SANAA, June 14 (KUNA) -- Yemeni authorities declared on Sunday arrest of a
leading activist of the notorious Al-Qaeda organization saying he was in
charge of securing funds for the clandestine group.
Website of the Yemeni Ministry of Defense quoted an official source as
saying that the local security authorities arrested the financial official of
Al-Qaeda in Yemen and Saudi Arabia a few days ago.
The detainee, named Hassan Hussein Bin Al-Alwan, is the main financier of
the organization's operations in the two neighboring Gulf countries, it said,
branding him as one of the most dangerous terrorists. (end)
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