IRAN-backed Houthi rebels have overrun the building that housed the US embassy in Yemen and taken an unspecified number of local workers of the embassy as hostages.
While operations of the embassy were moved to Riyadh in 2015 due to the civil war in Yemen, the US has retained the building and a limited number of local staffers have continued to work there.
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