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al-Zawahiri (Arabic: الظواهري, aẓ-Ẓawāhirī) is an Arabic surname or nisbah derived from name of the town of Zawahir, Saudi Arabia. The definite article "al-" is sometimes omitted. Alternate spellings include Dhawahiri, Dhawahri, and Zawahri.
List of people with the surname
- Ayman al-Zawahiri (born 1951), Egyptian al-Qaeda leader
- Hussein al-Zawahiri, Egyptian terror suspect captured and handed over to Egypt, younger brother of Ayman al-Zawahiri
- Muhammad al-Zawahiri (born 1953), terror suspect living in Egypt, Ayman al-Zawahiri's younger brother
- John Zawahri, the perpetrator of the 2013 Santa Monica shooting
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