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Yemen's Saleh says rebels getting funding from outside

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posted on Sep, 9 2009 @ 11:00 AM
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Yemen's Saleh says rebels getting funding from outside


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DUBAI, Sept 9 (Reuters) - Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh said on Wednesday Shi'ite rebels in the north were receiving funding from groups in Iran as well as from Iraqi Shi'ite cleric Moqtada al-Sadr.

"We can't accuse any official parties in Iran, but there are Iranians communicating with us and saying they are prepared to mediate ... which means they are communicating with them (the rebels)," Saleh told Arabic broadcaster Al Jazeera.

"The same goes for Moqtada al-Sadr in Najaf in Iraq, he wants to become a mediator, which means they have links ...this we can say with absolute
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posted on Sep, 9 2009 @ 11:00 AM
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If every claim made in this article is correct...it seems that beneath the thinning surface this world's reality a battle between Sunnis and Shiites has begun within the Islamic world.

Wahhabi Saudi Arabia and Shiite Iran are slugging out in at least two places at present, with low level military actions in Yemen and political bickering in Lebanon, where the Western and Saudi back government is stalemated with Hezbollah.

I guess this War on Terror has gone on long enough where everyone is getting a bit uneasy and the players can no longer afford to focus themselves on Israel and America and have turned on one another. I think this is the inevitable and expected turn of events.

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