Yemen’s president Ali Abdullah Saleh, will ask Madrid to release an Al-Jazeera journalist jailed for seven years for collaborating with Al-Qaeda. A Spanish court imprisoned al-Jazeera reporter Tayssir Alluni in 2005 after being found guilty of acting as a financial courier to Al-Qaeda while in Afghanistan. Alluni, who is a Spanish national of Syrian origin, is known for his interview with Osama bin Laden in Afghanistan just weeks after the September 11th, 2001 attacks in the United States.

Share Button