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U.S., U.K. close Yemen embassies

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Posted: Sunday, January 3, 2010 4:25 pm | Updated: 3:47 am, Sat Oct 8, 2011.

 SAN'A, Yemen -- The U.S. and Britain locked up their embassies in Yemen on Sunday after fresh threats from al-Qaida, and the White House expressed alarm at the terror group's expanded reach in the poor Arab nation where an offshoot apparently ordered the Christmas Day plot against a U.S. airliner.

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