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Eye On Boise

From the coast of Utah

Witnesses in court on Thursday in the Al-Hussayen trial included a series of FBI translators, who testified about their qualifications. Among them was Jabra Ghnein, a Kuwaiti native and professional translator and linguist who told the court his main job for the past year has been teaching Arabic for the U.S. Navy - in Utah.

"Right near the ocean," commented Assistant U.S. Attorney Kim Lindquist, drawing a chuckle from Ghnein.

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