Yemen: US couple "abducted"
Yemeni officials on Monday said tribal gunmen have abducted two American tourists and are demanding the release of a jailed tribesman for the pair. According to the AP, security officials, a taxi driver and tribesmen said the two - a man and a woman - were seized Monday as they were traveling west of the capital in al-Hudaydah province.
Taxi driver Mohammed Saleh, who was driving the two, conveyed six gunmen stopped them on the road and took them to al-Hamra village. Al-Sharda tribesmen said the hostages are "guests" in their village.