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Saudi Arabia: 109 Yemeni Detainees Freed in Exchange for 9 Saudis

The Saudi-led coalition fighting Shi'ite rebels in Yemen said Monday it released 109 Yemeni detainees in exchange for nine Saudis who were being held. A coalition statement did not give details on where or how the Saudis were detained, but said the Yemenis had been held near the Saudi border. Shi'ite Houthi rebels seized the Yemeni capital, Sana'a, in September 2014, and in March of last year pushed south to the port city of Aden in an offensive that sent President Abdu...

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