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Yemen partakes in Int'l Festival for Traditional Arts in Cairo
[18 April 2014]
Legal affairs minister meets UNHCR representative
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[17 April 2014]
Priorities of Human Rights in Yemen reviewed
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Draft Constitution ready after four months; CDC Member Duba'i
[14 April 2014]
Hadi urges reconsideration into Arab policies to strengthen joint work
[28 March 2014]
UNSC adopts resolution 2140 on Yemen
[26 February 2014]
EU Foreign Affairs Council conclusions on Yemen
[11 February 2014]
Benomar statement on UNSC briefing
[29 January 2014]
 
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Nine confirmed dead, 287 still missing from S. Korea ferry sinking
[17 April 2014]
Kerry travels to Geneva to discuss Ukraine crisis
[17 April 2014]
Jordan ambassador to Libya kidnapped
[16 April 2014]
Two people dead, 107 missing in S. Korea sunken ferry
[16 April 2014]
Ban, UNSC strongly condemn terrorist attacks in Nigeria
[15 April 2014]
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Yemeni Gitmo detainee says faced assassination plots
[01/August/2009]

CUBA, Aug 01 (Saba) - A Yemeni Guantanamo detainee has claimed that he faced assassination plots in his cell.

Abdu al-Salam al-Hilah, 41, who was held in Egypt in Sept 2002, told his family in the first phone conversation after the deaths of his brother, mother and sons that his attempted assassination came shortly after the deaths of his sons in April this year.

The deaths did not weaken me, but rather they helped me collect myself and stand up for hardship at Gauntanamo, he said, calling on his family not to believe he may commit suicide.

100 of the remaining detainees at the US detention in Cuba are Yemeni nationals who the Yemeni government urges be sent home.

Earlier this year, the US revealed a plan to send some or all of the Yemeni detainees to Saudi Arabia, praising the kingdom's rehabilitation centers and programs.

Yemen has resisted the move, saying it is better that its nationals come home and pledging effective rehabilitation programs and centers.

Earlier the US said that the Yemenis at the US detention posed a major obstacle for closing the prison as President Obama ordered as early as June net year.

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