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Pakistan Arrests 'Important' Al Qaeda Pair

Pakistani security forces have arrested two “important” al Qaeda operatives, including an Egyptian and a Saudi national, officials said Wednesday. The pair, Egyptian Abdul Sattar Sharif ul Misri and Saudi national Abdul Hakeem, were arrested in the southwestern city of Quetta Monday, intelligence officials said. State-run Pakistan Television said they were found with explosives. “These are important people,” Sheikh Rashid Ahmed, information minister in Pakistan’s outgoing cabinet, told Reuters, adding that ul Misri had a price on his head. He did not say who had offered the reward for the capture of ul Misri, who is not among the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation’s most wanted terrorists. Ul Misri means “the Egyptian” in Arabic. Full Story

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