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May 31, 2015 11:54 am

Report: At Least Four Americans Held Captive by Houthi Rebels in Yemen

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At least four Americans are being held in Yemen by rebels who toppled the U.S. backed government, according to a newspaper report, and the State Department said Saturday it is “doing everything we can to get these individuals released.”

Citing unnamed sources, The Washington Post said attempts to free the Americans have failed. The Americans are believed to be imprisoned in the capital Sanaa, which Saudi Arabia has repeatedly bombed in a campaign to oust the rebels, known as Houthis, from power, the report said.

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