U.S. evacuates embassy in Yemen

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August 06, 2013 AT 2:18 PM
U.S. aircraft buzzed over the capital of Yemen after the State Department ordered all non-essential personnel out of the embassy and urged all Americans to leave due to to "the continued potential for terrorist attacks." They has advised non-government U.S. citizens to stay away from Yemen since the country's political unrest erupted in 2011 but the warning was upgraded to urge all Americans to leave immediately because of an "extremely high" security threat level.