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PRIME Minister Tony Blair warned today al-Qaida has demonstrated its "totally evil intent" towards Britain and a willingness to kill large numbers of innocent people.
The al-Qaida fighters "called me, they said, 'Please don't fight us, we want to surrender', " Zaman said.
Yemen, an impoverished Arab country, has been gripped by one of the most active regional al-Qaida insurgencies in the Middle East.
The al-Qaida statement said that "the one who chose the target, laid the plan and financed the operation is the leadership of the organization.
Hadi is tasked with restoring security and stability to Yemen and putting an end to growing influence of al-Qaida that also threatens daily oil shipping routes in the Red Sea and the Gulf of Aden.
Hadi said: "There are tribal chiefs and senior officials who are covering up for al-Qaida figures" in Abyan and Shabwa provinces.
A year after Osama's death, Brennan said, the US had always been clear that the end of the terror mastermind would neither mark the end of Al-Qaida nor its resolve to destroy it.
In a move by the Treasury Department, six members of a terrorist network based in Iran were sanctioned for serving as ''the core pipeline through which al-Qaida moves money, facilitators and operatives from across the Middle East to South Asia,'' principally meaning Pakistan and Afghanistan.
Professor Filiu explains that, whereas Al-Qaida recruits foot soldiers from the African countries where it operates, its senior cadres are all Algerian Islamists, hardened by their long war against the Algerian regime in the 1990s.
The Yemeni terror network -- known as al-Qaida in the Arabian Peninsula -- has played no obvious role in the rebellion that broke out in February and has left about 120 people dead.
The Treasury said Bekkay Harrach has been with al-Qaida since March 2007 and received military training at an al-Qaida camp, adding he has also made threats associated with terrorist activities and suicide attacks.
In a separate announcement, Iraqi authorities said police killed Abu Jaafar al-Liby, a senior member of al-Qaida in Iraq, during an operation in Baghdad three days ago.