U.S. Forces Hunt al-Qaeda Saudis in Sudan

(Telegraph-UK) - American special forces teams have been sent to hunt down Saudi Arabian terrorists who have reestablished secret al-Qaeda training camps in the Jebel Kurush mountains in northeastern Sudan. An American Delta Force officer said the camps are used to train new recruits to wage holy war against the West and its allies. The officer said, "They are moving pretty easily from their base points to the Red Sea coast, and then back and forth to Saudi Arabia." Western diplomats in Saudi Arabia said the new Sudanese camps, which were established in the last nine months, have become a vital staging ground for al-Qaeda.

2004-08-03 00:00:00

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