US mission in Yemen reopens
The US embassy in Yemen reopened yesterday after a two-day closure prompted by Al Qaeda threats as US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton warned unrest in the Arab country is a threat to global stability.
The embassy said on its website that Yemeni security forces had addressed a "specific area of concern" in the north of the capital on Monday, paving the way for the reopening. Warnings of a possible Al-Qaeda attack had led Washington to close its embassy in the Yemeni capital. The British and French authorities followed suit.
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