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U.S. Forces Evacuate Yemen Air Base

According to Yemeni military officials, a group of U.S. forces have evacuated the Al Anaad air base in the aftermath of an al Qaeda takeover of a nearby city. Shiite rebels in the area also issued a call to arms on Saturday to battle the president’s forces. Around 100 U.S. troops, including Special Forces commandos, are stationed at the air base.