US pulls diplomats out of Yemen

May 26, 2011 04:47

The US has ordered all its non-essential diplomats and family members of embassy staff to leave Yemen as fighting there escalates.

BBC News


President Ali Abdullah Saleh has again said he will not step down and leave Yemen, despite mounting protests.

He has so far refused to sign a transition deal that would see him resign in favour of a unity government.

The US State Department has also warned Americans against travelling to Yemen.


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