Amid Saudi airstrikes on Yemen, diplomats evacuated by Saudi navy

March 28, 2015 2:43 PM

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On Saturday, a Saudi-led military operation targeted a base where Iranian-backed Houthi fighters had set up long-range missiles. A Yemen official said Iranians had provided the missile equipment. 

Aden, Yemen — Saudi Arabia's navy evacuated dozens of diplomats from Yemen and the United Nations pulled out international staff on Saturday after a third night of Saudi-led air strikes trying to stem advances by Iranian-allied Houthi fighters.

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