UK government closes British embassy in Yemen for security reasons

UK government closes Bri

By AP, JPOST.COM STAFF
January 3, 2010 14:29

The British government on Sunday closed its embassy in Yemen for security reasons. The move came just hours after the US closed its embassy in the Yemeni capital San'a, citing ongoing threats by the al-Qaida branch that has been linked to the failed Christmas Day bombing attempt of a US airliner headed to Detroit.


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