30 Mar '15, 4am

China evacuating from Yemen, suspending anti-piracy patrols

Related How the Yemen conflict risks new chaos in the Middle East The meltdown in Yemen is pushing the Middle East dangerously closer to the wider regional conflagration many long have feared would arise from the chaos unleashed by the Arab Spring revolts. Arab League agrees to create joint Arab military force amid Yemen crisis The leaders of countries in the 22-nation Arab League agreed to the principle of creating a joint Arab military force at a summit in Egypt on Sunday. Saudi Arabia says strikes push Yemen rebels out of air bases Yemen's president calls Shiite rebels 'puppets of Iran' BEIJING — China is evacuating its citizens from Yemen and suspending anti-piracy patrols in the area amid the growing violence in the Middle Eastern country. Three Chinese navy ships were diverted to the port of Aden to rescue about 500 Chinese nationals caught in the conflict, state med...

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