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Yemen president says French hostages to be freed in hours

Newly re-elected Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh said that four French nationals taken hostage by tribesmen two weeks earlier will be released “within hours.” “Arrangements for their release are being taken but the details remain secret. They will be released very soon… within the next hours,” he told AFP on the margin of a press conference held following his presidential polls win. Prime Minister Abdel Kader Bajammal also told AFP that the hostages, one of whom reportedly has a heart condition, “will be freed safely,” but declined to give any details. Full Story

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