Houthis free Yemen's defense minister: sources

Published April 22nd, 2015 - 12:34 GMT

After a month of captivity, Yemen's defense minister has been freed by the Houthis, Reuters reported Wednesday.

Houthis and tribal sources told Reuters the rebel group released Gen. Mahmoud al-Subaihi after Saudi Arabia announced an end to its campaign supporting Yemen's government.

In a UN resolution passed last week, the UN Security Council demanded Subaihi's release accompying an arms embargo on rebel leaders.  

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