Iran diplomats targeted again; envoy shot dead in Yemen

Posted: January 19, 2014 at 3:38 a.m.

Yemeni soldiers stand guard in front of the Iranian ambassador's residence in Sanaa, Yemen, Saturday, Jan. 18, 2014. Iranian state television announced that Ali Asghar Asadi, Iran's economic attache in Sanaa, was "martyred." (AP Photo/Hani Mohammed)

SANA, Yemen — Gunmen killed an Iranian diplomat in a drive-by shooting Saturday in Yemen’s capital, security and medical officials said, the latest attack on Iran’s diplomatic corps in the Middle East in recent months.

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