The announcement was made in a statement on the Internet today.
The statement did not give the date of the attack, nor could its authenticity be verified. It was posted on a website frequently used by Iraqi insurgent groups.
The message appeared to be the first claim of responsibility from al-Qaida for an attack on Israel from Lebanon.
Who Is Ayman al-Zawahri?
AYMAN AL-ZAWAHRI is regarded as Al-Qaeda's No. 2 authority. Although al-Zawahri is lesser known than Osama bin Laden, some observers say the deputy is just as powerful as the chief....(more)