Nightly News   |  August 07, 2013

Al Qaeda terror plot foiled, Yemen authorities say

A plot to blow up pipelines and disrupt Yemen’s oil trade has been stopped, Yemen officials announced. NBC’s Lester Holt reports.

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>>> overseas authorities in yemen say they will foiled an al qaeda plot to seize key cities, blow up pipelines and disrupt oil trade. concern about stepped-up al qaeda activity in yemen is reportedly behind the u.s. decision to evacuate most of its em ba si personnel there and increase drone strikes including another one today that left seven dead.