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Yemen reinforces troops at tribal area

Yemen sent reinforcements Wednesday to a tribal area where five Italian tourists are being held hostage, as efforts to secure their peaceful release have so far failed, a local official said. “All contacts made with the captors have so far failed,” the official said on condition of anonymity. As authorities continued to refuse to negotiate, a group of tribal leaders has been attempting to gain the release of the tourists, who were abducted on Sunday in the region of Marib, east of Sanaa. Full Story

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