The Wenatchee World

Weather:

Weather

The latest extended forecast from The Weather Channel

Remove this weather forecast

Today

Hi65° Partly Sunny

Tonight

Lo44° Mostly Cloudy

Monday

Hi68° Mostly Sunny

Monday Night

Lo44° Mostly Cloudy

Tuesday

Hi58° Slight Chc Showers

Tuesday Night

Lo38° Breezy

Wednesday

Hi56° Slight Chc Showers

Wednesday Night

Lo36° Partly Cloudy

Thursday

Hi57° Mostly Sunny

Thursday Night

Lo38° Partly Cloudy

Guantanamo prisoner pleads guilty to terror as part of a plea deal

Send to Kindle
Print This

GUANTANAMO BAY NAVY BASE, Cuba — A long-held Saudi captive pleaded guilty today to terror charges for serving as a personal shopper and facilitator for al-Qaida militants plotting suicide bombings of ships in the Arabian Sea.

Under the plea deal, Ahmad al-Darbi, 39, could go home to Saudi Arabia after August 2017 to serve out the remainder of a 13- to 15-year sentence whose close clock started with the guilty plea. Meanwhile, he must cooperate with the government and testify at other Guantanamo war crimes trials.

View my options or Sign in