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Two Yemenis Held Abroad Are to Face Trial in a U.S. Court

A well-known Yemeni cleric and his assistant, accused of funneling money to Al Qaeda from Muslim supporters in Brooklyn and elsewhere, will face conspiracy charges in the United States, officials said Monday. German authorities, who arrested the men earlier this year in a sting operation, agreed to turn them over after they were assured that they would not face a military tribunal or the death penalty, officials said. The men, Muhammad Ali Hassan al-Mouyad and Muhammad Mohsen Yahya Zayed, were flown to the United States on Sunday, the first time that Germany has extradited terrorism suspects to the United States since Sept. 11, 2001, officials said. Full Story

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