The United Arab Emirates authorities have announced the arrest of al-Qaeda militants
The authorities of the United Arab Emirates announced the arrest of seven members the al-Qaeda terrorist organization. According to reports, militants prepared a series of terrorist attack in the country, recruited people, financed and provided al-Qaeda with materials and equipment.
"The security service has arrested members of a criminal network linked to al-Qaeda, which had planned a series of diversions affecting national security of the country," the agency said.
The criminal network has also sought to expand the sphere of influence in some other countries.