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Yemen rebels release six foreign hostages, including two Americans

Sep 21, 2015    

Sanaa:Yemen's Shiite Houthi rebels have released six foreign hostages, including two Americans, and flown them to the Gulf country of Oman, which helped negotiate their release, officials said Sunday.Oman's Foreign Ministry said two Americans, three Saudis and a British citizen were released following mediation efforts by diplomats acting on behalf of Sultan Qaboos bin Said, according to a statement carried by state-run media. It did not elaborate.The White House confirmed that two Americans had been freed and sent to Oman, which it thanked for helping to secure their release. A statement from...

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