US Shuts Embassy in Yemen as Security Concerns Mount – Wall Street Journal

Posted: Wednesday, February 11, 2015

WASHINGTON–The State Department said late Tuesday that it has closed the U.S. embassy in Yemen and evacuated staff as security concerns mount after the recent takeover of the government by Houthi rebels.

The State Department said it decided to suspend operations at the embassy due to the “uncertain security situation” and has relocated…

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