- Associated Press - Friday, November 13, 2015

WASHINGTON (AP) - A federal appeals court says a U.S. citizen detained in Yemen since 2010 on suspicion of having links to al-Qaida can’t get access to more documents about his arrest from the FBI or CIA.

The federal appeals court in Washington on Friday has upheld a lower court ruling that the agencies complied with Freedom of Information Act requests from Sharif Mobley.

Mobley claims FBI agents and other U.S. personnel interrogated him while in custody. American officials say Mobley traveled to Yemen in 2008 to join a terror group. Mobley grew up in New Jersey.

The appeals court said the agencies’ record search was adequate and that they could withhold documents containing classified information.

Mobley faces a possible death sentence on charges he killed a hospital guard while trying to escape.

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