Policemen stand guard at the entrance of the U.S. Embassy in Sanaa, Yemen, Wednesday, Feb. 11, 2015. (AP Photo/Hani Mohammed)
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The United States has laid off 360 local staff in Yemen three years after closing its embassy as a civil war spread in the impoverished Arabian Peninsula country.Ambassador Matthew Tueller wrote to workers saying new U.S. State Department regulations about suspended embassies meant he could no longer keep them on, in the letter dated Feb. 6, which was seen by Reuters.The United States closed its embassy there in 2015, after the country descended into war that forced President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi and his government into exile in Saudi Arabia.
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