Khalid Abdul Nabi, the leader of the Aden Abyan Islamic Army, was arrested after a five-year search. In 2006, officials said Nabi was a peaceful farmer and was pardoned by President Saleh. In 2007, Nabi was reported fighting in the Sa’ada War and training tribal fighters for the Yemeni military. In 2003, Yemen repeatedly reported to the US that Nabi was killed in a shoot-out.
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