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Informant Says Ex-Yemen President Saleh Aided Al-Qaeda

National Yemen

Al-Jazeera will broadcast tonight at 10:pm Makka time, an exclusive interview with the former Al-Qeada member in Yemen.

In a shory breifing broadcasted last night, the ex-operative says Saleh “plays with al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula like chess”.

A former al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) operative has said that ex-Yemeni president Ali Abdullah Saleh supported, and even at times directed, the group.

The interview with Al Jazeera’s will  Investigative Unit, the former AQAP operative-turned government informant alleged that Saleh “plays with al-Qaeda like chess”.

“He does not believe in checkmate. The game must continue endlessly. He advances a pawn, retreats a pawn, once moving it to the left, another time to the right. That’s how it is,” he said.

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    I just finished watching it on Youtube. It is a very boring program. Look at the timing! This program was made with some malicious intentions for Yemen. It is aimed at the Houthis and the Saleh forces. Al-Jazeera is notorious for fabricating propaganda on behalf of its gulf owners.