Iranian diplomats were temporarily evacuated from the Embassy in Yemen, where clashes between rebels and government troops, RIA Novosti reported citing Iranian foreign Minister. Employees of the Iranian Embassy in Sana’a temporarily moved to Muscat, capital of Oman.
Earlier it was reported that Saudi Arabia and its allies stepped up air strikes on is controlled by Houthis in North Yemen. A particularly heavy bombardment subjected to the capital of Sana’a seized by Shiite rebels.
On December 5, the son of the former President of Yemen Ahmed Saleh, living in exile, has vowed to take revenge on the Houthis for the murder of his father and called for an uprising against the «Iranian stooges». Ahmad to overthrow Ali Abdullah Saleh in 2011, he commanded the Republican guard and had the rank of Brigadier General.
The party national Congress, headed by dead 4 Dec politician, also issued a statement. «The blood of our leader will be the blood of redemption, blood of redemption of the homeland from the Iranian yoke,» it says.
Media reported the details of the death of the former head of the state: when Shiite militias launched an attack on his Palace, Saleh and his closest associates tried to leave Sana’a on cars. But the small convoy was stopped by the Houthis and Saleh was shot.