Parts of it will be open to reporters and watchdog groups.
January 25, 2014 - He was selling vegetables in Yemen at age 16 when he first embraced jihad, rising quickly in Al Qaeda and eventually being tapped for a Sept. 11, 2001, suicide operation in Asia that was scrapped in favor of the airplane attacks in New York and at the Pentagon, according to U.S. intelligence records.
He served as a trusted bodyguard to Osama bin Laden, and his sister became the terrorist leader's fourth wife.
But the militant's career came to an end 12 years ago when he was captured near the mountains of Tora Bora by Pakistani forces and sent to the U.S. prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, becoming another nameless, faceless "high-risk" terrorism suspect with little hope of release.
On Tuesday, the man identified by U.S. officials as Abd Malak Abd Wahab Rahbi will get his first shot at freedom under a long-delayed review process designed to help empty the military prison. read more>>>