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Yemeni to die for killing Jew.

Byline: Khaled Al-Mahdi For other uses, see Mahdi (disambiguation).

Muhammad ibn Mansur al-Mahdi (Arabic: محمد بن منصورالمهدى ) (ruled 775–785), was the third Abbasid Caliph.
 

SANAA: A court of appeals yesterday sentenced a former air force pilot to death for the murder of a Jewish man last year. The court in the northwestern province of Amran convicted Abdel Aziz Yehia Hamoud Al-Abdi, 40, of premeditated murder Premeditated murder is the crime of wrongfully causing the death of another human being (also known as murder) after rationally considering the timing or method of doing so, in order to either increase the likelihood of success, or to evade detection or apprehension.  of Jewish teacher Moshe Yaish Nahari in December. The Amran court yesterday threw out a lower court verdict that had convicted Al-Abdi of murder but said he was "mentally unstable unstable,
adj 1. not firm or fixed in one place; likely to move.
2. capable of undergoing spontaneous change. A nuclide in an unstable state is called
radioactive. An atom in an unstable state is called
excited.
" when he committed the crime and ordered him to pay $27,000 in blood money to the relatives of Nahari.

After judge Ahmed Al-Budani read the verdict yesterday, Al-Abdi told the court: "This sentence is an honor As a verb, to accept a bill of exchange, or to pay a note, check, or accepted bill, at maturity. To pay or to accept and pay, or, where a credit so engages, to purchase or discount a draft complying with the terms of the draft.  to me."

The ruling could be appealed in the Supreme Court.

Nahari was one of the roughly 400 Jews Jews [from Judah], traditionally, descendants of Judah, the fourth son of Jacob, whose tribe, with that of his half brother Benjamin, made up the kingdom of Judah; historically, members of the worldwide community of adherents to Judaism.  still living in Yemen - mostly in Raydah, a small town north of the capital. Yemen was home to about 50,000 Jews in the early 1950s, but most emigrated to Israel. Ten Yemeni Jews moved to Israel last month after Nahari's murder and a series of other attacks. Among the new immigrants was Said Ben Yisrael, who heads the Jewish community in Raydah.

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Date:Jun 22, 2009
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