UAE says arrests al Qaeda-linked cell targeting security

By Yara Bayoumy DUBAI (Reuters) – The United Arab Emirates said on Thursday it had arrested a seven-member group linked to al Qaeda which was planning actions against the Gulf Arab oil exporting country’s security. State news agency WAM said the members were of various Arab nationalities and had been recruiting, financing and providing logistical support to al Qaeda. They had also sought to expand their activities to other countries in the region, WAM said. …

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