Iran denies this happened apparently.
Israeli agents killed al Qaeda’s No. 2 - NYT
Thomson Reuters•November 14, 2020
Al Qaeda’s second-in-command, accused of helping to mastermind the 1998 bombings of two U.S. embassies in Africa, was killed in Iran in August by Israeli operatives acting at the behest of the United States, the New York Times reported, citing intelligence officials. Soraya Ali reports.
Big story if so.