Prisoner swap

Saudi announces Yemen prisoner swap

A Saudi-led military coalition said it had completed a prisoner swap in Yemen, exchanging nine Saudi prisoners for 109 Yemeni nationals, Saudi state news agency SPA said. Monday’s statement did not say which group the deal was made with, but Yemen’s rebel Houthi movement said on Sunday it had exchanged[…]

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Saudi and Yemenis freed in prisoner swap deal

Saudi Arabia has released seven Yemeni prisoners in exchange for one of its soldiers, the kingdom’s news agency reported. The report on Wednesday marked the first announced prisoner swap since a coalition of Arab countries went to war against rebels in Yemen nearly a year ago. The swap and an[…]

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Yemen’s foes agree prisoner swap

Yemen’s warring parties agreed on Wednesday to exchange hundreds of prisoners in a move aimed at supporting U.N.-sponsored peace talks which resumed for a second day in Switzerland, but both sides accused the other of violating a ceasefire. A seven-day truce, timed to coincide with the peace talks, began at[…]

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