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U.S. man convicted of al Qaeda support says his free speech was violated

BOSTON (Reuters) - Lawyers for a Massachusetts man convicted a year and a half ago of conspiring to support al Qaeda have claimed that prosecutors prejudiced the jury with videos of beheadings and that the judge who sentenced him violated his right to free speech.Full story

Drone strike kills four militants in Yemen: residents

DUBAI (Reuters) - Rockets fired from unmanned aircraft killed at least four suspected Islamist militants in southern Yemen late on Saturday, residents said. Full story

Yemen journalist pardoned after three years in prison

SANAA (Reuters) - A Yemeni journalist and expert on al Qaeda has been released after serving three years of a five-year sentence for aiding the Islamist militant network in Yemen, the president's office said on Wednesday. Full story

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