9/11 made Bin Laden American enemy No. 1, but attacks likely wouldn't have succeeded without his deputy
Who was Ayman al-Zawahiri? The al-Qaida leader who helped plot their deadliest attacks
A lifelong jihadist who became Osama bin Laden’s right hand man and then successor, al-Zawahiri waged a long war of terror against the US and its allies