State Dept: Yemen’s Houthis release 2 Americans

October 15, 2016 7:23 PM

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State Dept: Yemen’s Houthis release 2 Americans

WASHINGTON — Two U.S. citizens were released in Yemen by Houthi rebels battling the government there, the State Department confirmed Saturday.

The release caps a week of turmoil in the war-torn country where the U.S. military has been drawn directly into the conflict. The Americans, who were not named, have left Yemen, the State Department said.

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