United States closes its embassy in conflict-hit Yemen

February 11, 2015 1:36 AM

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United States closes its embassy in conflict-hit Yemen

SANAA (Reuters) - The United States is closing its embassy in Yemen, the Arabian peninsula state that is a front line in Washington's war against al Qaeda, embassy employees and U.S. officials said on Tuesday.

U.S. officials in Washington confirmed the embassy would close because of the unpredictable security situation in a country where a rebel group has seized control of the capital, Sanaa.

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