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U.N. Warns That Yemen May Collapse as Qaeda Fighters Make Big Gains

Rod Nordland & Shuib Almosowa, The New York Times

Fighters from Al Qaeda captured the headquarters of a Yemeni Army brigade on Thursday, as the United Nations issued a dire new warning that Yemen was headed toward disintegration. the United States, which has long relied on Yemen as a partner in fighting Al Qaeda, closed its embassy indefinitely because of security concerns and the absence of a functioning government.