Yemen News Agency (SABA)
Home      Local   International   Saudi Aggression on Yemen   Reports   About Yemen   Civil Society   Economic   About Saba  
Search | Advance Search
 
  Local
Army destroys mercenaries' armored vehicle, kills all aboard
[29 September 2016]
Yemen declares new locally designed ballistic missile
[29 September 2016]
Intíl organizations: Tens of thousands of Yemeni children have no access to sufficient food, health care
[28 September 2016]
Political Council approves mechanism to implement general amnesty
[28 September 2016]
Many mercenaries killed and injured in Taiz
[27 September 2016]
 
  Saudi Aggression on Yemen
Missile, artillery forces demolish Saudi locations in Jizan, Assir
[30 September 2016]
Aggression mercenaries killed in Lahj
[30 September 2016]
Aggression wages raids on Mareb, Jawf
[29 September 2016]
U.S.-Saudi warplanes launch 38 airstrikes on Yemen
[29 September 2016]
Saudi jets raid on Moton
[29 September 2016]
 
  Reports
Army's heroes keep advances against Saudi aggression on various front lines
[19 September 2016]
The Guardian publishes detailed investigation into Saudi aggression crimes against Yemen
[17 September 2016]
Blackwater's dirty tasks in Yemen (analysis)
[17 February 2016]
After declaring involvement in aggression, USA defeated in days
[16 February 2016]
Millions view hashtag USA_kills_Yemeni_people
[16 February 2016]
 
  International
Army kills tens of Saudi soldiers in retaliatory attack
[27 September 2016]
Army kills 4 Saudi soldiers in Jizan
[26 September 2016]
U.S.-Saudi aggression aerial reconnaissance aircraft shot down in Sanaa
[25 September 2016]
180 Yemeni civilians killed by Saudi aggression air strikes in August: UN
[24 September 2016]
Urgent: Yemen's Rocket Battalion fires ballistic missile on Saudi military camp in Asir
[24 September 2016]
  Local
Yemen condemns foiled terror attack aboard U.S. jet
[29/December/2009]

SANA'A, Dec. 29 (Saba) – Yemen has condemned the failed bombing of a U.S. passenger jet by a Nigerian man as it approached Detroit on Christmas Day.

Yemen condemns such terrorist acts targeting the innocent and it reiterates its full support for the fight against terror anywhere on the globe, a source at the Foreign ministry said.

Regarding information that the would-be bomber, Umer Farouk Abdulmutallab, the source affirmed that the Migration and Passport Authority had affirmed he lived in Yemen from August to December 2009 after he got an entry visa to study Arabic language in Sana'a.

The entry visa was granted to the Nigerian after authorities found he could get visas from other friend countries and seeing his U.S. visa was still valid, the source made clear.

Authorities are investigating to find contacts of Abdulmatalab while in Yemen and possible results would be handed to U.S. within cooperation with Yemen on the fight against terror.

U.S. reports noted that device AbdulMutallab is said to have carried aboard the flight from Amsterdam, Netherlands, to Detroit, Michigan, contained pentaerythritol tetranitrate, an explosive also known as PETN.

The amount of explosive was sufficient to blow a hole in the aircraft, a source with knowledge of the investigation told CNN Sunday.

FR
Saba
  more of (Local)
UPDATED ON : Fri, 30 Sep 2016 21:52:34 +0300