Saudis reject Israeli top general's al Qaeda attack allegations
Saudi Arabia has dismissed as "baseless" Israeli accusations that Osama bin Laden's al-Qaeda network sought to recruit a pilot to fly a Saudi aircraft in a suicide mission against Israel.
Israel's Military Chief of Staff Moshe Ya'alon warned Tuesday against Al Qaeda attempts to recruit Saudi pilots that would take off from the Tabouk air base, with the aim of carrying out attacks similar to those committed on September 11, 2001 on U.S. cities.
On Wednesday, the official SPA news agency, cited a top Saudi official as saying Ya'alon's statements were "incorrect, baseless and nothing could be farther from the truth." (Albawaba.com)
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