A former University of Central Missouri student from Saudi Arabia who was accused of paying his roommate to kill a Warrensburg bar owner has left the country nearly three weeks after charges were dismissed.
The government of Saudi Arabia posted a $2 million bond in April to free 24-year-old Ziyad Abid, but a judge rejected it because it wasn’t posted by a licensed bail bond agent.
Dr. Adrian Bisceglie says practical applications could include identifying emerging viruses or combating terrorism.
The mysterious SARS-like illness has now killed six of the twelve people who have been diagnosed with it worldwide.
A similar arrangement was made at the Youth Olympics in 2010 for Saudi equestrian competitor Dalma Rushdi Malhas, who won a bronze medal in show jumping.
The deal will send 84 new fighter jets and upgrades for 70 more, for a total of $29.4 billion.
There’s speculation the Saudis are upset with President Obama’s support of Arab Spring demonstrations.