Tuesday Papers (Late Edition)

Al-Ghad is finally out, and the paper is reporting about potential threats to oil facilities in Aden. This is of particular concern to a number of people, and there is one target in particular (not the one mentioned in this story) that could almost destroy Yemen's economy if it were taken out in an attack.

Al-Ghad also discusses the suicide attack in Shibam and makes what to my mind is a potentially plausible link between the recent opening of the trial of the 16 al-Qaeda suspects, two of whom were part of Hamza al-Qu'ayti's cell and from Hadramawt. At least it is more plausible than the idea that the attack was connected to the capture of al-Harbi in Taizz on the same day.

The article does mention the al-Harbi arrest, but doesn't make the connection that some in the Yemeni government were mentioning immediately following the attack.

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