US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. Photo: Reuters US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. Photo: Reuters
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. Photo: Reuters

Iran has become al-Qaeda’s ‘new home base’, Mike Pompeo alleges

  • The US secretary of state says – without providing hard evidence – that the country has given safe haven to the group’s leaders
  • Pompeo says al-Qaeda’s Abu Muhammad al-Masri, accused of helping mastermind bombings of US embassies in Africa, was killed in Iran last year

Topic |   US-Iran tensions
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. Photo: Reuters US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. Photo: Reuters
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. Photo: Reuters
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