Arrow-right Camera

The Spokesman-Review Newspaper The Spokesman-Review

Monday, May 25, 2020  Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883
Clear Night 51° Clear
News >  Nation/World

Officials: Iranian diplomat killed in Yemen

By Ahmed Al-Haj Associated Press

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Officials in Yemen say an Iranian diplomat has been killed in a drive-by shooting in the capital, Sanaa.

Three security officials said the diplomat was leaving the Iranian ambassador’s house in the city’s southern Hadda neighborhood when assailants opened fire on his car. The officials said the diplomat, who is in charge of administrative affairs in the embassy, was wounded and later died in the hospital. A medical official confirmed the diplomat’s death.

Relations between Iran and Yemen have soured over what Sanaa calls Iranian meddling in its domestic affairs. Another Iranian diplomat was abducted by gunmen in July and remains in captivity.

Subscribe to the Coronavirus newsletter

Get the day’s latest Coronavirus news delivered to your inbox by subscribing to our newsletter.


Asking the right questions of your CBD company

Bluegrass Hemp Oil in Spokane Valley offers a variety of products that can be very effective for helping with some health conditions. (Courtesy BHO)
Sponsored

If you are like most CBD (cannabidiol) curious consumers, you’ve heard CBD can help with many ailments.