Report: Saudi navy evacuates diplomats from Yemen's Aden

By REUTERS
March 28, 2015 09:58

 
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DUBAI - Saudi Arabia's navy began an operation to evacuate dozens of Saudi and foreign diplomats from the southern Yemeni port city of Aden, state television reported on Saturday.

"The Saudi Royal Navy implemented an operation called Hurricane to evacuate dozens of diplomats, including Saudis, from Aden," a news ticker on the state news broadcaster read.

Yemen's Houthi rebels made broad gains in the country's south and east on Friday despite a second day of Saudi-led air strikes meant to check the Iranian-backed militia's efforts to overthrow President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi.

Shi'ite Muslim Houthi fighters and allied army units gained their first foothold on Yemen's Arabian Sea coast by seizing the port of Shaqra 100km (60 miles) east of Aden,

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