Yemen denies arrest of al-Qaeda operative
An official source at the Yemeni Interior Ministry denied on Sunday reports over the alleged arrest of an al-Qaeda operative in Yemen in during the last few days.
According to SABA, the source said in a statement that the reports about a man called Y. al-Harazi who was allegedly arrested for suspected links to plans to commit "terrorist" acts against American interests in Yemen were "baseless and fabricated."
The source denied the existence of a man with such a name wanted by security forces, saying that no security official had provided such information to the media. (albawaba.com)