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'Low-level Yemeni militant' held for 14 years at Gitmo to be released

Shawqi Awad Balzuhair had ben held without charges at Guantanamo Bay for more than 14 years.

Brennan Linsley/AP/File

Guantanamo Bay has released Shawqi Awad Balzuhair, whom the US described as a "low-level Yemeni militant" earlier this year after holding him without charges since October 2002. The US has sent Mr. Balzuhair to the West African nation of Cape Verde for resettlement.

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