Report: Kidnapped Saudi diplomat released in south Yemen

By REUTERS
August 12, 2012 07:40

ADEN - Al-Qaida-linked militants released on Saturday night a Saudi Arabian diplomat they kidnapped in southern Yemen, a tribal source told Reuters, adding that his release was secured after tribal mediation efforts.

Abdallah al-Khalidi, the Saudi deputy consul in the Yemeni port city of Aden, was abducted in March.


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