Bombs tip-off 'came from former al-Qaeda member'
November 1, 2010
Jabr al-Faifi handed himself in to authorities in Saudi Arabia two weeks ago, the officials told the BBC.
US officials have suggested that a Saudi bombmaker is the key suspect in last week's attempt to send the parcel bombs from Yemen to the US.
One bomb travelled on two passenger planes before being seized in Dubai.
The other almost slipped through Britain.
Jabr al-Faifi has been identified as a former detainee at the US detention centre at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.
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