Mustafa AY – TDO – 17.10.2018 On Tuesday, French President Emanuel Macron announced the release of a French captive –Alain Goma- whom Yemeni Shia Houthis have held as a hostage since June. Oman’s Sultan Qaboos bin Said made an enormous effort for the release of Goma. That’s why, Macron expressed his gratitude and appreciation’s to Sultan Qaboos bin Said as well as Saudi officials for assistance. While Goma was sailing across Red Sea, his boat had to anchor Yemen’s al-Hudeidah port because of a damage on board. After anchoring al-Hudeidah port, Yemeni Houthis captured him.