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US Commandos Take Part in Yemen Rescue Mission

U.S. media are reporting that U.S. Special Operations forces have taken part in a rescue mission that freed eight hostages held by al-Qaida militants in Yemen. The New York Times first reported on the U.S. role in the operation, saying about two dozen American commandos and some U.S.-trained Yemeni counterterrorism troops carried out a raid Tuesday to rescue the hostages. Wednesday's report said the raid took place in Hadhramaut, an oil-rich area stretching from the Gulf...

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