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Al Qaeda in Yemen threatens more prison breaks to free militants

August 13, 2013 Comments off

globalpost.com

aq prison break threatA police trooper inspects a vehicle at the entrance of the Sanaa International Airport on August 7, 2013. (Mohammed Huwais/AFP/Getty Images)
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Al Qaeda’s Yemen faction is working to free jailed militants as soon as possible, according to a statement posted online by Nasser al-Wuhayshi, a co-founder of the Yemen-based Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP).

Al Qaeda militants staged at least two prison breaks last month: in Iraq, Pakistan and possibly Libya.

In Iraq, 500 militants were freed during the prison, many of which were linked with Al Qaeda. The assailants behind the prison break in Libya were not immediately identified.

“The imprisonment will not last and the chains will be Read more…

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