Security officials say a Saudi national suspected of belonging to al-Qaida has surrendered to authorities in Yemen.
Yemen's Defense Ministry said Thursday Nayef Yahya al-Harbi turned himself in after security forces had been searching for him.
week, the Yemeni government said it arrested a Saudi man suspected of
being al-Qaida's top financier in Yemen and Saudi Arabia.
Defense Ministry described Hassan Hussein Bin Alwan as one of the
terrorist network's most dangerous members and accused him of financing
attacks in Yemen and neighboring Saudi Arabia.
Yemen is the
ancestral home of al-Qaida leader Osama Bin Laden. Al-Qaida has
claimed responsibility for a series of attacks in Yemen against foreign
targets in recent years. The group also has sought to destabilize the
U.S.-allied Saudi royal family.
Some information for this report was provided by AFP and Reuters.