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American Held in Yemen Released, Evacuated

An American citizen being held in Yemen has been released and evacuated from the war-torn country to Oman. U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry welcomed the news of the release of Wallead Yusuf Pitts Luqman, recognizing it as a "positive gesture" by the Houthi rebels.   The Omani state news agency ONA said Luqman was flown to the sultanate aboard an Omani military aircraft, along with several Yemenis wounded in the war. Luqman's wife said her husband had been in...

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