• Oman evacuates American from Yemen – ministry

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    MUSCAT: Omani armed forces have evacuated an American from Yemen’s rebel-held capital following a request for assistance from the United States, the sultanate’s foreign ministry said. “In response to a request from the US government for help to free an American in Yemen, the Omani authorities, in coordination with the Yemeni authorities in Sanaa, obtained the release” of the US citizen, said a statement. The person, whose identity was not revealed, “was evacuated on Friday night from Sanaa to Muscat on board an Omani air force plane before being repatriated” to the United States, it said, quoted by the official ONA news agency.

    AFP

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