- The Washington Times - Saturday, March 21, 2015

The U.S. military is working to evacuate about 100 special operations forces members out of the Al Anad air base in Yemen due to the crumbling security at the base.

The troops being evacuated are the last American forces stationed in Yemen, a hotbed of terrorism and home to Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula, sources familiar with the situation told CNN on Saturday. 

The Islamic State militant group claimed responsibility for two bombings at shiite mosques in Yemen, killing 137 people. 

 


Copyright © 2018 The Washington Times, LLC. Click here for reprint permission.

The Washington Times Comment Policy

The Washington Times welcomes your comments on Spot.im, our third-party provider. Please read our Comment Policy before commenting.

 

Click to Read More and View Comments

Click to Hide