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AI confirms Saudi-led coalition kills Yemeni people by American-made bombs
[31 August 2015]
Saudi soldiers killed as missiles attack military location
[30 August 2015]
Three terrorists killed in Amran
[30 August 2015]
IED blown up near US embassy in Sana'a
[30 August 2015]
ICRC concerned about situation in Yemen’s Taiz
[29 August 2015]
 
  Saudi Aggression on Yemen
7 people killed by Saudi air raid on Sa’ada
[31 August 2015]
Saudi air jets kill two people in Mareb
[31 August 2015]
Saudi warplanes launch air raids on Sa'ada
[29 August 2015]
Saudi air jets kill eight people in Ibb
[28 August 2015]
Saudi airstrike targets gas tanker in Mareb
[23 August 2015]
 
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IDEX 2015 establishes Abu Dhabi's position in global defence industry
[25 February 2015]
Yemen needs 12 years to spend donors' pledges
[23 December 2014]
Political assassinations with unknown perpetrators
[20 November 2014]
Yemen's Friends steering committee report on national situation
[25 September 2014]
The Peace and National Partnership Agreement
[22 September 2014]
 
  International
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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