The Yemeni Army and Houthi rebels each exchanged 21 prisoners in a historic exchange on April 16 / credit: Anadolu Agency

News Dispatches from West Asia: Yemen’s Historic Prisoner Exchange and Palestinian Solidarity with 5,000 Prisoners

The possibility for peace has increased in Yemen with a historic prisoner exchange between Saudi-backed Yemeni government forces and Houthi rebels. Meanwhile, Palestinians stood in solidarity with 5,000 Palestinians in Israeli prisons on Prisoner Day, April 17. Peoples Dispatch / Globetrotter News Service reports.