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Yemenis Sentenced in Plot Against Envoy

Two Yemeni teenagers convicted of trying to kill the U.S. ambassador in 2003 were sentenced Sunday to five years in prison. The judge said the two — 17-year-old Hezam Ali Hassan and 18-year-old Khaled Saleh — would be held in “a special prison” because of their ages. According to an indictment, the two followed the car of then-U.S. Ambassador Edmund Hull in the capital, San`a. Hassan — carrying a pistol and two hand grenades he intended to throw — then climbed the outside wall of a store that Hull had entered. Saleh waited outside with a machine gun. Full Story

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