New York – To contact Ahmed, battle name Abu Muhammad al-Masri, considered the number 2 of al Qaeda and the mind of the attacks of 1998 to the US embassies in Kenya and Tanzania (224 dead and hundreds of injured), he was killed in Iran three months ago by two Mossad agents on behalf of the US. New York Times scoop, from intelligence sources, unveils an intrigue of international espionage and an unprecedented background of the relations between Shiite Iran and Sunni Islamic terrorism. Tehran, however, denies the reconstruction as "a Hollywood-worthy scenario". Al-Masri, 58 years, Egyptian origin, was one of the founders of the organization and is believed to be the first in line after its current leader Ayman al-Zawahri. The FBI had offered 10 millions of dollars for his capture and his photo is still on the most wanted list. For the Nyt, he was shot in the car by two motorcyclists with 5 gun shots.