Sanaa blames Al-Qaeda for suicide bomb attacks

July 2007
MEED: Middle East Economic Digest;7/6/2007, Vol. 51 Issue 27, p3
The article reports that the government of Yemen blamed the Al-Qaeda organization for the suicide bombing that killed seven Spanish tourists and two Yemeni tour guides on July 2, 2007. Several individuals suspected of having links to Al-Qaeda have been arrested. The car filled with explosives was driven into a tourist convoy near the Queen of Sheba temple in Marib. President Ali Abdullah Saleh has offered a $75,000 reward for information leading to the capture of those responsible for the bomb.


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