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Yemeni Forces Rescue 8 Hostages from al-Qaida

Yemeni counterterrorism forces rescued eight hostages from their al-Qaida kidnappers in a raid Tuesday. Seven al-Qaida members were killed and one Yemeni soldier was wounded. The identities of the hostages were unclear, but at least six were Yemeni and one was a foreigner. The Pentagon denied a report that one of the hostages was American, but it applauded the Yemeni government's rescue operation. Yemeni officials did not disclose where the hostages were being held, but it said...

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