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Al Qaeda Leader's Brother Arrested in Egypt

Amid the ongoing turmoil in Egypt, a high-profile individual was arrested on Saturday. Mohammed al-Zawahri, the younger brother of al Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahri, was detained at a checkpoint in Giza, although authorities declined to release more details. The younger al-Zawahri is a leader in his own right of the Jihadi Salafist group of hard-line Islamists which, perhaps condemningly, was closely associated with ousted President Mohammed Morsi. Al-Zawahri himself is accused of leading insurgents in the Sinai Peninsula.