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    Police in Yemeni capital San'a have arrested a woman suspected of sending explosive packages found on U.S.-bound planes, Al-Jazeera reported on Saturday.

    Police in Yemeni capital San'a have arrested a woman suspected of sending explosive packages found on U.S.-bound planes, Al-Jazeera reported on Saturday.

    One of the packages was found on Friday on a United Parcel Service cargo plane at East Midlands Airport north of London, while the other was discovered at a FedEx facility in Dubai.

    Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh told a news conference earlier on Saturday that special services of the United States and the United Arab Emirates have provided him with information that identified the woman as a suspect.

    "Yemen is determined to fight terror but will not allow anyone to intervene in its affairs," Saleh said.

    A Yemeni police source told Al-Jazeera that police are searching for other people involved in the plot.

    A number of U.S. officials said they were confident that al-Qaeda's Yemen branch was behind the plot.

    U.S. President Barack Obama called he attempt to send explosive-laden parcels to Chicago synagogues "credible terrorist threat."

    DUBAI, October 30 (RIA Novosti) 

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