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New York, Geneva (AirGuideBusiness - Aerospace & Defense News - Defense Africa / Middle East) Jul 11, 2010

Al-Qaeda's new man eyes Pakistan Al-Qaeda's latest number three and chief of Afghan operations, Egyptian Sheikh Fateh al-Misri, is new to the group, although he has spent the past years earning a formidable reputation fighting in Afghanistan. His focus will now also be on Pakistan, where last week's suicide attacks on a Sufi shrine have opened opportunities. Jul 7, 2010

Israel Aerospace Industries, Boeing Israel Aerospace Industries expects to launch flight-testing in early August with a Boeing 767-300 that has been converted to a tanker for the Colombian air force. IAI won a contract in 2008 to convert the commercial airliner to serve as an in-flight refuelling aircraft and VIP transport for...

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