Yemeni Officials Say Missing American Detained by Rebels

September 21, 2016 7:24 PM

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Yemeni officials say an American who worked as an English teacher in the Yemeni capital, Sanaa, has been detained on suspicions of espionage.

The officials told the Associated Press on Wednesday that he was arrested at his house in Sanaa on Tuesday and taken to the national security headquarters. Shiite rebels known as Houthis captured Sanaa in 2014, and are allied with security forces loyal to former President Ali Abdullah Saleh. It was ...

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