US, Britain Close Embassies in Yemen Due to Unrest

February 11, 2015 8:00 AM

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The United States and Britain suspended operations at their embassies in Yemen because of deteriorating security conditions in the country.

The U.S. State Department announced late Tuesday that its embassy staff had been moved out of the Yemeni capital, Sana'a, while Britain said early Wednesday that its staff had been withdrawn.

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