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Yemen’s rebels say long-awaited prisoner exchange begins

WorldNews Thursday, 15 October 2020
Yemen’s rebels say long-awaited prisoner exchange beginsSANAA, Yemen (AP) — A satellite TV channel run by Yemen’s Houthi rebels broadcast the start of a long-awaited prisoner exchange on Thursday between the country’s warring sides, as three planes carrying freed Houthi prisoners touched down in the rebel-held capital of Sanaa. Last month, the United Nations announced that the Houthis and Yemen’s internationally recognized government had agreed to exchange more than 1,000 prisoners, marking...
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The warring sides in Yemen will exchange some 1,081 prisoners on Thursday and Friday, under a deal struck last month, a rebel official said.

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