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Yemen, Saudi Arabia discuss bilateral relations
[23 October 2014]
Constitution drafting committee to continue works in Abu Dhabi
[23 October 2014]
USAID finances agricultural projects in Ibb
[22 October 2014]
Yemen, Somalia discuss bilateral relations
[22 October 2014]
Hadi congratulates Ki-moon on UN Day
[22 October 2014]
 
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Yemen's Friends steering committee report on national situation
[25 September 2014]
The Peace and National Partnership Agreement
[22 September 2014]
Fuel crisis and political motivations
[15 September 2014]
Hard conditions imposed lifting fuel subsidies: Minister al-Sa'adi
[25 August 2014]
An opportunity to celebrate humanitarian heroes in Yemen
[19 August 2014]
 
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M 5.9 earthquake jolts Taiwan
[21 May 2014]
Poll sees centre-right party winning EP elections
[21 May 2014]
Craftsmanship "the luxurious part of Germany's perfection"
[19 May 2014]
Egyptians abroad cast votes to choose new President
[15 May 2014]
5 Afghan soldiers killed in separate bomb attacks with day
[11 May 2014]
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U.S. to extradite Bin Laden's driver to Yemen soon
[24/November/2008]

SANA'A, Nov. 24 (Saba) - Well-informed sources said on Monday that U.S. authorities would extradite Salim Hamdan to Yemen in the coming few days, the State-run 26sep.net reported Monday.

He is one of Yemen's dozens detainees at the Guantanamo Bay, who were detained several years ago since 9/11.

Salim Ahmed Hamdan (born in 1970) is a Yemeni, captured in November 2001 during the invasion of Afghanistan, and imprisoned at Guantanamo Bay. He admits to being Osama bin Laden's personal driver and bodyguard.

He was charged with "conspiracy and providing material support for terrorism" but a judge declared the judicial system in place at the time unconstitutional and those charges were dropped on June 5, 2007. He was then held, without being charged, as an enemy combatant.

He was brought up on new charges on July 21, 2008, and found guilty of "providing material support" to al Qaeda, but was cleared of terrorism conspiracy charges. He was sentenced last August to five-and-a-half years of imprisonment by a military jury, being counted as having already served five years of the sentence at the time.

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