Source: Al Jazeera – White House says its ambassador in Sanaa will leave the country by Wednesday as its orders the closure of its embassy.
The United States has ordered the closure of its embassy in Yemen, and said its ambassador will leave the country by Wednesday amid the deteriorating security situation. US officials said on Tuesday they were suspending operations at the embassy in Sanaa until conditions improved. “The ambassador and the rest of the staff will leave by Wednesday evening,” an employee, who asked not to be named, told the Reuters news agency. (…)