2005 News Story

Saudi detainee returns to the Kingdom

Majed Al-Shammari, a Saudi citizen who was detained at the US military prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, returned to the Kingdom today, said an official Interior Ministry source. The Ministry thanked US authorities for facilitating the return of Al-Shammari, noting that the move allows him to be subject to Saudi law, and expressed the hope that the remaining Saudi detainees would return to the Kingdom soon.