ABDUCTED: Yemeni President’s Chief of Staff Taken by Gunman

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No doubt this will link back to the Islamic State or al-Qaida.

Gunmen abducted the Yemeni President’s chief of staff in downtown Sanaa, the nation’s capital, Saturday morning, Yemeni security officials said.

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The abduction comes amid rising tensions in the Arabian Peninsula country following the rise of Shiite Houthi rebels. Houthis swept into the capital last year, sparking battles that left more than 300 dead in a month.

Read more: CNN

 

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