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Ali Abdullah Saleh, Yemen President, Accepts Deal To Step Down

Ali Abdullah Saleh, Yemen President, Accepts Deal To Step Down

SANAA, Yemen — State-run TV says Yemen’s embattled president has agreed to a proposal by Gulf Arab mediators to step down within 30 days and hand power to his deputy in exchange for immunity from prosecution.The protest movement demanding h…

Yemen Army Opens Fire On Anti-Government Protesters In Sanaa

Yemen Army Opens Fire On Anti-Government Protesters In Sanaa

SANAA, Yemen (AP/The Huffington Post) — Hundreds of thousands of people demonstrated in cities across Yemen on Sunday, denouncing embattled President Ali Abdullah Saleh and his remarks against women taking part in protest rallies.Reute…

Yemen, donne fanno causa a Saleh per critiche, procura apre indagine

Yemen, donne fanno causa a Saleh per critiche, procura apre indagine

Sanaa (Yemen) – Un gruppo manifestanti donne in Yemen ha presentato un esposto in procura contro il presidente Ali Abdullah Saleh per le sue affermazioni di ieri, quando ha detto che la mescolanza di...

‘Tsunami Of Taiz’ Protests Rock Southern Yemen

‘Tsunami Of Taiz’ Protests Rock Southern Yemen

SANAA, Yemen — Defying a deadly government crackdown, tens of thousands of protesters on Wednesday poured into the streets of Yemen’s second largest city in the latest demonstrations against the long serving president.Two groups of pro…

Yemen Protest Fired On, Killing 6

Yemen Protest Fired On, Killing 6

SANAA, Yemen — Security forces and plainclothes gunmen opened fire on crowds of Yemenis marching through a southern city Monday, killing at least six and wounding more than 30, in an intensifying crackdown against the uprising against …

Ali Abdullah Saleh, Yemen President, Won’t Seek Reelection

Ali Abdullah Saleh, Yemen President, Won’t Seek Reelection

Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh, a key U.S. ally against al Qaeda, said on Wednesday he will not seek to extend his presidency in a move that would end his three-decade rule when his current term expires in 2013.Eyeing protests that brou…

Yemen Follows Tunisia’s Lead: Thousands Demand Ouster Of President Ali Abdullah Saleh

Yemen Follows Tunisia’s Lead: Thousands Demand Ouster Of President Ali Abdullah Saleh

ADEN, Yemen — Drawing inspiration from the revolt in Tunisia, thousands of Yemenis fed up with their president’s 32-year rule demanded his ouster Saturday in a noisy demonstration that appeared to be the first large-scale public challenge …