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MinM Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jan-03-10 04:55 PM
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18. US shuts embassy as al-Qaeda 'plans attack in Yemen
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/middle_east/8438128.stm

The US has indications that al-Qaeda is planning an attack in the Yemeni capital Sanaa, President Barack Obama's top counter-terrorism adviser has said.

John Brennan was speaking after the US and UK announced their embassies in Sanaa had temporarily closed.

The US has accused a Yemen-based offshoot of al-Qaeda of being behind the alleged Christmas Day bomb attempt on a US jet flying to Detroit.

There are mounting fears that Yemen is becoming a leading al-Qaeda haven...

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