U.S. Suspends Embassy Operations In Yemen

(CNN)The U.S. Embassy in Yemen is asking Americans in the country to leave and has moved staffers out of the country, citing a deteriorating security situation.

“The U.S. Department of State warns U.S. citizens of the high security threat level in Yemen due to terrorist activities and civil unrest,” a State Department travel warning says.

There are no plans for a U.S. government-sponsored evacuation of American citizens at this time.

The State Department is also urging U.S. citizens to defer travel to Yemen.

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