Informed sources told the Yemen Post that Yemeni authorities released Yemeni journalist and Al-Qaeda expert Abdul Elah Haidar, after a presidential order was issued for his release.
Haidar was sentenced to five years in prison last month, and put under police surveillance for two years after his release.
The prosecution claims that Haidar over the last three years participated in an armed illegal gang and is working for Al-Qaeda.
The prosecutor also said that Haidar used to publish false statements through numerous media outlets in order to promote Al-Qaeda. They claim that he is damaging public interest and harming public peace.
Haidar in all of his previous sessions denied the charges against him, demanding to try his kidnappers, as he said, who took him forcedly from his house.
Security forces had raided the neighborhood of the journalist Haidar broke into his house on the evening of Monday, August 16, 2010 , arrested him and took him to an unknown destination which is likely to be the headquarter of the national security.