YEMEN Press Agency

Saudi armored vehicles accompany al-Qaeda leader in Shabwah

SHABWAH, Jan. 27 (YPA) – Saudi armored vehicles with Islah Party militants hav accompanied one of al-Qaeda leaders in Yemen’s southern province of Shabwh, southern sources said on Monday.

The sources confirmed al-Qaeda leader in Shabwah, Sa’ad Atef, appeared into one of mosque in al-Saaid district, making two religious lectures on his supporters.

The sources affirmed that al-Qaeda elements widely moved in the province in coordination with the Saudi-backed Islah Party, in light of military escalation with the UAE backed Southern Transitional Council.