Just in from local sources - Anwar Al Awlaki has likely not been killed in a recent air-strike occurring... ...in Yemen three days ago.
News agencies reported Thursday, December 24, 2009 that a joint Yemeni-United States missile strike targeted the home of popular Islamic lecturer Anwar Al-Awlaki. Yemeni officials said around a dozen Al-Qaida operatives and leaders were in a planning meeting and that Al-Awlaki was among them. Anonymous US officials told press agencies Al-Awlaki was a regional Al-Qaida leader. However, relatives say Al-Awlaki has no affiliation with Al-Qaeda, and that the US born lecturer was not at the home at the time of the missile strike...... READ MORE.