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Al-qaeda terrorist's poem withdrawn from Calicut University syllabus

Thiruvanathapuram, July 25: After widespread protests from different parts, Calicut University has decided to withdraw the poem written by Ibrahim al-Rubaish, an Al-Qaeda terrorist leader, from its syllabus. The poem named 'Ode to the Sea' was taken from the book 'Poems from Guantanomo Bay' in 2011. It was written when he was jailed in Gunantanomo. 

 
The poem was included in the syllabus for English students for last two years. University officials had included the poem without knowing the past of the author.
 
It was first reported by a local daily that Ibrahim al-Rubaish, the Al-Qaeda terrorist leader was arrested for assassinating a Saudi Royal personality. He later escaped from jail. 
 
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