U.S. designates AQAP as terror group

 WASHINGTON, Jan. 19 (UPI) — Al-Qaida in the Arabian Peninsula was officially designated as a foreign terrorist organization by U.S. officials Tuesday.

U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton also formally designated AQAP’s two top leaders, Nasir al-Wahishi and Said al-Shihri, as terrorists after consulting with the U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder and Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner, the State Department said in a release

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