Advertise   Subscribe Contact Yemen Post
 
About Us   Our Mission Terms & Services
Yemen Post Newspaper Logo  
Editor Picture The first of a hundred steps is now complete. We salute those who helped the NDC become the road map for the future Yemen. Strides of success were made, but the real test awaits us all. Will the government deliver and turn ink on paper into reality?  
Hakim Almasmari  
 Publisher & Editor in Chief   
  Email the Editor
Advanced Search
HOME EDITORIAL LOCAL INTERVIEW REPORT POLITICS BUSINESS HEALTH YEMEN IN THE NEWS MIDDLE EAST INTERNATIONAL ARCHIVE
LATEST UPDATES Second drone strike against al-Qaeda positions in 48 hours :: The kidnapping of children in Yemen :: Technological breakthrough is attributed to Yemeni national :: Yemen moves toward social inclusion, UNICEF campaign :: Al-Qaeda assassinate high ranking official in al-Baydha :: Security campaign kicks off in Hajjah :: Yemen porous borders with Saudi Arabia :: Al Qaeda sends clear warning to US and its allies :: Death of New Zealander in drone strike generates controversy :: Yemen FM warns - security is one of the main challenges facing Yemen ::
BREAKING NEWS
z
LOCAL
Last updated: 11:58:06 AM GMT(+03) Friday, 24, May, 2013
 
 

Gitmo detainees could be heading home to Yemen soon

 
*
 Yemen Post Staff

Following weeks of an intense political debate between Yemeni and American officials regarding the fate of Yemen 56 cleared terror detainees in Guantanamo Bay prison, America's infamous terror penitentiary, US President Barack Obama said he is ready to resume the transfers of prisoners, hence ended his self-imposed moratorium.
In a speech on Thursday at the National Defense University President Obama made clear he wished to reduce Guantanamo "detainee population" ahead of the potential closure of the facility altogether.
While the news will come as a relief to many Yemeni officials and the families of detainees, not all American officials agree with their president's decision, fearing that the transfer of prisoners will equate to "turning them loose.", as per commented by Senator Saxby Chambliss.
Mohammed al-Basha, Yemen' spokesperson in Washington explained that the Yemeni government will now work closely with the White House to secure the safe return of the detainees and overview their rehabilitation into society.
“Yemen’s partnership with the United States is strong, and [the government] values the ongoing cooperation to tackle mutual threats and promote the unity, stability, and prosperity of the nation," he told reporters on Thursday.
Officials at Yemen Human Rights ministry confirmed that Yemen had agree in partnership with the United States of America to set up a rehabilitation center to monitor, educate and support returned detainees to prevent them from falling prey to al-Qaeda. The project will be financed by the US and Arab countries as part of a global counter-terror strategy program.

 

 

 

 


YEMEN POST STAFF

 

 
 
 
    - Ads- مادة إعلانية
  BY: Shaher Abdulhak Saleh
 
مبادرة: معا لتأييد ونشر الخير في اليمن
لنشر حملاتكم التي تبث في مصلحة الخير لليمن يرجى التواصل مع
شاهر عبدالحق صالح على العنوان التالي
together.good.yemen@gmail.com
 
Initiative: together to support and spread the good in Yemen
To publish your campaigns, which broadcasts in the interest of the good of Yemen please communicate with Shaher Abdulhak Saleh at the following address:
together.good.yemen@gmail.com

 

 

   
*
Source: Yemen Post Newspaper
 
 
MORE LOCAL
 
Second drone strike against al-Qaeda positions in 48 hours
The kidnapping of children in Yemen
Yemen moves toward social inclusion, UNICEF campaign
Yemen FM warns - security is one of the main challenges facing Yemen
Death of New Zealander in drone strike generates controversy
Al Qaeda sends clear warning to US and its allies
Yemen porous borders with Saudi Arabia
Security campaign kicks off in Hajjah
Al-Qaeda assassinate high ranking official in al-Baydha
Yemen’s first constitutional draft to be ready within four months
 
 
Comments
 
Leave a Comment
Comment will be published once it has been approved by our moderators.
Name:
Title:
Comment:

TERMS AND CONDITIONS
Yemen Post may edit comments for length and clarity but will not change the tone of the message. Comments will only be accepted if all fields (including name) are filled correctly and the message isn't abusive, defamatory or offensive. All comments sent may be forwarded for use in the Yemen Post newspaper.
Article Tools
Email this Article Email this article
Print Friendly Version Print
Email this Article Email the Editor
 
Most popular
 Second drone strike against al-Qaeda positions in 48 hours
 The kidnapping of children in Yemen
 Technological breakthrough is attributed to Yemeni national
 Yemen moves toward social inclusion, UNICEF campaign
 Yemen FM warns - security is one of the main challenges facing Yemen
 Death of New Zealander in drone strike generates controversy
 
Services
  Letters to the Editor
  Dear President
  Advertise
  Subscribe
  Submit Your Articles
  Classified
  Readers' Letters
 

 
Quick poll
Do you think President Hadi is building the base to rule Yemen for many years?

VOTE  OR SEE POLL RESULTS
 

   
   
   
© Yemen Post. All Rights Reserved 2007- 2014    

 Designed and developed by
  HyperLink