#AceWorldNews – YEMEN – Nov.25 – Seven Yemeni hostages and a foreigner were freed by the country’s security forces during a special operation, state news agency Saba quoted the Yemeni supreme security committee as saying in a statement.
Seven Al-Qaeda members, who were behind the kidnapping of the hostages, were killed during the mission and one person from the rescue team was wounded.
The location of the operation and the nationality of the foreign hostage were not revealed.
It was also not specified when and where the individuals were taken hostage.
Two members of punk band Pussy Riot say they still want to topple Russian President Vladimir Putin – after they were released from prison.Nadezhda Tolokonnikova and Maria Alekhina made the comments during a two-hour news conference in Moscow.They also revealed plans to form an organisation, to help Russia’s jail inmates.Al Jazeera’s Peter Sharp reports from Moscow.